8 November 2007 Edition

Ferris supports undocumented Irish in United States

8 November 2007

Sinn FÉin TD Martin Ferris has added his voice to those calling for the status of undocumented Irish immigrants in the United States to be regularised. The Kerry North TD was speaking in support of a Private Members Motion on the issue in the Dáil this evening. Free article

SAS murders - demand for fresh inquests

8 November 2007

North Antrim Sinn Féin MLA, Daithí McKay has said that he is fully supportive of relatives in their efforts to get the PSNI Chief Constable to release documents relating to the deaths of their loved ones to the Coroner. Free article

Call for all-Ireland soccer team

8 November 2007

Sinn Féin MLA and Assembly Culture Committee Chairperson Barry McElduff has welcomed a FIFA move to allow Six County soccer players to play for Ireland and has said the need for an all Ireland football team has never been greater. Free article

Sinn Féin looking forward with confidence - Adams

8 November 2007

Sinn Féin President, West Belfast MP Gerry Adams MP MLA speaking at an internal Belfast party conference last Sunday, 4 November said republicans are looking forward with confidence as they embark on potentially the most rewarding phase of struggle. Free article

Adams meets Poots over Irish Language Act

8 November 2007

A Sinn FÉin delegation, including Party President Gerry Adams MP MLA, Barry McElduff MLA and Francie Brolly MLA today met with the Minister of Culture, Arts and Leisure Edwin Poots, on the issue of Acht na Gaeilge - the Irish Language Act. Free article

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Poor public support for EU Treaty

8 November 2007

Sinn Féin Dublin MEP Mary Lou McDonald has described the results of an Irish Times poll on waning support among the public in the 26 Counties for the EU Reform Treaty over the last two years as unsurprising. Free article

Dublin housing situation a shambles

8 November 2007

DUBLIN City Councillor Louise Minihan has described the housing situation in Dublin as "a shambles" and said the council's response this week to her own questions on the issue was "startling" and a sign that no progress has been made to tackle the ongoing housing crisis. Free article

New Dublin City councillor

8 November 2007

DRIMNAGH man Ray McHugh has been selected by Sinn Féin members as the new councillor for Crumlin to replace Robbie Sargent, who stood down for family reasons. Free article

International : Sinn Féin attends Gernika solidarity launch

8 November 2007

ELECTED representatives from Ireland, the Basque Country, Germany, Scotland, Flanders and Catalonia met at the beginning of November at the first gathering of the Gernika Network for Self-determination, an alliance to internationalise the plight of the Basque pro-independence movement. Free article

Irish events to mark Saro Wiwa anniversary

8 November 2007

This week 12 years ago, in November 1995, Ken Saro Wiwa and eight other activists were languishing in appalling conditions in the military prison in Port Harcourt Nigeria. They had been tried the previous month on obviously false charges of conspiracy to murder, and the Nigerian government had instituted a special no-jury military panel to hear the case against them. Free article

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