Issue 2 - 2023 200dpi

12 April 2007 Edition

1916 - 2007 Easter Commemorations

12 April 2007

Easter Commemoration reports from around the 32 Counties Free article

McEntee Report :

12 April 2007

Sinn Féin last week attempted to have the Dáil recalled during the Easter recess to debate the issue of collusion. Responding last Wednesday, 4 April to the publication of the McEntee report on the Dublin/Monaghan bomb atrocities, Sinn Féin Dáil leader Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin TD called on Taoiseach Bertie Ahern to recall the Dáil to allow time for a full and open debate on collusion. Free article

Dwyer exposes massive Wexford waste scandal

12 April 2007

Sinn Féin's Wexford general election candidate Councillor John Dwyer has this week slammed the practice of importing sludge from waste treatment plants to be spread on Wexford farmlands. Free article

Morely family respond to IRA statement

12 April 2007

The family of Eoin Morely has responded to a statement issued last week by the IRA and carried in An Phoblacht. Eoin Morley was shot and killed in Newry on 15 April 1990. At the time allegations were made that he was an informer. In the course of a lengthy interview in An Phoblacht in November 1992 the IRA leadership described those allegations as, "incorrect and totally inaccurate". Free article


Women's role in freedom struggle highlighted

12 April 2007

The role of women who fought in the 1916 Rising, the Tan War and the Civil War was highlighted in Dublin on Easter Monday last in ceremonies organised by the Dublin North Inner City Folklore Project at Liberty Hall and the GPO. Free article

Shannon : Call on youth to consider Iraq war issue when voting

12 April 2007

Three of Ireland's party political youth wings have united in a call for a US Military withdrawal from Shannon airport. Ógra Shinn Féin has said that as part of its anti-imperialist campaign ARISE, it has engaged in broadening opposition to imperialism. Free article

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