Issue 2 - 2024 200dpi

11 October 2007 Edition

Orde thwarts shoot-to-kill inquest

11 October 2007

The longest running inquest in British legal history stalled again this week with the Coroner forced to adjourn after PSNI Chief Constable Hugh Orde refused to hand over vital evidence to the court. Free article

Anti-Irish campaign continues at Stormont

11 October 2007

Later this month DUP Minister for Culture Edwin Poots is expected to make an announcement regarding the proposed Irish Language Act for the Six Counties. This would place a duty on public bodies with the most contact with the public to provide key services in Irish. Free article

Portadown - worrying rise in sectarianism

11 October 2007

On 8 May 1997, Portadown Catholic Robert Hamill died in a Belfast hospital. Free article

Demand for promised Dáil and Seanad debates on collusion

11 October 2007

Sinn Féin Dáil Leader Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin TD has called for full-scale Dáil and Seanad debates on collusion. Speaking in the Dáil on Wednesday, Ó Caoláin said Taoiseach Bertie Ahern must brief the new British Prime Minister Gordon Brown from an Irish point of view on the issue of collusion. Free article


Causeway row now reaches DUP leader's door

11 October 2007

THE controversy surrounding the DUP's support for a private developer's plan to build a visitors' centre at the Giant's Causeway in North Antrim has reached the door of the party leader, Ian Paisley Snr. Free article

Government stance on Shannon/Aer Lingus debacle "pitiful"

11 October 2007

Speaking on Wednesday afternoon following Transport Minister Noel Dempsey's address to the Seanad, Sinn Féin Senator Pearse Doherty said the government's Shannon Heathrow motion in the Dáil at the end of last month was "pitiful". Free article

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