19 October 2006 Edition

Gallagher calls for Dublin West support for health rally

19 October 2006

Dublin West Sinn Féin candidate, Councillor Felix Gallagher has called for Dubliners to come out in strength for the forthcoming Sinn Féin rally in Dublin demanding healthcare rights. Free article

International - Western firms dump toxic waste in Africa

19 October 2006

International News and in briefs Free article

EU conference discusses Irish unity

19 October 2006

A major one-day conference took place at the European Parliament in Brussels on Wednesday, dealing with how the EU can assist the process of Irish reunification. Free article

Allister challenged in Brussels

19 October 2006

Following a very successful Sinn Féin conference at the European Parliament in Brussels on Wednesday, which dealt with EU assistance for Irish reunification, DUP MEP Jim Allister, at a press conference on strengthening EU borders, accused Sinn Féin of "engaging in stunts". Free article

DUP MPs insult collusion campaigners

19 October 2006

An Fhirinne spokesperson Robert McClenaghan has accused DUP MPs Sammy Wilson and Jeffrey Donaldson of insulting the relatives of people killed by the state. Free article

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Former Hunger Strikers guests of Cuban government

19 October 2006

Former republican Hunger Strikers Raymond McCartney, MLA and Mary Doyle will visit Cuba this weekend at the invitation of the Cuban government. They will be accompanied by Sinn Féin press officer Dominic Doherty. Free article

Conference for Newry on cross border integration

19 October 2006

Sinn Féin is hosting an All Ireland conference, on the theme of Building an Integrated future for the Border Region, on Tuesday 24 October, in the Canal Court Hotel, Newry, with registration at 10am. Free article

Government Health shambles

19 October 2006

Questioning the Taoiseach during Leader's Questions in the Dáil on Wednesday , Sinn Féin Health spokesperson Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin TD raised the issue of the Government's proposals to transfer land at public hospitals to private developers. Describing the Taoiseach's performance as 'completely disconnected from reality', he went on to accuse the Taoiseach of putting the interests of private profiteers before those of the Irish people without a mandate. Free article

Foreign embassies briefed on developments in peace process

19 October 2006

Sinn Féin National Chairperson Mary Lou McDonald MEP and West Tyrone MLA Barry McElduff undertook a series of briefings with over 20 foreign embassies at the European Parliament in Brussels last Tuesday. Free article

Nuacht na nOibrithe

19 October 2006

Sinn Féin supports SIPTU's Aer Lingus protest, O'Toole backs striking building workers, Nurses rally again for 35-hour week and Lecturers keep up pressure Free article

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