16 November 2006 Edition

Interview - Cuban Ambassador to Ireland, Noel Carrillo

16 November 2006

In the second of a two-part interview, Cuban ambassador to Ireland, Noel Carrillo speaks to An Phoblacht's INAKI IRIGOIEN about the Cuban health system, the Irish Hunger Strike and the peace process here. Free article

Call to prevent British nuclear ship travelling through Irish waters

16 November 2006

Arthur Morgan TD, Sinn Féin Spokesperson on the Environment called on Government last Tuesday to prevent the nuclear transportation ship the Atlantic Osprey from travelling through Irish waters because of the danger that it poses to people here. Free article

Remembering quilt

16 November 2006

Launching a new panel of the Remembering Quilt, spokesperson for Relatives for Justice, Andree Murphy said the quilt lives beyond the past or even the present and reaches into the future. Free article

Shocking Leas Cross report indicts government

16 November 2006

Friday, 10 November saw the publication of the 26 County Health Service Executive (HSE) commissioned report into deaths at Leas Cross, a north Dublin nursing home. The report's author Professor Des O'Neill concluded that what he had uncovered amounted to "institutional abuse." Free article

Women's canvass in Lucan

16 November 2006

Sinn Féin Dublin Mid-West representative Joanne Spain was joined on the canvass trail in Lucan last Saturday 11 November by a 35-strong group of women activists from across the Six Counties, including Six-County MEP Bairbre de Brún and Fermanagh/South Tyrone MP Michelle Gildernew. A similar delegation travelled to Mary Lou McDonald's constituency in Dublin central. Free article

'To be successful you have to be daring'

16 November 2006

Former political prisoner Jim Monaghan delivered the oration last weekend at the commemoration in Dublin to honour Seán Russell, Chief of Staff of the IRA in 1938 who died from a perforated ulcer, 100 miles off the Galway coast, on 14 August 1940, on a German U-boat. Free article

Monument in honour of Máire Drumm unveiled in South Armagh

16 November 2006

Several hundred people attended the unveiling of a monument in honour of the late Máire Drumm (nee MacAteer) in Killean South Armagh last week in recognition of the 30th anniversary of the assassination of the former Sinn Féin Vice President. Free article

Anybody but the ESB

16 November 2006

Economic sectarianism reared its head this week as the ESB denied it was seeking to buy out the Irish operations of Viridian, the main Northern Ireland electricity provider, though the claim made in the news media last weekend prompted Ulster Unionist leader and former Assembly Enterprise minister Reg Empey to attack the proposed merger. Free article

In Briefs

16 November 2006

Assembly should meet on 24 November- McGuinness, Breach of neutrality puts Ireland at Risk - Ó Snodaigh and McGuigan condemns racist attacks Free article

Dúirt Siad...

16 November 2006

This weeks quotes Free article


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