13 March 2008 Edition

Poots should name date for Irish language promotional trip - Brolly

13 March 2008

Speaking after an announcement that an extra three million is to be given to the Ulster Scots Agency in the North and that DUP Minister Poots is currently in North America promoting the Ulster Scots language, Sinn Féin Irish language spokesperson in the Six Counties, Francie Brolly has challenged the Minister to also provide adequate funding for the Irish language and to name a date to showcase An Ghaeilge also. Free article

Sinn Féin launches two new Irish language cumainn

13 March 2008

Sinn Féin has launched new Irish language cumainn in Dublin and Belfast. Free article

Dualgas ar an Taoiseach an Ghaeilge a chur chun cinn - Ó Caoláin

13 March 2008

Ag labhairt sa Dáil ar an 12 Márta i gCeisteanna chun an Taoisigh, dúirt Ceannaire Dála Shinn Féin Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin go raibh dualgas ar an Taoiseach an Ghaeilge a chur chun cinn mar atá geallta sa Chlár Rialtais. Chuir an Teachta Ó Caoláin fáilte roimh ráiteas an Taoisigh go bhfuil sé chun leanúint ag tacú le hAcht Teangacha a thabhairt isteach sna Sé Chontae mar atá leagtha síos i gComhaontú Naomh Aindriú. Free article

Loyalists continue threats against family intimidated out of Stoneyford

13 March 2008

Sinn Féin Lagan Valley MLA Paul Butler has said that the threats by loyalists to a Catholic family who were forced out of Stoneyford in County Antrim have continued. Free article

Government job options needed for construction workers

13 March 2008

THE Irish Government must start providing employment options for construction workers losing their jobs because of a slow-down in the property market, according to Sinn Féin TD and spokesperson on Enterprise, Trade and Employment Arthur Morgan. He was speaking after reports that employment in the sector has fallen by 10 per cent in the last year. Free article

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Newry job losses - a body blow for workers and community

13 March 2008

NEWS of redundancies at both the Glen Dimplex Factory, Newry, and the local Housing Executive office is a body blow not just to employees and their families but the wider community and the local economy, Newry/Armagh MLA Mickey Brady said. Free article

Triumph after three-week strike at Novum

13 March 2008

THE three-week strike at the Novum plant in Clonshaugh, County Dublin, has ended in victory after the Labour Relations Commission upheld workers' claims that selections for redundancies should be on a 'last-in, first out' basis. Management had unilaterally introduced a new system after 30 years where it chose who would lose their job Free article

Abair níl do Liospóin

13 March 2008

Ba chóir d'Éirinn bheith san Eoraip. Tá comhoibriú lenár gcomhpháirtithe Eorpacha luachmhar agus is gá dó leanúint ar aghaidh. Is é an dúshlán atá romhainn ná Eoraip nua-aimseartha dhaonlathach a thógáil d'Éirinn nua-aimseartha dhaonlathach. Amhail cuid mhór de na conarthaí a chuaigh roimhe ní sholáthraíonn Conradh Liospóin leasú, éifeachtacht nó daonlathas. Tá níos fearr tuillte ag Éirinn. Free article

Nuacht na nOibrithe

13 March 2008

Belfast building collapse injures six workers, Building firm in High Court over pensions cash, Tipperary worker dies in plant and Gardaí challenge retirement age Free article

Women's commitment marked

13 March 2008

Up to 100 people attended an International Women's Day event in the Republican Women's Memorial Garden in the grounds of Roddy McCorley Society in Belfast on Saturday 8 March. Free article


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