13 September 2001 Edition

Newry/Armagh plots further advances

13 September 2001

Over 100 republican activists from throughout the Newry/Armagh constituency listened intently as Belfast Assembly member Alex Maskey from Belfast outlined Sinn Féin's analysis of the current political situation last Saturday, 8 September. Sinn Féin was holding an internal conference in Tí Chulainn, Mullaghbán, South Armagh. Free article

London hunger strike march

13 September 2001

For the first time since the protests which followed Bloody Sunday in 1972, republicans based in England are set to march to Trafalgar Square in the heart of London to mark the 20th anniversary of the 1980/81 Hunger Strike. They will also be commemorating all those who have died on hunger strike in the cause of Irish freedom, including Terence MacSwiney, Frank Stagg and Michael Gaughan, each of whom died in an English prison. Free article

Cork councillor barred by Navy

13 September 2001

Sinn Féin Ard Comhairle member Martin Ferris has slammed the actions of the 26-County naval authorities in barring two members of Sinn Féin from working at Haulbowline and said he would be raising the issue at governmental level. One of those barred is Cork Corporation Councillor Jonathan O Brien. Free article

Trading Places

13 September 2001

Even before the destruction of the World Trade Centre in New York, and the closure of the two US stock exchanges this week, the international economy was in severe difficulties. Falling share values in New York, London and Japan all signaled a collapse in confidence in the potential of the industrial world to pull out of the recession into which it is slowly spiraling. Free article

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