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25 September 2003 Edition

Whose law? What democracy?

25 September 2003

BY PAUL O'CONNOR - It was interesting to hear the chorus of condemnation from certain quarters against the bin-charge protesters over the weekend. From the levels of outrage expressed by some establishment commentators, you'd think the protestors had captured government buildings and occupied the GPO (at least), rather than barricading a single lorry. Free article

Emmet Commemorative Weekend in Newry

25 September 2003

The O'Donovan Rossa Cultural Society, based in Newry hosted a Robert Emmet Bi-Centennial Commemorative Weekend series of cultural and historical events in the Newry & Mourne area last weekend. Free article

A triumph of the spirit - 20 years after the H7 Breakout

25 September 2003

In Letterkenny last weekend, up to 1,000 republicans remembered the 1983 Great Escape from the H Blocks of Long Kesh. On Friday night, the story of one of the most exceptional IRA operations ever carried out in the history of the struggle against British occupation was told by three men who were central to the escae from H Block 7 in Long Kesh on 25 September 1983. Free article

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25 September 2003

'Rúraíocht', says AN DRAOI RUA, is the term given to the heroic tales in Irish literature based on the Ulaidh, often referred to as 'stories of the red branch Knights'. Cúchulainn plays a big role. Free article

How do we find truth and reconciliation?

25 September 2003

Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams, along with party colleagues Alex Maskey, Cathy Staunton and spokesperson on Victims issues Phillip McGuigan, on Wednesday morning launched a discussion document on the issues of Truth and Truth Recovery Processes. Free article

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