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31 January 2002 Edition

Sinn Féin sets the pace

31 January 2002

Sinn Féin workers, activists, party members and voters throughout the island can this week take heart. The MRBI/Irish Times opinion poll results will have been an encouraging sign for Sinn Féin activists across the island. Sinn Féin was the only party that showed a growth in voter support. Free article

Derry wants apology from English monarch

31 January 2002

A Sinn Féin motion to Derry City Council calling on the British Queen to apologise to the people of Derry for pinning medals on those responsible for the murders on Bloody Sunday was passed in a heated, and at times confusing debate in Derry's Guildhall last week. Free article

Crown forces must appear at inquests

31 January 2002

Crown forces personnel involved in fatal shooting incidents in the Six Counties will be compelled to give evidence at inquests, it emerged this week. At present, British soldiers and the RUC/PSNI do not have to give evidence about their role in a series of controversial killings. Free article

Coleraine students reject PSNI

31 January 2002

Coleraine students' union leader Colum Delaney is facing criticism for his decision to ignore a mandate from students rejecting cooperation with the PSNI/RUC. Free article

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No forensics against Colombia Three

31 January 2002

A respected British forensics expert has concluded that there is no forensic evidence that any of the three Irishmen currently being held in Colombia had any contact with explosives Free article

Doherty backs independent Omagh inquiry

31 January 2002

Speaking after the meeting between the families of those killed in the Omagh bomb and Ronnie Flanagan last Thursday, the MP for the area, Sinn Féin's Pat Doherty, said: Free article

Dúirt siad

31 January 2002

The week in quotes... Free article


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