25 May 2000 Edition

New Act used to oust councillor

25 May 2000

In a move that has wider ramifications for elected representatives throughout the 26 Counties, independent commissioner Eddie Walsh was recently temporarily disqualified from membership of Tramore Town Commission in Waterford for refusing to pay service charges. Free article

Ekundayo wins case

25 May 2000

An asylum seeker who faced charges of assaulting Gardai, alleged to have occurred when he was being taken to Dublin Airport for deportation to Belgium, has won his case in the Dublin Circuit Court. Free article

Adams calls for unity against racism

25 May 2000

Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams has called on party leaders throughout Ireland to make a public declaration against racism. Free article

Community memorial initiative

25 May 2000

Attempts by unionists on Down District council to destroy a republican memorial are being met with community opposition. Free article

Molaim Easaontas!

25 May 2000

Ard Fheis Chonradh na Gaeilge ar siúl i Muineachán an deireadh seachtaine seo chuaigh thart. Thug Eoghan `mac Cormaic cuairt air agus cé go bhfuil cion agus meas aige don eagraíocht shíl sé go raibh rud éigin ar iarraidh ón Ard Fheis. Free article

Ógra relaunch

25 May 2000

Ógra Shinn Féin in the Six Counties is to relaunch with a radical activity-based programme in coming months. Free article

IDB must come clean on figures - O'Hagan

25 May 2000

Sinn Féin's Assembly member for Upper Bann, Dara O'Hagan, has called on the Industrial Development Board (IDB) to come clean on the actual job creation record of the board over the past year. Free article

EU to control of Irish tax policy

25 May 2000

Wake up, we've bee living with the mushrooms again. Last 28 February, EU finance ministers, including our own Charlie McCreevy, met and ``broadly endorsed'' new criteria for the European Commission to assess the budgetary policies of individual EU member states. The new EU criteria could severely limit any government's ability to independently plan and execute their own economic policies. Free article

O'Reilly's in the Monet

25 May 2000

It seems that the seven or eight-figure wage packet, the luxury baronial country castle and multiple homes dotted around the world are not enough for Ireland's super rich elite. Now and again you have to splash out a bit on patronising the arts and struggling artists, particularly if they are dead ones. Free article

Fógraí bháis: ALEC COMERFORD

25 May 2000

Alec, like many of his contemporaries, was catapulted into the struggle for liberation as the events of August 1969 unfolded. Free article


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