14 June 2007 Edition

Equality : Paisley remarks and Presbyterian Assembly

14 June 2007

In an episode of the American soap about a fictionalised White House administration, The West Wing, a fundamentalist Christian who cites the Bible as justification for labelling homosexuality "an abomination" is taken to task by 'President Bartlet'. Free article

Béal Feirste, talamh míntírithe!

14 June 2007

I ndiaidh an léirsithe a bhí ar siúl i mBéal Feirste Dé Sathairn 9 Meitheamh 2007, thainig éileamh amhain amach as an lá iontach, mar atá, leantar den fheachtas! Cé gurbh é seo an dara himeacht ar son Acht na Gaeilge bhí na sráideanna beo bríomhar agus lán le daoine ag scairteadh le glór amhain. Free article

McGuinness holds Stormont reception for Lordorice Djountsu

14 June 2007

Sinn Féin MP Martin McGuinness, and party colleagues Martina Anderson MLA, spokesperson on human rights and equality and Alex Maskey, South Belfast MLA hosted a private meeting with Lordorice Djountsu and human rights campaigners in Stormont regarding her deportation case and her plight. Free article

Garda violence in Mayo

14 June 2007

There was a series of incidents in Pollatomais, near Rossport, County Mayo on Monday in which several people were injured and one man was arrested. Free article

Minihan co-opted onto Dublin City Council

14 June 2007

Dublin Sinn Féin's Louise Minihan was this week co-opted onto Dublin City Council after Ballyfermot Councillor Tony Smithers stepped down due to family commitments. Councillor Minihan said she looked forward to working with the other Dublin Sinn Féin Councillors on implementing Sinn Féin's vision for Dublin. Free article

International : Spanish courts do State's bidding

14 June 2007

It has been described as a 'vendetta' against the Basque pro-independence movement, but the imprisonment of Batasuna's spokesperson Arnaldo Otegi calls into question, once again, the supposed separation of powers in the modern, Spanish state. Free article

Nuacht na nOibrithe

14 June 2007

Industrial at Irish Ferries berth in Cherbourg, Fortuna 1 to be sold off and Union call for national pay talks Free article

Mary Lou pledges support for Wheelock family

14 June 2007

Dublin MEP Mary Lou McDonald pledged Sinn Féin's continuing support for the Wheelock family in their campaign to seek justice for Terence Wheelock Free article

Dublin demo opposes Israeli occupation of Palestinian lands

14 June 2007

Close to a thousand people marched round Dublin city centre last Saturday 9 June to protest at the 40 year occupation of Palestinian land by the Israeli army. Free article

Honouring the Heroes of 1798

14 June 2007

Arklow Sinn Féin recalled the battle of Arklow once again with a commemoration parade on Saturday last, 9 June. This commemoration will now be an annual event, especially leading up to the 210th Anniversary in 2008. Free article


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