28 September 2006 Edition

International:Guatemala - Ten Years On From Peace Agreements

28 September 2006

Recently returned from two weeks in Guatemala, Sinn Féin Director of European Affairs EOIN Ó BROIN, in the first of two articles, asks what has changed ten years on from the 1996 peace agreements. Free article

Limerick rally calls for action on anti-social crime and violence

28 September 2006

A rally was held in Limerick City last Saturday to call for an end to anti-social crime and violence in some of the city's housing estates. Free article

Ó Snodaigh addresses Dublin anti-war rally

28 September 2006

Speaking at a protest in Dublin last Saturday to mark the International Day of Action on Iraq, Sinn Féin's Aengus Ó Snodaigh TD called on people to hold the 26 County Government to account, saying there was no doubt in anyone's mind that the Taoiseach and Tánaiste are complicit in the violence going on in Iraq. He also called for the broad anti-war movement to look at ways of re-energising the campaign and to assess new ways forward Free article

Conference: Activists gear up for political challenge

28 September 2006

Last Saturday, members of the Dublin Sinn Féin Officer Board and elected representatives from around the county travelled to Mullaghbawn in South Armagh for a conference entitled Training for Transformation. The event was part of Sinn Féin's preparation for attaining political power, eliminating the causes of conflict in Ireland and establishing a united Ireland of equals. Free article

Ógra to host massive Demilitarisation Weekend in Omagh

28 September 2006

Ógra Shinn Féin will welcome delegates to Omagh in October for their fifth annual Demilitarisation Weekend. Youth from throughout the 32 Counties, as well as international delegations from Britain and the Basque Country, will converge to "claim victory" according to local Ógra Shinn Féin chairperson Barry McNally. Free article

Diarmuid O' Neill remembered in Timoleague

28 September 2006

Led by a Republican colour party and a lone piper, around 300 people from all over Ireland and beyond, participated in a short parade to the grave of Vol. Diarmuid O' Neill at Timoleague Cemetery, West Cork last Sunday to mark the 10th anniversary of his assassination by British Police. North Belfast MLA and Sinn Féin Spokesperson on Policing and Justice, Gerry Kelly delivered the oration. Free article

McNeela and Darcy remembered

28 September 2006

Republican Hunger Strikers Seán 'Jack' McNeela and Tony Darcy were commemorated on 24 September at Caherlistrane, County Galway. Free article

Butterly to address West Belfast event

28 September 2006

Human rights activist Caoimhe Butterly is to address a West Belfast audience at a Palestine Solidarity night this Friday, 29 September. Free article

Nuacht na nOibrithe

28 September 2006

Invest Northern Ireland fails again, Industrial action in nursing and banking sectors and West Limerick devastated by job losses Free article


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