2 October 2008 Edition

Bigoted Limavady vote mirrors unionist mindset at Executive

2 October 2008

A PROPOSAL to give the freedom of Limavady to former Presbyterian minister Reverend David Armstrong and Catholic priest Fr Kevin Mullan was rejected on Monday night when unionist councillors voted en masse against it. Free article

Ó Caoláin urges big support for Health Rally in Dublin

2 October 2008

SINN FÉIN Health & Children spokesperson Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin TD has urged Sinn Féin members and supporters to come out in force for the rally for a First Class Public Health Service in Dublin on Saturday 11 October. Free article

No doubt about collusion between state and UDA killers

2 October 2008

SINN FÉIN President Gerry Adams MP and Jennifer McCann MLA have met the parents and uncle of 17-year-Damien Walsh, who was shot dead by the UDA/UFF in west Belfast in March 1993. Free article

British Labour Party conference hears concerns over DUP stance

2 October 2008

DELEGATES to the British Labour Party annual conference in Manchester last week were briefed by a Sinn Féin delegation in a series of meetings on the current political situation in the North, including the ongoing failure by the DUP to set a date for transfer of policing and justice powers to the Assembly. Free article

Royal Marines' secret school exercise

2 October 2008

A SECRET invitation by the principal of a school in a nationalist area of Belfast to the British Royal Marine Commandos has left Lisburn Sinn Féin Councillor Sam Baker in "shock and disbelief" given the regiment's notorious service in the Six Counties during the conflict. Free article

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Unite to recommend rejection of pay deal

2 October 2008

THE second-largest trade union across the island, Unite, has announced it will recommend rejection of the draft pay deal agreed between trade union and employer representatives and the Fianna Fáil/Green Party Government. Free article

International : Bolivian Crisis Affirms South American Independence

2 October 2008

SEPTEMBER has been a month for seismic shifts. The barren ideology that drove the so-called - free market - was ultimately revealed as nothing more than a cheap fraud, a high end con trick that was given licence to plunder and run amok for decades. Free article

Mac Lochlainn delivers message to DUP at Strabane commemoration

2 October 2008

DONEGAL Sinn Féin Councillor Pádraig Mac Lochlainn said: "If the DUP wishes to be in government then it will be in partnership and on the basis of equality for all citizens." He delivered the message in an address to the Annual West Tyrone Volunteers Commemoration held in Strabane on Saturday evening. Free article

Youth Weekend 'phenomenal success'

2 October 2008

THE third annual Republican Youth Weekend in Kilkenny City has been hailed as a "phenomenal success" by Ógra Shinn Féin. Free article

CS gas sprayed at close range

2 October 2008

SINN FÉIN has condemned the use of CS gas by the PSNI during an incident in Derry last weekend. Sinn Féin Councillor Lynn Fleming questioned whether CS gas would have been used in a predominantly unionist area. Free article

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