This week marked the 13th anniversary of the assassination of
solicitor Pat Finucane. Since his death, he has been well served
by his family and friends. Today, the demands for a full
independendent public inquiry into the circumstances of his
killing are stronger than ever.
Sinn FŽin President Gerry Adams this week dealt again
with the need to include unionists in the new dispensation.
Phoblacht offers space in this week's issue to four groups
campaigning, alternatively, for and against the latest referendum on abortion.
A Strabane taxi driver says he stared death in the face
after he was confronted by a number of gunmen in a small
The residents of Longlands are living on their nerves because of
a concerted loyalist
onslaught over the years.
Dublin City Council has
threatened legal proceedings against
thousands over the bin collection
The trial of eleven anti-racists accused under the
Public Order Act in relation to a sit in at Bertie Ahern's office
on 28 March 2000 was underway this week in Dublin.
Sinn FŽin Chairperson Mitchel Mc Laughlin gave the annual
Volunteers Coen and MacManus Memorial Lecture in Sligo on Sunday
Sinn FŽin Councillor Gerard Brophy has lodged an
official complaint with the Police Ombudsman after the RUC/PSNI
formally cautioned him for riotous behaviour.
An application has been made
for Judicial Review of the decision to grant screening
to the RUC
witnesses at the Bloody Sunday Inquiry.
A UDA unit
calling itself the 'South Londonderry Volunteers'
has claimed that it planted a bomb in Maghera.
Review is to be taken over Britain' failure to
provide an effective investigation into the IRA Volunteer's
A 16-year-old boy from Glengormley says he was lucky
to escape with his life after he was confronted by a gunman in
Forty people participated in the second Tar
Isteach Bogtrotters' sponsored walk in support of the Colombia
"Injustice" has defied censorship to expose deaths in custody in Britain.
Derry filmmaker Ann Crilly launched her new film Limbo
at the Bloody Sunday weekend in Derry.
Sinn FŽin's Martin Ferris has described comments made
by Dick Spring at the weekend as "an hysterical rant".
Caoimhgh’n î Caol‡in has supported a motion calling for
government action on the spiralling cost of insurance.
Cionnaith î Sœilleabh‡in has defended his decision to
back the cooption of a Fianna F‡il man
onto Clonakilty Town Council.
Sinn FŽin has selected two poll-topping Town
Councillors to contest the upcoming General Election in Cork
Sinn FŽin President Gerry Adams was in Dublin South
West on Tuesday for the official launch of Councillor Se‡n
Crowe's Leinster House campaign.
Frances McCole has been selected as the Sinn FŽin
candidate in the constituency of Dublin North Central for the
forthcoming general election in the 26 Counties.
Meath County Council has been asked to explain why it
has granted a recycling franchise to a waste incinerator company.
TD Caoimhgh’n î Caol‡in has said
he supports 'the legitimate right of communities to protest peacefully against mobile phone masts'.
Sinn FŽin Louth County Councillor, Arthur Morgan, has
criticised Labour TD Michael Bell for demeaning the value of
young people's votes.
It is hard to tell who was more upset that John Rusnak
was not on the run last week - the media or his employers.
An open letter from An Phoblacht's Robbie MacGabhann to Progressive Democrat leader
An Phoblacht's MICK
DERRIG visited P‡draig MacLochlainn, who is being co-opted onto Buncrana Urban
will have justice
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