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Don't believe the hype

Sinn Féin took a dim view last night of speculation that a deal can be reached on how to move the peace process forward, following the announcement that round table talks are due to take place at Hillsborough later today. more

Vigils mark 20th anniversary of hunger strike

Throughout Ireland last Thursday and over the weekend, the 20th anniversary of the 1981 hunger strike was remembered as thousands of people took to the streets.

Farmers accuse Fee of foot in mouth

SDLP Assembly member John Fee was forced to do an about turn on Monday when remarks he made trying to link ``erstwhile republicans'' to the current Foot and Mouth crisis backfired badly.

Wreckers' charter cannot prevail

The so-called `Real-IRA' played into the hands of British securocrats when they set off a bomb in West London on Saturday night.

Employment discrimination persists

Fresh figures highlighting unemployment disparities between Catholics and Protestants in the Six Counties have rung alarm bells.

FRU made Nelson a `monster'

A former British Army intelligence officer has described how Brian Nelson was transformed into ``a good terrorist''.

Freedom doesn't come easy for RUC

Up to 50 Sinn Féin activists staged a highly successful anti-RUC protest in Antrim Town last Saturday.

Sectarian attack foiled

A gunman spotted near Lenadoon in West Belfast may have been about to attack a delivery driver.

Basque Youth leaders arrested

All members of the executive of Basque Youth Organisation Haika in the South Basque Country were arrested on the early hours of Tuesday 6 March.

RUC raid linked to death list

A recently seized loyalist death list may be linked to an RUC raid on Sinn Féin offices around ten years ago.

Republicans must address gender equality

Today is International Women's Day and to mark the occasion we reproduce a talk given to the recent Dublin Sinn Féin women's conference by former POW Ella O'Dwyer.

Fine Gael have questions to answer

The current controversy surrounding O'Brien, Fine Gael and the Norwegian Telecommunications company Telenor, goes back to 1995, writes MICHAEL PIERSE.

Flag flying in Newtownabbey

Newtownabbey Borough Council has decided to fly the Union flag outside their buildings 365 days a year.

No case for privatising Port of Belfast

Sinn Féin Assembly Regional Development Spokesperson Pat McNamee has said that there is no case for the privatisation of the Port of Belfast.

Sligo Mayor seeks timeframe for Northwest gas pipeline

The Mayor of Sligo has called on the Dublin government to set out a clear timeframe for the construction of the Corrib field gas pipeline.

Ó Caoláin challenges health minister

Sinn Féin has challenged the Minister for Health on the closure of maternity services at Monaghan General Hospital.

McCartney accused of harassment

Robert McCartney, leader of the tiny UK Unionist Party, has been accused of sexual discimination by a secretary working for the party at Stormont

Labour MP raises sectarian attacks in Commons

British Labour MP John McDonnell has won cross-party support for a parliamentary Early Day Motion expressing concern at loyalist violence.

McNamee awarded damages

Miscarriage of justice victim Danny McNamee has been awarded £5,000 compensation for the brutality he suffered at the hands of prison officers following an escape at Whitemmor Prison in 1994.

Ó Caoláin critical of Ahern response on RUC

``Absolutely unacceptable'' is how Sinn Féin TD Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin described the current RUC recruiting campaign.

Orange Marches - No predetermined outcomes

Sinn Féin Upper Bann Assembly member Dara O'Hagan has expressed concern at comments made by Tony Holland, Chairperson of the Parades Commission.

Last orders for the PDs

It doesn't take a political genius to see that the Progressive Democrats are in trouble, writes JUSTIN MORAN.

St. Patrick will come to you

Belfast's Saint Patrick's Day celebrations have been reorganised in line with concerns over the current outbreak of Foot and Mouth disease.

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