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Colonial rents paid for Irish lough

loughfoyleferry.jpg The British Crown is charging rent for the use of Lough Foyle, between Donegal and Derry, it has emerged.

Published June 19, 2009

Coalition clings to power

cowengormley.jpg The Dublin government appears determined to cling to power despite its overwhelming rejection at the hands of voters in the 26 Counties.

Published June 12, 2009

Diplock deception continues

nojustice.jpg The British government timed a decision to announce the retention of non-jury Diplock courts for a further two years to coincide with one of the busiest news days of the year.

Published June 12, 2009

Prisoner assaulted by ‘delinquent’ warders

maghaberry.jpg A Republican prisoner has been seriously assaulted in his cell in Maghaberry jail this Wednesday, according to Republican Sinn Féin.

Published June 12, 2009

Omagh civil case ends with inquiry call

omaghbomb.jpg So-called ‘dissident’ Michael McKevitt has announced he is appealing a judgment that found him and three other men financially responsible for the 1998 Omagh bombing.

Published June 12, 2009

Appeal to save ‘Foinse’

foinse.jpg The only Irish-language newspaper in existence, Foinse, says it may be forced top cease publication after this weekend.

Published June 12, 2009

Christy Burke resigns from Sinn Féin

Dublin city councillor Christy Burke has resigned from Sinn Féin, it has been confirmed. He will remain on the council as an independent.

Published June 9, 2009

de Brun elected; Ferris, McDonald miss out

Sinn Féin MEP Bairbre de Brun’s emphatic re-election today in Belfast on the first count -- the first time a nationalist party has headed a Six County election -- has been tempered by the party’s loss of its sitting MEP in Dublin, Mary Lou McDonald.

Published June 8, 2009

Ferris in hunt for Euro seat; RSF wins county council seat

In the European elections, the first counts are in and have revealed a swing to the left.

Published June 7, 2009

‘A good election for SF’ - Adams

Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams said the election had been a good one for the party and that key gains have been made.

Published June 7, 2009

Coalition suffers heavy losses

The Dublin coalition government has suffered a major drop in support in local and European elections, according to early tallies as well as an exit poll released today.

Published June 6, 2009

de Brun set to top poll

Early figures for voter turnout in the North’s European Parliament election are showing a significant drop in the numbers voting, but with Sinn Fein’s Bairbre de Brun in a clear lead.

Published June 5, 2009

PSNI man directed murder mob

mcdaidfuneral.jpg A member of the PSNI is believed to have been behind last week’s sectarian loyalist mob assault in Coleraine in which one man died and another was left critically injured.

Published June 4, 2009

Election underway in the North

debrunelection.jpg Voting is underway in the European Parliamentary elections at polling stations across the North and is being described as “slow”.

Published June 4, 2009

McIlveen sentences ‘reasonable’ - ruling

mcilveens.jpg The family of the Catholic schoolboy Michael McIlveen have said they are “devastated” at a ruling that the jail terms given to his killers were not too lenient.

Published June 4, 2009

UN call for Irish Language Act

unitednations.jpg The United Nations Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights has called for the adoption of an Irish language Act.

Published June 4, 2009

Brown heave could trigger Westminster election

gordonbrown.jpg British Prime Minister Gordon Brown is under increasing pressure from his own MPs and is likely to be ousted, according to reports.

Published June 4, 2009

Peace worker killed for being Catholic

injuredmcdaid.jpg Kevin McDaid was killed for the crime of being Catholic -- but his Protestant wife Evelyn, who was also viciously attacked, has said he simply wanted peace.

Published May 29, 2009

Public turns against holy orders over abuse

artaneschool.jpg A call for those responsible for child abuse in institutions run by the religious orders to face criminal proceedings has been led by the President of Ireland, Mary McAleese.

Published May 29, 2009

PSNI seize Liam Campbell, attempt extradition

liamcampbell.jpg Prominent republican Liam Campbell was arrested in dramatic fashion in County Armagh last weekend when the PSNI police rammed his car after discovering he had crossed the border from the 26 Counties.

Published May 29, 2009


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