8 January 2004 Edition

SF welcomes EU Parliament Report on GM

8 January 2004

Sinn Féin Spokespersons on Agriculture, Martin Ferris TD and Gerry McHugh, have welcomed the adoption by the European Parliament of a report on Genetically Modified food and crops. The report, written by German Green MEP Friedrich-Wilhelm Graefe zu Baringdorf and adopted by the Parliament last month, proposes that the EU adopt much stricter guidelines on tolerance levels for GM and on potential contamination of conventional and organic crops. Free article

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Séan Sabhat Commemoration

8 January 2004

Over 200 people braved the wet weather on Sunday 4 January to attend the annual Séan Sabhat commemoration in Limerick. Marchers assembled at Bedford Row in the city centre and proceeded to the Republican Plot in Mount St Laurence Cemetery, led by the Youghal Republican Flute Band. Free article

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