29 November 2007 Edition

Sinn Féin takes case for Irish language legislation to Brussels

29 November 2007

Sinn Féin MEP Bairbre de Brún, Francie Brolly MLA and Senator Pearse Doherty led a 25-strong delegation to Brussels last week to highlight the case for Irish language legislation in the six counties. Free article

Former prisoners challenge employment bar

29 November 2007

TWO republican former prisoners, refused employment because of their convictions, are challenging an employment tribunal's ruling. Free article

Germans fail in latest McAliskey extradition attempt

29 November 2007

ATTEMPTS by German authorities to extradite Róisín McAliskey to face trial for the attempted killing of British soldiers in 1996 have failed. Free article

Allegations of violence against Antrim workers

29 November 2007

North Antrim Sinn Féin MLA Daithí McKay voiced his concern this week after it was reported that firearms were brandished at a Reid Transport plant in Loughgiel, County Antrim. McKay was speaking after two incidents took place at the company's yard where Reid workers said they were threatened. Free article

Man accused over Quinn killing hits out

29 November 2007

South Armagh man Vincent Treanor has hit out at those attempting to link him to the killing of Paul Quinn in Monaghan last month. Free article

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McGuinness criticises Simpson over allegations

29 November 2007

Sinn Féin Mid Ulster MP Martin McGuinness has said that David Simpson's unfounded and untrue allegations about Francie Molloy deserve to be treated with total contempt. Free article

British killer at centre of Canadian race row

29 November 2007

A FORMER Royal Marine Commando involved in the killing of South Armagh man Fergal Caraher and the wounding of his brother Mícheál in December 1990 is at the centre of a major race row in Canada, where he is now a serving police officer. Free article

International: Family of murdered Mexican human rights lawyer challenges

29 November 2007

IT is now six years since Mexican female human rights lawyer Digna Ochoa was killed, on 19 October 2001. At the beginning of this month, her brother, Jesus Ochoa, visited Ireland as part of the family's efforts to ensure a proper enquiry into the events surrounding her death. Jesus, the rest of Digna's family and her colleagues believe that her death was caused for her dedication to the defence of people who opposed the status quo. Free article

Ag neartú na Gaelscolaíochta

29 November 2007

Bhí Comhdháil Bhliantúil agus Comhdháil Oideachais GAELSCOILEANNA TEO. i Luimneach ar na mallaibh, 16 Samhain. Ag Neartú na Gaelscolaíochta téama na Comhdhála agus ba é an tAire Oideachas Caitríona Ruane aoichainteoir na comhdhála. Free article

Nuacht na nOibrithe BY STEPHANIE LORD

29 November 2007

School bus drivers' move for equality and US multinationals block trade unions Free article

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