11 December 2019
Sinn Féin President Mary Lou McDonald TD has published a document comprising real-life submissions from people impacted by the housing crisis. Deputy McDonald published a video on her social media accounts last week calling on people to share their lived experiences of the housing crisis.
The comments from the Dublin Central TD came shortly after a motion of no confidence in the... Free article
28 June 2010
THE annual Ballykissane commemoration took place in Killorglin, County Kerry, on May 29th.
The opening address was given by Mairéad Ní Mhaoláin at the event in which Conn Keating, Donal Sheahan and Charlie Monaghan, the first casualties of the 1916 Rising, were commemorated.
These Volunteers met a tragic death as they attempted to assist the importation of arms on board The Aud... Free article
24 June 2010
THINGS got controversial at the Save Our Swimming Pool campaign fund-raising quiz the other night. It was the picture round. No one could figure out who the angry-looking man in the grainy photograph was. One person – who I will not name (yet) – swore that it was Harrison Ford. It wasn’t.
It was Ivor Callely.
Fianna Fáil Senator Callely is one of the politicians in the headlines... Free article
23 June 2010
A meeting of residents at Dolphin House, organised to highlight the living conditions in Dublin Corporation flats, was told this week that that UN standards on housing are being breached in Dolphin House.
Councillor Criona Ní Dhálaigh attended and spoke at the meeting, and said Dolphin House is by no means unique in these living conditions. She pointed out that only ten minutes... Free article
23 June 2010
By now, many of our readers will know that An Phoblacht will launch as a new monthly on 24 June. The paper is adapting, like most print media, to the phenomena of online media and is also changing its format - the new monthly edition will be crammed with interesting features, interviews and analysis. This edition will complement the vastly improved, dynamic web presence.
The... Free article
23 June 2010
Sinn Fein hosted a delegation from Cuba at the annual Cairde Sinn Fein in Belfast at the weekend. The delegation joined over a thousand guests at the Europa Hotel for the evening event.
The group had met the Sinn Féin TDs in Leinster House earlier in the week.
The Cuban Ambassador to Dublin Terecita Trujillo accompanied government representatives, Angel Arzuaga from Cuba’s... Free article
7 June 2010
My mate Peter and I in our teens, and just after the Falls Curfew, used to sell Rep News from under our coats as people came out of St Paul’s Mass. It’s hard to believe, given the public display of support for Sinn Féin today, that back... Free article
7 June 2010
Sinn Féin’s ‘Jobs for the Unemployed’ campaign saw the delivery of over 16,000 postcards to Government buildings in Dublin on Wednesday. The postcards demand action on creating jobs and were launched by the party earlier this year as part of an extensive campaign on unemployment.
The party’s elected representatives arrived in Dublin with sacks of the postcards and described the... Free article
2 June 2010
GERRY ADAMS has told Sinn Féin's National Youth Committee meeting in Dublin's inner city that the Government is doing nothing to address youth unemployment while Sinn Féin has set out proposals to get 50,000 under-25s off the dole, including a specific youth jobs fund to create 20,000 new jobs.
"We cannot stand by and let the skills and ability of these young people be wasted... Free article
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