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30 July 1998 Edition

Double standards on Haughey judgement

30 July 1998

So Charles Haughey pulled off a partial victory in the 26-County Supreme Court this week. The judges accepted his contention that the procedures used by the Moriarty Tribunal were unfair and his rights were infringed. Free article

``Taig free zone''

30 July 1998

Widespread criticism has followed the reluctance of the Church of Ireland to distance itself from the Orange Order amidst the political fallout after the collapse of the Drumcree stand off. For four years the world watched as the Church of Ireland colluded with the Orange Order in protests that turned into an orgy of sectarian violence. Free article

The future is under the carpet

30 July 1998

There is a sense of a clean sweep in the processing of child sexual abuse by the Irish courts at present. Free article

Castro clears Clinton

30 July 1998

Cuban President Fidel Castro has accused the US of direct complicity in terrorist attacks against Cuba. Free article

Workers in struggle

30 July 1998

Broken promises on ICC Bank and Ryanair must recognise workers rights Free article

Sportsview: Kerrific victory in Cyprus

30 July 1998

Following on from the under-16 success 12 weeks ago Brian Kerr's Midas touch blossomed again in Larnaca, Cyprus, as the Irish lads took the European U-18 championships by beating the Germans. Free article

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Remembering the Past: The Young Ireland Rising

30 July 1998

In the early 1840s young republicans within Daniel O'Connell's Repeal movement were growing impatient and formed a nucleus which were to be known as Young Irelanders. In 1842 three of the leaders, Thomas Davis, Charles Gavan Duffy and John Blake Dillon founded the Nation newspaper to promote nationalism and to give an outlet to the many revolutionary and radical social thinkers and nationalist intellectuals of the time. Free article

Back issue: Bullseye hits the target

30 July 1998

Donegal based Special Branchman, Hugh `Bullseye' Smith, was in court last week, explaining how he managed to shoot himself in the foot and a speeding motorist in the thigh - with the same bullet. Free article

New in print

30 July 1998

1798 - 200 years of Resonance, Myths and Magic of the Yeats Country and Plain Tales from the Labour Ward Free article

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30 July 1998

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