Issue 2 - 2023 200dpi

28 September 2006 Edition

Public anger explodes over hospital crisis

28 September 2006

Sinn Féin Dáil Leader and Spokesperson on Health and Children Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin has called on the Minister for Health and Children Mary Harney and the Health Services Executive (HSE) to recognise the depth of public anger displayed at a massive protest last Monday in support of Monaghan General Hospital. He demanded that they restore the services that have been removed from the hospital. Free article

Death of Michael Ferguson

28 September 2006

It was with deep shock and profound sadness that republicans across Ireland learned on Monday of the death of Michael Ferguson. Ferguson, a Sinn Féin MLA and Councillor and a former political prisoner, died suddenly during the night last Sunday. He was 53. Free article

Ahern controversy: Government hand-in-glove with unscrupulous developers

28 September 2006

Bertie Ahern remains at the centre of a political storm this week over money he received while he was Finance Minister. The controversy emerged after it was revealed that the Mahon Tribunal is investigating if the Taoiseach received money from property developer Owen O'Callaghan. Free article

Initial victory over Shell at Bellanaboy

28 September 2006

Shell's first concerted effort to break the picket at the gas refinery site at Bellanaboy, County Mayo was defeated through determined peaceful resistance last Tuesday. Free article


Rural communities: Sinn Féin sets out priorities

28 September 2006

Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams led a large party delegation this week to the 2006 National and World Ploughing Championships in Carlow. Free article

Call for Irish Language Act

28 September 2006

Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams speaking at the launch of a new pamphlet on language rights published by Sinn Féin's Culture department, Roinn an chultúir, has called for an Irish Language Act for the Six Counties. Free article

Peace Process: Adams addresses Council on Foreign Relations

28 September 2006

In the United States last week Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams addressed the New York based Council on Foreign Relations which he provided with an update on the current state of the peace process in Ireland. Free article

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