1 December 2005 Edition

Corrib Report reveals major dangers

1 December 2005

The campaign of Mayo residents opposed to the building of a Shell pipeline through their county received a massive boost last week when a report revealed that the planned line put them at unacceptable risk. Free article

Local government blueprint a major step forward

1 December 2005

Sinn Féin MLA Alex Maskey has welcomed proposals to reorganise local government in the Six Counties, which he described as "a major step forward" in guaranteeing equality and power sharing in local government. Free article

An Elusive Peace

1 December 2005

Recently returned from Madrid and the Basque Country, Sinn Féin's Director of European Affairs EOIN O BROIN examines the prospects for peace in the Basque Country. Free article

Nuacht na nOibrithe

1 December 2005

The workers' news. Free article

Jordan anniversary highlights state violence

1 December 2005

• A picket in Belfast this week involving over 100 people highlighted the issues of collusion and state violence. The picket was held in the run up to the anniversary of the killing of IRA Volunteer Pearse Jordan by the RUC in 1992 Free article

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All-Ireland Student Forum

1 December 2005

Ógra Shinn Féin holds an all-Ireland Student Forum on Wednesday 8 December in Queen's University Belfast Students' Union. The Forum has been organised to gather Ógra activists from Universities and Colleges across Ireland together to build links and formulate a cohesive strategy. Free article

New City Council coalition slammed

1 December 2005

Sinn Féin Dublin City councillors have slammed the formation of a "new coalition" of Labour, Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael on Dublin City Council to force through a budget including a 5% rise in bin charges. Free article

324,000 Irish entrepreneurs

1 December 2005

A new report on entrepreneurship on the island of Ireland by InterTradeIreland, the all Ireland business development agency set up under the Good Friday Agreement, shows that 9% of Irish adults own or manage their own business. There are 324,000 Irish entrepreneurs in total. Free article

Freedom struggle is right

1 December 2005

Sinn Féin Chairperson Mary Lou McDonald MEP addressed this year's Kilmicheal commemorations in West Cork. Despite the cold weather, a huge crowd turned out on the remote spot where Tom Barry successfully lead his Flying Column into one of the first major engagements of the war against crown forces in 1920. Free article

Economy in briefs

1 December 2005

News from the business world Free article


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