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Dail delegation warns over Maghaberry prison dispute

eamonocuivbig.jpg Former government minister Eamon O Cuiv has warned that the atmosphere in Maghaberry Prison between republican prisoners and prison authorities is on a “knife edge”.

Published May 22, 2014

Sectarian killing unpunished

kevinmcdaidbig.jpg The trial of a loyalist gang involved in the death of Catholic community worker Kevin McDaid has ended with all of the charges against them being dropped or reduced to minor ones.

Published May 17, 2014

Shock as British Army gunmen’s admissions are dismissed

mrfattack.jpg A decision by the PSNI police not to investigate the admitted sectarian murders by an undercover British army unit is being described as a devastating injustice against the families of the victims.

Published May 17, 2014

Sinn Fein eyes election gains despite new Adams smear

indoheadlineadams.jpg With his party on the brink of local and European election successes, party leader Gerry Adams has taken legal action against 26-County media group Independent News and Media (IN&M) over a recent news report.

Published May 17, 2014

Graphic election fight for smaller republican parties

eirigipostertorn.jpg Posters for eirigi candidate Maire Drumm are being vandalised in the Colin area of West Belfast, the party has said, as Sinn Fein and rival republicans continue to contest the visual spaces open to their communities.

Published May 17, 2014

Dublin/Monaghan families to sue for justice

dublinmonaghancommemoration.jpg Victims of the 1974 Dublin and Monaghan bombings, which took place 40 years ago this week, are to sue the British government for failing to bring the perpetrators to justice.

Published May 17, 2014

Limavady bandsmen mark territory for July Twelfth

limavadybandsmen.jpg There have been calls for action to be taken in the county Derry town of Limavady after two loyalist bandsmen urinated at the gates of a parish priest’s home during a parade in the town.

Published May 17, 2014

Jubilation and recrimination as Adams is freed

adamsdancingafricans.jpg A high stakes game in the North’s unfinished peace process played out before the world’s media last week. But almost twenty years after the Provisional IRA’s ceasefire, the shock detention of Gerry Adams on allegations of past IRA activity ended in a dramatic triumph for the Sinn Fein leader.

Published May 10, 2014

Enmities inflamed after Adams arrest

bostoncollegetouts.jpg Despite a display of unity for the start of the Giro d’Italia international bicycle race in Belfast this week, political relations are at their lowest for years following the arrest and interrogation of Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams.

Published May 10, 2014

Report identifies serious Garda misconduct, cover-ups

kennyfitzgerald.jpg A new Minister for Justice was hurriedly appointed on Thursday less than 24 hours before the release of an official investigation which concluded that the former Minister for Justice Alan Shatter had failed to investigate a disturbing litany of corruption and malpractice.

Published May 10, 2014

Protestors determined to stop water meters

watermetersprotest.jpg Two people have been injured in clashes between residents and Irish Water workers as protests against the new water tax have spread.

Published May 10, 2014

Sudden end to PIRA membership trial

padraicwilsonfreed.jpg Two men and two women due to stand trial charged with Provisional IRA offences were dramatically cleared this week, after the prosecution said it offered no evidence against them.

Published May 10, 2014

The Dublin and Monaghan bombings

dublinbombing.jpg The worst day in the history of the recent conflict took place 40 years ago this week. A report from Justice for the Forgotten, which was formed in 1996 and continues to campaign for truth and justice for the victims of the Dublin and Monaghan bombings.

Published May 10, 2014

Minister for Justice Alan Shatter resigns

alanshatterbig.jpg A long saga of scandal, corruption and the abuse of power came to a sudden end today with the announcement that the 26 County Minister for Justice Alan Shatter has resigned.

Published May 7, 2014

Adams’s address to the media following his release

adamsbalmoral.jpg Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams’s remarks to a press conference in west Belfast tonight following his release from Antrim PSNI station.

Published May 5, 2014

Loyalists fail to block Adams release

antrimpsniloyalistsmedia.jpg Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams has emerged from a PSNI base this evening some two hours after his discharge from custody was confirmed by the force.

Published May 4, 2014

Unionists demand Adams face charges

peterrobinsonbig.jpg The DUP has accused Sinn Fein of attempting to “bully” the PSNI into not charging party leader Gerry Adams over IRA activities. Mr Adams is undergoing a fourth day of interrogation following his arrest on Wednesday.

Published May 4, 2014

Political chaos as Adams is arrested, interrogated

freegerryadamsandmural.jpg Sinn Fein’s Gerry Adams is facing a fourth night in jail at a notorious British Crown force interrogation centre in Antrim as a crisis over the failure to deal with the past conflict in the north of Ireland begins to threaten delicate policing agreements.

Published May 3, 2014

Ballymurphy families reject ‘shameful’ treatment

ballyymurphyrips.jpg The Ballymurphy Massacre Families have expressed their outrage at the British government’s response to their call for an independent panel to be established to investigate the Ballymurphy Massacre in 1971.

Published May 3, 2014

PSNI handling of loyalist flags violence illegal, judge rules

flagprotest.jpg The PSNI illegally facilitated violent and intimidatory loyalist flag disturbances, according to ruling by a High Court judge in Belfast this week. The PSNI’s handling of the demonstrations also breached the human rights of a nationalist resident subjected to the disorder.

Published May 3, 2014


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