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Sinn Féin backs SDLP motion on McCausland

mccauslandorange.jpg A joint effort by the two main nationalist parties in the North to seek to exclude unionist extremist Nelson McCausland from holding a Ministerial position for three months is being seen as a potentially significant development.

Published September 21, 2012

Notorious LVF paramilitary released

bernadettemartin.jpg A unionist paramilitary killer, jailed for shooting dead a Catholic teenager as she slept, has been freed early.

Published September 21, 2012

Court blocks identification of RUC killer

pearsejordanbig.jpg The identity of a former RUC sergeant who fired the shots that killed unarmed Pearse Jordan 20 years ago will not be revealed at his inquest, a court has ruled.

Published September 21, 2012

Record emigration amid government ‘dysfunction’

emigrationairport.jpg Almost 40,000 are leaving Ireland each year as a result of the continuing decline in the 26 County economy, bringing Irish emigration to its highest level since the famine.

Published September 21, 2012

Children’s referendum to go ahead

childrensreferendum.jpg The 26-County Government has said the referendum on the proposed new 31st amendment of the Constitution, giving the State increased powers to take children into care, will take place on Saturday, November 10.

Published September 21, 2012

Reprisal raids follow Ryan funeral

ryanfuneral.jpg The 26 County police have carried out a wave of raids and arrests following a large IRA funeral in Dublin for Alan Ryan.

Published September 14, 2012

DUP man to oversee Long Kesh ‘redevelopment’

terencebrannigan.jpg A member of the hardline unionist DUP is to take the helm of a body tasked with overseeing the conversion of the former site of Long Kesh prison, including the demolition of most or all of the world-famous H-Blocks.

Published September 14, 2012

No sign of Covenant march talks

orangeorderbig.jpg No consultations have yet taken place with residents of a nationalist area which 20,000 members of the anti-Catholic Orange Order and thousands more supporters are due to parade past later this month.

Published September 14, 2012

Court finds British Army interrogations were illegal

liamholdenbig.jpg Hundreds of people could be in line for compensation after a British military document revealed that the British army continued to interrogate suspects it had captured, despite being banned from doing so.

Published September 14, 2012

Failed attempt to recruit Newry man

stephenmurneybig.jpg Covert undercover British operatives are actively spying on eirigi’s Newry spokesperson Stephen Murney, it has emerged.

Published September 14, 2012

Legal actions continue against PSNI bid to seize interviews

mariandoloursprice.jpg The case of the Boston College IRA tapes is to go before the US Supreme Court as the British authorities continue their efforts to investigate those allegedly named in the interviews as IRA member

Published September 14, 2012

All-Ireland final ends in a draw

galwaykilkenny.jpg A spectacular All-Ireland hurling final between Galway and Kilkenny ended this afternoon in a draw, ensuring a replay in three weeks time.

Published September 9, 2012

A first step

loyalistriotbig.jpg The most senior of the Protestant marching organisations has taken the unprecedented step of apologising to the clergy and parishioners of the Catholic St Patrick’s Church after three nights of march-related violence in north Belfast.

Published September 7, 2012

Republican activist shot dead by criminals

alanryan.jpg The 32 County Sovereignty Movement has paid tribute to former political prisoner Alan Ryan who was brutally shot down by a hired hitman in Dublin earlier this week.

Published September 7, 2012

Hunger strike at Maghaberry

remandfourhungerstrike.jpg Four remand prisoners at Maghaberry jail have commenced a hunger strike for their right to be recognised as republican political prisoners.

Published September 7, 2012

Britain admits miscarriage of justice

morrisonhodginsbig.jpg The conviction of former Sinn Féin publicity director Danny Morrison and others entrapped by IRA informer Sandy Lynch and Freddie Scappaticci have been deemed a miscarriage of justice.

Published September 7, 2012

Warning over UVF influence on marches

henryjoymarch.jpg Sinn Féin’s Gerry Kelly has warned that loyalists have become the “spokespersons for the Protestant marching Orders when it comes to parading issues in North Belfast”.

Published September 7, 2012

Chaos reigns in health cuts shambles

disabledprotest.jpg Controversial 26-County Health Minister James Reilly was shamed into a U-turn on cuts to personal assistant services for the disabled after disabled people and their carers gathered in protest -- but he quickly seized funds which had been earmarked for the mentally ill.

Published September 7, 2012

Paterson replaced as British Direct Ruler

patersonvilliers.jpg Theresa Villiers MP is to replace Owen Paterson as Britain’s Secretary of State for Northern Ireland.

Published September 4, 2012

UVF attack republican event in Belfast

cliftonstorangehall.jpg A commemoration for the Protestant republican Henry Joy McCracken, the founder of the United Irishmen, was attacked by a loyalist mob this evening, triggering a wave of rioting in north Belfast.

Published September 2, 2012


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