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Chivers site “perfect storm” of all that’s wrong in housing

23 September 2021

Chivers site “perfect storm” of all that’s wrong in housing, writes Sinn Féin Cllr Mícheál Mac Donncha Free article

FRIDAY 8pm: Belfast music night for Basque political prisoner in Maghaberry

1 October 2010

Roddy McCorley Club on Friday night from 8pm till late

A great line-up of musical acts including Gráinne Holland and Felimi O'Connor, Acoustic Dan and the Black Mountain River Dipsos, Caoimhín and Flavia, and Buddy Checker and the Smokin' Elbows

THE Belfast Basque Solidarity Committee is urging  people across Belfast to come along to a music night fund-raiser this Friday for... Free article

British Army undercover unit watched murder

1 October 2010

AN undercover unit of the British Army watched the murder of a teenager yet did nothing to intervene, a report by the Historical Enquiries Team has confirmed.
Seventeen-year-old Damien Walsh was shot dead by UDA gunmen at a coalyard in west Belfast where he worked in March 1993. The building was under surveillance by an undercover British Army unit at the time of the shooting.Free article


1 October 2010

‘Republican Action Against Drugs’ should go away and stay away

THE vigilante group caling itself ‘Republican Action Against Drugs’ “should go away and stay away”, Sinn Féin West Tyrone MP and MLA Pat Doherty said at last weekend’s annual Strabane commemoration in memory of republican dead from the local area.
A large section of Pat Doherty’s speech at the Republican Plot at... 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

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