Issue 1 - 2023 front

14 February 2008 Edition

Public confidence exists now for transfer of policing and justice

14 February 2008

THE Good Friday Agreement will be 10 years old in April. While there remains much work to be done to ensure its full implementation, considerable progress has been made. Free article

Adams calls on Ahern to name date for referendum

14 February 2008

SINN FÉIN members from across Ireland met in Dublin at the weekend to finalise plans for the party's campaign in opposition to the Lisbon Treaty. Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams welcomed Bertie Ahern's comments that the referendum would take place in the summer but he called on him to name the date so that the real debate can begin. Free article

Sinn Féin uncovers HSE plan to slash hospital services

14 February 2008

MEATH Sinn Féin Councillor Joe Reilly has obtained internal Health Service Executive documents revealing that Our Lady's Hospital in Navan will be reduced to the status of a day hospital by mid-2009 if plans being discussed within the North-East Health HSE for services in the four counties are put into effect. Free article

Sinn Féin Munster Cúige : Packed AGM exudes confidence and purpose

14 February 2008

OVER a hundred Sinn Féin activists from across Munster packed the Hibernian Hotel in Mallow last Sunday for the Munster Cúige AGM. Republicans from Kerry to Waterford, north Clare to south Cork, and all points in between, came to the meeting confident of the future and determined to make Sinn Féin in Munster a force to be reckoned with across the province. Free article


Standing up for the Irish language

14 February 2008

SINN FÉIN President Gerry Adams MP MLA, writing recently in the Irish-language newspaper Lá Nua, outlined Sinn Fein's priorities for the Irish language, the party's record on the language, and its vision for the future. Here, we reprint that important article in English. Free article

'No credibility' in Taoiseach's claim of Dáil privilege

14 February 2008

THE decision by Taoiseach Bertie Ahern to challenge the Mahon Tribunal in the High Court "undermines his claim to be co-operating totally with the Tribunal", according to Sinn Féin Dáil leader Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin. Free article

McShane not under threat - Maskey

14 February 2008

SINN FÉIN Policing and Justice spokesperson Alex Maskey MLA has told An Phoblacht that West Belfast man Roy McShane, a self-confessed informer for British Intelligence, is not under threat from republicans. Free article

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