28 August 2003 Edition

Motorway at Hill of Tara a disgrace

28 August 2003

Meath Sinn Féin Councillor Joe Reilly has described as "scandalous" the decision of An Bord Pleanála to give the go ahead to a motorway, between the important historical site of the Hill of Tara and Skyrne. Free article

Postcard campaign for elections

28 August 2003

The Wolfe Tone Society (WTS) has launched a postcard campaign in Britain aimed at pushing Tony Blair to reinstate the electoral process in the North. Free article

Minister for Housing needed urgently

28 August 2003

Sinn Féin Dáil spokesperson on Housing, Arthur Morgan, has described as "alarming" a report from the Bank of Ireland on Monday that claims house prices will continue to rise this year by up to 14% and he called on the Taoiseach to create a position of Minister for Housing. Free article

Harvey and McGlynn 30th anniversary commemoration

28 August 2003

The 30th anniversary of the deaths of IRA Volunteers Seamus Harvey and Gerard McGlynn will be commemorated this Sunday 31 August. Those attending the commemoration are asked to assemble at the Border Inn, Kilclean, on the main road from Castlederg to Castlefin at 6pm. Free article

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Unionist paramilitaries blockade dole office

28 August 2003

A gang of unionist thugs linked to the LVF have been conducting a campaign of terror and intimidation outside a County Down dole office. Free article

King selected as SF councillor for Tallaght South

28 August 2003

At a candidate selection convention in Tallaght, Dublin South-West Sinn Féin unanimously endorsed local party chairperson Cathal King for co-option to the party's seat on South Dublin County Council for Tallaght South. Free article

Axed community workers fast to shame Ahern

28 August 2003

A group of job scheme workers from Dublin's North Inner City staged a 24-hour hunger strike outside the historic GPO on Tuesday and Wednesday this week, appropriately enough on the 90th anniversary of the 1913 Dublin Lock-Out, to protest the decision by FÁS not to renew their contracts. Free article

The Story of the Drumboe Martyrs

28 August 2003

This year marked the 80th anniversary of the end of the Irish Civil war, a sad and tragic chapter in our country's history. Free article


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