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21 February 2008 Edition

Agency workers' rights : Sinn Féin and Labour Party table joint Dáil motion

21 February 2008

THIS WEEK, the Dáil debated a joint Sinn Féin/Labour Party motion on agency workers. The joint motion is a result of a successful negotiation between Sinn Féin and Labour which facilitated Sinn Féin accessing time to debate a Private Members' motion which the party would not otherwise have had access to. Free article

Death of Brendan Hughes

21 February 2008

The funeral took place on Tuesday of Belfast republican Brendan Hughes. Free article

Thousands demand their language rights

21 February 2008

THERE was a huge turn-out for the latest march demanding an Irish Language Act for the North as thousands of people paraded from West Belfast to the City Centre on Saturday, 16 February. Free article

Paisley Jnr resigns under cloud of controversy

21 February 2008

WITH a grim yet defiant determination, Ian Paisley Jnr strode to the bank of cameras that awaited him outside Stormont Castle on Monday, 18 February. Free article

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British Army chopper hospitalises teenager

21 February 2008

AN UPSURGE in activity by low-flying British Army helicopters the Bellaghy and Portglenone area of South Derry has resulted in a local teenage girl being injured. Free article

Packed Dublin meeting discusses Lisbon Treaty

21 February 2008

Sinn Féin hosted a packed public meeting on the Lisbon Treaty in Wynn's Hotel in Dublin on Friday 15, February. The meeting addressed by Dublin MEP Mary Lou McDonald and director of the party's referendum campaign Pádraig Mac Lochlainn saw representatives of various political parties and members of the public engage in discussion on the Trearty. Free article


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