13 August 2009 Edition

H-Blocks former O/C to speak at Hunger Strike event in Whiterock

13 August 2009

LEADING Belfast republican Padraic Wilson is to speak at a Belfast Hunger Strike Commemoration night in the Whiterock Leisure Centre on Sunday, 16 August. Padraic, from the Andersonstown area, has been involved in the republican struggle for almost 40 years. The former Blanketman was in jail at the time of the 1981 Hunger Strikes and knew many of the Hunger Strikers personally. Free article

Nuacht na nOibrithe

13 August 2009

Unions ballot over diamond dealers' job cuts plan, HSE defers sacking 21 nurses after union meeting, 32 nurses cut at Letterkenny in 'cynical' move and Bar workers robbed of owed wages Free article

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Bursary scheme for political ex-prisoners

13 August 2009

SINN FÉIN Minister Conor Murphy was the main speaker on Monday 10 August as Coiste na nIarchimí announced details of its new Bursaries for Education and Training scheme. Free article

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