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20 May 2010 Edition

They only want the truth

20 May 2010

THE survivors and the families of the victims of the Ballymurphy Massacre in 1971, Bloody Sunday in 1972, and the Dublin and Monaghan bombings in 1975 are still waiting for the truth to be revealed. Free article

Dublin and Monaghan bombings, 1974: Survivors' group appeals to Fianna Fáil and Greens to restore axed funding

20 May 2010

THE sadness of the 36th anniversary of the Dublin and Monaghan bombings was compounded this week by the continuing refusal of the Irish Government to restore funding to 'Justice for the Forgotten', the group which represents the survivors and the bereaved of this and other fatal acts of collusion in the 26 Counties. Free article

Bloody Sunday families tell new Secretary of State: 'No excuses - publish the Saville Report'

20 May 2010

RELATIVES of those killed and wounded on Bloody Sunday have called on the North's new Secretary of State, Owen Paterson, to publish Lord Saville's report into the 1972 Derry massacre "immediately". Free article

Dáil joint motion by Sinn Féin and Labour Party on children's rights

20 May 2010

CONCERNED at the failure of the Fianna Fáil/Green Government to make a commitment to hold the promised referendum to strengthen children's rights in the Constitution, Sinn Féin and the Labour Party this week tabled a joint Dáil motion urging that the referendum go ahead in 2010. Free article

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Sinn Féin DID warn Cowen & Co about the property bubble

20 May 2010

CLAIMS last week by Taoiseach Brian Cowen that no one in the Opposition issued any warnings about the property bubble and the excesses of the Celtic Tiger speculators have been rejected by Sinn Féin, who challenged Fianna Fáil to check the Dáil record. Free article

Serious concerns about Maghaberry

20 May 2010

SINN FÉIN is seeking an urgent meeting with Justice Minister David Ford to raise "serious concerns" about the treatment of prisoners in Maghaberry Prison. Free article

Pfizer job losses another crippling blow to Irish labour market

20 May 2010

THE announcement on Tuesday by pharmaceutical multinational Pfizer that it is to cut 785 jobs at its operations in Ireland is another, crippling blow to the Irish labour market while the Government has no coherent job-creation strategy, Sinn Féin said. Free article


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