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Dawn Foster – A tribute

16 July 2021

Joe Dwyer remembers journalist Dawn Foster who died suddenly. Free article

Education in the North | Removing academic selection is an equality issue

1 October 2010

BY John O’Dowd MLA
Sinn Féin spokesperson on Education in the Assembly

ONE of the most quoted lines from the 1916 Proclamation states that republicans “will cherish all the children of the nation equally”. The Ireland we live in does not do that. As republicans, this presents us with one of our greatest challenges.
The education system in the North is a case in point. At the... Free article

Glórtha fós ag glaoch

1 October 2010

AG an am seo den bhliain bím gnóthach le hullmhúchán agus teagmháil le coistí ar fud na tíre atá ag dul tríd mholtóireacht Glór na nGael. Is bliain ar leith atá ann i mbliana nó beidh Glór na nGael ag comóradh 50 bliain dá chomórtas le linn 2011 agus i measc na gcoistí atá páirteach, fós, tá cuid a bhí páirteach i bhfad siar sna blianta nuair a rinneadh an chéad mholtóireacht.
Tá... Free article

Tyrone two trek for Cuba

1 October 2010

TWO young Tyrone people will be in Cuba in mid-October to trek the Caribbean island’s Sierra Maestra Mountain range in a fund-raising effort for Cuban Medical Aid.
Barry McColgan, from Strathroy in Omagh, and Marie Claire Devlin, from Pomeroy, will be starting the gruelling trek of Cuba’s highest mountain range on October 15th.
The Tyrone duo, both members of Ógra Shinn Féin,... Free article

Fix the student grants system, says Ógra Shinn Féin

1 October 2010

University College Cork Sinn Féin, Martin Hurson Cumann

THERE are several problems with the grants system that Ógra Shinn Féin feels have to be addressed for education to become readily available to young people from every group in Irish society.
Immediate and proper funding is required to allow students to avail of the many diverse courses and subject available... Free article

Maurice Quinlivan to fight for Dáil seat in Limerick City

1 October 2010

MAURICE QUINLIVAN has won the unanimous backing of a Sinn Féin general election convention to fight for a Dáil seat in the new constituency of Limerick City.
Maurice won a seat on Limerick City Council last year, the first Sinn Féin councillor elected in Limerick in more than 50 years.
Maurice was in the national headlines earlier this year when his libel action against then... Free article

Win, lose and the National Draw

1 October 2010

WE NEED to begin this column with an apology. Some families were on their way home to Newry, Mayobridge, Warrenpoint, Downpatrick and the like the other Sunday. They were disappointed. Their plucky little team had just been beaten in the All-Ireland Final. But worse was to come.
As they passed Swords, they might have noticed two young women standing by the side of the road... Free article


1 October 2010

I nDíl Chuimhne

1 October 1977: Seán Ó CONAILL, Sinn Féin (Parkhurst Prison)
1 October 1996: Pat McGEOWN, Sinn Féin
2 October 1971: Volunteer Terence McDERMOTT, Belfast Brigade, 1st Battalion
2 October 1978: Volunteer Pat HARKIN, Derry Brigade
6 October 1972: Volunteer Daniel McAREAVEY, Belfast Brigade, 2nd Battalion
9 October 1976: Noel Jenkinson, Sinn Féin (Leicester Prison)
9... Free article

Sinn Féin ready to fight the cuts as Cowen staggers

1 October 2010


GROWING political storms were making the Brian Cowen-led government increasingly unstable as Sinn Féin’s Leinster House team met for its annual think-in and pledged to fight the savage cuts threatened for the December budget.
With a clear head, Sinn Féin Dáil leader Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin set the agenda on RTÉ’s Morning Ireland, just under a week after a... Free article

Charlie Caherty

1 October 2010

A pillar of the Newtownhamilton community

IT IS with great sadness that republicans in south Armagh and beyond learned of the death of lifelong republican Charlie Caherty.
Charlie had been involved in the Republican Movement for many many years and was instrumental in the establishment of the Caraher/Caherty Sinn Féin Cumann in Newtownhamilton. Charlie was deeply committed to his... Free article

Fianna Fáil are drunk on power

1 October 2010

FIRST it was Taoiseach Brian Cowen’s performance on RTÉ radio - was he hoarse or hungover? Then a Fine Gael TD, the worse for wear, threatening a young Garda, using the ‘mind your manners, we’ll be in power soon’ line. The ‘demon drink’ has been front and centre in political debate. As a man in Ballybough put it to me: “What in the name of Jaysus are they at?” Good question.Free article

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