15 April 2004 Edition

Dublin marks 1916

15 April 2004

Over 3,000 people took part in the Easter Sunday parade in Dublin, a substantial increase on last year despite efforts by the City Council to disrupt attendance by removing posters advertising the march. Free article


15 April 2004

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Easter 1916 Commemorations

15 April 2004

A roundup of Easter commemorations around the country Free article

TAXI nó TACSAÍ ? Sin an cheist a Aire

15 April 2004

Dúirt an Teachta Aengus Ó Snodaigh go bhfuil sé "dochreidte" nach mbeidh cúiteamh á thabhairt ag an Aire Iompair Séamus Brennan do lucht na bhfeithiclí a bhfuil an comhartha "Tacsaí" orthu nuair a diúltaíodh teastais NCT a thabhairt dóibh de thoradh comhartha as Gaeilge a bheith orthu. Free article

Minister Martin exposed as hypocrite

15 April 2004

The leader of Sinn Féin on Monaghan County Council has said that Health Minister Mícheál Martin has been exposed as a hypocrite following his decision to intervene in the future of A&E services at the General Hospital in Ennis, County Clare. Free article

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Too good to be true? You bet! - The social price of below cost selling:BY MARY LOU McDONALD

15 April 2004

Between 1995 and 2000, roughly one fifth of local shops and services were wiped out in Britain. Over 30,000 corner shops, grocers, banks, post offices, pubs and hardware stores disappeared from urban and rural communities across the country. 42% of towns and villages have no shopping facilities. By 2005, another 28,000 may have vanished. Free article

Business as usual for unionist thugs

15 April 2004

In a week that has witnessed widespread sectarian attacks throughout the Six Counties, loyalists have committed arson on a GAA club in Armagh, targeted a Catholic church with paint bombs and threatened to kill Catholic workmen in Ballymoney, County Antrim. Free article

Human Rights Chief appears immune to criticism

15 April 2004

Responding to a speech given by the head of the Human Rights Commission on Wednesday at the UN in Geneva, Sinn Féin MLA Caitríona Ruane said that Brice Dickson appeared to be immune to the widespread criticism of his performance and the demand for him to be replaced. Free article

Mackin released

15 April 2004

After being roughly arrested in Belfast on Friday afternoon last, Irish republican Seán Mackin was released from PSNI custody without charge the following day. Free article

Toome republicans reclaim Rodaí Mac Corlaí Bridge

15 April 2004

Republicans in South East Antrim and South Derry used this Easter's Roddy McCorley commemoration as their platform to campaign to have the new bridge over the River Bann renamed the Rodaí Mac Corlaí Bridge. Free article

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