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Colombia accused testify in court

The three Irishmen on trial in Colombia made a surprise appearance in court for the first time in their trial on Wednesday as the lengthy proceedings draw to a close. more

Kelly murder case reopened

The family of an independent nationalist councillor, Patrick Kelly, have said they will not cooperate with a new PSNI inquiry.

Senior UUP member in electoral corruption probe

The Chief Executive of the Ulster Unionist Party has been arrested and questioned by the PSNI in connection with serious offences within the north's Electoral Office.

Adams calls for election date on US visit

Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams MP has continued to press the message that the British government "has to set a date certain for the elections".

Human Rights Commission broken and in need of fixing

Sinn Féin Chief Negotiator Martin McGuinness MP on Wednesday morning led a party delegation to meet with the Human Rights Commission.

Sectarian intimidation drives Catholics out

Families of peace activists in Antrim have been told they are in imminent danger from loyalist paramilitaries.

Taoiseach's Dáil mandate is to demand autumn election

Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin spoke at the unveiling of a monument in County Cavan to IRA Captain Edward Boylan, who was killed in the Civil War.

Man charged with feud killing

Twenty-three-year-old Stephen Dowie appeared at Belfast Court on Saturday 16 July charged with the murder of Jonathan Stewart in December 2002.

March and rally against collusion

Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams last Thursday spoke at a news conference at which he urged people to take part in the march and rally against collusion on 10 August.

British Army flies UVF flag

Sinn Féin councillor Pat McGinn has accused the British Army of glorifying loyalist violence.

Irish activist shot by Israeli forces

The Ireland Palestine Solidarity Campaign has slammed the shooting of an Irish human rights activist by Israeli forces.

Drogheda Hospital scandal

The Minister for Health has been urged to should establish a full public inquiry into events at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda.

Report falls far short of Monaghan's needs

In the space of a week, the birth of two children highlighted the need for the reopening of the Maternity Unit at Monaghan General Hospital.

Building political strength

DOMHNALL Ó COBHTHAIGH responds to the recent discussion on the place of left-wing politics in the current republican strategy.

Keep off the grass

Residents in the luxury Clarion Quay Apartments in Dublin Docklands have been refused access to their communal green space.

Leading Civil Rights campaigner dies

The funeral of leading civil rights campaigner Oliver Kearney took place from his Dungannon home on Monday 28 July.

Warts and all, can Harney handle it?

The Dublin government has effectively initiated a process of buck passing of its job creation responsibilities, writes ROBBIE SMYTH.

Sinn Féin opposes GM in Ireland

Sinn Féin has callede for the island of Ireland to be free of Genetically Modified (GM) seeds and foods.

The politics of emptiness

PAUL O'CONNOR wonders where it has all gone wrong for Bertie Ahern and Fianna Fáil.

New faces step in as dual mandate ends

Sinn Féin has been selecting new candidates to step into existing council seats.

Successful Irish summer school in Newry

On Friday 25 July the O'Donovan Rossa Cultural Society in Newry started its weekend summer school with a trip to the Ulster/American Folk Park in Omagh.

1803 Rising remembered in Clonakilty

Clonakilty Historical Society organised a commemoration last Wednesday evening to remember the bicentenary Robert Emmet's ill-fated rising.

Funding crisis will not dampen Ardoyne Fleadh

Thirteen years on, the Ardoyne Fleadh in north Belfast just keeps getting better and better.

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