Issue 1 - 2023 front

17 April 2008 Edition

Government resorts to trickery to railroad Lisbon Treaty

17 April 2008

THE Fianna Fáil/Green/PD Government has been accused by Sinn Féin Dublin MEP Mary Lou McDonald of "scandalous" and "underhand" tactics in the Lisbon Treaty campaign and and doing deals with the EU to con voters ahead of the referendum vote. Free article

Adams to meet PSNI Chief over policing

17 April 2008

A TOP-LEVEL Sinn Fein delegation, led by Gerry Adams MP MLA, are due to meet PSNI Chief Constable Hugh Orde and a delegation of his senior officers on Friday morning, 18 April, about policing. Free article

Sinn Féin meets Cowen as Robinson takes DUP reins

17 April 2008

SINN FÉIN President Gerry Adams and Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness met the new Fianna Fáil leader and incoming Taoiseach, Brian Cowen, on Monday. Free article

PSNI still 'not up to the job'

17 April 2008

SINN FÉIN President Gerry Adams has described himself as "disappointed" in the performance of the PSNI since Sinn Féin endorsed policing arrangements in the North. Adams was speaking after complaints by PSNI Chief Constable Hugh Orde to a breakfast of public relations professionals in Dublin last week about criticism from the Policing Board. Free article


Internal documents obtained by Sinn Féin TD reveal consultants' fears

17 April 2008

INTERNAL correspondence from consultants at Monaghan General Hospital to Health Service Executive management obtained by Sinn Féin Health spokesperson and Cavan/Monaghan TD Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin reveals that the hospital is facing a "catastrophic situation" which could result in the deaths of patients. Further downgrading will place an intolerable burden on an already-struggling Cavan General Hospital. Free article

Rosemary Nelson inquiry opens

17 April 2008

AN INQUIRY into one of the most controversial killings in the North of Ireland opened in Belfast this week. Lurgan lawyer Rosemary Nelson died of her injuries after a bomb attached to her car exploded as she drove to work in March 1999. Free article

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