Child victim of loyalist feud
A fresh wave of loyalist violence broke out on Tuesday night, 29
August, and spread across the North.
by British intelligence containing the details of more than 80
nationalists have fallen into the hands of loyalist death squads.
The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco has issued an
order requesting supplemental briefs regarding the prison release
program of three republican prisoners.
Former republican prisoner Pat Magee has spoken publicly about his
support for the peace process.
Last weekend marked the occasion of the 12th Desmond Greaves
Summer School at the Irish Labour History Museum in Dublin -
``Ireland's only critical political summer school.''
Sinn Féin Alderman Sean MacManus has
tabled a motion to Sligo County Council to void the
decision to adopt the Connaught Draft Waste Management Plan.
The political debacle over the Hugh O'Flaherty nomination rumbles
SDLP leader John Hume announced on Wednesday that he
is to resign his seat in the Six-County Assembly.
Unionists have launched a fresh
campaign to block Irish passport offices in Belfast and Derry.
At least one in five 26-County citizens are living in poverty in
the midst of the longest ever period of economic growth and
wealth creation, argues Robbie MacGabhann.
As Celtic hammered Rangers 6-2 last Sunday, the moment for Mick Derrig
of Parkhead was spoiled.
In an address to party activists in Strabane at the weekend,
Sinn Féin national chairperson Mitchel McLaughlin
addressed the vexed issue of policing.
Several people were injured by stones and glass on Tuesday
when a loyalist mob of 20 people launched a fresh spate
of attacks on residents of the Springfield Road.
The murder charge against loyalist William Stobie in connection
with the killing of leading human rights solicitor Pat Finucane
has been reduced.
A factory unit in Whitestown Industrial Estate in Tallaght
is being used as an illegal asbestos dump.
There was good news at last for North Belfast last week
an £11 million high-tech investment package.
Demonstrations across the United States and around the world took
place to coincide with US President Bill
Clinton's trip to Cartagena, Colombia.
Members of Altan and Clannad performed at a successful
fund-raising event organised by
the Alternatives to Poles and Pylons (ATP) group in Donegal.
the lower Falls Road organised a major clean-up operation of Dunville Park in West
The Supreme Court has decided that developers can be made to devote 20% of their land to social and
affordable low cost housing.
President Mary McAleese has came under strong criticism for her
active support for EU propaganda campaigns in Eastern Europe.
Hundreds of voters in Newry/South Armagh could be struck off the
electoral register after problems with voter registration forms.
Asylum seekers suffered a major setback this week with the
Supreme Court's decision on the constitutionality of the `Illegal
Immigrants (Trafficking) Bill.
The silence of Belfast Mayor Sammy Wilson
about the destruction of Catholic-owned property has been slammed
by an Upper Falls Sinn Féin councillor.
Sligo Sinn Féin Councillor Arthur Gibbons has attacked the
26-County government for refusing to introduce strict rent
The Wolfe Tone Society has
organised a day of commemoration of
post-war emigration to England to be held in Camden Irish Centre
on 9 September.
The National Development Plan (NDP) is
failing to tackle the growing gap in economic growth between the
East and West of Ireland.
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