17 January 2008 Edition

Anderson attends conference organised by Venezuelan Government

17 January 2008

SINN FÉIN FOYLE MLA Martina Anderson is in Venezuela this week to attend a conference organised by President Hugo Chavez and the Venezuelan Government as part of the formation of the Venezuelan United Socialist Party (PSUV). This party brings together many of the individual parties which currently support the Chavez government. Free article

'C case' a reminder of required referendum

17 January 2008

THE DROPPING of charges in the so called 'C case' on Tuesday has acted as a reminder of the need for a referendum on children's rights to be held at the earliest possible opportunity according to Sinn Féin Spokesperson on Children Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin TD. Free article

SDLP claim to Civil Rights title disingenuous

17 January 2008

Sinn Féin Mid-Ulster MLA Francie Molloy has slammed the SDLP for issuing statements with the slogan, "The Civil Rights Party." Free article

Assembly call to protect rights of agency workers

17 January 2008

SINN FÉIN Economy spokesperson in the Six Counties Mitchel McLaughlin has tabled a motion in the North's Assembly on Tuesday calling for protection for agency workers. Free article

Ryanair to axe Shannon - Dublin route

17 January 2008

THE ending of the profitable and long-established Shannon to Heathrow service by Aer Lingus has been quickly followed by the announcement from Ryanair that it is to axe the company's Shannon to Dublin service on 3 February. This is a significant blow to the airport as the Shannon to Dublin route was seen by many as a gateway for the region to connect with Heathrow and onwards to the rest of the world. Free article

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Paul Donnelly to represent Sinn Féin on Fingal Council

17 January 2008

SINN FÉIN in Dublin West have selected local man Paul Donnelly as the party's new representative on Fingal County Council to replace outgoing councillor Felix Gallagher. Free article

Ógra launch in Wexford

17 January 2008

ÓGRA Shinn Féin's newest cumann met for the first time in the Daithí Forde Sinn Féin Centre in Wexford Town on Saturday, 12 January. Free article

Armagh GAA attacks condemned

17 January 2008

NEWRY/ARMAGH MLA Cathal Boylan has condemned attacks on GAA clubs in the constituency and the daubing of sectarian slogans. Free article

IRA Vol John Francis Green remembered in Castleblayney

17 January 2008

HUNDREDS of republicans from Counties Monaghan, Armagh and further afield gathered in Castleblayney to commemorate the 33rd anniversary of IRA Volunteer John Francis Green on Sunday last. Free article

Nuacht na nOibrithe

17 January 2008

Unions to discuss benchmarking next month and SIPTU push for agency worker laws Free article

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