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9 May 2002 Edition

Morgan tipped for Louth seat

9 May 2002

There was more good news for Sinn Féin this week as a poll in Louth commissioned by the Argus/Drogheda Independent Group predicted that Sinn Féin's Arthur Morgan will take a seat in the border constituency. Free article

Morgan tipped for Louth seat

9 May 2002

There was more good news for Sinn Féin this week as a poll in Louth commissioned by the Argus/Drogheda Independent Group predicted that Sinn Féin's Arthur Morgan will take a seat in the border constituency. Free article

Vicious attack on young demonstrators

9 May 2002

One of the themes for politicians and the media in the election campaign has been the political apathy of young voters. This made it all the more ironic on Monday when young people who have been motivated to become involved in peaceful political struggle were viciously batoned off the streets of Dublin City by gardaí. Free article

Loyalist incursions captured on film

9 May 2002

In Duncairn Gardens a loyalist mob runs through a gateway that divides the loyalist Tigers Bay from the nationalist interface area to the New Lodge. Although the footage is too dark for the amateur videotape to expose exactly what members of the mob are carrying, figures captured on film appear to be lobbing objects at nationalist homes. Free article

Sinn Féin launches radical manifesto for change

9 May 2002

"Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams launced Sinn Féin's manifesto for the general election at a press conference in Dublin on Tuesday, 7 May. Free article

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Unionists urged to work Agreement

9 May 2002

Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams briefly pulled out of the general election campaign on Monday to meet with David Ervine, following the PUP leader's expressions of concern about recent allegations levelled at republicans. Free article

Paisley testifies at last

9 May 2002

Ian Paisley arrived at the Bloody Sunday Inquiry on Wednesday morning, after Lord Saville had threatened him with contempt proceedings if he refused to attend. Free article

Plain sailing for McGuinness and Ó Caoláin in Cavan

9 May 2002

Sinn Féin Education Minister and chief negotiator Martin McGuinness accompanied Sinn Féin general election candidate Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin on a tour of County Cavan on the afternoon of Wednesday 1 May. The May Day visit began in Ballyconnell, where the two Sinn Féin leaders canvassed people in the streets of the town. They then took to the Ballinamore to Ballyconnell Canal by cruiser. Both expressed their support for the development of the Shannon/Erne waterway linking the Shannon to the Erne system. Free article


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