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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

Fianna Fail marches north

cowencrossmaglen.jpg The 26-County Taoiseach Brian Cowen crossed the border to Crossmaglen, County Armagh on Thursday night for the formal opening of Fianna Fail’s first offices in the Six Counties.

Published July 26, 2010

DUP concern for sectarian killer

duplogo.jpg DUP MPs have backed a sectarian double killer who was sacked after he called for ‘The Sash’ to be played outside a branch of the Asda retail chain store in north Belfast.

Published July 26, 2010

Highway robbery as fat cats help themselves

patientsontrolleys.jpg It was revealed that there are 192 people on trolleys awaiting treatment in hospitals around the 26 Counties this evening as it emerged that the Department of Health ignored legal limits in setting the salary for the new chief executive of the Health Service Executive.

Published July 26, 2010

‘Justice for the Forgotten’ funding is cut

justiceforgotten.jpg The group which represents victims of the conflict in the 26 Counties has said it may be wound down within days because of a lack of funds.

Published July 26, 2010

Returning Irish denied welfare

socialwelfarelogo.jpg Returning Irish emigrants are increasingly being refused vital social welfare payments because of tightening residency requirements.

Published July 26, 2010

Fine Gael takes the soup

brownenvelope.jpg A decision by Ireland’s main opposition party, Fine Gael, to take corporate donations from some of Ireland’s most notorious developers has threatened to re-open splits within the party.

Published July 22, 2010


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