4 November 2004 Edition

Gildernew meets taxi drivers over death threats

4 November 2004

Sinn Féin MP for Ferman-agh/South Tyrone Michelle Gildernew on Monday met with Dungannon taxi drivers who have been left in a crisis situation by the reluctance of the PSNI to give them information on a death threat. Free article

Shannon Airport must be demilitarised

4 November 2004

Sinn Féin MEP for the Six Counties, Bairbre de Brún, has called for an end to the use of Shannon Airport as a staging area for US forces involved in the occupation of Iraq. She was speaking at a press conference in Dublin on Wednesday morning, called to announce a demonstration at Shannon on 13 November. The press conference was organised by the Peace and Neutrality Alliance (PANA), the NGO Peace Alliance and the Irish Anti-War Movement. Free article

Dublin backs Luke Kelly statue

4 November 2004

Sinn Féin Dublin City Councillor Christy Burke has welcomed the unanimous backing of Monday night's council meeting for his motion to erect a statue to singer songwriter Luke Kelly in the Docklands area or in the North Inner City. Free article

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McGuinness and Kelly travel to Auschwitz

4 November 2004

Sinn Féin Chief Negotiator Martin McGuinness and North Belfast MLA Gerry Kelly travelled to the site of the Auschwitz Concentration Camp on Wednesday. Free article

Death of Sinn Féin Councillor Gerry Loughran

4 November 2004

The death has occurred of Sinn Féin Monaghan Town Councillor Gerry Loughran. Aged 60, Gerry died suddenly at his workplace on Tuesday 1 November. A native of Edendork, County Tyrone, Gerry had lived for many years in Monaghan. Free article

Huge turnout for republican fundraising dance

4 November 2004

There was a massive crowd in Hope Castle, Castleblayney, County Monaghan last Friday evening for a special fund raising dance organised by the local Sinn Féin cumann. The night's entertainment was arranged in a bid to raise funds for a memorial to be unveiled on the 30th anniversary of the death of IRA Volunteer John Francis Green next year. Free article

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