3 February 2005 Edition

SF worker harassed at checkpoint for 45 minutes

3 February 2005

The holding of a constituency worker for Michelle Gildernew MP at a checkpoint by the British Army for 45 minutes is just the latest example of a relentless campaign against sections of the nationalist community, says Fermanagh MLA Thomas O'Reilly MLA (left). Free article

Poverty levels more damning than jailing of Burke

3 February 2005

Sinn Féin Dáil spokesperson on Health and Children, Caoimhghin Ó Caoláin, has described the report published last week, which showed that nearly one in four people were at risk of poverty, as a "much more damning indictment of the record of governments than the jailing of Ray Burke". Free article

Fáilte Daily Ireland

3 February 2005

The most exciting development in Irish journalism in my lifetime happened last Tuesday morning in Belfast. The occasion was the launch of a new newspaper, Daily Ireland, by the Andersonstown News group. Free article

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Six-County Cúige AGM in Gulladuff

3 February 2005

Sinn Féin's Six County Cúige AGM will be held in the new Mid-Ulster Republican Centre in Gulladuff, South Derry on Saturday 5 February, with registration at 9.30am and the day's proceedings kicking off at 10am. Free article

Death of Billy Herity

3 February 2005

The death has occurred in Belfast of 82-year-old Billy Herity, who lived in Dundalk for much of the past 28 years. Billy was a great supporter of the Republican Movement long before the conflict re-erupted in August 1969. In the early 1970s his family were intimidated out of their home in the Springfield area by loyalist paramilitaries and moved to Beechmount. Free article

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