10 February 2005 Edition

Gaeltacht residents left out in cold

10 February 2005

Sinn Fein's Údaras candidate Gráinne Mhic Géidigh has voiced her disappointment at the withdrawal of the evening bus service between Falcarragh and Dungloe via Gweedore. She was speaking after the Lough Swilly Bus Company withdrew its service connecting Letterkenny to Dungloe via Cloughaneely and Gweedore parishes. Free article

We need to 'green' opinion

10 February 2005

Gerry Adams addressed a well-attended Leinster Sinn Féin Cúige AGM last Saturday in Dublin. He left them with the inspiration that, "if we have in our heads that Joe Reilly, the best candidate, will win the Meath by-election, then he will win it. It can be done. Free article

Protest vigil at Tallaght Hospital

10 February 2005

Sinn Féin TD Seán Crowe on Saturday afternoon organised a protest vigil at Tallaght Hospital in Dublin "in support of and solidarity with the staff and patients". The Tallaght-based TD was joined by councillors from the area and members of the local community who are concerned about the ongoing crisis affecting the hospital. Free article

Death of Sinn Féin activist Margaret McKenna

10 February 2005

Tributes have been paid to a former Sinn Féin councillor who passed away on Monday 7 February. Margaret McKenna, a lifelong republican activist, was elected as a Sinn Féin representative for the Moyola district electoral area on Magherafelt District Council in 1993 and served two terms up until 2001 when she stepped down to care for her elderly mother Free article

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Séamus Harvey remembered

10 February 2005

A massive crowd gathered at Flynn's Cross, Coolderry, in South Armagh, last Sunday 6 February, to remember IRA Volunteer Séamus Harvey, shot dead by the British Army on 16 January 1977. The commemoration ceremony was addressed by Newry and Armagh Sinn Féin MLA Conor Murphy. Free article

Remembering Barnes and McCormick - IRA Volunteers unjustly executed 65 years ago

10 February 2005

This week marks the 65th anniversary of the judicial murder of IRA Volunteers Peter Barnes and James McCormick. Free article

Kathleen Holden

10 February 2005

Kathleen Holden from Poleglass in Belfast, who died at the end of January, was a remarkable woman. When we first knew Kathleen Holden in 1976 she lived in Turf Lodge, below the Black Mountain. My children called it "Kathleen's Mountain". She was one of a very special group of women from Turf Lodge and Andersonstown who adopted the Troops Out Movement. Free article

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