Issue 2 - 2024 200dpi

20 January 2005 Edition

The cost of delaying progress

20 January 2005

In the last 27 months, the British Government has spent £53 million on maintaining the institutions set up by the Good Friday Agreement. The institutions were suspended in October 2002, after the PSNI made serious unfounded allegations of an IRA spy-ring at Stormont. No evidence was ever provided to back up their claims. Free article

The rantings of McDowell

20 January 2005

26-County Justice Minister Michael McDowell probably didn't expect any adverse reaction to one of his most frenzied anti-republican outbursts to date, when he posted it on his department's website last Thursday. Free article

An Phoblacht
44 Parnell Sq.
Dublin 1