7 September 2006 Edition

Major advance for Dublin-Derry motorway

7 September 2006

  • A Sinn Féin delegation including Pat Doherty MP, Bairbre de Brún MEP, Caoimhghín O Caoláin TD, and Cllrs Pearse Doherty and Pádraig Mac Lochlainn of Donegal County Council met on Tuesday with the EU Commissioner for Transport, Jacques Barrot, at the European Parliament in Strasbourg in a further step in the party's ongoing campaign for a motorway... Free article

International: New possibilities in Latin America

7 September 2006

Another world is possible, and Venezuela's president Hugo Chavez is ready to demonstrate it. His election and, more importantly, his decision to put an end to US hegemony in Latin America, has opened the door to new possibilities in social, political and economic areas. Free article

Make your voice heard

7 September 2006

Sinn Féin has launched a voter registration drive ahead of next year's 26 County general election. Free article

Dwyer exposes shortchanging of tenant purchasers

7 September 2006

Sinn Féin Chairman of New Ross Town Council, John Dwyer, who three years ago exposed the overcharging of Local Authority tenants who had chosen to buy out their homes, has again discovered a similar anomaly between the policy and guidelines of the Department of Environment in relation to house sales to tenants and the actual implementation of the scheme by Local Authorities throughout the state. Free article

Nuacht na nOibrithe

7 September 2006

Towards 2016 endorsed as Mandate and INO boycott conference, Victory for Drogheda Hospital workers, Workers at the National Aquatic Centre in Blanchardstown have voted to take industrial action and SIPTU signs agreement with Hungarian unions Free article

Camp Havana focuses on Miami 5

7 September 2006

From Friday 15 to Sunday 17 September 2006, over 100 people will gather in Glencolumbcille, County Donegal, to erect Camp Havana and walk the surrounding hills and valleys. The camp forms part of a co-ordinated global solidarity event aimed at focusing media attention on the plight of the Miami Five - five Cubans held in prisons in the USA. By September 2006, the Five will have spent eight years in prison for offences they did not commit. Free article

Beatha na Teanga í a Labhairt

7 September 2006

Ní féidir a shéanadh gur réimse lárnach i Réabhlóid na hÉireann í an Ghaeilge agus cultúr na nGael a athbheochan. Tá sé ríthábhachtach leis an aidhm sin a chur i gcrích chun an tír seo a dhícholíniú agus chun fíorneamhspleáchas agus saoirse mar is ceart a bhaint amach. Agus caithfear a cheistiú cén luach a bheadh ag saoirse pholaitiúil a bhaint amach má tá dearcadh agus tuairimí ar an saol mór teorannaithe ag teanga na gcoilíneach - na coilínigh chéanna a rinne léirscrios ar chultúr, ar theanga agus ar fhéinmheas mhuintir na tíre seo. Thuig na Sasanaigh go maith le go gcuirfear smacht ar thír eachtranach ar nós Éireann, bhí sé ríthábhachtach dul i bhfeidhm ar chultúr mhuintir na tíre agus sa chás sin, bhrúigh siad an Béarla mar theanga éigeantach. I bhfad níos eigeantaí ná mar atá Gaeilge in ainm is a bheith do lucht na hArdteiste. Free article


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