13 December 2007 Edition

Adams meets Ó Cuiv on Irish Language Act for North

13 December 2007

SINN FÉIN President Gerry Adams MP will lead a party delegation, including Aengus Ó Snodaigh TD and Francie Brolly MLA, to meet Gaeltacht Minister Éamon Ó Cuiv in Dublin on Thursday morning, 13 December, just as An Phoblacht comes off the printing press. Free article

TASER death provides further evidence of lethal danger

13 December 2007

Sinn Féin Policing Board member Martina Anderson has said that the recent death of a man in Canada from the use of TASERs provides further evidence of the lethal nature of these weapons. Sinn Féin Policing Board member Martina Anderson has said that the recent death of a man in Canada from the use of TASERs provides further evidence of the lethal nature of these weapons. Free article

Beyond the rhetoric of human rights

13 December 2007

The Bill of Rights in the Six Counties must move beyond the rhetoric of human rights, a north Belfast group 'The Future Together Initiative' told the Bill of Rights Forum during an engagement to mark International Human Rights Day last week. A submission, the result of a local consultation process initiated by the cross community group, was also delivered to the forum. Free article

Children's Christmas plea to Minister on childcare funding

13 December 2007

A CHRISTMAS plea to Children's Minister Brendan Smith not to change community childcare funding rules was delivered to Leinster House on Monday. And Dublin City Council has passed an emergency motion, tabled by Sinn Féin, adding its voice to calls to suspend the new funding scheme planned for 1 January. Free article

Stoneyford sectarian intimidation continues

13 December 2007

THE intimidation of Catholic families in Stoneyford, County Antrim, is continuing even though the PSNI say they know who is behind the sectarian campaign. Free article

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Victims of domestic violence encouraged to seek help

13 December 2007

Sinn Féin launched its Domestic Violence Postcard Campaign on the steps of Stormont on Tuesday and has encouraged anyone who is a victim of domestic violence to speak out and seek help. Free article

Attempts to undermine Agreement will be blocked

13 December 2007

UNIONISTS should know that any attempt to undermine the Good Friday Agreement will be blocked, Sinn Féin Foyle MLA Raymond McCartney has said. Free article

Homeless deaths highlight state's failure

13 December 2007

THE revelation by the Simon Community that at least 55 homeless people died in 2006 demonstrates the Government's failure to eliminate homelessness and address the housing and health needs of the homeless, according to Sinn Féin Housing spokesperson Aengus Ó Snodaigh TD. Free article

Lives put at risk by Fire Service cuts

13 December 2007

NORTH ANTRIM Sinn Féin MLA Daithí McKay has expressed concern at the effect that the draft Health budget will have on the Fire and Rescue Service across the North. McKay said: Free article

Ag ceol agus ag rince faoi scath dealbh Craigavon!

13 December 2007

Bhí Uachtarán Shinn Fein Gearóid Mac Ádhaimh MP MLA ag óstáil Cheiliúradh na Gaeilge i Mór-Halla Stormont/Cnoc an Anfa an Áoine seo caite, 7 Nollaig. Bhí ionadaithe ó chomhlachtaí agus eagraíochtaí Gaeilge as achan chearn den tír i láthair agus chomh maith le sin ceol, damhsa agus craic ó Des Bishop, cór na n-óg, Nollaig agus Áine Brolly; Máire Bean Uí Bhruadair agus Frances Black. Free article


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