1 November 2007 Edition

Sinn Féin meets FÁS Director General

1 November 2007

On Wednesday as part of Sinn Féin focus on retraining, upskilling and job creation Sinn Féin's Economic Affairs spokesperson Arthur Morgan TD and Regional Development spokesperson Senator Pearse Doherty met with Roddy Molloy, Director General of FÁS, the Training and Employment Authority in the 26 Counties. The Sinn Féin representatives met with Molloy to discuss the training FÁS is putting in place in order to enable the 26 Counties to meet the economic challenges which the state is now facing. Free article

Special Branch thwarts inquiry into brothers' killings

1 November 2007

THE REPORT issued by the Police Ombudsman's office into the UVF killings of two young Armagh brothers 14 years ago has once again exposed the RUC Special Branch, says Sinn Féin Assembly member John O'Dowd. Free article

Party begins fightback in 26 Counties

1 November 2007

Over the past month the final stage of Sinn Féin's post election internal review process has been taking place throughout the country. In each Cuige area activists, organisers and leadership have come together to debate an overall strategy to deliver Sinn Féin's renewed political objectives in the run up to the EU Reform Treaty and 2009 local and European elections. Free article

Sinn Féin councillor target of 'aborted' attack

1 November 2007

WITHIN DAYS of being warned she was under threat from what the PSNI described as "dissidents" Sinn Féin Councillor Briege Meehan was told she was the target of an 'aborted' attack last week. Free article

Concerns over British Government handling of Pat Finucane inquiry

1 November 2007

A Sinn Féin delegation, including Gerry Adams MP MLA, Martin McGuinness MP MLA and Bairbre de Brún MEP, met the British Secretary of State Shaun Woodward, last Monday, 29 October. Free article

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International : Private military companies fleece taxpayers

1 November 2007

THE NEO-CONS all over the world are obsessed by privatisation - in America's case, even when it comes to waging war. And even though it doesn't deliver what the pencil pushers and accountants claim it does, which is supposedly manage money and services more effectively. Free article

Book on Irish women wins international award

1 November 2007

ITALIAN journalist and writer Silvia Calamati, who has spent the last 25 years documenting the stories of nationalist women in the Six Counties, is the winner of the 11th International Literary Award, Storie di Donne 2007, in Salerno, Italy. Free article

Tribute to Peter Corrigan

1 November 2007

ON 25 October 1982, republican activist Peter Corrigan was shot dead by a unionist paramilitary death squad in Armagh City. The murder was claimed by a group styling itself the 'Protestant Action Force', which was known to be largely comprised of members of the UDR, the locally-recruited British Army regiment notorious for its involvement in collusion and sectarian attacks. The one person charged in connection with the killing was a UDR soldier. Free article

IRA Vols Patricia Black and Frankie Ryan remembered

1 November 2007

WEST BELFAST MLA Jennifer McCann recently addressed a commemoration ceremony in Belfast at which a new memorial in memory of IRA Volunteers Patricia Black and Frankie Ryan was unveiled. The memorial is situated near the entrance to the Sally Gardens Centre. Free article

EU REFERENDUM : Mary Lou says 'Non!' to French NF leader

1 November 2007

FAR-RIGHT French National Front leader Jean-Marie Le Pen's offer to come to Ireland to support the 'No' vote on the EU Reform Treaty has been firmly rejected by Sinn Féin Dublin MEP and National Chairperson Mary Lou McDonald. Free article

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