25 June 1998 Edition

Death of Paul O'Dwyer

25 June 1998

Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams has expressed his shock and deep sadness at the death of Paul O'Dwyer in New York. Adams sent his sincerest condolences to Paul's wife, family and friends. Free article

Survey reveals students in poverty

25 June 1998

SFY activists in Dublin have reacted strongly to the poverty to which students are being subjected, as revealed in a Union of Students in Ireland survey last week. Free article

Activist harassed in Cork

25 June 1998

SF representative Don O'Leary has castigated the ``continued persecution of Sinn Féin members and supporters'' by the Garda Special Branch, in Cork and throughout the country, following the arrest of a SF member there. Free article

Media lies refuted

25 June 1998

The Republican Movement has utterly refuted media claims that members of the IRA ordered a family in Turf Lodge, West Belfast, to leave their home because their son had joined the RUC. Free article

Ferris pushes on anti-drugs

25 June 1998

Ard Comhairle member and SF representative for Tralee, North Kerry, Martin Ferris, together with local activists, convened a picket on the home of a known drug dealer in Shanakill last week, as part on a campaign against drug pushing in the county. Free article

SF win chair of Buncrana

25 June 1998

Councillor Jim Ferry became the first ever Sinn Fein Chairman of Buncrana Council after a narrow 5-4 vote last Tuesday 16 June. Ferry was elected with support from Fianna Fail, Fine Gael and Independent Fianna Fail councillors. After his victory Jim Ferry said support coming from across the parties put the council in a position to ``move forward in a spirit comradeship for the good of Buncrana''. Free article

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