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6 May 2010 Edition

Every vote counts

6 May 2010

VOTERS in the North go to the polls today in an important election for the future of politics on this island. The North has been transformed in recent years and Sinn Féin has been the driving force behind the huge political progress that has been made. This election is about continuing that process of change. Free article

Ombudsman to investigate PSNI agent provocateur claims

6 May 2010

THE Police Ombudsman is to investigate the PSNI after it emerged that a vulnerable 19-year-old had been recruited to act as an agent provocateur and informer. West Belfast teenager Thomas Boyle, who has a history of drug abuse and self-harm, was pressurised to act as a PSNI agent after he was caught shoplifting. He revealed the kind of actions he was instructed to undertake by his PSNI handlers during a media interview last week. Free article

Sinn Féin TDs move Dáil motion for long-overdue by-election in Donegal South-West

6 May 2010

A MOTION calling on the Ceann Comhairle to call the Donegal South-West by-election was moved in the Dáil by Sinn Féin TDs on Wednesday. Free article

Adams puts pressure on PSNI over Fox murder

6 May 2010

THE PSNI have admitted that they refused to act on a report of a fire on the bridge into Colin Glen on the night Lenadoon man Seamus Fox was killed in the early hours of Thursday morning, April 22nd. Free article


Remember the H-Block Hunger Strikers

6 May 2010

THIS WEEK marks the 29th anniversary of the death on hunger strike of Bobby Sands MP in the H-Blocks of Long Kesh on May 5th 1981. Free article

Cullinane launches Waterford job creation proposals on May Day

6 May 2010

MAY DAY saw Waterford City Sinn Féin Councillor David Cullinane launch a set of proposals aimed at getting Waterford people back to work. Councillor Cullinane was joined by party activists in Waterford City on Saturday to celebrate International Workers' Day and to highlight the fact that so many people are needlessly out of work. Free article

Internet sales of 'head shop' drugs targeted

6 May 2010

INTERNET SALES of 'legal highs' otherwise sold through high street 'head shops' are being been targeted by campaigning Sinn Féin TD Aengus Ó Snodaigh. The Dublin deputy has contacted .IE Domain Registry Ltd, urging them to investigate into all head shop-related sites which are advertised via the web. Free article

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