14 February 2008 Edition

Progress made on bridge linking Down and Louth

14 February 2008

SOUTH DOWN Assembly Member Caitríona Ruane welcomed progress made on the Narrow Water Link Bridge at last week's meeting of the North-South Ministerial Council in Dundalk. Free article

Leading trade unionist to address Sinn Féin Ard Fheis

14 February 2008

FOR the second year running, the Sinn Féin Ard Fheis is due to be addressed by a senior trade union leader: Jimmy Kelly, Irish Regional Secretary of Unite the Union. Free article

Government policy failing agency workers

14 February 2008

SINN FÉIN TD and Labour Affairs spokesperson Arthur Morgan met with agency workers in Waterford on Monday, 11 February, ahead of a SIPTU public meeting, attended by over 200 people, calling for an end to the exploitation in the agency sector. Free article

Shock at murder on Donegal/ Tyrone border

14 February 2008

COMMENTING on the murder of a man at Donnyloop on the Donegal/Tyrone border on Tuesday night, 12 February, Sinn Féin Vice President and West Tyrone MP Pat Doherty said: Free article

McElduff aires radio concerns to RTÉ

14 February 2008

A DECISON by RTÉ to scrap its medium-wave transmission will affect thousands of listeners in the North and news of the move has provoked outrage with 26-County Foreign Affairs Minister Dermot Ahern being the latest to be forced to intervene in the controversy. Free article

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Sectarian death threat to Stoneyford family

14 February 2008

A COUNTY Antrim man says he may leave his home after receiving a death threat and enduring a series of attacks. The man, who does not want to be named, says he and his family are being intimidated because they are Catholics. Free article

Free up gardaí to fight drugs and gun crime

14 February 2008

AFTER the shooting of a nightclub doorman in West Dublin last weekend, Sinn Féin Justice spokesperson Aengus Ó Snodaigh called for the civilianisation of Garda desk jobs to free up more gardaí to fight drugs and gun crime on the streets. Free article

Leacht Mairtín Ó Cadhain

14 February 2008

Labhair Seanna Walsh, Cathaoirleach Roinn an Chultúir, Shinn Féin ag leacht Maitín Ó Cadhain, Coláiste na Tríonóide, 7 Feabhra, agus é eagraithe ag Ógra Shinn Féin Átha Cliath. Seo an méid a bhí le rá aige: Free article

IDA must do more for Kerry employment

14 February 2008

IDA Chief Executive Barry O'Leary has described 45 possible job losses at Tillotson in Tralee as "a major disappointment" and that the IDA "fully recognises" the impact of job losses in Kerry. He made his comments in a letter to North Kerry Sinn Féin TD Martin Ferris after Ferris wrote to him about the situation at the carburettor manufacturing plant. Free article

Ó Súilleabháin guest speaker at London Socialist Film Co-op

14 February 2008

CLONAKILTY Sinn Féin Councillor Cionnaith Ó Súilleabháin was the guest speaker at a special screening in London last weekend of Ken Loach's The Wind That Shakes The Barley by the London Socialist Film Co-Op. Free article

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