Issue 1 - 2023 front

3 April 2008 Edition

Ahern's position had become 'untenable' - Ó Caoláin

3 April 2008

BERTIE AHERN dramatically announced on Wednesday that he is to resign as Taoiseach and Fianna Fáil leader on 6 May. The announcement follows damaging publicity about Ahern's financial affairs at the Mahon Tribunal. Free article

Public Meetings to mark 10th anniversary of Good Friday Agreement

3 April 2008

One year on from the restoration of the political institutions and 10 years after the Good Friday Agreement Sinn Féin will hold a series of public meetings to mark these historic events. Free article

Campaign for a Decent Public Health Service - Thousands march through Dublin

3 April 2008

We're here because we care, Just the beginning, 'Taoiseach should go' over healthcare, Ógra SF stage roof-top protest and March for Tallaght Hospital Free article

Bill of Rights Forum presents its report

3 April 2008

ALMOST exactly 40 years since the birth of the Civil Rights campaign, the long struggle for genuine equality in Ireland took a huge leap forward on Monday when the Bill of Rights Forum presented its long-awaited report. Free article


Neo-Nazis slash Celtic supporter's throat in Belfast

3 April 2008

A CELTIC supporter is fighting for his life after having his throat slashed when a sectarian gang targeted Catholics in Belfast City centre on Saturday afternoon, 29 March. The onslaught happened after the Irish Cup semi-final between Linfield and Cliftonville. Free article

Dysfunction in cancer services exposed

3 April 2008

Dysfunction in cancer services has been exposed by further reports on diagnostic services and by news that a review of some cases is to be undertaken in the North East region. On Tuesday local HSE sources confirmed to Sinn Féin Louth County Councillor Tomás Sharkey that the review of cancer tests on patients in the Louth/Meath group of hospitals is confined to the radiology department and the numbers affected are expected to be in single figures. Free article

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