I must admit to having been unaware of the upcoming charity fundraising event at the K Club to raise funds for the Jack and Jill Foundation, a most worthy cause, until I read the letter from Peter Mulvany (Irish Examiner, Sept 14).
Wed, 19 Sep, 2012
Asked about a report over the weekend that the IRA leadership is reportedly considering an apology to victims of the Troubles, Martin McGuinness, the deputy first minister of the North, responded pointedly that “the IRA are gone”.
Mon, 02 Jul, 2012
THE visit of Queen Elizabeth will be the “conclusion of centuries of divisions” according to Taoiseach Enda Kenny, who has urged the British prime minister to release intelligence files relating to the Dublin and Monaghan bombings of 1974.
Tue, 19 Apr, 2011
AS the media were reporting here on the finding of the Saville Inquiry into the events in Derry on Bloody Sunday in January 1972, I was in the American Military Cemetery in Luxembourg, where 5,075 American soldiers and one American nurse were buried. All were victims of the Second World War.
Sat, 26 Jun, 2010
THE Bloody Sunday inquiry was urged yesterday to determine the extent of former British Prime Minister Edward Heath’s responsibility for the deaths of the 13 people shot dead by troops at the civil rights march in Derry over 30 years ago.
Tue, 15 Jun, 2004
It is absurd for Northern Ireland Secretary Paul Murphy to talk about the conditions which allowed a truth and reconciliation commission to operate in South Africa when his government denies rights at home, Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams claimed today.
Tue, 01 Jun, 2004