Gerry Adams to address Ógra Shinn Féin National Congress
Ógra Shinn Féin's National Congress will take place in the ATGWU Hall, Middle Abbey Street in Dublin this weekend. The Congress will begin on Friday (3rd) and conclude on Sunday 5th. Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams will address the congress at 1.30pm on Saturday 4th. Over the weekend young republicans will discuss a range of motions on the peace process, Irish unity and the 25th anniversary of the 1981 Hunger Strikes. There are also a range of motions protesting at the giving away of the Corrib gas field, calling for an end to the use of Shannon Airport by US military en route to Iraq and supporting demands for Irish citizens in the Six Counties to be afforded the right to vote in the next Presidential election campaign. On Saturday Ógra Shinn Féin will announce details of a nationwide suicide prevention campaign. The Congress will be open to the media between 1pm and 3.30pm on Saturday 4th.