11 October 2001 Edition

Courts uphold Mandelson ruling on flags

11 October 2001

Describing a decision by the High Court in Belfast to uphold Peter Mandelson's ruling that Sinn FÈin ministers Bairbre de Brun and Martin McGuinness must fly the British Union Jack, Conor Murphy said the decision would further undermine the Agreement. Free article

Boy who played with bomb has lucky escape

11 October 2001

A seven-year-old boy could have been killed when he played with a loyalist bomb he found in the grounds of Swatragh GAA club on Sunday 7 October. Free article

A 'Grand' night out

11 October 2001

The town hall had been booked by the Lisburn based Loyalist Cultural Society and advertised on the extreme 'loyalist voice' website, notorious for its promotion of the Orange Volunteers, a violent Protestant fundamentalist group with a history of sectarian attacks on Catholic families and churches. Free article

"O Caolain opposes "retaliatory war"

11 October 2001

Speaking in a special D·il debate last week, Sinn FÈin TD opposed the retaliatory war by the US and its allies. Having put on the D·il record the Sinn FÈin Ard Fheis statement of sympathy to the US government and people on the 11 September attacks, " Caol·in said: Free article

"State should aid Aer Lingus" - " Caolain

11 October 2001

The crisis at Aer Lingus calls for immediate aid from the State to save jobs and the national airline in the current aviation crisis. So said CaoimhghÌn O Caolain in a special Dail debate on Aer Lingus last week. Free article

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Army tries to lure students

11 October 2001

West Tyrone Assembly member Barry McElduff has hit out at the University of Ulster for allowing the British Army's Officer Training Corps (OTC) to recruit at the university's Freshers' Day. Free article

Housing crisis in the North

11 October 2001

Sinn FÈin spokesperson on Social Development, Michelle Gildernew says housing statistics released by the Social Development department paint a bleak picture. Free article

Health horror story in Cavan

11 October 2001

The publication of a damning report on the state of the health services by the ESRI this week has once more highlighted the stark reality for thousands of people languishing on hospital waiting lists. But beyond the statistics, the individual stories are most telling and one such came to light in Cavan last week. Free article

MacManus exposes Ellis on N4 dual-carriageway

11 October 2001

Sinn FÈin Sligo/Leitrim General Election candidate Cllr Sean MacManus says that commitments given by Fianna F·il TD John Ellis at a meeting earlier this year in Boyle that the N4 was to be upgraded to dual-carriageway status have now been exposed as "untrue". MacManus was speaking after attending a meeting of the Border Regional Authority in Carrickmacross, County Monaghan on Friday 5 October, which was attended by a senior representative of the National Roads Authority (NRA). Free article

Sinn FÈin at Forum on Europe

11 October 2001

Sinn FÈin has announced that its Dublin South Central representative, Aengus " Snodaigh, will represent the party on the Forum on Europe, which is due to meet for the first time next Thursday, 18 October. Free article


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