4 May 2000 Edition

Ellis demands action in Finglas

4 May 2000

At a packed and very lively public meeting in St Joseph's School in Finglas on 26 April, Sinn Féin Councillor Dessie Ellis demanded strong action from the Gardaí and Dublin Corporation to curb the growing problem of `joy-riding' and anti-social behaviour in Finglas West. Free article

Andy'town ex-prisoners organise

4 May 2000

The first general meeting of Cumann Na nIarchimí Baile Andarsan is to take place on Sunday 21 May at 3pm in the Andersonstown Social Club in West Belfast. Free article

Sinn Féin breaking new ground

4 May 2000

For the first time ever, Sinn Féin is to contest an election in the Newtownabbey Borough Council area. Free article

Change the system

4 May 2000

Speaking at a public meeting in Clones, County Monaghan, on Friday night, 29 April, Ard Chomhairle member Jim Gibney addressed Sinn Féin's vision of the future and how that vision is to be achieved. Free article

Ground Rents - The Unfinished Revolution

4 May 2000

Ground rent is an annual rent paid to a ground landlord, in return for no service whatsoever. The majority of ground rents are charged on foot of leases which are sometime in perpetuity. Other land leases go well into the next century. Free article

The real meaning of Mayday

4 May 2000

This week, tens of thousands of workers from all over the world marched to celebrate May Day while also highlighting and protesting about the vast range of issues affecting the livelihood of workers in the world today. Free article

New mural, new offices

4 May 2000

Work was advancing well this week on a new mural portrait of Bobby Sands on the side wall of Sinn Féin's new offices at the corner of Sevastopol Street and the Falls Road in Belfast. Free article

Adams to unveil memorial

4 May 2000

Gerry Adams is to unveil a spectacular memorial to republicans from the Lenadoon area killed in the present phase of the conflict. Free article

Inflated expectations

4 May 2000

The Partnership for Prosperity and Fairness (PPF) suffered a hit below the waterline last week with the announcement that inflation rates had risen to 4.6% in only the third month of the year. A year end rate of over 4% will make the pay element of the PPF meaningless for Irish workers. Free article

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