11 July 2002 Edition

Elderly people want more than a seat on the bus

11 July 2002

Sylvia Meehan is President of the Senior Citizens' Parliament, an umbrella group for a number of age organisations. She believes elderly people are discriminated against in society. Free article

Community workers criticise RUC/PSNI over 'scrappers'

11 July 2002

The RUC/PSNI have threatened to prosecute vehicle recovery firms for theft if they pick up 'scrappers', cars abandoned on the streets of West Belfast by hoods. Free article

Two-tier system must be ended

11 July 2002

The report of the National Economic and Social Forum on 'Equality of Access to Hospital Care' clearly demonstrates the failure of government health policy, says Sinn Féin Dáil group leader and Health spokesperson Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin. Free article

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Wexford rejects incineration

11 July 2002

Wexford County Councillors voted by a 13-7 margin to reject the waste management plan for the South East at their meeting on Monday, rejecting the option of incineration for a second time. Councillors heard that a health study on the effects of incineration commissioned by the Department of the Environment has not yet been completed. Waterford County Council has also rejected the plan, which has been appproved by Kilkenny, Carlow and South Tipperary County Councils and by Waterford City Council. Free article

Fógraí bháis

11 July 2002

Jack Moran and Sile Hogan Free article


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