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Scrooge McCreevy robs the people

Two weeks ago, Finance minister Charlie McCreevy announced massive cutbacks. They will reduce hospital services, stop school building programmes, deprive 200,000 people of a medical card and put 5,000 CE scheme workers back on the dole.

This week, in his Budget speech, McCreevy announced tax increases that will make coal, electricity, gas, heating oil, even a newspaper more expensive. more

Farcical Colombia trial adjourns in disarray

`Farcical' was how Sinn Féin TD Seán Crowe described the opening days of the trial in Bogota, Colombia, against Niall Connolly, Jim Monaghan and Martin McCauley.

Government accused of suppressing documents

The family of Jim Wray, one of the victims of Bloody Sunday, has accused the British government of deliberately suppressing documents concerning Edward Heath, the British prime minister in 1972.

Tribunal must probe Garda investigation of Fullerton killing

The Morris Tribunal has been urged to inquire into the events surrounding the murder of Donegal Sinn Féin County Councillor Eddie Fullerton in 1991.

Brits admit shooting victim was unarmed

The British government has admitted that a 16-year-old youth who was shot dead by the British Army during Operation Motorman in July 1972, was unarmed when killed.

Shareholder pressure on KFC over loyalist threats

The New York City Comptroller's office and others are taking action against the owner of Kentucky Fried Chicken to demand that the fast food outlets in the Six Counties implement the MacBride Principles.

Focus must be on implementation of Agreement

Martin McGuinness and Gerry Adams updated the Sinn Féin Ard Comhairle at its meeting in Dublin last Saturday.

UDA man held for attempted murder

Former British soldier Mark John Pilling was remanded in custody on attempted murder charges at Limavady Court on Wednesday.

SDLP keep the London in Derry

Sinn Féin in Derry may push for a public referendum in which the people of Derry will have a final say in the name change dispute.

British killers to be promoted

Two British soldiers jailed in 1992 for killing 18-year-old nationalist Peter McBride in Upper Meadow Street in the New Lodge Road area of North Belfast were recommended for promotion.

Nelson investigation to be shelved?

The English police officer heading the investigation into Lurgan solicitor Rosemary Nelson'd death is stepping down.

Sinn Féin shares Police Ombudsman's reservations

New draft legislation on policing could badly hamper the Ombudsman's Office in any investigations it may carry out in the future.

Sinn Féin go to court

Sinn Féin's judicial review against an Electoral Commission decision not to award a policy development grant began on Friday.

Strabane-Lifford march in support of Castlerea Five

The Castlerea Five Campaign Support Group in Straban, is calling on the local community to support a protest march this Saturday.

Working the All-Ireland Bodies

Over the coming weeks, An Phoblacht's JOANNE CORCORAN will be examining the all-Ireland strand of the Good Friday Agreement, in particular the work of the all-Ireland implementation bodies.

Dublin victims remembered

Relatives of the three CIE workers killed in separate explosions in Sackville Place in Dublin city centre in December 1972 and January 1973 were remembered last Saturday.

New poster campaign highlights cost of death driving

A new poster aimed at so-called 'joyriders' was launched by the group, Families Bereaved Through Car Crime, in Belfast City Hall on Wednesday 27 November.

Ard Comhairle brushes up on fluoride

Lively debates concerning the rights and wrongs of water fluoridation may at last have come to a conclusion.

Focus on Attention Deficit Disorder

A public awareness meeting was held in West Cork recently on Attention Deficit Disorder and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.

Where is the social housing in the Spencer Dock Development?

Where does the Docklands property boom leave the developers on their legal obligations to provide social and affordable housing? ROISIN DE ROSA writes.

Burke blamed for Corrib Gas giveaway

The role of disgraced former Fianna Fáil Minister Ray Burke in granting licences to oil companies is under the spotlight again.

Ógra International Solidarity Day

Ógra Sinn Féin organised an extremely successful event in Dublin last Saturday.

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