McDowell Under Fire For ‘Steering’ Colombia Probe

Posted By: September 02, 2005

McDowell Under Fire For ‘Steering’ Colombia Probe By Cormac O’KeeffeIrish Examiner September 2, 2005 A LEADING legal expert yesterday accused JusticeMinister Michael McDowell of interfering in thegarda investigation into the Colombia Three. Professor Dermot Walsh of Limerick Universitysaid the minister had “crossed the line” bytrying to steer an ongoing criminal probe. “Ithink the minister has […]

Has Sean Donlon No Shame?

Posted By: August 23, 2005

Letters to the EditorIrish TimesMonday, August 22, 2005 Dear Madam, Has Sean Donlon no shame? The former Irish Ambassador to Washington from 1978 to 1981 shouldbe about the last person to pontificate on the Irish peace process.(“Former ambassador spells out what is expected of Provisionals”,August 22 – See below). Shame alone should keep him silent. […]

Towards Justice

Posted By: August 15, 2005

>>>>>> Feature: Towards Justice —-The veteran Washington-based lobbyist Father SeanMcManus gave the annual Damian Walsh lecture lastweek. The address, as part of the West Belfastfestival, told of his experiences as President ofthe Irish National Caucus.—- When I first went to America on October 2, 1972, itwas my hope that I would be able to help […]

Alabama OO Marches in N Irish 12th Parade

Posted By: July 12, 2005

Alabama Orange Order Marches in Northern IrelandOrange Twelfth parades under way BBC. Tuesday, July 12, 2005 Nineteen Orange rallies are being held acrossNorthern Ireland Orangemen from the US are among thousands ofmarchers taking part in the annual Twelfth ofJuly celebrations in Northern Ireland. The lodge from Alabama has travelled toTobermore, County Londonderry, where one of […]

Byzantine rituals of the Orange Order

Posted By: July 12, 2005

Byzantine rituals of the Orange Order Irish Times. Tuesday, July 12, 2005 Our Fathers knew thee, Rome of old, And evil isthy fame . . . From Hymn 757 of the FreePresbyterian Hymnal, writes Fiachra Gibbons. This morning in Belfast as the embers of the 11thNight bonfires die away and the last remainingrevellers stagger home […]

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