31 January 2008 Edition

IRA Volunteer's sister on Victims Commission

31 January 2008

THE new Victims Commission announced in the Stormont Assembly on Monday, 28 January, will be made up of four commissioners, among them Patricia McBríde, the sister of IRA Volunteer Antoin Mac Giolla Bhride, who was killed on active service by the SAS in December 1984. Free article

Causeway U-turn welcomed

31 January 2008

THE NORTH'S Environment Minister, Arlene Foster, has done a u-turn on her support for a controversial private-sector visitors' centre at the Giant's Causeway. Free article

Forum on Europe must provide unbiased information on Treaty

31 January 2008

THE National Forum on Europe should provide unbiased information during the Lisbon Treaty referendum campaign, Sinn Féin MEP Mary Lou McDonald said this week. Her comments come as the Forum prepares an information guide to the treaty. Free article

Jacobs job losses huge blow to local community

31 January 2008

THE Jacobs Fruitfield factory in Tallaght is to close this year with the loss of 220 jobs. The company said that the job losses at the Belgard Road branch of the biscuit factory chain will occur as a result of their restructuring which will see their manufacturing operations moving to Eastern Europe. Free article

Lesson of the Holocaust still relevant today - Kelly

31 January 2008

SPEAKING as he attended ceremonies to mark Holocaust Memorial Day, Six County Junior Minister and leading Sinn Féin member Gerry Kelly said that it is vital that young people "do not forget the Holocaust and the suffering of its victims and survivors". Free article

Death of Alfie Doherty

31 January 2008

THE DEATH occurred on Tuesday, 29 January of Alfie Doherty, the Belfast republican and father of 1981 Hunger Strike martyr and TD for Cavan/Monaghan, Kieran Doherty. Free article

16 Feabhra 2008 - Éiligh bhur gcearta

31 January 2008

Beidh mórshiúil go lár cathrach Bhéal Feirste ag tarlú Dé Sathairn 16 Feabhra 2008, é eagraithe ag POBAL atá ag díriú ar íomhá dearfach na Gaeilge a ardú don Ghaeilge. Free article

Nuacht na nOibrithe

31 January 2008

€3,000 fine for company after worker's death, Ambulance drivers vote on strike, HSE breaches social partnership agreement, Air traffic controllers' strike suspended and Government plans may force lone parents into poverty trap Free article

Deputy First Minister opens Pearse House, Limavady

31 January 2008

DEPUTY FIRST MINISTER Martin McGuinness MP, MLA officially opened Sinn Féin's new Advice Centre in Limavady on Friday, 25 January. A large number of local republicans and several members of the party's senior ranks were in attendance. Free article

Keady man co-opted onto Armagh Council

31 January 2008

DARREN McNALLY has been co-opted onto Armagh Council to represent the Crossmore Ward replacing his colleague, Newry/ Armagh Sinn Féin MLA Cathal Boylan. Free article


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