4 January 2007 Edition

1976 State papers: Key year for 'Ulsterisation', 'criminalisation' policies

4 January 2007

A heatwave, drought and international economic crises were just some of the features of 1976 in Ireland and Britain. However in terms of the government and politics of Ireland, it was a key year in forming the policies of Ulsterisation and criminalisation in the Six Counties. In terms of the decades of conflict 1976 had at 263 killings the second highest loss of life of any year in the 1968 to 1994 period, only 1972 was higher. Free article

Monaghan remembers Brookeborough Martyrs

4 January 2007

A larger than usual turnout, some 200 people, gathered at Latlurcan cemetery in Monaghan for 50th Anniversary Commemoration of the deaths of Fergal O'Hanlon, a native of Monaghan town, and his Limerick comrade Seán Sabahat, on New Year's Day 1957. Free article

Prisoners should have been released

4 January 2007

Protest on Shop Street, Galway City Centre,16 December 2006. A large number of people signed letters and petitions for the release of all Republican prisoners Free article

Nuacht na nOibrithe BY STEPHANIE LORD

4 January 2007

Ryanair fear loss of €20 Million, L.M. Ericsson industrial action called off and Irish Intel Plant Cuts Costs Free article

Saddam execution outside international law

4 January 2007

Commenting on 30 December on the execution of former Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein, Sinn Féin Dáil leader Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin TD said that the trial and execution were entirely outside of international law and human rights standards. Free article

Fógraí bháis

4 January 2007

Ann Shields obituary Free article

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