18 March 2004 Edition

BNP targeting Ireland

18 March 2004

Just when you hoped that the continuing spread of racist ideology was being relegated to the outskirts of society, the British National Party (BNP) has launched a campaign to establish a white nationalist party in Ireland. The BNP claim that they have been contacted by Irish people asking for help in setting up a political party to run candidates in both the European elections and Leinster House. Free article

Nationalists fear more collusion

18 March 2004

Nationalist fears of collusion between unionist paramilitaries and authorities in the North's prisons were again heightened at the weekend when it emerged that a civilian worker at Maghaberry Jail was transferred from her post following a PSNI investigation into her friendship with a top loyalist. Free article

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The Carnival will go on

18 March 2004

Irene Sherry of the St Patrick's Day Carnival Committee is pictured at Belfast City Hall on Tuesday, where she and other committee members handed in a petition calling on the Council to reverse its decision not to fund this year's St Patrick's Day concert in Belfast city centre. Free article

Omagh hears 'President for all' message

18 March 2004

On Saturday 13 March Ógra Shinn Féin brought their national 'A President For All' campaign to Omagh. They held a public information stall outside Northern Bank handing out information leaflets and urging the public to sign a petition in support of the campaign. It was a very successful day, with many positive remarks from the public and over 500 men and women signing the petition. Free article


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