15 February 2001 Edition

Nigerians face deportation

15 February 2001

On Monday evening there were two quite innocent people held in Dublin's Mountjoy Jail. They had been arrested at their workplaces last week by immigration officers. They were handcuffed and taken to jail to await deportation. Free article

Maternity units to close after all?

15 February 2001

Another emergency meeting of the North Eastern Health Board (NEHB) is scheduled for this morning (Thursday 15 February) after the CEO of the NEHB announced that insurers were still refusing cover on the maternity units at Louth and Monaghan County Hospitals. Free article

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Reestablish the North West rail link

15 February 2001

West Tyrone Assembly member Pat Doherty has outlined Sinn Féin's vision for the future development of the rail transport in the North West Region of Ireland. The Sinn Féin Vice President has put together a document proposing the re-establishment of the North West rail link. Free article


15 February 2001

A major disaster was narrowly averted at Sellafield's nuclear waste plant in Cumbria, last month, when more than 2,000 tonnes of high-level nuclear waste almost exploded, it has been revealed. Free article

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