5 December 2002 Edition

Focus must be on implementation of Agreement

5 December 2002

Martin McGuinness and and Gerry Adams updated the Sinn Féin Ard Comhairle at its meeting in Dublin last Saturday on the meetings to date of the parties and the two governments aimed at resolving what is a very serious crisis in the peace process. Free article

UDA man held for attempted murder

5 December 2002

Former British soldier and leading Derry UDA member Mark John Pilling was remanded in custody on attempted murder charges at Limavady Court on Wednesday 27 November. Free article

SDLP keep the London in Derry

5 December 2002

Sinn Féin in Derry has revealed it is actively considering pushing for a public referendum in which the people of Derry will have a final say in the name change dispute. Free article

British killers to be promoted

5 December 2002

Two British soldiers jailed in 1992 for killing 18-year-old nationalist Peter McBride in Upper Meadow Street in the New Lodge Road area of North Belfast were recommended for promotion by their commanding officer, Lieutenant Colonel WG Cubitt. Free article

Nelson investigation to be shelved?

5 December 2002

It has been nearly four years since the killing of Lurgan solicitor Rosemary Nelson and no one has been charged with the car bombing that took her life. Now the English police officer heading the investigation into her death is stepping down. Free article

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Sinn Féin shares Police Ombudsman's reservations

5 December 2002

A source close to the Ombudsman's office has told An Phoblacht that if the new draft legislation on policing in the Six Counties is implemented it could badly hamper the Ombudsman's Office in any investigations it may carry out in the future. Free article

Sinn Féin go to court

5 December 2002

Sinn Féin's judicial review against an Electoral Commission decision not to award a policy development grant of £100,000 to the party began in Belfast High Court on Friday 29 November. Free article

Strabane-Lifford march in support of Castlerea Five

5 December 2002

Jay McCauley, chair of the recently formed Castlerea Five Campaign Support Group in Strabane, is calling on the local community to support a protest march from Strabane to Lifford this Saturday. Free article

Dublin victims remembered

5 December 2002

Relatives of the three CIE workers killed in separate explosions in Sackville Place in Dublin city centre in December 1972 and January 1973 were remembered last Saturday with a wreath laying ceremony, preceded by a Mass in thePro-Cathedral. Free article

New poster campaign highlights cost of death driving

5 December 2002

A new poster aimed at so-called 'joyriders' was launched by the group, Families Bereaved Through Car Crime, in Belfast City Hall on Wednesday 27 November. Free article

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