13 October 2000 Edition

Sinn Féin cross-border campaign against Louth incinerator

13 October 2000

Newry and Armagh assembly member Conor Murphy, Newry and Mourne District councillors, Davy Hyland and Pat Mc Namee, and Louth County Councillor Arthur Morgan gathered last week to express their common concern at the proposed Dublin Government plan for incineration in the North East Region. Free article

Planning to reverse rural underdevelopment

13 October 2000

There is a crisis going on behind the scenes of apparent plenty. Free article

Family devastated by eviction

13 October 2000

A Dublin family were forced to roam the streets as the Eastern Regional Health Authority (ERHA) failed to provide them with emergency accommodation. Free article

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New Light on ESB Pylons

13 October 2000

ESB chief Ken O'Hara ran into awkward moments at last week's meeting of the Dáil Trade and Enterprise Committee, when he faced questioning about the Board's plans to construct some 80 220 KV pylons across Cobh. The ESB has claimed that a company pulled back from a £500 million investment in Cork harbour, all because of uncertainty regarding reliable electricity supply. However O'Hara refused to disclose the identity of this company to the Committee. Free article

Larkin remembered

13 October 2000

The annual James Larkin Memorial march and rally took place in Liverpool on Saturday, 30 September. Free article

Students launch homophobia awareness campaign

13 October 2000

The Union of Students of Ireland (USI) is launching a ``Coming Out Campaign'' to mark National Coming Out Day. The campaign will raise awareness amongst heterosexual students about the difficulties faced by lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) students in Irish colleges and universities. The USI claims that a number of students have recently received death threats due to their involvement in LGB student societies. Free article


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