20 September 2007 Edition

Movement on North-West dual carriageway

20 September 2007

THE first in a series of all-Ireland ministerial meetings on cross-border transport and road safety has been welcomed by Sinn Féin Senator Pearse Doherty. Free article

Community solidarity with family of Harry Holland

20 September 2007

THE MURDER of West Belfast man Harry Holland has stunned the local community. Harry was fatally wounded when he was stabbed in the head with a screwdriver while confronting car thieves as they tried to steal his greengrocer's delivery van late on Tuesday, 11 September. He died in hospital the following day. Free article

Outrage at PSNI use of CS gas

20 September 2007

Public outcry has accompanied the release of figures detailing PSNI deployment of CS gas within the last three years. Since CS gas canisters became standard kit in July 2004 the PSNI have deployed the spray almost 1,000 times. In other words the PSNI have used CS gas almost every day. Free article

British army murderer deployed to Afghanistan

20 September 2007

Sinn Féin MLA John O' Dowd has described reports that British army murderer Lee Clegg is to go to Afghanistan, the development as "disgusting". Free article

Brolly addresses Kurdish rally

20 September 2007

Addressing up to 80,000 people at the 15th Annual Kurdish Festival held in the German city of Gelsenkirchen on Saturday 1 September 2007 Sinn Féin's Francie Brolly called on the political leadership of the Kurdish struggle to continue to mobilise their people. Free article

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BBC editor resigns from RAF post

20 September 2007

A BBC editor has resigned his post within the British military after Sinn Féin raised conflict of interest concerns. RAF wing commander Mike Cairns resigned as OC 7644 VR Squadron after Sinn Féin complained that his work as a public relations officer for the RAF was incompatible with his job as a high-ranking BBC editor. Free article

Ferris welcomes Fianna Fáil move on Six Counties

20 September 2007

MARTIN FERRIS has welcomed the announcement by Taoiseach Bertie Ahern last Monday that Fianna Fáil intends to organise in the Six Counties. Free article

Máire Nic an Bhaird case thrown out on appeal

20 September 2007

THE decision of a Belfast court to throw out the case against Máire Nic an Bhaird on appeal on Friday, 14 September, after she spoke in Irish to a PSNI officer highlights the fact that the case should never have been brought in the first place, Sinn Féin MEP Bairbre de Brún said. Free article

Marie from Dungloe succeeds Pearse Doherty in Donegal

20 September 2007

MARIE THERESE Gallagher from Dungloe has been selected by convention to succeed Senator Pearse Doherty on Donegal County Council. Free article

Murphy addresses All-Ireland Conference on Ports and Seaports

20 September 2007

SINN FÉIN Regional Development Minister Conor Murphy outlined the role for the North's ports as major gateways to economic growth across the island of Ireland at a conference in Croke Park, Dublin, last Tuesday, 18 September. Free article

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