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1 March 2007 Edition

Assembly election: 'Politics has to be about empowering people' - Adams

1 March 2007

Built like the bow of a great ship, The Point at the Odyssey offers a spectacular view of Belfast's Lagan River as it makes it's way out to sea. It's here that Sinn Féin elected to launch its manifesto, with the heart of the city spreading out to the west and to the east Queens' island, the hinterland of Harland and Wolfe where once the White Star Line built it's luxury liners. Free article

Belfast rally: Thousands march for Irish language rights

1 March 2007

Saturday, 24 February 2007, was a mighty day for Irish language activists. Thousands marched to Belfast's Cathedral Quarter to demand that the British Government enact an Irish Language Act. Free article

Action sought on domestic violence

1 March 2007

Sinn Féin this week sought to strengthen laws against domestic violence in the 26 Counties. Justice and Equality Spokesperson Aengus Ó Snodaigh TD moved a motion in the Dáil aimed at ending the nightmare of domestic violence in Ireland. Free article

'Banks are the new landlords in Ireland'

1 March 2007

Sinn Féin representatives from across the island gathered in Donegal town last Monday to launch Equality for Rural Communities, the party's strategy document on regenerating rural Ireland. Free article

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Inquiry needed into Corrib gas deal

1 March 2007

A Shell to Sea national demonstration, in Dublin city centre last Saturday, highlighted the continued and widespread opposition to the construction of the controversial Corrib gas pipeline and terminal in North Mayo. Free article

Collusion: policy goes to heart of British Government

1 March 2007

There is further mounting evidence to support the long-held belief that the British Government actively colluded with unionist paramilitaries in murders and bombings. That's the conclusion drawn by Alan Brecknall of the Pat Finucane Centre. Brecknall, whose own father is believed to have been killed as a result of British collusion, was speaking after uncovering the latest in a series of documents secured through the recently-enacted Freedom of Information Act. Free article


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