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24 January 2002 Edition

Bringing Irish unity demand to Westminster

24 January 2002

Sinn Féin MPs Gerry Adams, Martin McGuinness, Michelle Gildernew and Pat Doherty arrived at Westminster on Monday afternoon to take possession of their new office space within the House of Commons buildings. Free article

Thousands at anti-sectarian rallies... with some notable exceptions

24 January 2002

Last Friday, tens of thousands of people braved the rain to attend an ICTU-organised anti-sectarian rally in the wake of the UDA killing of postal worker Daniel McColgan. Free article

Omagh: Missing files and 'recreated' statements

24 January 2002

RUC detectives investigating the Omagh bombing 'recreated' 357 important documents, possibly including witness statements, which were 'lost' or 'inadvertently destroyed' during the first 18 months of the inquiry. Free article

Barron to probe Blayney bombing and John Francis Green killing

24 January 2002

Sinn Féin TD Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin has received a letter from the Taoiseach confirming that the 1976 bombing of Castleblayney in which Patrick Mone was murdered and the assassination in 1975 of John Francis Green will be addressed in the Report of the inquiry of Judge Barron. Free article


O'Loan to probe suspicious UDA death

24 January 2002

Ombudsman Nuala O'Loan is to look into the events surrounding the death of a UDA member who had information on the sectarian killing of Catholic postal worker Daniel McColgan. Free article

Sinn Féin concerns over British Criminal Justice Bill

24 January 2002

Commenting on the first reading of the Criminal Justive Bill in Westminster on Monday, Sinn Féin spokesperson on the issue Mitchel McLaughlin expressed serious concern that the areas of Diplock Courts and repressive legislation were omitted from the ambit of the Criminal Justice Review. Free article

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