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2 September 2015

Calls for Dáil to be recalled as Fennelly Report on resignation of Garda Commissioner raises serious questions for Taoiseach Free article

LIMERICK

5 January 2012

ANNUAL SEÁN SABHAT COMMEMORATION
Sunday 8th January. Assemble: Bedford Row, Limerick City, at 2:45pm. Speaker to be announced. Organised by Limerick City Sinn Féin.

Notices

5 January 2012

I nDíl Chuimhne

2 January 1991: Volunteer Patrick SHEEHY, Limerick Brigade.
5 January 1979: Volunteer Frankie DONNELLY, Volunteer Laurence MONTGOMERY, Belfast Brigade, 3rd Battalion.
7 January 1972: Volunteer Danny O’NEILL, Belfast Brigade, 2nd Battalion.
8 January 1992: Volunteer Proinsias Mac AIRT, Belfast Brigade, 2nd Battalion.
10 January 1975: Volunteer John Francis GREEN,... Free article

Media leaks show RUC bias

5 January 2012

HISTORICAL ENQUIRIES TEAM | INVESTIGATION DETAILS HANDED TO REPORTERS

BY PEADAR WHELAN

» BY PEADAR WHELAN

THE credibility of the Historical Enquiries Team (HET) is being further eroded by leaks from within the HET to the press about ongoing investigations involving the RUC.
In December, HET investigators leaked information about the 1987 killings of eight IRA Volunteers and a... Free article

Castlerock ‘cold case’ shows shortcomings

5 January 2012

DETECTIVES CANNOT BE COMPELLED TO CO-OPERATE | INFORMATION ‘MISSING’

THE Police Ombudsman’s probe into the “deeply flawed” RUC investigation into the double murders of their partners by lovers Colin Howell and Hazel Stewart in Castlerock, County Derry, in 1991 has shown shortcomings in the powers to compel retired police officers to come forward as witnesses, Sinn Féin has said.Free article

Derry inquest exposes British Army killer as a liar

5 January 2012

DANIEL HEGARTY | SHOT DEAD DURING ‘OPERATION MOTORMAN’, 1972

BY PEADAR WHELAN

THE solicitor representing the family of Derry teenager Daniel Hegarty, shot dead by a British soldier during Operation Motorman on 31 July 1972, has accused the killer of lying about the events around Daniel’s death.
Solicitor Des Doherty was speaking after a fresh inquest held in Derry Courthouse... Free article

Notorious loyalist killer ‘worked for RUC Special Branch’

5 January 2012

MIAMI SHOWBAND MASSACRE, 1975 | FAMILIES HIGHLIGHT NEW REPORT

BY MARK MOLONEY

A REPORT by the Historical Enquiries Team (HET) into the Miami Showband Massacre has found strong evidence of RUC collusion in the murders by Ulster Defence Regiment soldiers who were also Ulster Volunteer Force members. Notorious loyalist killer Robin ‘The Jackal’ Jackson, an RUC Special Branch agent... Free article

Sidelines

5 January 2012

The Kevin Cardiff School of Economics
KEVIN CARDIFF got a nice Christmas present when he finally landed the job at the European Court of Auditors (salary €276,000 a year) even though he’s the man who headed the Government’s finance division when an accounting blunder resulted in the ‘national debt’ being overstated by €3.6billion and despite the EU’s Budgetary Finance Committee... Free article

Ógra Shinn Féin members arrested in Fine Gael occupation

5 January 2012

BY MARK MOLONEY

ÓGRA SHINN FÉIN members were among nine students arrested after anti-college fee campaigners from National University of Ireland Galway (NUIG) occupied the offices of Fine Gael Galway/West TD Brian Walsh just before the Budget.
The occupation saw members of the Free Education for Everyone (FEE) group rush into Walsh’s office and chain themselves to furniture while... Free article

Governments’ joint health services study recommends all-island co-operation

5 January 2012

REPORT COVERS CANCER TREATMENT, SUBSTANCE MISUSE, OBESITY, MENTAL HEALTH, SUICIDE PREVENTION, SEXUAL HEALTH, COMMUNITY CARE, EMERGENCY PLANNING, AMBULANCE SERVICES

A MAJOR REPORT compiled by the Departments of Health in Belfast and Dublin, the result of two years’ work, has recommended what Sinn Féin has been proposing for years – all-island co-operation in health services... Free article

Seán Gallagher meltdown voted top TV moment of 2011

5 January 2012

SEÁN GALLAGHER’S Presidential campaign spluttering into oblivion on RTÉ’s Frontline debate when Martin McGuinness quizzed him on his fund-raising for Fianna Fáil has been voted Ireland’s top TV moment of 2011.

The British royal wedding – where Pippa Middleton’s backside was obsessed over by the media more than her actual marriage to Prince William and the sectarian,... Free article

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Uncomfortable Conversations 

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