Gordan McNeill and Madan Gupta agreed to end their hunger strike following a meeting with T&GWU Regional Secretary, Brendan Hodgers, at which their call for an enquiry to investigate all that happened during their dispute, including the events that led up to their sacking, was conceded.

Mr J. Higgins: The haste in which the Minister is pushing this Bill through Dáil Éireann (Parliament) is not just indecent but obscene. The Government, when it comes to targeting the vulnerable, cannot hasten enough. However, when it comes to targeting the landlords, the financiers or the legal robbers of the...

2004 will be a defining year for the Fianna Fail/Progressive Democrat coalition. They face their first electoral test on 11 June in the Local and European elections the first to take place since their re-election in 2002.

THE BATTLE against the bin tax in the last two months has raised ominous signs for all workers. The capitalist establishment in all its guises - political parties, media, courts and the Gardai has demonstrated its ruthlessness in dealing with this challenge to their rule.

Committee for a workers' International publications

p128

p248 01

p304 02

imgFooter1