6 February 1997 Edition

SF `famine' window proposal passed

6 February 1997

Sinn Féin Councillor Tom Hartley has welcomed the decision by Belfast City Council, by a vote of 32 to 9, to instal a stained glass window in memory of those from the city who died during the Great Hunger. Free article

Bloated expenses exposed

6 February 1997

Documents seen by An Phoblacht reveal that 50% of the personal expenses incurred by Strabane council are shared by just 4 councillors. Free article

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Putting People First

6 February 1997

The role of the community in economic development will be brought to the fore by Sinn Féin next weekend at a special conference in Monaghan. Party members will consider an important new discussion document, entitled Putting People First Free article

Belfast incinerator planned

6 February 1997

A proposal to establish a giant incinerator on the old Docklands site of the Belfast West coal-fired power station will add to the city's air pollution problems and act as a disincentive to an integrated waste recycling policy, according to Friends of the Earth. Free article

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