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Time is
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Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams has called for Tony Blair to offer real and substantial commitment to implementing the Good Friday Agreement, before time runs out. more

British collusion Brigadier posted to the Gulf

Up to 20 former and serving RUC/PSNI officers and British soldiers face prosecution concerning evidence of collusion in the killing of Irish citizens in the North. LAURA FRIEL writes.

LVF pipe bombs intended to kill

A Catholic mother and her daughter had a lucky escape after the Loyalist Volunteer Force (LVF) launched a pipe bomb attack on their County Armagh home.

The changing face of the UDA?

Media commentators have expressed disbelief at the fact that a programme in which the UDA declared they "want to give peace a chance" has been dubbed 'The John Gregg Initiative'.

Faith in Ballymurphy's future

The Ballymurphy Activities, Sports, and Education (BASE) centre officially opened its doors on 17 February.

Council pays damages to Catholic

Fermanagh District Council has agreed to pay 12,500 to a Catholic man after he took a case against the council under the Fair Employment and Treatment Order.

Mother slams Ministry of Defence

Jean McBride has slammed the British Ministry of Defence over the military deployment of her son's killers.

Special Branch delivers security blow to Royal Maternity

The Head of the PSNI's Special Branch has intervened in the consultation process that is to decide the location of the new Belfast maternity hospital.

Brown cuts the gain and piles on the pain

An announcement has finally been made about the reform of the hospital services in the Six Counties.

Omagh discussion forum

West Tyrone Assembly member Barry McElduff has set up a Discussion Forum at Sinn Féin's Constituency Office in Omagh, County Tyrone.

Inspiring weekend for gaeilgeoirs

A very successful and enjoyable Slógadh Shinn Féin took place last weekend in South Armagh.

Maskey meets mayors of ten US cities

Belfast Mayor Alex Maskey recently undertook the coast-to-coast trip to promote the peace process and the city of Belfast.

Examining the language of power

Ella O'Dwyer's astonishing book, "The Rising of the Moon", was launched by Brian Keenan last week.

Bizarre Colombia trial shifts to Medellin

The latest, and most bizarre yet, stage of the trial of the three Irishmen in Colombia will get under way next Tuesday.

Challenges remain for the new South Africa

Sinn Féin Councillor EOIN Ó BROIN reflects on the state of the transition in South Africa, almost nine years after the coming to power of Mandela's ANC.

Taoiseach urged to act on needs of autistic children

Sinn Féin's Caoimhghin Ó Caoláin has raised the urgent need for speech and language services services for children with special needs

Morgan calls for renewed campaign to shut Sellafield

The publication of the British government's White Paper on Energy failed to include the ringing endorsement on Britain's nuclear industry.

No will to tackle child poverty

Sinn Féin spokesperson on Social and Community Affairs Seán Crowe TD has hit out at the government for its failure to address child poverty.

Harney's U-turn On CE Schemes

Last week, was the UDA was signalling a break with the past, a new beginning, a move forward? Well almost, but not quite, argues LAURA FRIEL.

Partnership - better off in or out?

In coming weeks, union members will vote on the sixth partnership agreement, Sustaining Progress amid growing discord between the social partners and government.

ti-War protests planned for 1 March

Sinn Féin TD Aengus Ó Snodaigh has called on people to come out in large numbers in support of a series of anti-war rallies planned for Saturday, 1 March.

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