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22 May 2008 Edition

Builder pulls out of public-private housing schemes

22 May 2008

SINN FÉIN Housing spokesperson Aengus Ó Snodaigh TD has called on the Government to step in to save community regeneration projects threatened by the pull-out by private building firms in public-private partnerships (PPPs). Free article

Missing disc will undermine Rosemary Nelson probe - O'Dowd

22 May 2008

THE LOSS by the Rosemary Nelson Inquiry of a computer disc containing classified information will be used to undermine the investigation into the lawyer's killing, Sinn Féin Assembly member John O'Dowd has claimed. Free article

Sharkey demands inquiry into cancer misdiagnoses

22 May 2008

LOUTH Sinn Féin Councillor Tomás Sharkey has called for a public inquiry to establish what went wrong to cause the 26 County Health Service Executive (HSE) in the North East to send letters to 4,590 people warning that they may have cancer even though they had previously been given the all clear. Sharkey also said that whoever made the decision not to tell families of possible misdiagnoses for a period of six months should be sacked. Free article

Support for Palestine

22 May 2008

THE call for freedom for Palestine was heard in Belfast and Derry last week. Free article


Death of Brian Keenan

22 May 2008

BRIAN KEENAN, one of the IRA's foremost strategists over three decades of conflict passed away in the early hours of Wednesday morning, 21 May, following a long battle with cancer. Free article

DUP man's knee-jerk reaction at new Hunger Strike film

22 May 2008

H-BLOCK Hunger Striker and Sinn Féin Assembly member Raymond McCartney has hit back at knee-jerk unionist criticism of a new film on the 1981 Hunger Strike being showcased at the Cannes Film Festival. Free article

Sinn Féin launches campaign against Lisbon Treaty

22 May 2008

SINN FÉIN launched its campaign against the Lisbon Treaty on Monday. Party President Gerry Adams was joined by Dáil leader Caoimhghin O Caolain TD, Dublin MEP Mary Lou McDonald and campaign director Councillor Pádraig Mac Lochlainn for the launch in Dublin. Free article

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