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7 February 2008 Edition

Sinn Féin launches Lisbon Treaty alternative

7 February 2008

LAUNCHING Sinn Féin's alternative guide to the Lisbon Treaty, Dublin MEP Mary Lou McDonald said this week that the referendum campaign will be very different to previous EU referenda. Free article

Sinn Féin launches 'EQuality In2 Action - EQIA' campaign

7 February 2008

SINN FÉIN President Gerry Adams MP MLA publicly launched the party's 'Equality In2 Action - EQIA' campaign at Stormont on Tuesday, 5 January, saying that Sinn Féin intends "targeting disadvantage, discrimination and poverty by maximising the effectiveness of the Statutory Equality Duty and the Equality Impact Assessment process. Free article

Bloody Sunday : The Year of the Families

7 February 2008

AS the families of the Bloody Sunday dead and the wounded marked the 36th anniversary of the 1972 massacre in Derry on Sunday, 3 February, thousands of citizens from across Ireland and beyond marched in solidarity with them. Free article

Dáil call for all-party motion on collusion

7 February 2008

THE Irish Government has been urged to convene a meeting of all parties in the Dáil to agree a cross-party motion ahead of the Seanad debate on collusion between British state forces and unionist death squads. The issue could then go to the Dáil where a plan of action could be agreed to force the British Government to co-operate with inquiries into attacks in the 26 Counties where collusion is suspected. Free article


First-ever Cuige Uladh AGM held in Donegal

7 February 2008

THE inaugural AGM of the new Cuige Uladh was held in Letterkenny, County Donegal, at the weekend. Free article

British securocrats have long history bugging MPs

7 February 2008

AFTER an announcement by Britain's Justice Minister, Jack Straw, of an official inquiry into the alleged bugging of an MP's interview with a suspect in prison, Sinn Féin has said that the bugging of MPs by British securocrats is nothing new. Free article

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