20 September 2001 Edition

Campaign for Colombia Three launched

20 September 2001

World-renowned balladeer Christy Moore played a special concert last Monday night, 18 September, to launch a campaign for the return of the three Irishmen currently being held without charge by the Colombian government. Free article

Former prisoners must be treated equally

20 September 2001

A major ground breaking report into the economic and employment problems still faced by republican ex-prisoners will be launched by Coiste na nIarchimí on Friday 21 September. Free article

Lifting the lid on depression

20 September 2001

It was Depression Awareness Week in the 26 Counties last week, and depression support group Aware was again attempting to develop public awareness around one of our most understated taboos. Free article

Letterkenny hunger strike memorial

20 September 2001

Letterkenny in Co. Donegal remembered the 1981 hunger strikers at a ceremony held by the Donegal `81 Committee last weekend in conjunction with Letterkenny UDC. A memorial stone was unveiled by guest speaker and former hunger striker Raymond McCartney at a memorial garden in the Green Area, Glenboe, which is situated at the rear of the Glencar Inn in Letterkenny. Free article

Judgment reserved in Gildernew election case

20 September 2001

Judgment was reserved in the legal case taken by Ulster Unionist James Cooper to overturn the result of the Westminster election in Fermanagh/South Tyrone. Free article

Group will fight lignite mining plans

20 September 2001

A community group, the Cookstown and Western Shores Area Network (CWSAN), has been set up to spearhead opposition to lignite mining in the Loughshore area of Counties Tyrone and Derry, which would affect over 100 townlands and nine local district electoral wards. Free article

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