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The whole truth will never be out ther

Posted By: January 09, 2016

Patrick Murphy. Irish News (Belfast). Saturday, January 9, 2016 It is highly likely that in the vast majority of cases, those bereaved during the years of violence here will never discover the truth about their loved ones’ deaths.It may be a dispiriting note on which to embark on such a sensitive issue, but despite the likelihood of agreement between the IRA and […]

Nesbitt slams deal that ‘let down victims’

Posted By: January 09, 2016

Irish News (Belfast). Saturday, January 9, 2016Actor James Nesbitt shares concerns voiced by bereaved families of the Troubles that the latest political deal struck at Stormont has let down victimsACTOR James Nesbitt has said he shares concerns voiced by bereaved families of the Troubles that the latest political deal struck at Stormont has let down victims.The Coleraine-born star was awarded an OBE in […]

Gerry Adams: Enda just doesn’t get 1916

Posted By: January 08, 2016

Gerry Adams: Enda just doesn’t get 1916“It is an inconvenient issue that they want to get out of the way,” the Sinn Féin leader has told supporters in Dublin this evening.  Gerry Adams and Enda Kenny (File photo)Image: Mark Stedman/Photocall IrelandThe Journal.ie (Dubline). Friday, January 8,2016GERRY ADAMS HAS criticised the government’s plans to commemorate the 1916 Rising […]

British authorities are waiting for us to die say ‘Hooded Men’

Posted By: January 07, 2016

Irish News (Belfast). Thursday, January 7, 2016A group of men taking legal action over their alleged torture while interned more than 40 years ago have accused British authorities of waiting for them all to die.The ‘Hooded Men’ are involved in proceedings against the UK government, police and the Department of Justice in a bid to have their case fully investigated.A judge was told […]

Special hall rings with historical significance

Posted By: January 06, 2016

Jim Gibney. Irish News (Belfast). Wednesday, January 6, 2016 St Patrick’s  Hall in Coalisland, inset, with the three plaques which tell a big historical story  The little hall, opened in 1888, has been at the centre of the political, cultural and community life of Coalisland for over 127 years.It proudly hosts its history on three plaques on its outside wall which testifies […]

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