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Lisburn: 'A City For Everyone' - Except Catholics

Sinn Féin is seeking a judicial review and calling for the political isolation of Lisburn City Council, after the UUP and DUP excluded Sinn Féin, the SDLP, and the Alliance Party from holding any senior position on the Council at its AGM on 26 June and unionists deferred a Sinn Féin motion calling for equality on the council this week. more

Too little too late

The Dublin government's response to the death of Captain James Kelly was opportunistic, writes ELLA O'DWYER.

US government to fund PSNI training

The US House of Representatives has voted in favour of government funding to train both the PSNI and the Gardaí.

It takes more than a gunman

Last week the PSNI admitted they know who killed Catholic teenager Gerard Lawlor - but no action is planned.

Beaumont Hospital crisis

Sinn Féin Health spokesperson Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin TD has described as "scandalous" the situation that has been allowed to develop at Dublin's Beaumont Hospital.

British Minister Misleading Public

British Home Office Minister Fiona McTaggart has been accused of deliberately misrepresenting the situation at Maghaberry prison.

Congressmen call for date for Six County elections

Fourteen members of the US Congress have called on British Prime Minister Tony Blair to set a date for the suspended Six Counties elections.

Ahern urged to live up to his words on debt

Bertie Ahern was urged to live up to his words by making Third World debt this a priority of his EU presidency.

He's my brother

The eleventh Frank Cahill memorial lecture will this year be presented by Sinn Féin Vice President Joe Cahill.

Emmet anniversary marked by Tar Isteach Bogtrotters

The Robert Emmet Association and the Bogtrotters combined forces and took to the Dublin mountains last Saturday afternoon.

Festival Highlights - North and West Belfast

This year's New Lodge Festival in North Belfast and Féile an Phobail in West Belfast are packed with things to do and people to meet.

Loyalist Mob Attacks Golfer

A mob of more than 20 loyalists attacked a Catholic man last Sunday, 20 July, as he played golf on an Antrim course.

ger voiced at deepening housing crisis

A public meeting to discuss the housing crisis in Dublin was held in the Camden Court Hotel on Wednesday 16 July.

Putting private property first

We at An Phoblacht's Parnell Square HQ had new neighbours last week, albeit very briefly.

Hutton appointment smacks of cover-up

The announcement of a judicial inquiry into the death of Dr David Kelly provided British Prime Minister Tony Blair with a breathing space.

Taylor threatens to scupper Agreement

Leading Ulster Unionist John Taylor has threatened to scupper the entire Good Friday Agreement if the proposed Independent Monitoring Body (IMB) will include a nominee from the Dublin government.

One duck a-limping...

DAVID GRANVILLE, who is retiring as editor of the Connolly Association's newspaper, The Irish Democrat, writes in his final editorial of the current situation in the peace process.

Loyalist killer honoured at Twelfth parade

The Orange Order's reverence for loyalist killers was on display once again two weeks ago.

Off the rails

The Dublin government's agenda of deregulation, competition and privatisation is a profiteer's charter, doomed to failure, writes PAUL O'CONNOR

Sinn Féin sets out plan for North West economy

On Monday, Sinn Féin elected representatives from the North West met to discuss the party's plans for the economic and political regeneration of the region.

British Army firing more plastic bullets

The British Army fired five times as many plastic bullets in 2002 as it did during the previous 12 months.

Having a vision while living in the real world

Obsession with ideological purity and the following of dogmas that don't suit objective conditions is a recipe for disaster, argues SEáN Mac BRáDAIGH

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