26 June 2008 Edition

ANDERSONSTOWN BARRACKS : Pressure on minister to give site to community

26 June 2008

"CONSULT us, don't insult us," is the message of West Belfast residents to Social Development Minister Margaret Ritchie after further SDLP mismanagement was exposed during a public meeting regarding the redevelopment of the former barracks site in west Belfast. Free article

Sinn Féin to build united Ireland campaign in Britain

26 June 2008

Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams MP MLA, Party Chairperson Mary Lou McDonald MEP, and Conor Murphy MP MLA, Minister for the Department of Regional Development, are in London this week for a series of meetings. The meetings are part of Sinn Féin's strategy to advance its goal of Irish re-unification. Free article

Ó Snodaigh seeks extra resources to fight Dublin gang feud

26 June 2008

SINN FÉIN Justice Spokesperson Aengus Ó Snodaigh TD has sought a meeting with the Garda Superintendent at Crumlin Garda Station to discuss the escalating feud in Dublin's Inner City which resulted in a number of shootings this week. Free article

Sinn Féin TDs oppose Offences Against the State Acts

26 June 2008

WITH the support of Fine Gael, Labour and so-called 'Independents', the Fianna Fáil/Green/PD Government has again renewed draconian measures contained in sections of the Offences Against the State Acts. Only Sinn Féin's four TDs opposed the Government motion and proposed a Bill for the repeal of the Acts. Free article

Sinn Féin holds PSNI to account

26 June 2008

SINCE Sinn Féin joined the Policing Board, up to 18 PSNI members have been sacked for breaking the law or breaching police discipline. Free article

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Workers' concerns central to Lisbon rejection

26 June 2008

THE failure to address workers' concerns was a key reason why voters rejected the Lisbon Treaty, according to Jack O'Connor, General President of SIPTU, Ireland's biggest trade union. Free article

Call for Gormley to halt incineration of deadly hydrogen cyanide

26 June 2008

THERE is mounting outrage in County Wicklow over plans to burn highly toxic chemicals in the Wicklow mountains. Wicklow Sinn Féin Councillor John Brady has called on Green Party Environment Minister John Gormley to halt the controversial plan. Free article

Cruinniú tábhachtach faoi dul chun cinn na Gaeilge

26 June 2008

On the stormiest, wettest Bodenstown Sunday morning in living memory Gaeilgeoirí from across the country packed into the Townhouse Hotel in Naas for a broad-ranging strategy meeting on Sinn Féin and the Irish language organised by Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams. Free article

Stormont opens doors to Rainbow project

26 June 2008

STORMONT must be a welcoming place to everyone, regardless of sexual orientation, Sinn Féin MLA Martina Anderson said ahead of an event in Stormont this week organised on behalf of the Rainbow Project gay rights group. Free article

EU lifts sanctions against Cuba

26 June 2008

THE EU officially lifted its sanctions on Cuba on Monday. The measure was a largely symbolic step as EU sanctions have been suspended since 2005. Free article


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