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Hothouse talks planned for Kent

The 26-County Taoiseach Bertie Ahern, and the British Prime Minister Tony Blair, have agreed to hold a three-day summit aimed at reviving the 1998 Good Friday Agreement in mid-September.

Published July 23, 2004

Intransigence and threats rewarded by Commission

Events of the last few weeks have brought into sharp focus two of the key issues that need to be addressed if there is to be political progress.

Published July 20, 2004


Unionist paramilitaries are believed to have been handed a British Army dossier on leading republicans following an incident at the top security Castlereagh base in east Belfast.

Published July 20, 2004

Garda corruption report fuels demand for murder inquiry

The 26-County government has appointed a senior police chief to investigate new evidence into the murder of a Sinn Féin councillor in Donegal over 10 years ago.

Published July 20, 2004

IMC claims progress on demilitarisation

The so-called Independent Monitoring Commission has drafted a propogandistic report on British demilitarisation in the North of Ireland.

Published July 20, 2004

Can’t police, won’t police - Lurgan PSNI

A PSNI police chief has admitted he has not even questioned the individual he blames for his decision to force an anti-Catholic march through Lurgan last week.

Published July 20, 2004

Presbyterians to protest against Pope

Ian Paisley’s church will take to the streets to oppose a planned visit by the Pope to the North next year.

Published July 20, 2004

Escaping the inescapable

By Tom McGurk (for the Sunday Business Post)

When deciding the first Court of Appeal hearing of the case against the six `Birmingham Bombers’ Master of the Rolls Lord Denning faced a truly unpleasant choice.

Published July 20, 2004

Derry might be Derry after all

The official name of Derry may indeed be Derry, and not the ‘Londonderry’ moniker favoured by unionist hardliners.

Published July 20, 2004

Helping the Brits

By Geraldine Kelly (for the Blanket)

Once he fought them tooth-and-nail, now he saves their skin. There have been many transformations in politics down through the years, but few have been as dramatic as that of Gerry Kelly.

Published July 16, 2004

Blair permitting destruction of Agreement - SF

Gerry Kelly of Sinn Féin has accusing the British government’s Northern Ireland Office of deliberately preventing the implementation of the 1998 Good Friday Agreement.

Published July 16, 2004

Making the North a shared place

I put it to Mr Blair that the best way to secure all of our futures is for the British to make a new strategic alliance with Irish nationalism and republicanism.

Published July 16, 2004


British paratroopers came within seconds of firing live rounds at nationalist protestors during a Protestant march in Ardoyne, it has emerged.

Published July 16, 2004

Pope confirms Irish visit

The Pope is to return to Ireland next year to mark the 25th anniversary of his first visit to the country, it was confirmed today.

Published July 16, 2004

RSF anger at US listing

Republican Sinn Féin has denied a US determination that the party is simply a front for the breakaway Continuity IRA.

Published July 16, 2004

Dublin accepts need for EU status for Irish

The 26-County government has finally yielded to demands that it seek recognition of Irish as an official working language of the European Union.

Published July 16, 2004

Ireland second worst for inequality

The 26 Counties is second in the world in terms of the gap between rich and poor, according to a damning UN Human Development Report.

Published July 16, 2004

Ballymun towers come down

The demolition of Ballymun’s notorious tower blocks began yesterday, to mixed feelings among local residents.

Published July 12, 2004

BBC criticised for promoting ‘Twelfth’

Sinn Féin has criticised the coverage of the Twelfth marches by the Orange Order by the BBC.

Published July 12, 2004

Bonfire mayhem

The bonfires which mark the eve of the July 12th marches by the Protestant Orange Order is traditionally a focus for violence and this year was no exception.

Published July 12, 2004


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