15 November 2001 Edition

Finucane family's court challenge to Stevens Inquiry

15 November 2001

Solicitors Madden and Finucane of Belfast on Tuesday lodged Judicial Review proceedings against John Stevens for failure to provide any relevant documentary material to the Finucane family relating to the murder of Pat Finucane. Free article

Sectarian victim denied compensation

15 November 2001

Omagh solicitor Patrick Fahy has questioned the attitude of the RUC/NIPS towards attacks on Catholics after a man whose house was burned down by loyalists was denied compensation. Free article

Orange Order withdraws from Currin talks

15 November 2001

The Garvaghy Road Residents Coalition say the decision by Portadown Orangemen to break off contact with the Independent South African mediator Brian Currin, "comes as no surprise". Free article

McGuinness slams British Army harassment in Tyrone

15 November 2001

Mid-Ulster MP Martin Mc Guinness has called for an immediate end to the increasing British Army activity and harassment of Nationalists in the East and South Tyrone areas. Free article

Máire Drumm remembered

15 November 2001

A commemoration to mark the 25th anniversary of the loyalist killing of Sinn Féin vice-President Máire Drumm was held in Milltown Cemetery in Belfast on Sunday 11 November. Drumm was in the city's Mater Hospital on 28 October 1976 when three loyalist gunmen, dressed as doctors, shot her dead. Free article

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Backing for Colombia Three

15 November 2001

The Dublin Trade Council, at its meeting on Tuesday night, unanimously backed a motion calling for the return of the Colombia Three, Martin McAuley, Jim Monaghan and Niall Connolly, currently being held in the South American state. Free article

Derry family still waiting for justice

15 November 2001

Kathleen Thompson was in the back yard of her Rathlin Drive home on the night of 6 November 1971 when she was shot dead by a member of the Royal Green Jackets who were involved in a raid in the Creggan area. Free article

Dublin/Monaghan relatives' demand cooperation from British

15 November 2001

Cavan/Monaghan Deputy Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin TD has backed the call from Justice for the Forgotten, the campaign representing the bereaved relatives and survivors of the May 1974 Dublin/Monaghan bombings, for the British government to co-operate fully with the inquiry being conducted by Justice Barron. Free article

DUP is working in Assembly

15 November 2001

Sinn Féin Assembly member Conor Murphy has said that the DUP should 'stop attempting to stall the political process and come clean to the public and admit they are playing a central role in it'. Murphy's made his remarks on Thursday, 8 November, after the DUP were granted leave to seek a judicial review of the British Secretary of State's decision not to call an immediate Assembly election. Free article

Burke's grimm tale

15 November 2001

Another day, another tribunal, another politician with a Grimm fairytale. This week's troll tale was the fourth chapter in the appearances of former Fianna Fáil minister Ray Burke at the Flood Tribunal. Free article


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