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11 July 2002 Edition

Nationalists braced for Twelfth violence

11 July 2002

Nationalist communities throughout the Six Counties are bracing themselves for this year's sectarian Twelfth parades which are taking place against a background of widespread UDA and UVF violence directed at vulnerable nationalist areas. Free article

Ansbacher exposes corrupt elite

11 July 2002

Sinn Féin Dáil group leader Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin has described the Ansbacher Report as a "damning indictment of the wealthy elite in Irish society" and of successive governments and the Central Bank who failed to tackle massive tax evasion and avoidance organised by financial institutions. Free article

Stabbed in the back

11 July 2002

At the July meeting of Dublin City Council, an emergency motion, calling on the FAI to review its deal with Sky TV, was passed. The motion, proposed by Councillor Dessie Ellis and his Sinn Féin colleagues, calls on the FAI "to review its deal with Sky TV in the interests of the loyal football fans who now feel they have been stabbed in the back". Free article

Victims and their families take action

11 July 2002

A plastic bullet victim has taken legal action against the Policing Board, the PSNI Chief Constable and the British MoD. This is the first time the Board has faced legal action. Free article


Spy camera protest

11 July 2002

Sinn Féin Assembly member for North Belfast, Gerry Kelly, is pictured addressing an anti-spy post protest in Ardoyne on Tuesday 9 July. Free article

Sinn Féin announces portfolios for TDs

11 July 2002

Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin TD, the leader of the Sinn Féin group of TDs, is pictured with Aengus Ó Snodaigh TD at a press conference last Thursday to announce the policy portfolios for the party's five TDs. Free article

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