27 April 2000 Edition

Guarding the unions

27 April 2000

Delegates at last week's annual conference of the Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors (AGSI) voted in favour of a motion seeking trade union status for the association. They are looking for the status and limited right to strike rather than have to resort to another bout of swine fever. Free article

Name tax amnesty politicians - Sligo Corporation

27 April 2000

Sligo Corporation has passed a Sinn Féin motion calling on the Dublin government to reveal the names of all the politicians who took advantage of the 1993 tax amnesty granted by the Fianna Fáil/Labour coalition government. Free article

MacManus slams Sligo `flotel' plan

27 April 2000

The deputy mayor of Sligo, Sinn Féin Alderman Seán MacManus, has slammed Dublin government proposals to dock a so-called `flotel' in Sligo Harbour to house refugees and asylum seekers. MacManus is a member of the Sligo Harbour Board. Free article

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Stop Youghal harassment

27 April 2000

Youghal Sinn Féin Councillor Martin Hallinan has contacted An Phoblacht to highlight Special Branch harassment of young republicans in the town. Free article

Prisoner's RTÉ break

27 April 2000

Republican prisoner Michael Gallagher is to have his work performed on RTÉ radio as part of the Francis McManus Award broadcasts. Free article

Fógraí bháis

27 April 2000

Joe McAlea agus Eddie Boyle Free article

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