Issue 1 - 2023 front

11 October 2001 Edition

Unionists withdraw from process

11 October 2001

The threatened resignation of the UUP's three members of the Six-County Executive by next Wednesday represents another stage in that party's continuing withdrawal from the Peace Process Free article

A Fitting Tribute

11 October 2001

Between 10,000 and 15,000 people marched through the streets of Dublin on Saturday in a colourful and fitting finale to the year of events commemorating the 20th anniversary of the 1981 Hunger Strikes. Free article

UDA attack city centre bar

11 October 2001

The weekend gun attack on Lavery's Bar in Belfast city centre was the work of the UDA, says Sinn FÈin's Alex Maskey. Free article

Bring them home campaign underway

11 October 2001

Former Belfast FÈile an Phobail director CaitrÌona Ruane is to head the campaign to bring home three Irishmen currently being held in Colombia. Niall Connolly, Martin McCauley and Jim Monaghan were arrested in Bogota in August and are being held in conditions described as "appalling, inhumane and degrading". Free article


The Forgotten Ten

11 October 2001

This weekend, the 26-County government will hold state funerals with military honours for a group of IRA Volunteers who have become known as the Forgotten Ten. Free article

Devenny killing: the RUC leopard hasn't changed its spots

11 October 2001

"The issue of policing went to the heart of the problems of the state and was not addressed in these months." Writing in 'From Civil Rights to Armalites: Derry and the Birth of the Troubles', Niall " Dochartaigh was referring to the reaction of nationalists in the Bogside to the RUC beating of Sammy Devenny in April 1969. Devenny later died of his injuries. Free article

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