12 April 2007 Edition

AOH concern at McEntee report

12 April 2007

On behalf of the Ancient Order of Hibernians in the United States Jack Meehan has expressed concern following the publication of the McEntee Report into the Dublin/Monaghan bombings of 1974. Free article

Nurses' dispute - Minister must intervene immediately

12 April 2007

Sinn Féin Dublin South East representative and general election candidate Cllr. Daithí Doolan addressing a meeting with protesting nurses in St. Vincent's hospital in Dublin on Wednesday called on the Minister for Health and Children to intervene immediately and directly in the nurses dispute. Free article

Drugs crisis - an election issue

12 April 2007

Sinn Féin Justice Spokesperson Aengus Ó Snodaigh TD has welcomed an initiative from The Dublin-based Citywide Drugs Crisis Campaign to make the drugs crisis an election issue. Speaking on Wednesday, Ó Snodaigh said the electorate should be made aware of the Government's failure to recognise the extent of the drugs crisis and match it with the appropriate priority and resources. Free article

McElduff to chair Stormont Culture, Arts and Leisure committee

12 April 2007

Sinn Féin has announced that West Tyrone Assembly member Barry McElduff will become chairperson of the Culture, Arts and Leisure Committee when the institutions are restored on 8 May. Free article

Education Frustration at government inaction

12 April 2007

Sinn Féin Education Spokesperson Seán Crowe speaking in Cork on Monday while attending the INTO Annual Congress said there is a lot of frustration at the government's slowness in responding to the challenges across the education system. Crowe said investment in primary education would be a priority for Sinn Féin in government. Free article

Sustaining rural communities

12 April 2007

Sinn Féin Six County Agriculture and Rural Development Minister designate, Michelle Gildernew MP MLA speaking in Dublin last Thursday said that across the island the objective must be to support and sustain vibrant rural communities for this and future generations. Free article

Nuacht na nOibrithe

12 April 2007

Health Employers fail to agree national contingency plan, CODE OF PRACTICE ON WORKPLACE BULLYING PUBLISHED, Ireland can expect more ship protests, Conference demands reduced class sizes and Six Counties firm to get Bus Éireann contract Free article

Ó Snodaigh has the SF factor!...

12 April 2007

Dublin South Central TD Aengus Ó Snodaigh was the winner of the hugely successful SF Factor event, organised by Dublin Sinn Féin on Easter Saturday. Aengus, who impersonated Elvis Presley wowed the enthusiastic audience of republicans by singing Return to Sender. Here’s hoping the TD with the SF factor is returned to Leinster House this summer with an increased mandate as... Free article

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