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Pressure grows on new coalition

The Green Party has come under fire from opposition parties in the South for “an extraordinary abdication of responsibility” following its continued backing of Bertie Ahern despite a mounting corruption scandal.

Published October 3, 2007

British PM seen calling snap election

Parties in the North are bracing for a likely Westminster general election that could undermine attempts to ‘bed down’ the Belfast Assembly.

Published October 3, 2007

Ahern survives vote of no confidence

The 26-County Taoiseach, Bertie Ahern, last night won a vote of confidence in the Dublin parliament, despite a challenge by the main opposition parties over the veracity of his evidence before the Mahon corruption tribunal.

Published September 27, 2007

British imperialism appears again

Britain is preparing natural resource claims on tens of thousands of square miles of the Atlantic Ocean floor, stretching from Rockall Island off the Irish coast down to Las Malvinas and Ascension in the south Atlantic.

Published September 27, 2007

Policing Board divided over human rights

Sinn Féin representatives have refused to endorse the Policing Board’s latest human rights report.

Published September 27, 2007

Adams speaks out against suicide, crime

The governments on both side of the border need to show leadership in tackling suicide and self-harm, Gerry Adams has said.

Published September 27, 2007

Diarmuid O Neill remembered

A large crowd assembled at Timoleague Cemetery last Sunday to remember IRA Volunteer Diarmuid O’ Neill whose 11th anniversary was that day.

Published September 27, 2007

‘Republican Party’ heads North

In a significant policy shift, Fianna Fail is to become an all-Ireland political party with a view to gaining power in the North -- but will not contest elections to the Westminster parliament in London.

Published September 20, 2007

RUC faulted over Nelson murder

Death threats against prominent human rights lawyer Rosemary Nelson were broadly ignored by the RUC police prior to her assassination, according to a new report.

Published September 20, 2007

Tension in north-west following threats

A brick and a package containing three bullets were thrown through Sinn Féin offices in County Fermanagh last week. The same offices were badly damaged in a suspected arson last month.

Published September 20, 2007

Protesters enter Shell site

Up to one hundred protesters breached the perimeter of the Shell site in Erris, County Mayo as part of a planned ‘day of action’ last weekend against plans for a high-pressure gas pipeline and refinery.

Published September 20, 2007

Irish speaker wins court appeal

An appeal court has acquitted an Irish language teacher who had been arrested for talking to the PSNI police in Irish.

Published September 20, 2007

Paisley quits church role amid protests

DUP leader Ian Paisley will step down in January as Free Presbyterian Moderator to avoid a split in the church with those who disagreed with his political position.

Published September 12, 2007

Loyalists issue death threats

Ten families in County Antrim have been warned their homes may be targeted in UDA gun attacks within the next week.

Published September 12, 2007

New shoot-to-kill hearings

New hearings are to be held into six deaths at the centre of a Crown force shoot-to-kill policy in the North 25 years ago.

Published September 12, 2007

British soldier back in combat despite killings

A soldier who was jailed for life following the shooting dead of two teenagers in the North of Ireland is to serve in Afghanistan, according to a report today.

Published September 12, 2007

Veteran republican opposed oppression

More than 1,000 people attended the funeral in Maghera, County Derry, on Saturday of founder Provisional IRA member and former Sinn Féin Assemblyman, John Kelly.

Published September 12, 2007

Death of John Kelly

Provisional IRA founding member and former Sinn Fein assemblyman John Kelly has died.

Published September 6, 2007

North’s politicians lend experience to Iraq

It has emerged this week that senior unionist and nationalist politicians from the North have been working to build relationships between Iraq’s warring factions.

Published September 5, 2007

Republicans criticise PSNI actions

The PSNI police have been accused of acting ‘in a brutal manner’ during an incident in a County Derry village in the early hours of Saturday morning.

Published September 5, 2007


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