2 June 2010 Edition

Invest NI guilty of same negligence as IDB

2 June 2010

Sinn Fein MLA and chair of the Finance and Personnel committee at Stormont Jennifer McCann said this week that it is completely unacceptable that Invest NI has written off £15m of debt to companies that were granted public monies. Free article

Cllr Peadar Tóibín new candidate for Meath West

2 June 2010

On Thursday last in a packed function room in the Ardboyne Hotel, delegates from across Meath came together to select a candidate to contest the next General Election for Sinn Féin. They unanimously chose Cllr Peadar Tóibín. Cllr Joe Reilly who has been the party's candidate for the last five elections nominated Cllr Tóibín. In accepting the nomination Peadar said, "To be nominated to contest for Sinn Féin is a massive honour for me. Sinn Féin is the oldest political party in Ireland. It has proudly stood up for the interest of all Irish people north and south for generations. Free article

Doherty to compile valuable tourism and job creation report

2 June 2010

Sinn Féin Senator Pearse Doherty has been approved by the Oireachtas Committee on Arts, Sport and Tourism, to compile a report on the tourism sector and its potential for job creation. This report follows in the wake of other successful Sinn Féin documents such as 'Getting Ireland Back To Work', 'Awakening the West' and the recent agri-food report. Free article

Movement on Back to School payment - Ó Caoláin

2 June 2010

The Department of Social Protection has announced the recruitment of 105 additional temporary staff to administer the Back to School Clothing and Footwear Allowance. The announcement came after Sinn Féin Cavan-Monaghan Deputy Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin raised the issue in the Dáil, pointing to the danger of a repetition of the long delays in payments experienced by parents last year. Free article

Shock at Correy's death

2 June 2010

Over 200 people turned out in an act of solidarity with the family of 12 year old Correy Wisdom who died suddenly in the Falls Park, West Belfast last Wednesday evening 26 May. Free article

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Veteran Clady Republicans to be honoured

2 June 2010

Republicans from across Clady, Ballymacnab and Granemore are making final preparations for a special event taking place in Ballymacnab Hall on Saturday 12th June to honour two local veteran republicans, Rita and Tina McNally. Rita stood as a Sinn Féin candidate for the Cusher ward in the 1989 and 1993 local elections and both women contributed greatly to the republican struggle over many years. Free article


2 June 2010

Wexford Sinn Féin joined a protest at Wexford Hospital recently where 5,000 persons attended Free article

Happy Retirement

2 June 2010

Seamus 'Burnsey' Burns the door man in Sinn Féin's Sevastopol Street/Falls Road office retired last Friday 28 May after 10 years. Free article

Liam Scully remembered in West Limerick

2 June 2010

North Kerry TD Martin Ferris, relatives of Liam Scully and Coireall Mac Curtáin of West Limerick Sinn Féin at the graveside of Vol Liam Scully in Templeglantine, Limerick, during last week's commemoration Free article

Vol. Daniel Harkin remembered in Templedouglas

2 June 2010

Templedouglas commemoration - Ciaran Harkin lays a wreath on behalf of Vol. Daniel Harkins Family last week. Free article

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