7 October 1999 Edition

Victory for Dublin inner-city communities

7 October 1999

RESIDENTS and opponents of high-rise in Dublin's South Inner City last week celebrated victory as An Bord Pleanála refused planning permission for the proposed high rise development on Georges Quay, following a four-day hearing. Free article

Clonakilty home helps demand fair play

7 October 1999

Home helps from the Clonakilty area have come together to demand holiday back pay and other entitlements which are the norm for other Southern Health Board employees. At O'Donovan's Hotel last week, around 15 home helps held a meeting which was addressed by the head of the home helps in the Munster area as well as by a representative of the Amalgamated Transport and General Workers Union (ATGWU). Free article

Minister backs out on disabled children

7 October 1999

The Chairperson of Parents for Integration (PFI), Finian McGrath, has slammed the failure of Education Minister Mícheál Mairtín to implement his promises for disabled children. Free article

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Rape on the rise, say stats

7 October 1999

The more things change, the more they stay the same is most definitely true if the Dublin Rape Crisis Centre's (DRCC) most recent statistics are anything to go by. Free article

Fógraí bháis: Michael Lynch

7 October 1999

The death took place on 26 September of Micheál O Loingsigh (Micheál Lynch) of Ballylongford, Co Kerry, a former republican prisoner who served 15 months in Portlaoise for membership of Oglaigh na hÉireann. Free article

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