3 July 2008 Edition

No rationale for parade on Garvaghy Road, Adams tells Orange Order

3 July 2008

THE NEWS this week that Gerry Adams has met with representatives of Portadown Orangemen about Garvaghy Road last week comes after repeated requests by the Sinn Féin leader for such a face-to-face meeting. Free article

Coleraine unionism: living in the 1980s

3 July 2008

WHEN President Mary McAleese visited the Protestant Millburn Primary School in Coleraine, County Derry, three weeks ago, she was subjected to sectarian abuse by a mob of 30 to 40 screaming loyalists. Free article

Concern at serious sectarian attack

3 July 2008

A serious sectarian attack on a young man walking home from the Docks area in North Belfast on Monday night is heightening tension in the area. Free article

British collusion in Donegal killing confirmed

3 July 2008

THERE was British collusion in the murder of a Donegal teenager in 1973, according to the latest probe into the killing of Henry Cunningham carried out by the PSNI's Historical Enquires Team (HET). The 16-year-old, from Carndonagh, was shot dead as he travelled back to Donegal from a Belfast building site on 9 August 1973. Free article

Respect for Short Strand residents demanded in wake of sectarian display

3 July 2008

In the wake of the loyalist 'mini-Twelfth' march past the nationalist Short Strand district in east Belfast on Tuesday 1 July, Sinn Féin spokesperson Niall Ó Donghaile speaking to An Phoblacht criticised the behaviour of bandsmen who took part. Free article

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Arrest sparks new call for release of Loughinisland report

3 July 2008

A MAN has been arrested in England in connection with the unionist paramilitary massacre at The Heights Bar in Loughinisland, County Down, in 1994, in which six people were killed by the UVF while watching the Ireland v Italy World Cup match. Free article

O'Dowd welcomes Hamill Inquiry Ruling

3 July 2008

A decision in the High Court in Belfast, calling on British Secretary of Sate Shaun Woodward to once again re-examine the remit of the Robert Hamill Inquiry has been welcomed by Sinn Féin MLA John O'Dowd. Free article

England tour's spotlight on collusion

3 July 2008

THE grandson of one of the 15 people killed in the McGurk's Bar bombing in Belfast in 1971 has been on a tour of four English cities to highlight the families' campaign for an "independent international truth commission" into collusion between British state forces and unionist death squads. Free article

Common Fisheries Policy must be renegotiated

3 July 2008

MARTIN FERRIS has called for a fundamental renegotiation of the Common Fisheries Policy and its effects on the Irish fishing industry. The North Kerry TD was speaking in the Dáil on his proposed amendment to a Fine Gael Private Member's Motion on Irish fisheries. Free article

Ógra republican youth camp success

3 July 2008

ÓGRA Shinn Féin's fifth annual Campa Náisiúnta Óige was held in south Armagh the weekend before last with young republicans taking part in three days of debates, workshops, activities and music. Free article


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