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British must
move Trimble

Sinn Féin Chairperson Mitchel McLaughlin yesterday accused the Ulster Unionist Party leader, David Trimble, of setting the political process in Ireland on a ``course for collapse''. more

British dirty tricks continue

A leading British Intelligence officer is being threatened with court martial if she doesn't agree to `retire quietly'.

Loyalist victim hospitalised

A Larne man whose family has been repeatedly targeted by loyalists was admitted to hospital last week suffering with clinical depression.

Disqualification Bill develops all-Ireland politics

Sinn Féin Chairperson Mitchel McLaughlin has welcomed the debate on the Disqualification Bill currently going through the British House of Lords.

Adams welcomes Canadian support for Patten

Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams has welcomed the support of an influential group of Canadians calling for the full implementation of the Patten report.

What new beginning?

The letter and spirit of the Good Friday Agreement is facing yet another body blow this weekend, writes Jim Gibney.

Loyalist feuding set to continue

Last week's bloodletting between loyalist paramilitaries in the rival UVF and UDA abated for a series of funerals.

InterTradeIreland - first step to an island economy

A new departure in all-Ireland economic development was launched in Dublin last week.

A mother's loyalty

In an interview with An Phoblacht's ROISIN DE ROSA, Derry councillor Mary recalls her initiation to the struggle and shares her thoughts and memories.

People must take control of Bill of Rights

Sinn Féin's Mary Nelis this week encouraged full community participation in the consultative process on the Bill of Rights.

Give Ombudsman access to reports

Sinn Féin Assembly member Gerry Kelly called on the British government to give the new police Ombudsman adequate access to past reports.

Growing pains

The level of abuse being heaped on Sinn Fein by elements in the media and other political parties has increased as the party grows.

Unionists threaten republican memorial

Unionist members of Down Council are again threatening to have a memorial to IRA Volunteers torn down.

A nation on the march

Twenty years ago this month, the nationalist community across the Six Counties was mobilising in support of the Long Kesh hunger strikers.

Roisin O'Hagan

A family friend reflects on the selflessness and courage of Roisin O'Hagan, who died two years ago after a short illness.

Call for All-Ireland energy supply

A 9 percent hike in electricity prices is to take effect next year in the North.

ti-Racist initiative should go further - Adams

Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams MP has said that this week's `Anti-Racist Workplace' initiative should be extended.

De Brún petitioned for Antrim ambulance service

The newly formed Glens of Antrim Concerned Residents Group is pressing for an emergency ambulance service.

Mayors lobby to keep city status

Five mayors are bidding to persuade the 26-County government not to abolish corporation borough status for their cities.

Councillor accuses Cork Corporation

It appears that Cork Corporation has decided to site a 'Mixed Refuse Facility' in an area where residents had been assured they would not be subjected to another dump.

Catch 22 for courier in landmark case

A motorcycle courier has been denied state-sponsored legal support in his landmark fight for recognition as an employee rather than a contractor.

Fullerton's clean water vision

County councillors in Donegal appear to want to write out of history our republican heritage, and with it the memory of Councillor Eddie Fullerton.

`Minister must drop incinerator plans' - Ó Caoláin

A call has been made for Minister for the Environment and Local Government Noel Dempsey to halt plans to build a network of waste incinerators throughout the 26 Counties.

Wood to contest Mayo for Sinn Féin

Sinn Féin have selected Ard Chomhairle member Vincent Wood as the party's Mayo candidate to contest the next general election.

Ógra Shinn Féin National Congress

Over 200 delegates from throughout the island attended the Ógra Shinn Féin National Congress in Belfast last weekend.

Rita O'Hare visits Seattle

Rita O'Hare, Sinn Féin's representative to the United States, visited Seattle on Friday and Saturday, 3 and 4 November.

Regional regeneration a priority issue

Sinn Féin is planning a conference on Regional Regeneration to re reflect concerns over the economic exclusion of certain areas.

Asbestos threat to Louth village

Residents of Togher, a tiny village in County Louth, feel threatened by a time bomb under the ground.

Thousands join Dublin grants protest

Thousands of third level students marched through the streets of Dublin on Wednesday to protest the low level of student grants.

TD hospitalised

Deputy Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin was hospitalised last week and is at present recovering from a neck injury.

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Fenian commemoration in Birmingham