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11 January 2001 Edition

Sinn Féin will take Fermanagh/South Tyrone

11 January 2001

Sinn Féin Fermanagh/South Tyrone Assembly member Michelle Gildernew, commenting on the news this week that Ken Maginnis is retiring as MP for the area and will not be contesting the next election, has said that Sinn Féin is on track to take the seat. Free article

Loyalist Christmas terror

11 January 2001

Regardless of `peace and goodwill to all', the relentless loyalist campaign against Catholics continued over the Christmas period. Throughout the North, loyalists launched pipe-bomb, gun and petrol-bomb attacks and Catholics from Coleraine in County Derry to Annalong in County Down were targeted. Free article

IRA's New Year Message puts onus on Blair

11 January 2001

The leadership of Óglaigh na hÉireann extends New Year greetings to all our Volunteers, friends and supporters at home and abroad. Free article

Drip-feed confirmation of collusion

11 January 2001

It may have been a little difficult at times last year to keep track of the minutiae of the collusion issue. Free article


Former SF councillor arrested in Wales

11 January 2001

Former Sinn Féin Councillor Seán Regan is pursuing legal action this week after he was arrested and held by British authorities. Free article

Dublin calls for implementation of Patten

11 January 2001

Dublin City Council unanimously supported Sinn Féin's Christy Burke in calling for the full implementation of the Patten Report. It joins a dozen other local authorities, including South Dublin County Council and Cork Corporation, who have called for the full implementation of Patten. Sinn Féin Councillor Nicky Kehoe said: ``The cross-party support for the full implementation of Patten shows how widespread concern is over policing in the Six Counties. Policing is a fundamental issue affecting every people throughout Ireland. To have a lasting peace settlement it has to be sorted out.'' Free article

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