8 February 2007 Edition

Call for prompt Dáil debate on collusion

8 February 2007

Speaking on Wednesday, 7 February, ahead of the expected conclusion next week of the McEntee investigation into the Dublin/Monaghan bombings of 1974, Sinn Féin Justice spokesperson Aengus Ó Snodaigh TD called for a prompt, full and open debate in the Dáil on the issue of collusion. Free article

Finance Bill: Unfair tax advantages for rich continue

8 February 2007

Sinn Féin Finance spokesperson Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin TD has accused Fianna Fáil Finance Minister Brian Cowen of "redistributing wealth regressively in favour of the already wealthy". Free article

Government fails to act on greenhouse gas emissions

8 February 2007

Sinn Féin Environment spokesperson Arthur Morgan TD has slammed the Irish Government for its failure to act on the issue of greenhouse gas emissions after a report showing their steep rise was published by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Free article

DUP failing its own electorate - McLaughlin

8 February 2007

Sinn Féin's Economic spokesperson and Assembly candidate for South Antrim, Mitchel McLaughlin, has accused the DUP of allowing its fear of sharing power with republicans to fail its own electorate. Free article

Campaign launched for North and East Antrim

8 February 2007

Sinn Féin launched their Assembly election campaign for North and East Antrim in Waterfoot in the Glens of Antrim on Sunday, 4 February, with a meeting chaired by outgoing North Antrim MLA Philip McGuigan. Free article

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Shell's billions give lie to CorrIb claims

8 February 2007

Shell announced their annual profits this week and Sinn Féin activists joined the protest at the company's headquarters on Dublin's Leeson Street. Free article

Parades review must protect right to live free from harassment

8 February 2007

Sinn Féin Upper Bann representative John O'Dowd has said that the Strategic Review of Parades will be judged against the a commitment to uphold the right to live free from sectarian harassment in the Good Friday Agreement. Free article

National demo to highlight crisis for rural post offices

8 February 2007

Sinn Féin spokesperson on Rural Development, Martin Ferris TD, has voiced his support for the Irish Postmasters' Union which is planning a national demonstration to highlight the decline of post offices around the state. Free article

Government indifference towards workers' health

8 February 2007

Sinn Féin spokesperson for Worker's Rights Arthur Morgan TD this week denounced the Irish Government for it's continuing obvious indifference to worker health and safety following the death of yet another construction worker in Glencar, County Kerry on Monday. Free article

Nuacht na nOibrithe By Stephanie Lord

8 February 2007

Labour Court can hear case against Ryanair, Government's "astounding contempt" for constituents and Bus Eireann must re-employ driver Free article

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