Judge Nicholson, sitting in the High Court in Belfast, refused
bail to Sinn Féin Assembly administrator Denis Donaldson
on Wednesday, citing "unchallengeable hearsay from Special
Charges of riotous
behaviour against North Belfast Sinn Féin councillor
Gerard Brophy were thrown out of a Belfast court on Wednesday.
minister Charlie McCreevy's budget estimates were a battery of cutbacks
that struck at the weakest in society.
On Tuesday 19 November, another preliminary hearing into
the scheduling of four inquests opened at Cookstown Court House.
community-made video highlighting the ongoing unionist
paramilitary campaign of violence against the Short Strand has been launched.
Even by the epic standards
of hypocrisy normally set by unionism, Trimble's latest
outpourings on the 26 Counties have reached a new and
When is a 'leak' not a
'leak? Easy. When it's a press conference fronted by the Deputy
Chief Constable Alan McQuillan. LAURA FRIEL writes.
Almost 30 years after the
killing of six men by the British Army and the UDA in the New
Lodge area of Belfast, a community inquiry has been established.
The former commander of
British troops in Derry at the time of Bloody Sunday is giving testimony to
Sinn Féin is not persuaded that the two governments
are dealing with the current crisis with the urgency it
Derry Sinn Féin councillor Barney O'Hagan has proposed a
motion for the next city council meeting on Tuesday
to officially change the name of the city to Derry.
JIM GIBNEY on Operation Torsion, the
plan to capture the IRA's 'Director of Intelligence'.
This Sunday will see the
annual commemoration for Sean O'Carroll and Patrick Tierney, two
young IRA volunteers murdered by Black and Tans in 1920.
SDLP leader Mark Durkan has
pledged support to the McBride family in their campaign to have
the two killer British soldiers
discharged from the British Army.
Lifelong republican Joe
Cahill was in Monaghan on Saturday last to sign copies of his
recently published biography: Joe Cahill, A Life in the IRA.
Amnesty International says
there is clear evidence that acts committed by the Israeli Army
during 'Operation Defensive Shield' were war crimes.
A joint picket was held
last weekend outside the Spanish Embassy in London by the Basque
Campaign in London and the Wolfe Tone Society.
A group from Warrington accompanied by Terry Waite visited Castlerea Prison in
The Bring Them Home Campaign has announced that miscarriage
of justice victim Paul Hill will join the Bring Them Home
Campaign when they travel to Colombia on 28 November.
representative for Dún Laoghaire, has
called on the county council to buy
Shanganagh Open Prison.
Martin Ferris questioned
the Minister for the Marine in the Dáil on
Tuesday on how the government proposes to protect the Irish
A bilateral agreement between Ireland and the
United States could give US citizens immunity from the International Criminal Court.
A new Sinn Féin
cumann in Louth to cover the Omeath, Carlingford, Greenore,
Cooley and Ravensdale area was established on Thursday 7
Gerry Adams, Richard
McAuley and Rita O'Hare have just returned from another
and highly successful trip to America.
The Sinn Féin
spokesperson for Justice and Equality has called on the
Dáil to support the McBrearty family's demand for the
widening of the terms of reference of the Morris Tribunal.
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