1 May 2008 Edition

Seeking international agreement on climate change

1 May 2008

A DELEGATION from the European Parliament Temporary Committee on Climate Change, including Sinn Féin MEP Bairbre de Brún, have visited Washington this week. Free article

May Day Call by sacked hotel workers

1 May 2008

TODAY (Thursday, 1 May) 40 workers at the Ballymun Plaza Hotel will hold a rally the highlight the fact that Ballymun's regeneration has been built on the backs of the taxpayers and local people like themselves, who were given low paid employment by fly-by-night developers. Free article

Sinn Féin and PUP meet PSNI on interface violence

1 May 2008

SINN FÉIN'S East Belfast representative Niall Ó Donnghaile and Dawn Purvis of the Progressive Unionist Party (PUP) met the PSNI at Stormont on Tuesday to discuss the anti-social and anti-community behaviour at the junction of Mountpottinger Road and Castlereagh Street in East Belfast on Sunday 27 and Monday 28 April. Free article

Harney promotes health profiteers as public system crumbles

1 May 2008

DUBLIN Sinn Féin members protested at the participation of Health Minister Mary Harney in a private health conference in Dublin on Thursday, 24 April designed to further the privatisation of Irish health services. Free article

Victory for Ballyfermot people as HSE reverses cuts

1 May 2008

Sinn Féin Dublin City Councillor Louise Minihan announced on Tuesday that the Health Services Executive (HSE) had reversed its decision to cut respite services in Cherry Orchard Hospital following weeks of campaigning by Sinn Féin, the carers, their families and other organisations. Free article

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Dublin MEP hosts conference on domestic violence

1 May 2008

International and domestic experts on domestic violence will speak at a conference hosted by Dublin Sinn Féin MEP Mary Lou McDonald on Thursday, 8 May. Free article

'No' to Lisbon - public meetings in Monaghan and Roscommon

1 May 2008

Sinn Féin continued with its series of public engagements on its campaign against the Libson Treaty with meetings in Strokestown, County Roscommon on Thursday, 24 April and Casteleblaney, County Monaghan on Monday, 28 April. Free article

Nuacht na nOibrithe

1 May 2008

Call for corporate manslaughter laws as worker dies on International Workers' Memorial Day, 250 Dell jobs to go in Dublin and Limerick, Aer Lingus staff reject proposed cuts and Union urges 'No' vote against Lisbon Free article

Larry Ginnell TD honoured in Westmeath

1 May 2008

REPUBLICANS gathered at a quiet cemetery in the midst of rural Westmeath on 25 April to remember a largely forgotten Sinn Féin elected representative who played a very significant role in Irish agrarian and political struggles at the start of the last century. Larry Ginnell was honoured at his graveside in Delvin where Councillor Paul Hogan, Sinn Féin Mayor of Athlone, chaired the ceremony and introduced the main speaker Sinn Féin Dáil leader Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin TD. Free article

Fógraí bháis

1 May 2008

Billy Deering Free article


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