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NAMA: The big lie

lenihan.jpg The 26 County Minister for Finance Brian Lenihan has confirmed a bailout measuring in tens of billions of Euro for Irish developers, property speculators and their bankers.

Published September 17, 2009

Humanitarian appeal for Brian Shivers

brianshivers.jpg A man currently being held on remand at Maghaberry jail on the basis of controversial ‘low copy’ or ‘low threshold’ DNA evidence could be dead by the time he is cleared of charges, his lawyer has said.

Published September 17, 2009

Coroner gives shoot-to-kill ultimatum

shoottokill.jpg The PSNI has been given seven weeks to hand over top-secret reports into the deaths of six men shot dead in Crown force shoot-to-kill operations.

Published September 17, 2009

Pro-Lisbon side ‘using economic fears’

lisbonpostersf.jpg The main political parties are using the current economic crisis to scare people into supporting the Lisbon Treaty, Sinn Féin’s Dáil leader Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin has said.

Published September 17, 2009

Protest against British Army recuitment

eirigibarmy.jpg A British Army recruitment event in Belfast city centre was disrupted on Saturday, September 12 after éirígí activists staged a demonstration.

Published September 17, 2009

Devolution talks go on

mcguinnessrobinsonchuckle.jpg Sinn Fein’s Martin McGuinness has insisted that the North’s political parties have reached “the end game” in negotiating a financial package with the British government on the transfer of policing and justice powers from London to Belfast.

Published September 17, 2009

Scale of NAMA bailout revealed

The 26-County Minister for Finance Brian Lenihan has revealed the extent of the highly controversial bailout to be provided to the main Irish banks following heavy losses by Irish developers in the property markets.

Published September 16, 2009

Collusion behind Loughinisland

loughinisland.jpg A report into the RUC police’s handling of one of the major loyalist massacres of the conflict is expected to reveal that four British Crown force agents were aware that unionist paramilitaries were planning the atrocity.

Published September 14, 2009

Following the FAS money trail

fas.jpg There have been calls for a criminal investigation into the actions of the board of directors of FAS, the 26 County state training agency, who are to resign en masse over their questionable spending practices.

Published September 14, 2009

Policing tensions spill over in Derry

riragraffiti.jpg Two devices were planted by the ‘Real IRA’ outside the homes of relatives of a Catholic PSNI member in Derry on Friday.

Published September 14, 2009

Flanagan ‘blamed Hamill family for death’

ronnieflanagan.jpg The Robert Hamill inquiry has heard that former RUC/PSNI police chief Ronnie Flanagan claimed that the Portadown man may have been accidentally killed by his own family.

Published September 14, 2009

People to pay for my mistakes, Cowen admits

cowenconfused.jpg The Taoiseach Brian Cowen has accepted that he had “not got everything right” on managing the country’s finances, adding that the Irish people will endure further “short-term pain” to help balance the budget.

Published September 14, 2009

Call for truth over loyalist weapons

udaguns.jpg Two Belfast families whose lives changed forever after their loved ones were gunned down by weapons obtained by a British agent in South Africa have called on the government to tell the truth about their role in the murders.

Published September 14, 2009

Bomb warning ignored

roadside.jpg Civilians in Forkhill, south Armagh have expressed their anger after an abandoned bomb was left in a culvert on the border for over a week.

Published September 10, 2009

No respect for Nama ‘lipstick’

namaodds.jpg Amendments have been made to the proposed legislation establishing the National Asset Management Agency (Nama) to help the Green Party leadership get support for the plan at their special conference of members this weekend.

Published September 10, 2009

Arms body done with UVF, holds talks with UDA

johndechastelain.jpg The IICD arms body under General John de Chastelain has said in a statement that it believes that the arms decommissioned in June by the unionist paramilitary UVF is all that remained under the control of that organisation’s leadership, and that UVF decommissioning has ended.

Published September 10, 2009

DUP ‘seeking new renegotiation’

peterrobinson.jpg Nationalists have warned that unionists are seeking a new political agreement for the North of Ireland in return for the transfer of policing and justice powers from London to Belfast.

Published September 10, 2009

Bogside gates cut down

fahanst.jpg Angle grinders and saws were used to cut down so-called “peace gates” in Derry’s Bogside on Tuesday.

Published September 10, 2009

Prosecutors back decision on McGuinness charges

mcguinnessgun.jpg Crown prosecutors have said that Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness was not charged with membership of the IRA in 1994 because there was not enough evidence.

Published September 10, 2009

Victims caught in oil game

brownandgaddafi.jpg The issue of compensation for victims of the conflict in Ireland has become enmeshed in a political row over Anglo-Libyan relations and oil deals believed to be worth billions.

Published September 7, 2009


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