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13 March 2003 Edition

Tough talks ahead

13 March 2003

This week, Sinn Féin leaders are travelling to 20 cities in North America to inform Irish American supporters of the progress made to date and to seek support for the tough talking that remains if a deal is to be secured. Free article

Soldier recalls

13 March 2003

A former British Army Major told the Saville inquiry on Monday that the Paras were a "dreadful and ghastly" Free article

Notorious loyalist walks free

13 March 2003

The North's judiciary is at the centre of a new controversy after notorious County Down loyalist Darren Watson was allowed to walk free from court after being found guilty of possession of a revolver. Free article

Taoiseach urged to move on National Representation

13 March 2003

Sinn Féin launched a document last week that puts the case for representation in both Houses of the Oireachtas for Irish Citizens throughout the 32 Counties. Free article


Government-funded website brands Finucane

13 March 2003

Sinn Féin has called on the British and Irish governments to investigate funding for a group whose website has made the inflamatory claim that human rights lawyer Pat Finucane was a leading member of the IRA. Free article

Stephen Rea backs Gaelscoil funding drive

13 March 2003

A new multi-million pound plan to fund the continuing boom in Irish-language schooling in the North will be launched by former Stormont Education Minister Martin McGuinness next week. Free article

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