19 December 2002 Edition

PUPs Hutchinson joins SF picket

19 December 2002

PUP assembly member Billy Hutchinson joined a Sinn Fein picket calling for action to save the Springvale Campus in West Belfast Free article

Census set to show big growth in Irish language

19 December 2002

Sinn Féin's Irish language Spokesperson, Barry McElduff, has said that he expects the Six-County census due to be published later this week to show a big rise in the use of the Irish language. Free article

Ambitious Republican History Museum underway

19 December 2002

An ambitious plan to open an Irish Republican History Museum is well under way in the Conway Mill complex in West Belfast. Free article

A lifetime fighting for his community

19 December 2002

An Phoblacht has recieved many inquiries from our friends and comrades in America asking how Joe Doherty has been doing since his release from prison. Joe made many friends during his time in prison in the US, where he fought against extradition to the North. Free article

Malachy Carey

19 December 2002

A biting cold December wind cut like a knife through the crowd gathered in Loughiel's graveyard in north Antrim last Sunday afternoon. The occasion was the annual commemoration for IRA volunteer Malachy Carey. This year's anniversary was special for the Carey family and for the republicans of north Antrim. Ten years ago on 13 December loyalists shot Malachy dead in Ballymoney town. Free article

Public Private Partnership undermining local democracy

19 December 2002

Three position papers, full workshops, not much cribbing and a lot of deliberation - something new is happening in Sinn Fein and last weekend's Belfast conference on Public-Private Partnerships (PPP) showed how far the party has come in recent years. Free article

Recycling Facility Rescued

19 December 2002

A Northside Dublin recycling facility came under real threat on Monday night when Labour TD and councillor, Tommy Broughan, brought a motion to Dublin City Council calling for the Greenwaste recycling plant in Raheny to be closed down. Free article

The Battle for waste Charges Resumes

19 December 2002

Did you get your Christmas card from the Dublin City Council, threatening legal proceedings to recover your outstanding charges for rates, what they call 'waste charges', and looking for you to help cover their legal costs in the pursuit of your outstanding bill? Free article

Fógraí bháis

19 December 2002

Susan McCreesh Free article

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