Issue 1 - 2023 front

13 June 2002 Edition

Higher walls no protection

13 June 2002

As Gerry Adams met US Special Envoy to the north of Ireland, Richard Haass, yesterday, Wednesday 12 June, he delivered yet again Sinn Féin's message on policing: the Patten Report must be implemented in full, and the party will not settle for its dilution. Free article

Widespread loyalist attacks

13 June 2002

While people's minds were focused on the loyalist violence directed at the Short Strand in East Belfast over the past week, loyalists in other parts of the North were equally active. Attacks in other parts of Belfast and throughout the North went almost unreported. Free article

McCrea benefits from Sinn Féin commitment to equality

13 June 2002

In stark contrast to the refusal of unionist councillors in Belfast to elect a deputy mayor in protest at the election of Sinn Féin's Alex Maskey, unionist councillors elsewhere have agreed power-sharing deals. Free article

Historic day for Sinn Féin

13 June 2002

Thursday 6 June was a momentous day in the history of Sinn Féin. It was the day when for the first time five party representatives entered Leinster House as TDs. Free article


Sunday Times journalists were gagged

13 June 2002

Two Sunday Times journalists have been giving evidence to the Bloody Sunday Inquiry and have told the tribunal that an article they wrote in the days following 30 January 1972 was pulled after the newspaper came under pressure from the government. Free article

Low flying helicopter scare

13 June 2002

Newry/Armagh Assembly member Conor Murphy has condemned the actions of a British Army helicopter which flew dangerously low for several miles along the main road from Newry to Camlough. Free article

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