Tag Archives: Good Friday Agreement

Loyalist gang succeeded in mission to ‘kill a Taig’

TWENTY YEARS ago this month Gerard Lawlor was brutally murdered – eight years after the first paramilitary ceasefire and four years after the Good Friday Agreement

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Honorary degree for local MLA recognises peacebuilding efforts

A South Belfast MLA has been honoured on the other side of the Atlantic for his efforts to build peace and reconciliation. Sinn Féin MLA Alex Maskey was conferred with an Honorary Degree at LeMoyne College, Syracuse, New York at the end of May..

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The bad faith and broken promises

1998: Good Friday Agreement is implemented. Political prisoners are released early on the condition that the groups they are affiliated with are on ceasefire and continue to remain on ceasefire

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Coláiste battle did not need to happen

IT’S a sad day indeed when an Irish-medium school has to go the courts to seek its rights from a Sinn Féin Minister in a battle we all thought the Irish language had won a long time ago.

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