15 October 2009 Edition

Sinn Féin National Councillors' Forum meets in Dublin

15 October 2009

SINN FÉIN councillors from across Ireland met in Dublin city centre last Saturday in the first gathering of elected representatives following last June's local elections in which the party saw many new councillors elected. The vice-chair of the party's National Councillors' Forum, Seán McPeake, chaired proceedings. Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams and Dáil leader Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin were in attendance and addressed the councillors on the current political situation. Free article

Repercussions of Gaza Assault Continue

15 October 2009

ISRAEL is embroiled in a desperate rearguard battle to minimise the damage it has suffered as a direct result of its murderous assault on the civilian population of Gaza - Operation Molten Lead - which left 1400 Palestinians dead. Last month saw the publication of Justice Richard Goldstone's exhaustive 574 page investigation into that campaign, which concluded that "actions amounting to war crimes, and possibly.....crimes against humanity, were committed by the Israel Defence Forces." Free article

Nuacht na nOibrithe

15 October 2009

INN journalists win backing from ICTU, Dublin Docks strikers face Celtic boss and SIPTU condemns call for Child Benefit cut Free article

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Séamus McElwain Challenge Walk

15 October 2009

THE Séamus McElwain Challenge Walk will take place this year on the Cuilcagh Mountains on Sunday 1 November. Séamus McElwain was an IRA Volunteer from Scotstown, County Monaghan. At the age of 18, Séamus joined the IRA and rose through the ranks to become one of the most influential guerrilla fighters of the IRA campaign. Free article

A commemorative weekend in South Tipperary

15 October 2009

A COMMEMORATION was held last Saturday in Carrick-on-Suir, County Tipperary, to mark the tenth anniversary of the death of local Volunteer and former Chief of Staff of the IRA Eamonn O'Doherty. Free article

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