2 October 2003 Edition

Adams promotes breast screening in Belfast

2 October 2003

Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams on Monday urged women to undergo screening for breast cancer. The West Belfast MP made the plea after it was confirmed a number of mobile clinics will visit venues around his constituency during October, which is breast cancer awareness month. Free article

Regenerating deprived areas on the agenda again

2 October 2003

How deprived neighbourhoods will be developed and resourced is set to be the main topic of discussion at a conference to take place today, Thursday, in the heart of one of the most deprived area's of the North - West Belfast. Free article

Ultimate dream of Tyrone Gaels fulfilled

2 October 2003

West Tyrone Sinn Féin MP Pat Doherty says that the realisation of the ultimate dream of generations of Tyrone Gaels has given way to an outpouring of joy and emotion in Tyrone that is unparalleled in the annals of GAA history. Free article

Community rallies against death driving

2 October 2003

The Families Bereaved Through Car Crime organisation joined the residents of Aitnamona estate in Belfast on Thursday 25 September to highlight the problem faced by the are with car crime. Free article

Lisburn Council cosies up to RIR

2 October 2003

Lisburn Sinn Féin councillor Paul Butler has contacted An Phoblacht to express his outrage over a decision by Lisburn Council to grant the sectarian Royal Irish Regiment (RIR) permission to include the council's coat of arms on a regimental banner. Free article

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Adams expresses sympathy to family of Proinsias Mac Aonghusa

2 October 2003

Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams MP on Sunday evening last expressed sympathy and solidarity to the family of Pronsias Mac Aonghusa, expecially to his wife, Catherine McGuinness, on his death. Free article

Dundalk selects local election candidates

2 October 2003

Sinn Féin in Dundalk has selected five candidates to contest next year's Local Elections for Dundalk Town Council. Free article

Carál ní Chuilín co-opted by Sinn Féin in Belfast

2 October 2003

The prospective replacement Sinn Féin Councillor in Belfast, Carál ní Chuilín, spoke of her pleasure and of the challenges ahead before she attended a meeting at City Hall on Wednesday night to be co-opted to the seat of outgoing Councillor Gerard Brophy, who had to retire due to ill health. Free article

Commemorative mural unveiled in Ardoyne

2 October 2003

A mural dedicated to 35 republican activists from Ardoyne, North Belfast, was unveiled in the area at a ceremony on Friday night, 26 September. The new mural depicts the Tírghrá emblem from last year's commemoration and on its outer border is painted a portrait of each of the republicans remembered on the mural. Free article


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