Issue 2 - 2024 200dpi

2 August 2007 Edition

British soldiers pull out : Adams calls for support for March for Truth

2 August 2007

At midnight on Tuesday, 31 July all British military personnel in the Six Counties were recalled to their barracks, bringing to an end the longest continuous campaign in British Army history. Free article

Death on the roads : Most road accidents preventable

2 August 2007

Sinn Féin Senator Pearse Doherty launched a comprehensive All-Ireland Road Safety Policy document in Dublin on Tuesday. Doherty was joined by Sinn Féin's Road Safety Spokesperson in the Northern Assembly Cathal Boylan MLA and Ógra Shinn Féin member Peadar de Bluit. Free article

Hamill Tribunal : Deliberate delays

2 August 2007

Sinn Féin Upper Bann MLA John O'Dowd speaking after the British House of Lords referred the attempt to secure anonymity for RUC officers involved in the murder of Robert Hamill back to the High Court in Belfast has said that the Hamill Tribunal was being deliberately delayed. Free article

Launch of Foyle Pride festival

2 August 2007

Sinn Féin Equality spokesperson Martina Anderson speaking after the launch of Foyle Pride festival this week which will run from the 13-18 August said that it was important to promote inclusiveness and encourage respect for equality and diversity within society. Free article


Wealth divide : Reports expose glaring social inequalities

2 August 2007

Which of these is your Ireland? Does your household have a weekly income of €2,223, or are you struggling to get by on just €158 a week? Are you saving and investing or borrowing week to week? These are the differences between the top 10% of income earners in the 26 Counties and those living on the lowest incomes. If you're in the top 10%, then you could be one of 33,000 millionaires now living in the state. If you're not in the top 10% then you are probably part of the 70% of Irish households who live in debt week to week, year to year. Free article

Antrim/Derry Commemoration : Spain addresses large crowd at Gulladuff

2 August 2007

Joanne Spain, the Sinn Féin candidate for Dublin Mid West in the recent 26 County general election was the guest speaker at the Counties Derry and Antrim Republican Commemoration in Gulladuff on Sunday 29 July. Free article

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