30 May 2002 Edition

Louth TD jobs plea

30 May 2002

Sinn Féin Louth TD Arthur Morgan has called on the Department of Trade and Enterprise to intervene to assist in saving more than 100 jobs at the Thermal Heat Exchanges company in Drogheda. Morgan made his call last week following a meeting with the General Manager after it was announced that the company was going into receivership. Free article

Mary Robinson pinpoints key human rights issue

30 May 2002

The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, ex-President Mary Robinson, gave the address at the second Annual Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL), which she, Kader Asmal, Michael Farrell and others founded. Free article

Decision on Nice must be respected

30 May 2002

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South Central, Aengus Ó Snodaigh has described reports that the EU Commission is looking to bypass the Treaty of Nice as "clear evidence of the democratic deficit within the European Union". Free article

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Sinn Féin five set agenda for new Dáil

30 May 2002

Sinn Féin TD for Cavan Monaghan, Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin, was selected at a special post-election meeting of the Ard Chomhairle in Dublin on Saturday last as the Party's Parliamentary Group Leader in Leinster House. Free article

Scoil nua anois!

30 May 2002

Sinn Féin Councillor Dessie Ellis has called on the Department of Education to give the go-ahead for the purchase of a site in Santry for Gaelscoil Cholmcille. Free article

Civil rights struggles cross paths in Kentucky

30 May 2002

Covington, Kentucky, on 11 March this year was almost a surreal place for two champions of civil rights to meet. Here was Gerry Adams, fresh from ringing the World Peace Bell in Newport, Kentucky, entering the Roman Catholic Basilican Cathedral of the Assumption in Covington, Kentucky. Five hundred people had assembled to hear Gerry give an important address on the role of religion in the North of Ireland. But first, it was back to the church sacristy, to greet others participating in the evening's programme. Free article

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