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Some republicans vexed by secretive process

gerrymcgeoughhandcuffs.jpg The disclosures made in John Downey’s case could have altered the course of Gerry McGeough’s trial or appeal, according to his legal team, as the evidence presented at the Old Bailey could have confirmed that 216 “pardons” had been issued to republicans.

Published March 1, 2014

Charity insiders earn millions as homeless numbers multiply

angelakerins.jpg An ongoing row over salaries at Irish state-funded charities and voluntary organisations took a fresh twist this wee, when it emerged that senior executives at Rehab, who have long refused to reveal their base salary payments, have awarded themselves lucrative bonuses.

Published March 1, 2014

Britain maintains silence at Marshall ambush inquest

sammarshallflat.jpg British forces have said they will not disclose information to those injured in the ambush and murder of Lurgan man Sam Marshall in March 1990.

Published March 1, 2014

Jobs and heritage face destruction on Moore Street

parisbakery.jpg The great-grandson of Irish patriot James Connolly has criticised plans to demolish a Moore Street bakery at the historic site of the 1916 Rising and erect a shopping mall.

Published March 1, 2014

Demonstrations continue for language rights

lamorprotest.jpg More than ten thousand have taken to the streets in recent weeks in protest at the Dublin government’s failure to protect the linguistic rights of Irish speakers, and further protests are planned.

Published March 1, 2014

Cameron yields to DUP demands on OTR inquiry

robinsoncameron.jpg British Prime Minister David Cameron is to appoint a judge to investigate the operation of a scheme to deal with those ‘on-the-run’ from conflict-related prosecutions after Peter Robinson yesterday threatened to quit as the North’s First Minister.

Published February 27, 2014

OTR deal revealed as John Downey is released

johndowney.jpg Donegal republican John Downey walked free today after a court in London said charges against him of taking part in an IRA campaign in 1982 amounted to “an abuse of process”. But the decision to release him has created confusion and anger in the north of Ireland over a previously secret scheme to tackle the issue of OTRs -- those ‘on the run’ from outstanding conflict-related prosecutions.

Published February 25, 2014

Stephen Murney acquitted of all remaining charges

justicestephenmurney.jpg Stephen Murney was cleared of outstanding ‘terrorism’ charges this afternoon amid strong criticism of the system of internment by remand being operated by the PSNI police and Crown prosecutors against republicans in the north of Ireland.

Published February 24, 2014

Minister for misconduct

alanshatterbig.jpg The 26-County Taoiseach Enda Kenny is resisting intense pressure to sack his Minister for Justice Alan Shatter amid a tsunamic scandal over his handling of police corruption and misconduct.

Published February 21, 2014

Politicians play down St Patrick’s Day plans

robinsonobamamcguinness.jpg DUP leader Peter Robinson and Sinn Fein’s Martin McGuinness will join Irish officials travelling to Washington DC next month ahead of St Patrick’s Day, but a high-profile meeting with US President Barack Obama may not now take place.

Published February 21, 2014

MI5 micro-managing home security measures

attackedhome.jpg It has been revealed that British military intelligence decides if victims of sectarian attacks in the Six Counties should receive measures to protect their homes.

Published February 21, 2014

‘Humiliation’ of republican’s wife

psniguns2.jpg The 32 County Sovereignty movement has strongly condemned the PSNI in Derry after it said a young mother was subjected to a “very public humiliation” as she was leaving her child to Long Tower school in the Brandywell.

Published February 21, 2014

Lithuania approach to Derry businessman

doran.jpg A Derry businessman has said he was approached by members of MI5 while visiting Lithuania earlier this month.

Published February 21, 2014

Rebel song becomes chart hit

theirishbrigade.jpg A ‘rebel song’ commemorating 10 republican PoWs who died in the 1981 Hunger Strike reached number 24 in the British singles’ charts this week.

Published February 21, 2014

Bugged and bullied

gsoc.jpg The Dublin government has been rocked by shocking revelations of a ‘black ops’ spy operation at the headquarters of the police ombudsman’s office, the Garda Siochana Ombudsman Commission (GSOC).

Published February 15, 2014

Sinn Fein sees ‘progressive alliance’ with Labour

eamongilmoregerryadams.jpg The leader of the Irish Labour Party, Eamon Gilmore, has distanced himself from a proposal by Sinn Fein to form a left-wing coalition to “take on” the main conservative parties in the 26 Counties, Fine Gael and Fianna Fail.

Published February 15, 2014

UVF in hit on drugs enemy; GAA club bombed

aghohillgaa.jpg The status of the UVF’s ceasefire is again being questioned after the attempted murder of a 30-year old man in Bangor, County Down.

Published February 15, 2014

PSNI patrol in Donegal; devices target British Army in England

psnilifford.jpg A former mayor of Donegal has called on the Dublin government to investigate a PSNI incursion into the 26 Counties.

Published February 15, 2014

Prisoners freeze after heat is cut off

maghaberrybig.jpg There has been a deterioration in the conditions for republican political prisoners held at Maghaberry prison in County Armagh after prisoners were left without heat and food for two days in a row last weekend.

Published February 15, 2014

INLA ‘informer’ abuse claims

mcglincheycommemoration.jpg There have been calls for an investigation into whether a Crown force informer in the north of Ireland was allowed to continue to engage in child sex abuse in exchange for spying on the INLA, the Irish National Liberation Army.

Published February 15, 2014


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