28 November 2002 Edition

Castlerea Five case adjourned

28 November 2002

Judgement has been reserved in a judicial review hearing in the High Court sought by two of the republican prisoners known as the Castlerea Five. Free article

Lawyers, politicians and human rights activists join Colombia delegation

28 November 2002

Spokesperson for the Bring Them Home Campaign, Caitríona Ruane, announced on Wednesday the makeup of the delegation that will be going to Colombia to observe the trial of the three Irishmen currently detained in El Modelo, Niall Connolly, Martin McCauley and James Monaghan. Free article

Ardee remembers brave Volunteers

28 November 2002

The O'Carroll/Tierney Sinn Féin Cumann in Mid-Louth held a hugely successful commemoration for the two Volunteers after which it is named last Sunday, 24 November. Free article

Sinn Féin councillor exposes council bias

28 November 2002

In the week that the North's Equality Commission, in its 12th Annual Report, announced that the gap between Catholics and Protestants in the workforce has stalled in the Six Counties, Sinn Féin councillor Philip McGuigan has exposed the religious bias of Ballymoney council. Free article

Death drivers attack Sinn Féin offices

28 November 2002

Sinn Féin councillor for the Lower Falls Fra McCann has told death drivers who attacked the Sinn Féin offices at Sevastopol Street in West Belfast that "the republican community will not be held to ransom by death drivers and drug dealers". Free article

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Education, the expensive revolution

28 November 2002

Take nearly 50 people and send them to Kilkenny on a wet, windy Saturday to discuss Sinn Féin policy and what do you get? Well, despite the early start, the sleepy and in some cases sore heads, a unique political process transpired. Free article

Planning for a New Ireland - a New Future

28 November 2002

The Forum for Peace and Reconciliation, reconvened by the Dublin government following the British government's suspension of the institutions, met in Dublin Castle on Wednesday, 27 November. Free article

Anger over Irish language cuts

28 November 2002

Sinn Féin spokesperson Gearóid Ó hEára has hit out at the decision by the Dublin Government to cut their funding of the North/South Irish language body Foras na Gaeilge. Free article

Families want answers, justice and acknowledgment

28 November 2002

This past weekend there was a public community inquiry into the shooting deaths of six young men at the hands of the British Army in February of 1973. Free article

Jordans still seeking justice

28 November 2002

The tenth anniversary of the death of IRA Volunteer Pearse Jordan was marked with a wreath laying ceremony at his grave in the republican plot in Milltown Cemetery on Monday 25 November. Free article

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