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Abbas to visit Ireland: Government must recognise State of Palestine - McDonald

18 September 2018

Sinn Féin President Mary Lou McDonald TD has called on the Irish government to officially recognise the State of Palestine. The Dublin Central TD made the call in advance of a visit by Palestinian President, Mahmoud Abbas, to Ireland this weekend. Free article

Sinn Féin only party in the Dáil fighting cuts, says Aengus Ó Snodaigh

29 September 2010

SPEAKING  after attending the Irish Congress of Trades Unions rally at the Dáil today in opposition to cutbacks, Sinn Féin spokesperson on Social Protection Aengus Ó Snodaigh TD said Sinn Féin is the only voice in the Dáil that is opposing cutbacks.

He said:

Both Fine Gael and Labour have signed up to cutting €3billion out of the economy annually for the next three years up... Free article

Jobs, Not Cuts – Rallies in Dublin, Derry and Belfast on Wednesday

28 September 2010

European Trade Union Confederation

DAY OF ACTION

Supported by the Irish Congress of Trade Unions and Sinn Féin

Wednesday 29th September

DUBLIN, ANGLO IRISH BANK, ST STEPHEN'S GREEN

Assemble 12:30pm – Rally at Dáil 1pm

BELFAST CITY HALL

Assemble 12:30pm – Rally 1pm to 2pm

DERRY GUILDHALL

Assemble 12:30pm – Rally 1pm to 2pm

Spare a thought for Brian Lenihan

27 September 2010

SPARE a thought for Brian Lenihan this week. Shouldering the ailing coalition, saving the economy (or not) and now taking on the international media.

Last Friday, September 24th, Lenihan said:

There is a tendency to paint black-and-white pictures, to overstate difficulties, to use sometimes emotive language. And, God knows, our problems are bad enough without exaggerating... Free article

Witch Watch: Where is Christine O'Donnell's Irish connection?

25 September 2010

THREE critical things about would-be Delaware senator, Tea Party activist and Christian conservative Christine O'Donnell – hailed in the United States as another Sarah Palin – merit comment this week.

The first is the release by US comedian and cable TV talk show host Bill Maher of a never-before-broadcast 1999 video of O'Donnell telling of how she 'dabbled in witchcraft'.... Free article

‘Sligo’s Noble Six’ commemoration: Lislahelly, Glencar, Sunday at 12 noon.

23 September 2010

NORTH SLIGO Sinn Féin have announced that a wreath-laying ceremony in remembrance of ‘Sligo’s Noble Six’ takes place at Lislahelly, Glencar, on Sunday 26th September at 12 noon.

The main oration will be given by Leitrim Sinn Féin Councillor Michael Colreavy.

Local republicans organising the event would like to encourage everyone to come along.

2010 marks the 88th anniversary of... 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

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