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15 February 2007 Edition

Collusion: Finucanes still seeking a full independent inquiry

15 February 2007

Murdered human rights lawyer Pat Finucane was remembered this week with hundreds of people gathering at Beechmount, West Belfast, for the unveiling of a mural to mark the 18th anniversary of his death. Free article

EU slams Ahern on CIA flights

15 February 2007

The EU Parliament has singled out the 26 Counties for failing to do everything in its power to prevent flights of extraordinary rendition through its air space and airports. The Irish Government was strongly criticised this week in an official EU report on the alleged transportation of suspects by the CIA in so-called "rendition flights". Free article

No mandate for Harney's 'disgraceful' private hospital plan

15 February 2007

The Sinn Féin TD for Dublin South Central, Aengus Ó Snodaigh, has called on 26-County Health Minister Mary Harney to scrap her plan to allocate land at public hospital sites to the developers of private hospitals before contracts are signed and the state is bound by legal agreements. Free article

Crossmaglen spy post removed

15 February 2007

Crowds gathered to capture the moment on camera, mobile phone and camcorder as one of the most hated symbols of British military occupation was finally removed in the South Armagh village of Crossmaglen on Tuesday. Free article


Rally to demand Irish Language Act for the Six Counties

15 February 2007

Sinn Féin MEP and Irish language activist Bairbre de Brún has called on everyone to come out in Belfast on 24 February to support the call for an Irish Language Act in the Six Counties. Free article

Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin 'recovering well' after heart attack

15 February 2007

Sinn Féin has confirmed that the party's Dáil leader, Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin TD, is "recovering well" after suffering a heart attack at his home in the early hours of Friday 9 February. Free article

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