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Shell pipeline blamed on weak government

shelldrilling.jpg The state’s unprecedented use of law and order forces against its own citizens while protecting private commercial interests augurs badly for a remote community in north Mayo and for the State as a whole, a planning hearing has been told.

Published October 4, 2010

The fifty billion Euro robbery

anglotruckprotest.jpg A massively increased price-tag for the bank bailout by the Fianna Fail/Green Party government has left the 26-County state braced for deeper cuts and rising taxes and blighted the state’s finances for a generation.

Published October 1, 2010

‘Shame’ campaign targets child

psnichildabuse.jpg The family of a 14-year-old boy whose face was published in newspapers and leaflets as part of a PSNI police “naming and shaming” tactic have taken a legal challenge against his treatment.

Published October 1, 2010

New UVF supergrass emerges

garyhaggarty.jpg One of the UVF’s most senior members has turned ‘supergrass’ and is ready to give evidence against other members of the loyalist murder gang, it has been revealed.

Published October 1, 2010

PSNI clash with eirigi over Newry alert

psniraids.jpg The PSNI were accused of using of repressive legislation to harass a nationalist community on Tuesday as the force launched a major “security operation” on the outskirts of the Derrybeg estate in Newry.

Published October 1, 2010

Shoot-to-kill inquest challenge thrown out

shoottokill.jpg Relatives of those killed in Britain’s shoot-to-kill campaign of assassination seem set to finally see reports on the cases - albeit censored.

Published October 1, 2010

Questions mount as truth process stalls

truthandjustice.jpg The family of a Derry man say they will lobby outside Downing Street if police are not given clearance to question MI5 about his death.

Published October 1, 2010

Parades agreement collapses

paradeprotest.jpg The Protestant Orange Order has refused to back new laws to deal with sectarian marches in the North of Ireland, ensuring the controversial Parades Commission will remain in place for at least another marching season.

Published September 27, 2010

McGeough suffers heart attack

gerrymcgeoughbaby.jpg The trial of Gerry McGeough has been postponed after he became ill and required immediate heart surgery.

Published September 27, 2010

Cowen is international joke

cowendrunk.jpg The world’s most-famous chat show star has dubbed 26-County Taoiseach Brian Cowen a “drunken moron” following his infamous “hoarse” interview on morning radio in Ireland.

Published September 27, 2010

Grenade attack claimed

crumlinpsni.jpg A booby-trap device left at a PSNI base in Crumlin village earlier this month has been claimed by the breakaway IRA group using the name Oglaigh na hEireann.

Published September 27, 2010

New leader for old Labour

edmiliband.jpg The views on Ireland of the British Labour Party’s new leader, Ed Miliband, remain a mystery despite his election to the post at the weekend.

Published September 27, 2010

Republicans blamed as Lenihan flees unemployed

conorlenihan.jpg A Junior minister was allegedly told to leave the studios of Ireland’s state broadcaster, RTE, over fears that republicans were among a group of unemployed audience members of Pat Kenny’s Frontline programme.

Published September 27, 2010

Political transformation underway

eamongilmore.jpg A socialist is likely to become the next 26-County Taoiseach according to a new poll, which shows a further decline in support for the Fianna Fail-Green Party coalition.

Published September 24, 2010

Prisoner beaten for refusing strip-search

brutality.jpg A “brutal assault and ritual humiliation” has been inflicted on republican prisoner Brendan Conway before a court appearance.

Published September 24, 2010

Direct action halts pipeline work

shelltosearig.jpg Shell Oil was forced to suspend work on the proposed new Corrib pipeline route in north Mayo yesterday when two Shell to Sea campaigners boarded one of the drilling rigs.

Published September 24, 2010

UUP elects hardliner as leader

tomelliott.jpg Tom Elliott, a 46-year-old Assembly member for Fermanagh-South Tyrone, has been elected the new leader of the Ulster Unionist Party to succeed Reg Empey.

Published September 24, 2010

Loyalists target GAA flags

ulstergaa.jpg A controversy has erupted in the North after loyalists were filmed taking down County Down flags in south Belfast ahead of the All-Ireland senior football final last week.

Published September 24, 2010

Armstrong remains identified

charliearmstrong.jpg The daughter of Charlie Armstrong, one of the conflict’s so-called ‘Disappeared’, has thanked those who provided the information that helped locate her father’s remains.

Published September 24, 2010

‘Dissidents underestimated’ - MI5

mi5logo.jpg The chief of British military intelligence has accepted his organisation has underestimated the capacity of the breakaway IRA groups.

Published September 20, 2010


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