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26 April 2007 Edition

Election Campaign steps up a gear

26 April 2007

Sinn Féin's TDs said this week that they are preparing for the election of a significant number of colleagues in the forthcoming General Election, that their aim was for their party to be in Government North and South and that a priority for the party is the provision of premium public services especially in health and housing. Free article

Policing : SF names members for policing board

26 April 2007

Sinn Féin this week announced that it would nominate MLAs Alex Maskey, Martina Anderson and Daithí McKay to the Policing Board once the North's political institutions go live on 8 May. Free article

Wexford tragedy : need to look seriously at service provision

26 April 2007

Sinn Féin County Councillor, John Dwyer has described as an 'unbelievable tragedy' the deaths of four members of one family in the village of Monageer in County Wexford on Monday. Dwyer said he wished to express his 'sincere and heartfelt condolences' to the families and friends of those bereaved. He said it was a 'shocking event' which he said 'left not only this small community reeling but the entire county stunned.' Free article

International Worker's Day 2007

26 April 2007

May Day, or International Worker's Day, is celebrated annually across the world on 1 May. It commemorates the historic, and continuing, struggle of workers to improve their rights and conditions. Free article


End Waterside sectarian attacks

26 April 2007

Sinn Féin Councillor for the Waterside Lynn Fleming has called on those responsible for petrol bomb attacks on the Irish Street Estate in Derry to desist immediately from this sectarian behaviour. Councillor Fleming was speaking following incidents which took place in the area last Sunday Night Free article

Shell to Sea : Oil company drops injunction

26 April 2007

There was some good news for the Rossport Campaign in the past week, although Shell's scheme to remove all of the surface peat from the Bellinaboy refinery site, and the brutal suppression of protests by Gardaí are continuing every day. Free article

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