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IRA's historic boost for Peace Process

The IRA gave a significant boost to the peace process this week with an historic and unprecedented initiative. more

Fears grow in Portadown

Fears of sectarian intimidation and attacks are growing within the nationalist community in Portadown.

``A terrible atrocity''

The families of three unarmed IRA Volunteers shot dead by the British SAS in disputed circumstances in 1978 are calling for the full facts to be acknowledged by the British government.

Sinister moves in the Short Strand

A resident from the Short Strand area of Belfast believes he inadvertently disturbed an undercover operation by the British Army.

Sligo elects Sinn Féin Mayor

Sligo Corporation is set to elect a Sinn Féin mayor at its AGM on Monday.

Paramilitaries and the Orange Order

Loyalist paramilitaries were filmed accompanying Orangemen during a controversial march along the Springfield Road.

First phase of Bloody Sunday Inquiry ends

It was the final week of opening statements in the Bloody Sunday Inquiry.

Doherty brings policing demands to London

Sinn Féin Vice President and Assembly member for West Tyrone Pat Doherty will be in London today, Thursday 29 June, to continue the party's campaign in relation to the Police Bill.

Finaghy sectarianism on the increase

Since the start of this year loyalist attacks in the South Belfast area, particularly around Finaghy Cross, have increased.

``You're not singing any more''

The slow downward spiral of the Dublin Government took on all the drama and spectacle of the Euro 2000 championships this week.

British helicopter crashes in South Armagh

The latest British Army helicopter to crash in South Armagh went down on Saturday evening 24 June at about 6pm.

Adams addresses O'Flaherty nomination

Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams said that the O'Flaherty's nomination should go before a new independent public appointments commission.

Views from the hill

Laura Friel looks at two contrasting analyses of Protestants, `The Faithful Tribe' by Ruth Dudley Edwards and `Northern Protestants, An Unsettled People' by Susan McKay.

Sinn Féin mounts Dublin mayoral challenge

Sinn Féin has launched its campaign to have Councillor Nicky Kehoe elected as Mayor of Dublin.

Ó Caoláin backs no confidence motion

Sinn Féin TD Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin this week signed a motion of no confidence in the Fianna Fáil/Progressive Democrats government.

Aldi strikers' morale high

Striking MANDATE members from Dublin were on hand to picket Aldi's new Galway outlet when it opened.

Ó Caoláin slams proposed CE cuts for school workers

Táiniste Mary Harney has been accused of seeking to end all Community Employment jobs in schools.

No letup in child poverty

The latest report from UNICEF reveals that the families of more than 47 million children in the western world cannot guarantee their well being.

Crowley presentation in Cork

June Crowley, sister of IRA Volunteer Dermot Crowley, received a presentation from the Vols Ahern/Crowley Sinn Féin Cumann this week.

President questions constitutionality of `Trafficking' Bill

58 people died, but by the middle of the week no one was really interested anymore.

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