10 May 2001 Edition

80 nationalists on hit list

10 May 2001

Details of a hit list containing the details of up to 80 nationalists only became known after a loyalist appeared in a Belfast court last weekend. Free article

Sinn Féin can take Newry/Armagh

10 May 2001

In the Sinn Féin Camough office the phone hasn't stopped ringing. Conor Murphy takes call after call. The representative of the Alzheimer Society in Newry has called to asked him to make submissions to the health minister on their behalf because of their lack of funding. A meeting is arranged. A few minutes earlier he contacted the Housing Executive and dealt with two planning applications. Earlier that day, he was at Stormont preparing for the High Court case he has taken about the display of flags. Free article

Key speakers at economic conference

10 May 2001

An exciting mix of speakers from local government, all Ireland institutions and political parties are meeting in Sligo next week to participate in a Cross-Border Economic Conference. Free article

Colombian lambasts Smurfit at AGM

10 May 2001

``Why do the people in my country count for less than the people of yours?'' Colombian Nestor Ocampo asked Michael Smurfit in his address to the Jefferson Smurfit Annual General meeting last Friday. ``May your shares burn in your hands, your wages on your conscience. They are made on the backs of sub-contracted workers, for whom Smurfits accepts no liability, and a deforestation programme of uncontrolled fires which continue to damage my country's native forest, to turn our rainforest into paper pulp.'' Free article

Biffo skips A&E queue

10 May 2001

Last Friday, the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Brian Cowan, had an unfortunate collision with a motorcyclist at St Stephen's Green, Dublin, and was taken to St James's Hospital. Free article

Sinn Féin to open Ballina office

10 May 2001

Sinn Féin is to open a constituency office and shop in Ballina. Free article

Fógraí bháis

10 May 2001

Mary Crofton, Tommy Hickey and Pat 'The Bard' Mullin Free article


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