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15 March 2001 Edition

IRA meets De Chastelain

15 March 2001

In its third statement inside a week, the leadership of Óglaigh na hÉireann has revealed that an IRA representative has met with the Independent International Commission on Decommissioning (IICD). Free article

Stevens team quits RUC offices

15 March 2001

The sudden removal of the Stevens' team from offices in an RUC complex in Carrickfergus has fuelled speculation suggesting either the investigation is about to collapse or that the closer Stevens gets to identifying the role of the RUC Special Branch the less comfortable the team is accepting RUC hospitality. Free article

Confident Sinn Féin in election year

15 March 2001

Several hundred party members from Dublin attended last Saturday's Sinn Féin conference in the city, organised when the full Sinn Féin Ard Fheis had to be cancelled due to the Foot and Mouth crisis. Free article


Rosemary Nelson Memorial Lecture

15 March 2001

The room was hot and crowded as several hundred people packed into the Law Society's lecture hall in Belfast last weekend to attend the first memorial lecture dedicated to Rosemary Nelson, the human rights lawyer who died in March 1999 when a booby trap bomb exploded under her car. Free article

UVF behind Carryduff threats

15 March 2001

Loyalists in the Carryduff area of South Belfast are involved in a campaign of intimidation against Catholics, says Sinn Féin councillor Sean Hayes. Free article

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