15 November 2007 Edition

McGuinness dismisses 'unrepresentative' micro group as police shot

15 November 2007

SPEAKING directly to the micro group which claimed responsibility for the shooting of an off-duty policeman while leaving his child to school in Derry last Thursday, 8 November, Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness said they should wake up to the reality that the war is over. Free article

Gildernew rejects calls to abolish Agricultural Wages Board

15 November 2007

Retention of the Agricultural Wages Board (AWB) is key to protecting the rights of agricultural workers in the North. That was the main message from Sinn Féin Agriculture and Rural Development Minister, Michelle Gildernew to Assembly members during the week. Free article

As Ken Saro-Wiwa and the Ogoni Eight are commemorated in Ireland...

15 November 2007

ONE PERSON was injured and three others arrested as a huge force of gardaí confronted several hundred Shell to Sea protestors, including members of Ógra Shinn Féin on Friday, 9 November, at Bellinaboy, County Mayo. Free article

Sectarian attack linked to UDA statement

15 November 2007

HOMES and cars in the Whitewell area of Belfast were damaged in a sectarian attack in the early hours of Monday, 12 November. Free article

Dáil Committee accepts Sinn Féin Job Creation 'field trip' proposal

15 November 2007

The Dáil's Enterprise, Trade and Employment Committee has agreed to a proposal by Sinn Féin TD Arthur Morgan that the committee visit two of the state's worst economic blackspots, East Cork and West Waterford. Free article

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International : Sinn Féin at Europe-wide event for Venezuela

15 November 2007

MORE THAN 200 delegates from across Europe met in London last weekend for the first pan-European conference to support democracy and social progress in Venezuela. Free article

Ferris raises EPA Corrib decision in Dáil

15 November 2007

CAMPAIGNERS against the Shell gas refinery in County Mayo are vowing to appeal a decision by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to grant a licence for the project. Free article

Troid in aghaidh athraithe aeráide

15 November 2007

Ag caint i ndiospoireacht san AE, Parlaimint na hEorpa areir, dúirt FPE Bairbre de Brún go bhfuil se in am do na haerlínte bheith páirteach sa troid in aghaidh athraithe aeráide. Free article

North Armagh marks 25th anniversary

15 November 2007

THIS YEAR marks the 25th anniversary of the murder of six men in the North Armagh area by the Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) as part of a series of summary executions by British state forces. The policy became known as 'shoot-to-kill'. Free article

Republicans urged to rally for the Boys of Kilmichael

15 November 2007

THE members of the Kilmichael Commemoration Committee are urging republicans to make a special effort to attend this year's event in West Cork to not just "express the gratitude of a younger generation of Irish men and women to those illustrious freedom fighters" who fought the ruthless Black and Tans and the Auxiliaries but to send a message to modern-day anti-republican revisionists "who seek to besmirch the memory of the Boys of Kilmichael". Free article

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