Issue 2 - 2023 200dpi

8 February 2001 Edition

Anti-Catholic pogrom continues

8 February 2001

It is with deja vú that we view the ``deployment'' of the British Army in North Belfast this week and ask just who they are protecting. Free article

EU wants us to bow and scrape

8 February 2001

These are some of the most important words written about the 26-County economy over the last 30 years. They are part of draft European Union (EU) Commission recommendations to the Dublin government about how it should conduct its economic policy. Free article

Ninth annual Joe McManus/Kevin Coen lecture

8 February 2001

Addressing the annual Joe McManus/Kevin Coen lecture in Sligo on Sunday last, Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams attacked the destructive and negative role of the `securocrats' within the British system who have succeeded in undermining progress around the key issues of policing and demilitarisation. He said they are also frustrating efforts to get at the truth within the Saville Inquiry into Bloody Sunday. Free article

Developers threaten another Wexford village

8 February 2001

Duncannon is a beautiful quiet little village in the southeast of Wexford. It sits above a white sandy strand against a background of lovely dark hills sloping down to the sea. It is almost unspoilt, until now. Free article


British Army angers border communities

8 February 2001

Angry residents in County Louth are calling on the Dublin government to investigate British Army incursions into the 26 Counties along the South Armagh border. The call came after a British Army helicopter landed and eight soldiers disembarked in Meigh last Sunday afternoon. Free article

Large crowd hear hunger strikers

8 February 2001

The inhumane conditions in the H Blocks of Long Kesh 20 years ago were recalled at a public meeting in Clonakilty last week by two republican ex-prisoners who were on the 1981 Hunger Strike. Around 70 people attended the meeting, organised by the local 1981 Hunger Strike Commemoration Committee. Free article

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