29 November 2001 Edition

North Belfast attacks

29 November 2001

An attack on workmen in a business centre in North Belfast was the work of the Tiger's Bay UDA, says Sinn Féin councillor Gerard Brophy. Free article

McGurks bar massacre to be remembered

29 November 2001

A number of events organised to commemorate the 30th Anniversary of the McGurk's Bar massacre are to be held next Tuesday, 4 December. Free article

Event for Roll of Honour families

29 November 2001

A national commemorative event to honour the families of the IRA volunteers, Sinn Féin members and activists on the Republican Roll of Honour will be held as close to Easter as possible next year. Free article

Kilmichael commemoration

29 November 2001

On another day of unseasonally fine and bright weather, hundreds of people gathered last Sunday at the site of the 1920 Kilmichael ambush, where Tom Barry led the West Cork IRA Flying Column to defeat the Black and Tans. Free article

Lisburn takes it down from the mast

29 November 2001

Up to 20 loyalists disrupted a meeting of Lisburn District Council on Tuesday night 27 November over the council's proposal to stop flying the Union flag every day of the year. Free article

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Maskey in Dublin West

29 November 2001

"Radical change is needed in Dublin," was the message from Belfast Sinn Féin Assembly member Alex Maskey to a packed meeting of Sinn Féin activists in the Dublin West constituency on Sunday, 25 November. Free article

Public Inquiry into Abbeylara essential

29 November 2001

Sa ráiteas ar an Sathairn, 24 Samhain, dúirt Comhairleoir Máirtín Ó Fearaiosa go bhfuil se thar a bheith tábhachtach go gcuirfear Fiosrú Poiblí le chéile chun scrúdú a dheánamh i gcás John Carthy a fuair bas in Abbeylara, Co. an Longfoirt. Free article

Stanley to contest Laois/Offaly

29 November 2001

Laois/Offaly Sinn Féin held their election convention on 14 November in the Bury Quay Centre in Tullamore and selected Portlaoise Town Commissioner Brian Stanley to be their candidate in the forthcoming general election. Members felt the party should contest the election in the constituency to provide a clear and radical alternative to the right wing politics of the establishment parties. Free article

Urgent action call following Sara Lee closure

29 November 2001

Following last week's announcement by management at Sara Lee in Killarney that the factory is to close, Councillor Martin Ferris has once again highlighted the need for urgent action to address the current unemployment crisis in Kerry. Free article

Colombia Three moved

29 November 2001

The three Irishmen being held in colombia have been moved for the third time. The unsettled nature of the men's detention reflects the constant danger they face whilst awaiting the outcome of an investigation which could take eight months. They have been moved to La Picota prison in Bogota. Free article


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