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Unionists out to stop Sinn Féin ‘walk in the park’

votefranciemolloy.jpg A television debate planned as the climax of the Mid-Ulster by-election campaign went awry this week with only two of the four candidates attending.

Published March 1, 2013

Omagh victims seek judicial review

omaghjudicialreview.jpg Relatives of the Omagh bomb victims are launching a legal action in a bid to force the Dublin and London governments into granting a full cross-border inquiry into the horror.

Published March 1, 2013

‘Warhead’ revealed as abandoned rocket

oldrpg.jpg PSNI press officers grabbed international headlines this week when they declared they had found a “warhead” in west Belfast.

Published March 1, 2013

Arrest of Armagh republican condemned

seanhughesbig.jpg The arrest of a prominent South Armagh republican this week was described by Sinn Féin as an act of “political policing”.

Published March 1, 2013

Hunger striker close to death

samerissawi.jpg Today marks the anniversary of the start of the 1981 Long Kesh hunger strike against the criminalisation of republican policical prisoners. Another prisoner who has followed the same path is Samer Issawi.

Published March 1, 2013

Bryson ‘on the run’ after abortive PSNI arrest

jamiebrysonbig.jpg Jamie Bryson, one of the key organisers of the recent flag “protests”, is being described as on the run tonight after the PSNI police said they were seeking to question him.

Published February 27, 2013

New pay ‘deal’ declared despite trade union walkout

brendanhowlinbig.jpg The Dublin government has today announced a ‘deal’ on 26-County public sector pay despite four major trade unions walking out of negotiations last night.

Published February 25, 2013

Orangemen ‘can march at will’

orangemarchbig2.jpg The Protestant marching orders have said they can simply bypass the Parades Commission in the future after loyalist flags protestors held scores of parades last month without any approval.

Published February 22, 2013

PSNI force cancellation of soccer derby

loyalistspsni.jpg The PSNI police combined with loyalists to force the postponement of a key Belfast soccer match last weekend.

Published February 22, 2013

Stark figures reveal deprivation and discrimination

povertysixcounties.jpg More than four in ten children in West Belfast are living in poverty, it has emerged.

Published February 22, 2013

Taoiseach to address internment issue

endakennydail2.jpg The 26-County Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said he will raise Marian Price’s plight in Maghaberry prison when he meets the British Prime Minister David Cameron early next month.

Published February 22, 2013

Justice for family of Eileen Doherty

eileendohertybig.jpg A loyalist killer was jailed for life last week after a judge convicted him of the sectarian murder of a Catholic teenager.

Published February 22, 2013

Concerns at British plan to despoil Irish midlands

windmills.jpg British and Irish ministers have signed an agreement that could see the world’s largest wind turbines built across the Irish midlands.

Published February 22, 2013

Kenny finally apologises for Magdalene laundries

magdaleneparade.jpg After an initially dismissive response to the McAleese report on the Magdalene laundries, 26-County Taoiseach Enda Kenny has fully apologised to those who were incarcerated in the unofficial women’s prisons.

Published February 19, 2013

UUP in meltdown

mccreamccallister.png Two senior figures have quit the Ulster Unionist Party and are set to form a rival political organisation after a row with party leader and former television presenter Mike Nesbitt suddenly erupted into a full party split.

Published February 15, 2013

Ardoyne man returns to political spotlight

seankelly.png An incident involving senior republican Sean Kelly caused a furore this week when he was arrested but swiftly released in connection with an apparent ‘punishment attack’ in north Belfast.

Published February 15, 2013

Relief for families as inquests to proceed

johnleckeybig.jpg Over 20 inquests into controversial killings by British and pro-British forces in the north of Ireland can proceed after a suspension on the probes was lifted this week.

Published February 15, 2013

Unions hold giant protests, but significance questioned

unionmarch.png On Saturday February 9, up to 100,000 people took to the streets of the 26 Counties in a display of mass opposition to austerity, with demonstrations taking place in Dublin, Cork, Limerick, Sligo, Galway and Waterford.

Published February 15, 2013

Anti-Irish racism reported on the increase

englishracists.png Irish community activists in Britain have sought high-level political discussions following an increase in attacks on Irish events by far-right organisations and loyalists.

Published February 15, 2013

Frazer suggests republican horsemeat cheats behind attack

williefrazercar.png Loyalist hardliner Willie Frazer has blamed “criminal elements in the republican movement” after his car was set on fire last weekend.

Published February 15, 2013


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