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22 April 2004 Edition

Betrayed by Dublin - Republicans furious over IMC Report

22 April 2004

THE British Government's attitude to the Six Counties is predictable, but republicans expect more from the Dublin Government. This was the angry message from Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams yesterday as he addressed a packed room of activists in the capital city. Adams was speaking in the aftermath of the publication of the Independent Monitoring Commission's report and its proposal that financial sanctions be levied against Sinn Féin. Free article

Dublin must stand up and defend Agreement

22 April 2004

Speaking to Sinn Féin activists and the media in Dublin on Tuesday evening, an irate Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams responded to the publication of the IMC Report. The following is the text of his remarks. My remarks today will deal with this afternoon's report from the so-called Independent Monitoring Commission. I will also outline the Sinn Féin view of the Irish Government's stewardship of the Good Friday Agreement process at this time. Free article

British play anti-Agreement card

22 April 2004

"We will not accept this attack on our party. We will not accept this attack on our electoral mandate. We will challenge it by every means at our disposal and at every door we go to in the upcoming election campaign. We will also put responsibility for the current crisis precisely where it belongs, with the two governments," Gerry Adams told the media during a rally in Dublin this week. Free article


Sinn Féin rejects racist referendum

22 April 2004

Sinn Féin Dáil leader Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin said in Leinster House on Wednesday that "this dangerous, divisive and reactionary referendum" should not go ahead. He was speaking during a special Dáil sitting to debate the Coalition Government's proposed constitutional referendum to restrict the right to Irish citizenship. Free article

Mórshiúl i mBaile Átha Cliath faoi Stádas na Gaeilge Dé Sathairn

22 April 2004

The very effective lobby group, Stádas - based out of Conradh na Gaeilge -- has kept up the pressure to ensure Irish is recognised in the EU along with other languages and is asking those who support the campaign to come along to show your support for this campaign next Saturday, 24 April, in Dublin at 2 pm. Free article

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