21 November 2002 Edition

Trimble's tongue betrays him

21 November 2002

Even by the epic standards of hypocrisy normally set by unionism, Trimble's latest outpourings on the 26 Counties have reached a new and transcendent level. Free article

Commander 'assumed' killings were in self defence

21 November 2002

The former commander of British troops in Derry at the time of Bloody Sunday, Major General Patrick MacLellan, then a Brigadier, told the Saville Inquiry on Tuesday that his commanding officer, Robert Ford, had issued the order to use the Parachute Regiment on 30 January, several days beforehand. Free article

Current crisis most serious since Agreement was achieved - Adams

21 November 2002

Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams, speaking at a press conference in Parliament Buildings Stormont, in advance of all-party talks today, said: Free article

Move to take the London out of Derry

21 November 2002

Derry Sinn Féin councillor Barney O'Hagan has proposed a motion for the next city council meeting on Tuesday 26 November to officially change the name of the city to Derry. Free article

Louth remembers brave Volunteers

21 November 2002

This Sunday will see the annual commemoration for Sean O'Carroll and Patrick Tierney, two young IRA volunteers murdered by Black and Tans in 1920. Free article

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Durkan backs McBride campaign

21 November 2002

SDLP leader Mark Durkan has pledged support to the McBride family in their campaign to have the two British soldiers who killed 18-year-old Peter McBride discharged from the British Army. Durkan made his pledge after meeting Peter McBride's mother Jean on Friday 15 November. Free article

Joe Cahill sells out in Monaghan

21 November 2002

Lifelong republican Joe Cahill was in Monaghan on Saturday last to sign copies of his recently published biography: Joe Cahill, A Life in the IRA, written by Belfast journalist Brendan Anderson. Free article

Amnesty accuses Israel of war crimes

21 November 2002

Amnesty International says there is clear evidence that acts committed by the Israeli Army during 'Operation Defensive Shield' were war crimes. Free article

Basque picket in London

21 November 2002

A joint picket was held last weekend outside the Spanish Embassy in London by the Basque Campaign in London and the Wolfe Tone Society. They were protesting of the current clampdown by the Spanish government against Herri Batasuna and Basque people, who are demanding independence from Spain and France. Free article

Former Beirut hostage visits Castlerea POWs

21 November 2002

The Warrington Male Voice Choir, accompanied by former Beirut hostage Terry Waite and the Mayor and Mayoress of Warrington, visited Castlerea Prison in Roscommon recently for a performance by the choir. Free article

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