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18 March 1999 Edition

A Light from Portlaoise?

18 March 1999

The brother passed on a gift to me last week, of a Portlaoise lamp which he has kept at home for more than twenty years. Free article

A blot on the landscape

18 March 1999

Tensions between settled communities and Travelling people are being ``stirred up'' by public representatives who should know better, says Sinn Fein Assembly member Mary Nelis. Free article

Madrid cracks down on Basque independence

18 March 1999

If any week sums up what is going on in the Basque Country over the last few months and what underlies those events, that was last week, from Sunday 7 March to Sunday 14 March. Free article

Forlíonadh na Seachtaine...

18 March 1999

Tá daoine ann a deir go mbíonn an iomarca páipéir á chur amú ag na nuachtáin gach lá, idir imfhillteán ar seo agus ceann eile ar sin agus gan go leor ama againn an nuachtán féin a léamh gan bheith ag caint ar an `saor in aisce' a ghabhann leo. Bhí sé aisteach, mar sin, cóip saor in aisce d'Fhoinse a fháil iniata leis an Irish Times maidin dé Luain an tseachtain seo, nó cé gur minic anois an Irish Times ag soláthar imfhillteán ní minic a tugtar nuachtán ina iomlán saor in aisce le nuachtán eile. Free article

Workers in struggle: Three men and a brown paper bag

18 March 1999

The tribunal, the whole tribunal and nothing but the tribunal. Daily news reports on the Flood Tribunal have filled the news bulletins over the past three months. However for many following the events at Dublin Castle it is hard to get a grip on just what is going on. Free article

Remembering the Past: A Rebel Voice

18 March 1999

Today AP/RN publishes extracts of a new book charting the history of republicanism in Belfast from partition to the onset of the present phase of struggle which was launched in the Sean O'Neill Craft Centre in Conway Street, Belfast on Thursday March 4. Free article

An Phoblacht Magazine


  • The first edition of this new magazine will feature a 10 page special on the life and legacy of our leader Martin McGuinness to mark the first anniversary of his untimely passing.
  • It will include a personal reminiscence by Gerry Adams and contributions from the McGuinness family.
  • There will also be an exclusive interview with our new Uachtarán Mary Lou McDonald.

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Back issue: Licence to kill

18 March 1999

In an interview last friday British Home Secretary Douglas Hurd declared that the IRA were ``professional killers'' who kill as their ``occupation'' and for ``pleasure'', ``no political solution will cope with that, they just have to be extirpated.'' Free article

Cinema: West Belfast Film Festival

18 March 1999

The 4th West Belfast Film Festival will open on March 22 at the Cineplex in the Kennedy Centre. Free article

Television: Worth the risk

18 March 1999

Sports Call (Radio One) Drug Runners (BBC1) Jailbirds (BBC1) Shot (Channel 4) Questions and Answers (RTE1) Free article

Dúirt siad...

18 March 1999

The week in quotes... Free article

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