30 May 2002 Edition

London honours Connolly and Sands

30 May 2002

In the wake of Sinn Féin's historic electoral breakthrough in the recent elections to the Dáil, a march commemorating two of Irish republicanism's most important figures, James Connolly and Bobby Sands, was held in London Saturday 25 May. Free article

Minor trouble on Garvaghy Road

30 May 2002

Sinn Féin Assembly member for Upper Bann, Dara O'Hagan, has congratulated nationalists for the restraint they showed on Saturday during the junior Orange Order march in Portadown. Free article

McBrides meet with Reid

30 May 2002

The family of Peter McBride, the Belfast teenager shot dead by Scots Guardsmen Fisher and Wright in 1992, have given a cautious welcome to the promise made by Secretary of State John Reid to ask Tony Blair for a meeting. Free article

Flanagan flounders

30 May 2002

Attempts by the former RUC Chief Constable Ronnie Flanagan to discredit the Ombudsman's highly critical report of the Omagh bomb investigation floundered this week after two senior members of the RUC/PSNI investigation team contradicted Flanagan in sworn affidavits. Free article

Unionist council accused of discrimination

30 May 2002

A judicial review into Newtownabbey Council's provision of services for nationalist areas in Glengormley is underway. Free article

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Warrenpoint addresses anti-social behaviour

30 May 2002

The Tom Williams Sinn Féin Cumann organised a very successful meeting in Warrenpoint Town Hall on Thursday 23 May in response to the spiralling levels of anti-social behaviour and criminal activity in the area. Free article

Wind turbines the way forward

30 May 2002

Fermanagh/South Tyrone MP Michelle Gildernew says she broadly welcomes an application to erect a possible 10 Vasta Wind Turbines in Garrane, Roslea, over the next number of months. Larne-based company B9 has applied for planning permission for the turbines. Free article

TDs remember Dublin Volunteer

30 May 2002

New Sinn Féin's TDs Aengus Ó Snodaigh and Sean Crowe joined Councillor Dessie Ellis in addressing the commemoration for Martin Doherty last Sunday, 26 May, in Glasnevin Cemetery, Dublin. Free article

New paper bank in Clonakilty

30 May 2002

Clonakilty Sinn Féin Town Councillor Cionnaith Ó Súilleabháin has welcomed the introduction of a newspaper and cardboard recycle bank in the town. Free article

The American Indian Movement: Struggling for justice

30 May 2002

"If the Nazis had won World War II, would the Jews and Gypsies have served as the mascots for the University of Munich as the American Indian tribes, for example the Seminoles, have done in US Colleges?" Noam Chomsky asks in his book Rogue States. Free article

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