4 June 2009 Edition

Time for a new generation - Ferris

4 June 2009

Speaking in the last days of the EU campaign, Ireland South candidate, Toiréasa Ferris, said that the election is an opportunity for change, not just a reaction to the government parties' disastrous performance. Toiréasa Ferris said: "The latest figures on redundancies remind us how serious a situation the country is in. My generation is the one hit hardest by the collapse of the Irish economy. We are the ones who are most likely to lose our jobs and our homes due to the ill thought out policies of others. We are the ones left wondering at what future awaits our young children" Free article

Fianna Fáil senator backs Harney's home-help cuts

4 June 2009

DONEGAL Sinn Féin Senator Pearse Doherty has accused Fianna Fáil Senator Brian Ó Domhnaill of false accusations and name calling while defending his government's cuts to home-help services in County Donegal. The public row erupted after Pearse Doherty exposed in the Seanad that nearly 30,000 home-help hours are to be cut in the county over the course of a year. Free article

Taking in the Derry air

4 June 2009

 Sinn Féin MEP Bairbre De Brún on walkabout in Derry City Centre on Monday 1 June. During her time in the city Bairbre De Brún met the new incoming Sinn Féin Mayor of Derry Paul Fleming

Fighting back with Mary Lou

4 June 2009

Dublin MEP Mary Lou McDonald with gold medal winner Lauren Bradshaw of Cabra based Taekwondo club Pilsung ITF. The club won 15 medals at the European champion-ships in Croatia.

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4 June 2009

As part of a whistle stop tour of the North Munster area Sinn Féin’s EU candidate for Ireland South, Toiréasa Ferris took time out to visit Sinn Féin’s Limerick City East Ward candidate Tom Collopy who was injured in an accident on Monday, 1 June whilst erecting posters in Garryowen

Face in the crowd.....

4 June 2009

THIS photograph was taken circa january 1969. It is of a civil rights march in Derry and the speaker is Roddy Connolly, son of 1916 leader James Connolly.
The crowd contains many familiar republican faces from Derry including, sadly, some people including IRA Volunteers who later died on active service.
Interestingly there also pictured, down on the left, leaning on a car in white... Free article

Nuacht na nOibrithe

4 June 2009

Trade unions rally against sectarianism, Assembly wants action on civil servants' equal pay issue, Unions reject bank lay-off plans, RTÉ looks for staff pay cuts, Drivers form Joint Taxi Council and EU aid sought for Dell workers Free article

Fógraí bháis: Marshall Mooney

4 June 2009

THE death has taken place of veteran Belfast republican Marshall Mooney. Marshall's remains were taken to Whitecliff Crescent en route from Killough to Roselawn Cemetery. The coffin, flanked by a republican guard of honour and led by a piper, proceeded to the local memorial garden. Free article

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