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Tuesday, June 18, 2002

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Peter Robinson’s appeal against the legality of the re-election of the First and Deputy First Minister comes to a head next Monday. It could lead to the meltdown, many have talked about and few outside the growing ranks of DUP …

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Monday, June 17, 2002

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It’s summer and trouble continues: in the streets and in the political backrooms, though the real threat to Trimble may come in form of next month’s meeting of the UUP’s executive. In Belfast Mayor Maskey intends to embrace the Union …

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Friday, June 14, 2002

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The forthcoming report by Metropolitan police commissioner Sir John Stevens into the Finucane murder finds collusion between the RUC and Loyalist paramiltaries and is causing it’s first rumbles today.Meanwhile leading Unionists claim that links between the Columbian leftist paramilitary group …

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Thursday, June 13, 2002

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A bit further from the current street action and the cost of the Holy Cross dispute becomes clear. Johnny Adair’s brother is jailed for riotous behaviour at the time. New Lord Mayor Maskey visits the Presbyterian church.One Alliance counsellor pays …

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Wednesday, June 12, 2002

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Argentina leave the World Cup and England under the cool hand of their Swedish manager fight on. Discover more from Slugger O'Toole Subscribe to get the latest posts to your email. Type your email… Subscribe

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Wednesday, June 12, 2002

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Looks like Reid is standing firm on the status of the ceasefires. Meanwhile the rioting has tempted the normally anti-Republican Malachy O’Doherty to make a strong attack on Loyalist tactics. Discover more from Slugger O'Toole Subscribe to get the latest …

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Tuesday, June 11, 2002

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Full time: 3:0 It wasn’t always pretty, but it should do the team no harm to score three in open play. And what about England tomorrow? Here’s a Scottish perspective on the attitude of supporters in the Celtic Fringe towards …

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Tuesday, June 11, 2002

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The big match against Saudi Arabia is coming up soon. Looks like controversial journalist and ex Republic of Ireland player Eammon Dunphy will be cooling his heels for a while after a controversial week or two trying to attack the …

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Tuesday, June 11, 2002

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The Short Strand has it’s back to several walls whilst East Belfast loyalists’ ceasefire is being strained to the limit. Nationalists call Unionists to account for loyalist violence as Gerry Adams claims much of the violence is down to a …

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Monday, June 10, 2002

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Threads of the backstory to the Short Strand troubles are beginning to emerge from the Catholic and the Protestant perspective. Looks like the loyalist paramilitaries are in breaking out in many different areas. Even as the peace process ‘continues’ David …

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