26 September 2002 Edition

RUC/PSNI 'monitor' illegal march

26 September 2002

Loyalists staged an illegal Orange march in the early hours of Saturday 21 September, on the Blacks Road in West Belfast. Free article

Meehan attacker will not face trial

26 September 2002

RUC/PSNI member Paul Thompson, accused of assaulting South Antrim Sinn Fein councillor Martin Meehan, will never stand trial, after Magistrate Desmond Perry dismissed the charge of assault. Perry contended that the RUC/PSNI officer's human rights had been adversely affected by the lengthy delay of going to court. Free article

Bríd bows out

26 September 2002

Bríd Rogers, who this week announced her decision not to stand in next year's Assembly elections, characterises the almost pathological determination of the SDLP to underestimate the electorate, argues FERN LANE. Free article

Turf Lodge rally against 'death drivers'

26 September 2002

Hundreds of people from the Turf Lodge area of West Belfast turned out in support of the pressure group Families Bereaved Through Car Crime, marching through the area last Thursday 19 September, in protest against death drivers. Free article

Students get another raw deal

26 September 2002

Sinn Féin spokesperson on education, Seán Crowe TD has criticised what he termed the "shambolic mishandling" of this year's grant application process by the Department of Education. Crowe was referring to delays that have occurred in the process of supplying grants to those students who are entitled to them. Free article


26 September 2002

'Dublin 2002-2012 - A City of Possibilities' is the strategy document that will guide the city's development for the next ten years. But will it have the clout to match its ambitions? JOANNE CORCORAN asks the key questions. Free article

Ógra SF Continue Insurance Campaign

26 September 2002

Members of Ógra Shinn Féin in South Monaghan last Saturday collected over 1,000 signatures calling for the Dublin Government to take action to reduce Car Insurance, particularly for young motorists. Free article

Developers anger Lucan locals

26 September 2002

Do you remember the Planning dispute over the Laraghcon development at Lucan? Shannon Homes wanted to build nearly 300 homes and an industrial warehousing facility right bang over one of the most beautiful unspoilt country sites in Dublin, at Lucan, on the banks of the river Liffey? Free article

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