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Furore over talks proposal

adamsmaccionnaith.jpg A challenge by Sinn Fein President Gerry Adams to rival republican organisations to meet him for discussions about the way ahead has met with a suspicious reaction by the parties involved and condemned by the British government.

Published August 10, 2010

Killer Knight freed again

torrensknight.jpg A loyalist mass murderer Torrens Knight has been controversially freed from prison a second time.

Published August 10, 2010

Prisoners’ dirty protest continues

maghaberryprotestmay.jpg Efforts to end a dirty protest by republican prisoners at Maghaberry jail have made little progress, but talks involving the Six-County department of justice and the North’s Prison Service are continuing this week.

Published August 10, 2010

British Army seals off rural road

britisharmy.jpg The British Direct Ruler in the North, Owen Paterson, has used his ‘executive power’ to permanently seal off a road in County Down near a British Army base.

Published August 10, 2010

Loyalist ‘feeder parade’ gets Ardoyne go ahead

ardoynetwelfthmarch.jpg The loyalist Apprentice Boys parade has been given the go-ahead to pass by the Ardoyne shop fronts in north Belfast on Saturday.

Published August 10, 2010

Stormont gets rebranded at Feile

pocfada.jpg Sinn Fein President and West Belfast MP Gerry Adams has praised all of those involved in the west Belfast festival, including a hurling event in the grounds of the Six-County Assembly at Stormont.

Published August 10, 2010

Normalisation under attack

strandroadbomb.jpg A bomb attack on a PSNI base and the attempted assassination of a senior British Army officer have rocked the political system in the North of Ireland.

Published August 6, 2010

Activists see increased harassment, violence

psnibadge.jpg The recent suspension of Section 44 of the British government’s ‘Terrorism Act’ has not deterred the PSNI in harassing nationalists.

Published August 6, 2010

Jobs figures point to second recession

doleq.jpg An incompetent Dublin government has allowed a second wave of jobs losses to further undermine the 26-County economy, with unemployment in the state reaching a 16-year high, opposition leaders have said.

Published August 6, 2010

Derry tensions ahead of giant parade

abod.jpg Sinn Fein has warned that tensions are rising in Derry ahead of a major sectarian parade in the city.

Published August 6, 2010

Graveyard attacked as ‘hoods’ challenge republicans

milltowngraves.jpg Sinn Fein has expressed outrage after the Republican plot in Milltown was desecrated last night.

Published August 6, 2010

Forgery allegation marks new low for Fianna Fail

ivorcallely.jpg A police investigation is underway after evidence of fraudulent expenses claims by Senator Ivor Callely was published by the tabloid media.

Published August 6, 2010

Bomb attack in Derry

A PSNI base in Derry was damaged in a dissident bomb attack early this morning.

Published August 3, 2010

H-Block plan agreed

hblocks.jpg Agreement has been reached on the development of the site of the former Long Kesh prison as a peace-building and conflict resolution facility.

Published August 2, 2010

New evidence on Ballymurphy killings

ballymurpymural.jpg The families of 11 people shot dead by paratroopers in West Belfast are to present the British secretary of state for the North, Owen Patterson, and Stormont justice minister, David Ford, with a new dossier of evidence on the killings.

Published August 2, 2010

Adams holds talks with loyalists

adamstalksardoyne.jpg Sinn Fein President Gerry Adams held talks with a loyalist group today [Monday] aimed at defusing tensions over sectarian parades in north Belfast.

Published August 2, 2010

Govt lawyers deployed for electoral dodge

adamsdohertycourt.jpg The full hearing of a legal challenge by Sinn Fein’s Pearse Doherty to the Dublin government’s refusal to move the writ for a by-election in the Donegal South West constituency is expected to be heard on October 18th at the High Court.

Published August 2, 2010

Walmart rep jets in over Asda outrage

asda.jpg A Walmart executive reportedly wept last week as he apologised to the family of two loyalist murder victims for the “deep hurt” caused after their killer was given his checkout job back despite having been sacked for sectarian remarks.

Published August 2, 2010

Remains found after 30 years

charliearmstrong.jpg The remains of a Crossmaglen man who went missing at the height of the conflict almost 30 years ago have been found.

Published August 2, 2010

Protest march dodges PSNI

lurganprismarch.jpg Hundreds of republicans were prevented from marching through a nationalist area of Lurgan in north Armagh on Sunday by the PSNI but finally got around them in a game of ‘cat and mouse’.

Published July 26, 2010


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