12 July 2007 Edition

Paisley Junior wrong to request increased flying of Union Jack

12 July 2007

Sinn Féin North Antrim MLA, Daithí McKay has said that the DUP's Ian Paisley Junior is wrong to request, as he did recently, the increased flying of the Union Jack in the Six Counties. Free article

Protest at Derry City name row

12 July 2007

Derry republican youth group Tóirsire held a protest at the weekend on the main arterial route between Derry and Donegal to highlight the ongoing issue of the Derry City name change row. A recent court decision ruled the name of the city did not change when the council name changed in 1984 that left many disappointed. Free article

Large crowd attends Kilcoo Cumann launch

12 July 2007

Peter Kelly, the Chairperson of the newly formed Colm Marks Cumann, Sinn Féin, speaking after the official launch of the Kilcoo Cumann in Castlewellan last Saturday night, said that the growth of republicanism throughout South Down was "very encouraging and is reflected in the number of people who have applied to join Sinn Féin in recent months". Free article

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Fifty activists attend intensive Irish language course

12 July 2007

Sinn Féin's Six County Assembly Team has attended a two-day Irish language course (Mon -Tues 9-10 July) at Stormont this week. Speaking after this successful venture Roinn an Chultúir chairperson, Séanna Breathnach said, Free article

John McQuaid - 90 years young

12 July 2007

A celebratory night organised by his family and attended by friends from across north County Monaghan and family who travelled from as far away as England was held in the Sliabh Beagh Centre in Knockatallon on Friday, 29 June to mark the occasion of the 90th birthday of republican stalwart John McQuaid of Barratitoppy. Among those in attendance was Cavan/Monaghan TD and Sinn Féin Dáil Leader Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin. Free article

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