YESTERDAY'S demonstrations in the streets of the Republic .e'e a protest no Government could ignore. The pay-as-you-earn taxpayer, who bears on 80pc shore of the tax burden, demands o more equitable system or the next day of marches may not be so peaceful. The faults in the pres
upon 200 old books. And all his efforts to get rid of them failed . So Richard had the bright idea of becoming a market stallholder for the day. This afternoon, he and reporter Padriag Coyle laid out the books at Bangor market and tried their hand at selling them at bargain pric
and chairmen from all five areas were among a deputation from the Association of Education and Library Boards that told the Minister they wanted the money saved some other way. Lord Elton admitted afterwards that his proposals had not been acceptable to the board of _ schools. '
NORTHERN Ireland is now the third most expensive region In Britain in which to buy a house. to the Abbey National &dieing Society report on house prices published today the average price of an Ulster home in the last three months of 1979 was t 24.940. __ ___ This Is Just over se
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TB/ Republic's Government has been put in an embarrassing situation by • request from President Carter to support an American boycott of the Olympic Games in Moscow. The Taoiseach, Mr. Charles Haughey. received a letter from Mr. Carter earlier this week g=tehis support for an bo
se e dairymen makmilSrester use of Charolsis and Herefords for the be e f sector." Norman Shaw farms 400 acres at Saintfield, where he lives with his wife and young son His dairy herd produces 300,000 gallons of mil each year, with anima lactating at just over • - gallons each .
WILDFOWLERS throughout the province will have their sights focussed sharply on • number of winged vermin during a six-week period this winter. For from the middle of February until the end of March the Ulster Game and Wildfowl Society will be organising a massive cull of magpies
Americans get into trim THE trend towards healthy living and k in trim has meantrs of the hard stuff Sco is being kept on ice. The fad has hit export markets to the United States, which accounts for one-third of the world's sales of Scotch whisky. Mr. David Kerry of the Scotch W