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22 March 2007 Edition

Interview : Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams

22 March 2007

In an extensive interview in this weeks An Phoblacht Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams MP speaks of his hopes for power sharing next week; the attitude of republicans to policing and law and order; the efforts to engage with other republican groups, and the need for a peace dividend. Free article

Transport : Banners unveiled in key locations

22 March 2007

Sinn Féin activists in Dublin dropped banners and handed out thousands of leaflets to people in Fairview, the Red Cow Junction, Blanchard-stown and at the Ha'penny Bridge on Wednesday as part of a citywide Transport Week of Action. Free article

Peace Process : Only new money for Executive is from Irish Government

22 March 2007

Following a meeting on Tuesday between a senior Sinn Féin delegation led by party President Gerry Adams and the Taoiseach Bertie Ahern who was accompanied by the Minister for Finance Brian Cowan and the Minister for Foreign Affairs Dermot Ahern, Sinn Féin Assembly member Mitchel McLaughlin acknowledged that as things currently stand the only new money being put in front of an incoming Executive is that being provided by the Irish Government. Free article

Determined to tackle under-representation of women

22 March 2007

Sinn Féin has submitted a motion, the under-representation of women in political system, for discussion by the Six County Assembly after 26 March. Free article


British army helicopter crash endangered residents

22 March 2007

Sinn Féin Newry/Armagh MP Conor Murphy has called for an end to British army helicopter flights after Crossmaglen residents narrowly escaped being caught up in a helicopter crash close to their homes. The accident happened last Sunday evening when a British army Lynx helicopter developed mechanical problems during bad weather close to homes in the South Armagh village. Free article

Call for Inquiry into Belturbet bombing

22 March 2007

The families of two children killed in a unionist paramilitary car bomb attack in County Cavan are calling for an inquiry into the Garda handling of the original investigation. Free article

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