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28 February 2008 Edition

Tragic period of history to be recalled in series of events

28 February 2008

SINN FÉIN President Gerry Adams has launched a programme of events to mark the 20th Anniversary of a tragic period in Irish history in March 1988 which witnessed a series of tragic events including the summary execution of IRA Volunteers Mairéad Farrell, Dan McCann and Seán Savage in Gibraltar and the murderous attack on mourners at their funerals. Free article

The killing of Aidan McAnespie

28 February 2008

On 21 February 1988, the people of Ireland were shocked at another horrific example of the British military's shoot-to-kill policy in the Six Counties when another young nationalist was gunned down. Free article

Call for new standards in public life following Paisley resignation

28 February 2008

THE DUP's Jeffrey Donaldson has been sworn in as a junior minister in the Six County Executive following the resignation of Ian Paisley Jnr. Free article

'Unity, Prosperity, Equality' top

28 February 2008

THE SINN FÉIN Ard Fheis will take place in the RDS in Dublin this weekend (Friday 29 February and Saturday 1 March). Two thousand delegates and visitors are expected to attend the Ard Fheis, the main theme of which is 'Unity-Prosperity-Equality'. The other big issue to be debated is the Lisbon Treaty. Free article

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Butler welcomes arrest of leading loyalists

28 February 2008

TWO LOYALISTS believed to be behind a decade-long campaign of intimidation against Catholics in the village of Stoneyford, County Antrim, were arrested by the PSNI last week. Free article

Garda Ombudsman overburdened and under-resourced

28 February 2008

Sinn FÉin Justice spokesperson Aengus Ó Snodaigh TD had what he called "a useful and informative meeting" with the three Garda Ombudsman Commissioners on Tuesday, 26 February, during which he outlined some of the party's concerns in relation to its operation so far. Free article


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