17 April 2008 Edition

Long Kesh development 'viable'

17 April 2008

Sinn FÉin MLA Paul Butler has welcomed remarks from the North's Minister of Culture Arts and Leisure, Edwin Poots, in the Assembly confirming that a stadium at the former site of Long Kesh prison is 'operationally viable'. Free article

Ireland's history should not be for sale

17 April 2008

Dublin Sinn Féin TD Aengus Ó Snodaigh TD has condemned the sale of historical artefacts relating to the 1916 Rising and the Tan War at an auction in Dublin yesterday. Ó Snodaigh said significant historical artefacts relating to this period of Irish history should be in the hands of the Irish people and the Government of this state should compulsory purchase such items and keep them in the National History museum. Free article

Aer Lingus staff to ballot again

17 April 2008

Aer Lingus management and SIPTU reached an agreement this week so that ground operation staff would have time to cast their votes again on new work practices proposed by the airline Free article

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Tenth anniversary of Good Friday Agreement

17 April 2008

Pictured here are some of those involved in the negotiations that led to the Good Friday Agreement before the US-Ireland symposium commemorating the Agreement's 10th anniversary in Belfast last Thursday 10 April. Free article

Nuacht na nOibrithe

17 April 2008

SIPTU to enter pay talks, Irish wages below EU average - Unite, No prosecution for drink-driver on construction site and Psychiatric nurses may strike Free article

Call for talks on all flags and emblems

17 April 2008

SINN FÉIN'S Billy Leonard has called for inclusive talks among councillors and community leaders on the use of all flags and emblems in the Coleraine area. Free article

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