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26 April 2001 Edition


26 April 2001

Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams has called on the Dublin government to use its influence on the UN Security Council and in the EU to put pressure on the Turkish government to end the hunger strikes in that country's prisons. Free article

Adams voices concerns over Bloody Sunday Inquiry

26 April 2001

Recently, Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams wrote to the British Prime Minister Tony Blair to express his serious concerns at flaws emerging in the Saville Inquiry into Bloody Sunday. Free article

JB O'Hagan dies

26 April 2001

Republicans the length and breadth of the country were saddened to hear of the sudden death of Lurgan republican Joe B O'Hagan on Monday, 23 April. Free article

Kelly faces renewed threat

26 April 2001

Sinn Féin's Gerry Kelly was visited by the RUC on Tuesday 24 April and told he is under threat from loyalists. Free article


British Army lies about helicopter incident

26 April 2001

Sinn Féin has rubbished British Army claims that their helicopters never fly in South Armagh with their doors open. The claim was made as part of the Army's denial that an object fell from a helicopter near Crossmaglen on Good Friday. A British Army spokesperson said: ``When a helicopter takes off the loadmaster shuts the door so something cannot fall or get blown out.'' Free article

Connolly's vision both feasible and essential

26 April 2001

We carry here an excerpt from Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin's speech at the Connolly conference last Sunday Free article

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