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4 October 2001 Edition

Trimble's hypocrisy

4 October 2001

With a pipe bomb in the one hand and a veto in the other, the veil has been torn from unionism's attempt to exclude Sinn FÈin from the Executive this week. Free article

Hunger strikers honoured in South Africa

4 October 2001

Sinn FÈin President Gerry Adams was in South Africa this week, where he met with former ANC President Nelson Mandela and, in a moving ceremony on Robben Island, where Mandela was imprisoned for so many years, unveiled a monument dedicated to the memory of the 1981 hunger strikers. Free article

Reid paves way for attacks

4 October 2001

The refusal, on Friday 28 September, of British Secretary of State John Reid to rule that the UDA has broken its cease fire and instead give the loyalist group a reprieve opened the door for attacks on nationalists at the weekend. Free article

Freedom's fight can be won, If we all stand as one

4 October 2001

Oraid an Uachtarain Presidential Address Ard Fheis Shinn FÈin 2001 Delivered by GERRY ADAMS, Saturday 29 September Free article


Insane Sellafield expansion to proceed

4 October 2001

Sinn FÈin Spokesperson on the Environment, Louth Councillor Arthur Morgan, has described the decision to approve the re-starting of the 'MOX' plant at Sellafield as 'a death sentence for those living on Ireland's East Coast'. He called on the Taoiseach to intervene immediately to ensure that the British government reverse the move. Free article

Loyalist protesters abuse top Tory

4 October 2001

The British Conservative Party's spokesperson on the North, Quentin Davis, was branded "fenian scum" when he remonstrated with loyalist protesters on the Upper Ardoyne Road on Tuesday 2 October. Free article

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