Issue 2 - 2024 200dpi

2 May 2002 Edition

Ferris poll boost

2 May 2002

Bookies in Tralee are refusing to take any more bets on Martin Ferris after a poll in The Kerryman on Wednesday morning indicated that the Sinn Féin candidate is set to top the poll on 17 May. Free article

Clogher - Tyrone's militarised zone

2 May 2002

Sinn Féin in Clogher, County Tyrone, has produced a report detailing the continuing large scale and oppressive military occupation of the area Free article

South Armagh committee slams PSNI

2 May 2002

The South Armagh Farmers & Residents Committee (SAFRC) held a full committee meeting last weekend to ascertain the circumstances surrounding the arrests of three local men, including one of the SAFRC's founding members, Peter Carragher. Free article

Teenager hit in face by brick

2 May 2002

A 19-year-old nationalist from the Limestone Road area of North Belfast was struck in the face last Sunday with a brick thrown by a loyalist. Free article


Sinn Féin position vindicated

2 May 2002

Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams, speaking following the meeting of the US Committee on International Relations last Wednesday, 24 April, said the hearing had "vindicated Sinn Féin's position that we have no case to answer in respect of the allegations levelled against our party. Free article

Reporters pressed to unmask Bloody Sunday soldiers

2 May 2002

Lawyers acting for both the Bloody Sunday victims, families and for the former British soldiers are to press Lord Saville to order two Channel 4 News journalists to disclose the identities of a number of soldiers who provided them with accounts of the killings. The two, Alex Thompson and Lena Ferguson, could face prosecution if they continue to refuse. Free article

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