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The Programme for Prosperity and Fairness

Republican News airs opinions for and against the fifth social partnership agreement by SIPTU President Des Geraghty and ATGWU Regional Secretary Mick O'Reilly.

Impasse remains

Despite a number of meetings this week, Sinn Féin says that no progress has been made on the restoration of the institutions.

RUC wait five months to warn Hartley

Sinn Féin councillor Tom Hartley has criticised the RUC and accused them of ``deliberately and maliciously'' endangering his life.

Release Paul Magee

Sinn Féin Councillor Martin Ferris has described the arrest in Tralee, County Kerry, on Wednesday, 8 March of Paul `Dingus' Magee as ``absolutely disgraceful''.

Second loyalist knife attack in six months

An attempted loyalist knife attack took place in a nationalist area of East Belfast early on Friday 3 March.

Family escapes helicopter crash

A Mullaghbawn family escaped injury or possible death last week when when a British Army Lynx helicopter crashed near their home.

RIR in, Nationalists out

The Royal Irish Regiment is to be given the use of the City Hall for a St Patrick's Day dinner dance.

Loyalists pull out of meeting

Organisers of a loyalist parade pulled out of a secret meeting with nationalist residents on the eve of the Parades Commission's ruling.

Under Fire

The office of the Director of Public Prosecutions has failed to deliver justice to the people of the Six Counties.

Families organise conference

Over 70 people attending a conference on state violence in Fermanagh, heard the harrowing story of Louis Leonard's death.

British bugged jail interviews

Confidential interviews between Irish political prisoner Michael O'Brien and his lawyer, Gareth Peirce, were bugged by the British secret services.

Coalition back tracks on wage bill

When is a minimum wage not really the minimum wage? When it is one introduced by the Fianna Fáil/Progressive Democrat coalition.

Minister considers imprisonment of refugees

Minister John O'Donoghue, has reiterated his refusal to allow refugees who seek asylum in Ireland the right to work despite plans to import workers.

Unemployment dilemmas

The elimination of long-term unemployment is now in sight, according to Enterprise and Employment minister Mary Harney.

Sligo Council slams suspension of institutions

Sligo County Council has adopted a motion expressing opposition to the British government's decision to suspend the Six-County institutions.

End prejudice against Travellers - O'Toole

The highlight of this month's Corporation meeting was the intervention by Sinn Féin's Larry O'Toole.

Kerry roads anger

Councillors joined a group of angry campaigners to protest at the appalling and dangerous conditions of the roads in the county.

Equality debate in Down

A public debate, titled Nationalist Equality, Can It Be Delivered? took place at Newcastle, County Down on Saturday.

Clonakilty UDC opens doors to public

After 100 years, meetings of Clonakilty UDC will at last be accessible to the public.

Republican Bookshop to open in Edinburgh

A new Republican bookshop has opened in the Scottish capital, Edinburgh.

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