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IRA apology

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As you might imagine the big story of the day is the latest statement from the IRA.Most punters are predictably split on what (if any significance) it has for the ‘ailing’ peace process. The Taoiseach Bertie Ahern welcomed the statement, …

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Conservative policy

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Simon Heffer believes Trimble has no choice but to move rightwards. Conor Cruise O’Brien pops his head above the parapet for the first time in a while and gives more immediate counsell: “What Trimble and all other unionists should be …

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Weblogs

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For those that still aren’t sure what it’s about. Here’s an article on weblogging. Check out Blogger to get started. Discover more from Slugger O'Toole Subscribe to get the latest posts to your email. Type your email… Subscribe

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Tuesday, July 16, 2002

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D’fhág an BBC agus BSkyB agus TG4 as an áireamh i bpacáiste úr digiteach a bheidh á thairiscint acu sa Tuaisceart agus sa Bhreatáin ón fhómhar ar aghaidh. Discover more from Slugger O'Toole Subscribe to get the latest posts to …

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Tuesday, July 16, 2002

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The trouble in and around the Short Strand comes in for some attention. Anthony McIntyre asks for the hyperbole to be taken down a notch or two, suggesting, “replacing the need to state what is with a penchant for the …

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Tuesday, July 16, 2002

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First of all, prize for the most eye-catching headlne of the year has got to go to Police Praise IRA, and Rosie Cowan’s article in the Guardian last Saturday.There have been a few rumblings about the border/link with Britain poll …

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Monday, July 15, 2002

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Interesting piece on one of Northern Ireland’s largest and most ignored natural assets, according to Gary Grattan.“LOUGH Neagh – at 152 square miles the largest inland area of water in the UK – is not being exploited to its full …

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Monday, July 15, 2002

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Following the widely trailed violence on the Springfield Road, the PSNI believe that this twelth was a relatively relaxed affair. Though Henry McDonald suggests that the Orange Order need to take a long hard look at itself. Others within the …

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Friday, July 12, 2002

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“…courtly yet testy; an eloquent speaker yet a poor communicator; atavistic yet sophisticated; stubborn yet not quite sure of where he wants to go.” Brian Walker believes Trimble is the perfect paradigm of contemporary Ulster Unionism. Discover more from Slugger …

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Friday, July 12, 2002

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Today is known as the Glorious Twelfth for many in Northern Ireland, celebrating a history of civil and religious freedom. For others it an opportunity to break and head for the hills of Donegal, or other more tranquil spots. Of …

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