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British government has failed to confront DUP negative agenda - O'Neill

19 May 2018

Sinn Féin Deputy Leader, Michelle O'Neill, writing in today's Irish News, has said the British government's toxic relationship with the DUP and failure to implement agreements is the reason behind political stalemate in the north. Free article

Drugs-busting hotline for Dublin Nth-East: 1800 220 220

13 August 2010

SINN FÉIN Councillor Larry O’Toole today launched the Dial to Stop Drug Dealing freephone line in Dublin North-East.

Speaking during the launch at the Mornington Centre this morning, Councillor O’Toole called on Justice Minister Dermot Ahern to secure permanent funding for what he described as a “highly successful project which has already had an invaluable influence on the fight... Free article

British Army account of killing schoolgirl doubted

12 August 2010

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Prison protest resolution welcomed by Sinn Féin

12 August 2010

SINN FÉIN Assembly member Caral Ní Chuilin has welcomed the resolution this evening of the dispute in Roe House after a deal was worked out between the prison administration and the prisoners.

Ms Ní Chuilin said:

“In recent months, along with other Sinn Féin representatives, I have met the prisoners in Roe House, their families and the group representing them on the... Free article

Sinn Féin launches plan for young jobless

12 August 2010

SINN FÉIN Finance spokesperson Arthur Morgan TD and Dublin County Councillor Seán Crowe today launched a set of proposals aimed at making self employment a realistic option for young people.  They have highlighted the need improved social insurance safety nets for the self employed as a key change to encourage the young unemployed to become entrepreneurs.

Speaking to the media... Free article

Restraint urged for Apprentice Boys’ march in Derry

12 August 2010

SINN FÉIN Foyle MLA Martina Anderson has called for calm, restraint and commonsense around the Apprentice Boys’ march in Derry on Saturday.

“The priority for this coming weekend must be to ensure that the disruption and inconvenience to the citizens of the city is kept to an absolute minimum.

"Those organisations and individuals who are participating or have responsibility for... Free article

Parades Bill changes welcomed by Gerry Kelly MLA

12 August 2010

SINN FÉIN Assembly member Gerry Kelly has welcomed the announcement by the First Minister and deputy First Minister a number of changes have been made to the Parades Bill to ensure that the primary purpose of the legislation – dealing with contentious parades – is guaranteed.

“The purpose of this legislation is to deal with the issue of loyal order parades. In our party... Free article

Sinn Féin MP condemns Orange hall attack

12 August 2010

SINN FÉIN MP for Mid-Ulster Martin McGuinness has branded those responsible for an overnight arson attack on an Orange Hall in Pomeroy as “motivated solely by sectarian bigotry”.

He said the attack is aimed at raising tension ahead of this this weekend’s Apprentice Boys parades.

“The overnight arson attack on the Orange hall in Pomeroy is unacceptable. It is wrong and it needs... Free article

Roof-top protest at Fianna Fáil TD’s office wins public debate on youth unemployment

30 July 2010

Roof-top protest at Fianna Fáil TD’s office wins public debate on youth unemployment, Sun shines on National Youth Camp in County Down, Ógra flying column flies West and Slogadh na nÓg Free article

Police Ombudsman’s flawed McGurk’s Bar bombing report withdrawn after relatives’ anger

30 July 2010

BY PEADAR WHELAN

POLICE OMBUDSMAN Al Hutch-inson has been forced to withdraw his report into the 1971 bombing of Catholic-owned McGurks’s Bar after an angry outcry by families of the victims, pointing to serious errors in the report.
His findings were “flawed and unforgivable”, according to some relatives of the dead.
They were outraged that Hutchinson’s findings, which took... Free article

AROUND THE COUNCILS

30 July 2010

Sinn Féin council mayors and chairs elected across Ireland

SINN FÉIN COUNCILLORS have been elected to be mayors or chairs or deputy mayors and deputy chairs across the island of Ireland, a tribute to the hard work that they and all Sinn Féin activists put in on behalf of their communities, day in, day out.

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Mary Doyle has been elected Deputy Mayor of Armagh City.

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