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1 October 2014 Edition

Water tax to be turned off by Sinn Féin in Government

1 October 2014

IN GOVERNMENT, Sinn Féin will abolish the water charges in the 26 Counties, the party has said in launching its proposals on what Gerry Adams has called this “unfair and unacceptable” new tax imposed by Fine Gael and Labour but devised by Fianna Fáil. Free article

‘We’re in to win’

1 October 2014

ON 10 OCTOBER, the people of Dublin South-West and Roscommon/South Letrim go to the polls in two Dáil by-elections triggered by the election of sitting TDs to the European Parliament – and Sinn Féin is fighting for both those seats. Free article

Ian Paisley – demagogue or peacemaker?

1 October 2014

AS THE NEWS of Ian Paisley’s death at the age of 88 flooded the airwaves on Friday 12 September, it was clear that the broadcasters, commentators and politicians who went in front of the cameras and into print were caught between two stools. Free article

Day of Action – Stop Tory Cuts

1 October 2014

HUNDREDS of Sinn Féin activists took to the streets of cities, towns and villages across the North on Saturday 30 September as part of the Day of Action against Tory welfare cuts. Free article

Taking urgent action on housing

1 October 2014

THE HOUSING CRISIS is deepening by the week. Some 90,000 households are in housing need across the 26 Counties. Each one of those 90,000 is a family or individual without a proper home. Premium service article

Labour Government will hold Finucane inquiry

1 October 2014

IF the British Labour Party is returned to power at next year’s Westminster general election it will honour the pledge by former Prime Minister Tony Blair to hold an inquiry into the 1989 killing of human rights lawyer Pat Finucane, Shadow Secretary of State for the North, Ivan Lewis MP, has promised. Free article

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Noonan sásta leis féin ach seachain an cur i gcéill

1 October 2014

BHÍ an tAire Airgeadais, Michael Noonan, an tsásta leis fein nuair a d’éirigh leis tacaíocht a fháil ó airí airgeadais limistéir an Euro dá phlean le cuid den iasacht tarrthála ón IMF a íoc ar ais tré airgead a fháil ar iasacht ar na margaí ar rátaí níos fabharaí. Free article

Looking at our past through a lens of generosity

1 October 2014

CONVERSATIONS involve sharing opinions, but we need to remember that opinions, however passionately held and compellingly presented, remain opinions. Too often they are presented as irrefutable facts which do not allow for an alternative point of view to be recognised. Free article

‘Bring welfare cuts debate to the Assembly’

1 October 2014

THE unionist parties wanting to impose welfare cuts ordered by the government at Westminster led by Tory millionaires should bring the legislation before the Assembly where it can be openly debated and voted on by MLAs in public, Martin McGuinness has said. Free article

Gearchéim feirmeoireachta san Iarthar

1 October 2014

LÉIRÍONN taighde atá foilsithe ag Teagasc maidir le h-ioncam na dteaghlaigh feirme go bhfuil deighilt shuntasach idir fheirmeoirí san iarthar agus i gceantar na teorainn agus iad siúd sa chuid eile den tír ó thaobh teacht isteach di. Bhi an t-eolas dhá chur i láthair ag comhdháil dá gcuid maidir le forbairt tuaithe le déanaí. Free article

13 MEPs blocked by Israel from seeing Gaza carnage first-hand

1 October 2014

THE 13 Members of the European Parliament refused entry to Gaza by Israel last month are not giving up, delegation leader and Sinn Féin MEP Martina Anderson has told An Phoblacht. Free article

EU hears survivors’ tales of horror from Ireland’s ‘mother and baby homes’

1 October 2014

THERE were emotional scenes in the European Parliament when survivors of Ireland’s ‘mother and baby homes’ were hosted in Brussels by Sinn Féin to give first-hand accounts of the trauma they went through and have lived with for decades since. Free article

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