Issue 1 - 2023 front

6 April 2006 Edition

British agent: Scepticism surrounds timing of murder

6 April 2006

The former British agent Denis Donaldson who was at the centre of what became known as the 'Stormongate' affair that led to the downfall of the Six County Executive was found shot dead in Donegal last Tuesday, 4 March. Free article

Interview : Sinn Féin Chief Negotiator Martin McGuinness

6 April 2006

On the eve of the announcement by the Irish and British Governments of their plans to inject momentum into the political process in the North, Sinn Féin Chief negotiator MARTIN McGUINNESS speaks to An Phoblacht editor SEÁN MacBRÁDAIGH. Free article

Government throwing Aer Lingus to wolves - Ó Caoláin

6 April 2006

Sinn Féin Dáil leader Caoimhghin Ó Caoláin has said the Fianna Fáil/PD government is "throwing Aer Lingus to the wolves" with its decision to go ahead with flotation of the national airline on the stock market. Speaking after challenging the Taoiseach in the Dáil on this issue during Leaders Questions last Tuesday, Ó Caoláin said the decision "makes a mockery of democratic accountability and consultation". Free article

PSNI attempt to recruit Informer

6 April 2006

Sinn Féin Assembly member for Mid-Ulster Francie Molloy and Cllr Mickey Gillespie have hit out at the PSNI after they attempted to recruit a young man from Cappagh/Galbally area in Co. Tyrone as an informer. Free article


Séamus Ludlow: Family reiterates call for full public inquiry

6 April 2006

The Independent Commission of Inquiry into the death of Séamus Ludlow, who was murdered by a unionist paramilitaries in May 1976, has recommended an internal Garda inquiry be held into the case. The family has criticised the recommendations and continues to campaign for a full public inquiry into the murder. Free article

Sellafield: British to privatise nuclear plant

6 April 2006

The British Government is to press ahead with plans to privatise the Sellafield reprocessing plant in Cumbria. Earlier plans for privatisation were put on hold following a series of damning reports into the plant by the Nuclear Installations Inspectorate (NII). Free article

Funding: Government decision sectarianising poverty

6 April 2006

The British government's announcement of an exclusive multi-million pound funding package to address unionist perceptions of greater need is threatening to sectarianise the issue of poverty in the North. Free article

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