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15 November 2001 Edition

Two children injured

15 November 2001

The Campaign Against Plastic Bullets and the Pat Finucane Centre have reacted angrily to the revelation that the now defunct Police Authority ordered a £300,000 purchase of a further 50,000 plastic bullets at its final November meeting. Free article

Loyalist pipe bomber dies

15 November 2001

Last week a Protestant teenager was fatally injured when a pipe bomb exploded in his hand. The youth, who was due to celebrate his 17th birthday this week, died a short time later in a nearby hospital. Free article

Acceptable policing service still to be negotiated - Gerry Kelly

15 November 2001

On a Monday night 11 November 1957 five people lost their lives in a premature explosion at Edentubber - Oliver Craven, Dominic Street, Newry; Paul Smith, The Gardens, Bessbrook; George Keegan, Enniscorthy; Patrick Parle, Wexford. They were in a cottage belonging to Michael Watters, who also died in the explosion. Free article

Share the Wealth in Budget 2002

15 November 2001

The following is an edited version of Sinn Féin's pre-Budget submission, launched in Dublin on Wednesday by Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin TD, party chair Mitchel McLaughlin and Dublin Councillor Seán Crowe. It concentrates on the two main planks of Sinn Féin's submission, health and housing. Free article


Criminal justice system must be transformed

15 November 2001

Sinn Féin Chairperson and Justice spokesperson, Mitchel Mc Laughlin, has welcomed the long awaited publication of the British government's Draft Legislation and its response to the Criminal Justice Review Group's recommendations. Free article

Tensions remain high at Holy Cross

15 November 2001

The RUC/PSNI changed its policing arrangements this week to allow the parents of Holy Cross pupils walk to school in their own time rather than in convoy as has been the case until Monday. Free article

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