13 May 2010 Edition

Fishing legislation must change

13 May 2010

Changes must be made to existing fishing legislation which imposes criminal penalties on fishermen found to be in breach of regulations, according to Sinn Féin TD Martin Ferris. Ferris spoke to a Private Members Bill in the Dáil on Tuesday night. The debate focused on a proposal to replace the current penalties with administrative measures and fines. Free article

Action urged on fuel prices

13 May 2010

Sinn Féin's Jennifer McCann, Chair of the Finance and Personnel Committee in the Assembly, is to call a meeting with the major fuel suppliers in the North to ascertain what they are doing to help reduce the current high price of fuel. Free article

Anti-community activity in Toome down to a few

13 May 2010

A tiny minority of individuals are responsible for a spate of anti-community activity in the Toome area, according to Sinn Féin's Mitchel McLaughlin. This week saw more rowdy partying and culminated in the windows of a pensioner's home being broken. Free article

Bobby Sands white-line pickets held across Belfast

13 May 2010

Republicans gathered at various locations in Belfast last Wednesday 5 May to mark the 29th anniversary of the death on hunger strike of Volunteer Bobby Sands Free article

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Castleisland commemoration

13 May 2010

"It is the responsibility of each member and party activist to be of assistance to those within our communities. It is through providing help to each other and by working hard on issues of local importance that the presence of the party will be strengthened in the area", this was according to Con Walsh, Chairperson of the newly established Jeremiah O'Leary Cumann in Castleisland, Co. Kerry at the commemoration which took place in the town last Sunday 9 May. Free article

Hugh Hehir Commemoration

13 May 2010

COUNCILLOR Cathy McCafferty with Anne Hehir and two of her children, Hugh and Fiona on Sunday at a commemoration for Volunteer Hugh Hehir who died on active service on 6th May 1988 Free article

Sallins raffle prize of original art piece

13 May 2010

Martin Kelly, Sinn Féin representative for North Kildare, presented the prize to the raffle winner Free article

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