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24 May 2007 Edition

General Election 2007 : The people will decide - Adams

24 May 2007

Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams speaking at the party's final press conference of the General Election campaign spoke of the goodwill he had encountered towards Sinn Féin among the broad electorate. Free article

'Drop McAliskey extradition demand'

24 May 2007

Deputy First Minister in the Six Counties, Martin McGuinness has called on the German authorities to abandon their latest attempt to extradite Roisin McAliskey. McAliskey (35) is the daughter of civil rights campaigner and former Westminster MP Bernadette McAliskey. She was arrested at her home in Coalisland, County Tyrone, on Monday on foot of a European arrest warrant accusing her of involvement in an IRA mortar attack on the British army barracks in Osnabrück in Germany in 1996. Free article

Collusion : Fullertons call for inquiry into garda investigation

24 May 2007

The family of murdered Donegal Sinn Féin County Councillor Eddie Fullerton has called for Taoiseach Bertie Ahern to establish a public inquiry into the Garda investigation into his death. The Sinn Féin councillor was shot dead after a UDA gang smashed their way into his Donegal home in the early hours of May 25, 1991. Free article

Reports say HSE to reduce staff by 1,000

24 May 2007

Sinn Féin Health Spokesperson Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin TD commenting on reports on Newstalk radio station on Tuesday afternoon that the 26 County Health Services Executive (HSE) plans to remove up to 1,000 staff from the health service across the state said that if such a plan went ahead it would have huge implications for patient care. Free article

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Assembly : McElduff rejects Campbell's comments on Language Act

24 May 2007

Sinn Féin Spokesperson on Equality and Human Rights, Foyle MLA Martina Anderson said it was the responsibility of the Executive and Assembly to build a new society which guarantees equality for all in a shared future. Free article

Reconciliation : Republicans meet unionist paramilitary figures

24 May 2007

Senior republicans and loyalists attended the official launch of Belfast Reconciliation Network last week. The network was established in 2001 at the height of community tensions particularly in North and East Belfast. Free article


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