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Sinn Féin motion in support for nurses & midwives increased pay and conditions passes Dáil

25 April 2018

A Sinn Féin motion seeking to secure increased pay and conditions for nurses and midwives in the public sector has passed through the Dáil after it was supported by the Government and other opposition parties.

The health service has faced severe strain in recent months between ever growing patient waiting lists and services being stretched to breaking point. Tabling the motion was... Free article

Friday & Saturday: First Annual An Phoblacht Autumn School

22 September 2010

THE VERY FIRST An Phoblacht Autumn School is taking place this Friday and Saturday in West Cork with a range of speakers and events on the theme 'Time to Change Ireland – Tá sé in am Eirinn a Athrú'.

The North’s Minister for Regional Development, Conor Murphy MP, MLA, will officially open the school on Friday.

Guest speakers over the weekend include All-Ireland Cork hurler Dónal... Free article

Bonds sale: Investors profit while ordinary taxpayers left to the wolves

21 September 2010

THE only people to really benefit from today's National Treasury Management Agency sale of €1.5billion of bonds this morning will be investors while ordinary taxpayers are left to the wolves, Sinn Féin spokesperson on Finance Arthur Morgan has said:

Bond yields have increased yet again. The rapidly climbing rates are almost akin to those charged by backstreet moneylenders.

The... Free article

People-trafficking: All-Ireland action and punishing punters needed

21 September 2010

ALL-IRELAND co-operation between police forces and support and care agencies is necessary to break the grip of people traffickers, Sinn Féin MLA Billy Leonard has said as the Stormont Assembly debates what he called “21st century slavery”.

He also called for tougher penalties not just against those organising and profiting from people trafficking but so-called ‘punters’... Free article

Dublin City Council backs Sinn Féin motion for ‘Irish Ship to Gaza’

20 September 2010

DUBLIN CITY COUNCIL passes Sinn Féin motion by Councillor Críona Ní Dhálaigh condemning Israeli attack on Gaza Flotilla, backs second flotilla and 'Irish Ship to Gaza' bid.


RTÉ News: Sinn Féin warns against further cuts

20 September 2010

SINN FÉIN'S Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin TD has warned that cutting billions of euro out of the economy will not pull Ireland out of recession.


INOU addresses Sinn Féin Oireachtas team

20 September 2010

THE Irish National Organisation of the Unemployed today addressed the Sinn Féin Oireachtas team's think-in ahead of the Dáil's and Seanad's return next week. INOU Policy Director Bríd O'Brien heard Sinn Féin TD Aengus Ó Snodaigh repeat the party's call for the return of the Christmas Bonus social welfare payment.

Speaking during the course of his introduction Deputy Ó Snodaigh... Free article

Video: TV & radio interview Sinn Féin ahead of Dáil return

20 September 2010

SINN FÉIN'S Dáil leader talks to the media before strategy meeting on jobs and the economy for the upcoming Dáil session.


Maurice Quinlivan to fight for Dáil seat in Limerick City

20 September 2010

MAURICE QUINLIVAN has won the unanimous backing of a Sinn Féin general election convention to fight for a Dáil seat in the new constituency of Limerick City. Maurice is a member of Limerick City Council.

The convention was chaired by Martin Ferris TD (Kerry North/West Limerick).

Maurice Quinlivan said:

The urgent priority now is to get our people back to work and Sinn Féin has... Free article

Derry City meeting Tuesday focuses on PSNI's 'Operation Exposure'

20 September 2010

SINN FÉIN Councillor Patricia Logue is convening a meeting in Derry City tomorrow (Tuesday 21st) to discuss views from various organisations about the PSNI’s ‘Operation Exposure’.

The meeting will include representatives from the Children’s Commission, Human Rights Commission, Derry DPP, and PSNI.

‘Operation Exposure’ involves photos of (mainly young) people being printed in... Free article

Keep Gaelic games Sky-free

20 September 2010

IT WAS A FESTIVAL of sport yesterday on television in Ireland.

Premiership soccer live from England and Scotland. La Liga live through Sky Sport's red button, as well as golf and cricket. The United States' NFL had the Chicago Bears playing the Dallas Cowboys and, in the mid-afternoon, live on RTÉ came the GAA football final between Cork and Down.

For someone who dipped... Free article

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