8 May 2008 Edition

Billl will ensure strong and effective Victims' Commission

8 May 2008

FRANCIE MOLLOY, Sinn Féin spokesperson on Victims issues has said that a Bill which passed through the North's Assembly this week would ensure that a strong and effective Victims' Commission in the Six Counties is put in place. Free article

Morgan welcomes opening of new Boyne Visitor Centre

8 May 2008

Speaking after attending the opening of the new Boyne visitor centre by Bertie Ahern and Ian Paisley on Tuesday, Sinn Féin TD Arthur Morgan welcomed the significant media attention on what should be a hugely successful tourist attraction. Free article

SDLP criticised on May Day over Lisbon Treaty stance

8 May 2008

SDLP leader Mark Durkan's support for the Lisbon Treaty is disappointing given the fact that it will fundamentally undermine workers' rights, Sinn Féin MLA Paul Maskey said during last week's May Day celebrations organised by the Irish Congress of Trade Unions in Belfast. Free article

Ballymun Plaza workers continue protests

8 May 2008

THE 65 workers previously employed at the Ballymun Plaza Hotel in Dublin are continuing their efforts to flag up the handling of job creation by the Ballymun Regeneration Project through protests and by gathering a petition with 5,500 local signatures which calls for the reopening of the hotel. Free article

Basque Youth Delegation to Tour Ireland

8 May 2008

A delegation of Basque youth will be touring Ireland next week. The group, hosted by Ógra Shinn Féin will be engaged in a number of public meetings, and will also use the mobilisation to learn of the Peace Process in Ireland. Free article

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Gang violence in Ballymena: 'Only a matter of time before someone else is killed'

8 May 2008

IT HAD been hoped that the public outcry following the vicious sectarian murder of Catholic schoolboy Michael McIlveen in 2006 would have drawn a line in Ballymena which would never be crossed again. Yet, two years later, local Sinn Féin MLA Daithí McKay has warned that it is only a matter of time before another fatal gang attack takes place in the town. Free article

Ná brú an Bearla ar ár bpáistí

8 May 2008

Ag seoladh agóid ar son tumoideachas, Teach Laighean 13 Bealtaine 6in, dúirt Seanadóir Pearse Doherty, Free article

Comhdháil Gheilleagair Chultúrtha na Ceathrún Gaeltachta

8 May 2008

Inniu beidh Comhdháil Gheilleagair Chultúrtha na Ceathrún Gaeltachta, eagraithe ag Forbairt Feirste. Díreoidh sí ar an Cheathrú Ghaeltachta in Iarthar Bhéal Feirste agus Díreoidh sí ar dhá ábhar treorach: Ceantar agus Teanga. Free article

Party training for women members

8 May 2008

SINN FÉIN's Party Development Department, responsible for youth, education, training and gender equality has organised the first in a series of training sessions for women party members for 31 May in the Tí Chulann centre in South Armagh. Free article

Nuacht na nOibrithe BY STEPHANIE LORD

8 May 2008

Psychiatric nurses step up action and BT still refuses recognition Free article


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