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Garda thuggery against environmental protestors

A peaceful demonstration at the site of Shell’s construction site in County Mayo has seen some of the worst state violence so far by the 26-County’s Garda police.

Published November 14, 2006

St Andrews process seen struggling

British Direct Ruler Peter Hain is to include an election to the Belfast Assembly in legislation he is introducing in London on Thursday in preference to a potentially risky referendum vote.

Published November 14, 2006

Judge blasts Hain’s lies over appointment

British Direct Ruler Peter Hain has been disgraced after a High Court judge called for an inquiry into the biased appointment of a victims’ commissioner and an attempt to cover up the real nature of the appointment by British civil servants.

Published November 14, 2006

Institutionalised abuse in nursing home

The report into the Leas Cross nursing home scandal has concluded that the level of care provided to residents constituted institutional abuse.

Published November 14, 2006

PSNI’s HET to ‘investigate’ collusion

A new investigation team is to be set up by the PSNI police, ostensibly to probe the involvement of British forces in sectarian murders in the North.

Published November 14, 2006

Govts to move St Andrews process forward

The Dublin and London governments announced today they would draw up legislation to implement the St Andrews proposals to revive power sharing in the North of Ireland.

Published November 10, 2006

Policing roadblock looms for process

There are signs that Ian Paisley’s party will not meet the November 24th deadline for the designation of First and Deputy First Ministers.

Published November 9, 2006

Loughinisland - How high does it go?

The families of the six men gunned down by a death squad 12 years ago as they watched a World Cup soccer match in a bar have travelled to the heart of the British establishment to call for an inquiry.

Published November 9, 2006

Council plan receives mixed response

Details have been announced of new plans for seven ‘super councils’ in the North to replace the current 26 under the review of public administration announced by the British government last year.

Published November 9, 2006

Cross-border danger of losing votes

Up to 20 per cent of the names on the current electoral register in the 26 Counties have been deleted as part of a review of the register, while across the border a deadline for maintaining your right to vote falls this week.

Published November 9, 2006

Adams addresses US supporters

In a keynote address to Friends of Sinn Fein, Mr. Adams makes an appeal to republicans for maximum unity in the time ahead.

Published November 9, 2006

Adams mandated to continue St Andrews process

Following two weeks of internal discussions on the St Andrews proposals by the Dublin and London governments, the Sinn Féin ard chomhairle (leadership) has voted to pursue the current process.

Published November 6, 2006

Sectarian murder bid

A Catholic youth survived a sectarian gun attack in Coleraine when the weapon jammed last night.

Published November 4, 2006

Britain to boost North subsidy

The British government is to increase its spending in the Six Counties following meetings with the North’s political parties.

Published November 4, 2006

Hamill anonymity ‘a cover-up bid’

Former RUC officers due to give evidence at the Robert Hamill murder inquiry have succeeded in overturning a ruling that they are not entitled to remain anonymous.

Published November 4, 2006

Wright inquiry opens

The public inquiry into the murder of the notorious unionist paramilitary leader Billy ‘The Rat’ Wright inside Long Kesh Prison almost nine years ago began in Belfast this week.

Published November 4, 2006

Referendum to protect the rights of children

A constitutional referendum is to be held in the 26 Counties to protect the rights of children, probably in the Spring.

Published November 4, 2006

Pope visit ‘a fantasy’ - DUP

British government representatives in Rome have been investigating the possibility of a simultaneous visit to the North of Ireland by Pope Benedict and England’s Queen Elizabeth, according to reports.

Published October 30, 2006

Long Kesh demolition underway

The former Long Kesh prison is being demolished today, with the process starting with the demolishion of the former internment compound (Nissen huts).

Published October 30, 2006

Govts promise cross-border economic plans

The Dublin and London governments have said they plan to work together to create an all-Ireland “economic strategy” following the publication of a joint report.

Published October 30, 2006


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