21 September 2000 Edition

Sectarian attack in Newcastle

21 September 2000

The future of blood and thunder loyalist demonstrations in the County Down town of Newcastle may be in doubt following violence associated with last Saturday's loyalist march, local Sinn Féin spokesperson Willie Clarke says. Free article

Ógra Shinn Féin Education and Training seminar

21 September 2000

Camloch, South Armagh was the venue last weekend for Ógra Shinn Féin's Education and Training seminar. Over 50 Ógra organisers from all over the country participated in workshops and practical sessions on all aspects of campaigning. Free article

Sellafield facing closure?

21 September 2000

According to BNFL it is make or break time for the MOX (Mixed Oxide Fuel) nuclear reprocessing plant. It was reported this week that a BNFL delegation will leave for Japan at the end of the week, with the job of clinching orders for the MOX fuel. Free article

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Immunity of government agencies must end

21 September 2000

Sinn Féin Assembly member Mary Nelis has said that the fact that the Water Service enjoys immunity from prosecution is a ``failure of accountability.'' Nelis, vice chairperson of the Assembly's Culture and Leisure Committee, said that as part of the fishing inquiry being carried out by the committee, a submission was received on the quality of water, pollution and the effect on fish stocks. Free article

Sinn Féin consults lesbian and gay groups

21 September 2000

Sinn Féin councillor Chrissie McAuley hosted a meeting between party activists and representatives of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered (LGBT) support organisations in Belfast on Saturday 16 September. Free article

Fógraí bháis: Harry Morgan

21 September 2000

Harry Morgan, who died at the age of 80 after a serious illness, was buried in Glasnevin cemetery, Dublin, on 22 August. Harry was a very unusual man. He was a very talented individual, of high principles, unfailing loyalty and great generosity. Unlike the modern-day equivalents of the Pharisees, he did not proclaim his many good deeds or qualities. Free article

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