7 November 2002 Edition

One is extremely sad, but not responsible - General Ford

7 November 2002

General Robert Ford has continued to give evidence to the Bloody Sunday inquir Free article

University of Ulster's Springvale betrayal

7 November 2002

Late last month, the University of Ulster (UU) dealt what may be a fatal blow to the Springvale Educational Village Project, admitting that they are pulling out of the project and that their agreed commitment of £8m would not be forthcoming. This decision paces the entire £70m project, the largest single investment in West Belfast, in real jeopardy. Free article

Festival slammed for taking blood money

7 November 2002

Up to 100 people picketed the showpiece Waterfront Hall in Belfast on Tuesday 5 November to protest the organisers of the Belfast Festival's acceptance of funding from the Israeli Embassy in London Free article

Colombia three Moved for the sixth time in 14 months

7 November 2002

The three Irishmen facing trial in Colombia were moved without warning last week to the notorious El Modelo jail in Bogota Colombia, reports Caitriona Ruane, spokesperson for the Bring Them Home Campaign. Free article

Faul challenged over 11+ comments

7 November 2002

Mitchel McLaughlin has challenged Mgr Denis Faul to justify his call for the 11+ to be retained. Free article

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Government delay on barring orders could cost lives

7 November 2002

The government's lack of urgency in tackling the issue of interim barring orders following a recent Supreme Court decision ruling them unconstitutional is putting women's lives in danger, says Sinn Féin spokesperson on Justice, Equality, and Human Rights, Aengus ó Snodaigh TD. He expressed disbelief that it took almost a whole month for the Department of Justice to receive the Supreme Court Judgment on Interim Baring Orders. Free article

ó Caoláin slams government plan to cut 13,000 CE places

7 November 2002

Caoimhghín ó Caoláin has expressed anger over government plans to cut 13,000 Community Employment places. Responding to the revelation, in a leaked internal memo prepared by FáS, that the government is set to cut 13,000 community employment places by the end of the year, the Sinn Féin TD criticised the government for breaching the Programme for Prosperity and Fairness. Free article

Fine Gael TD slams Bruton

7 November 2002

Fine Gael's new justice spokesperson, Waterford TD John Deasy, has criticised his party's policiy legacy on the Six Counties, saying that many voters have perceived former leader John Bruton's attitude towards the Six Counties as "anti-nationalist". Free article

Ahern's broken promise to IFI workers

7 November 2002

The illegal and unfair treatment of Irish Fertiliser Industry workers in Belfast, Arklow and Cork was highlighted by Arthur Morgan in Leinster House this week. Free article

Sinn Féin concerns at Lindsay report

7 November 2002

Commenting in the Dáil on Wednesday in the debate on the Lindsay Tribunal report, Sinn Féin TD Arthur Morgan welcomed the publication of the report into the infection with HIV and Hepatitis C of persons with Haemophilia and related matters. Free article


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