Issue 2 - 2024 200dpi

2 October 2008 Edition

Sinn Féin seeks to amend bank bail out Bill

2 October 2008

THE 26 County government introduced emergency legislation in the Dáil on Wednesday night in reaction to the current economic and financial crisis. Free article

DUP stance means Northern Executive meeting will not go ahead

2 October 2008

A MEETING of the North's Executive will not proceed this Thursday, deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness warned. Free article

Club torched as attacks on GAA supporters rise

2 October 2008

THE arson attack on St John's GAC near Castlewellan in County Down at the weekend came at the end of a two-week period which saw unionist thugs target GAA fans, particularly Tyrone fans sporting their county colours over the weekend of the All-Ireland final. Free article

Ireland far behind emissions target

2 October 2008

REPORTS issued in recent weeks have highlighted the Fianna Fáil/Green Party Government's failure to seriously tackle climate change, with Ireland far behind its greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets and highly unlikely to bridge the gap under current Government policy. Free article


Fury over farm leader's pregnancy jibe at Gildernew

2 October 2008

THE president of the Ulster Farmers' Union has been urged to withdraw comments about Agriculture Minister Michelle Gildernew's pregnancy which have been interpreted by many people and media observers as sexist. Free article

Adams meets major US investors in New York

2 October 2008

KEY investors from the United States met with Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams MP, MLA and a party delegation in New York last week. Free article

'Truth Commission should be established,' says Ó Caoláin

2 October 2008

SPEAKING at the Oireachtas Committee on the Implementation of the Good Friday Agreement during which the Victims Commission made a presentation, Sinn Féin Dáil leader and Peace Process spokesperson Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin TD called for the establishment of an Independent International Truth Commission. Free article

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