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24 June 1999 Edition

Unionists must honour pledges in the Agreement

24 June 1999

Last week, Tony Blair said that this is an anxious time and that we are facing into a crisis. He said it is right that the alarm bells are ringing. Free article

Whatever happened to democratisation of local government?

24 June 1999

For the moment, all the grand designs for the democratisation of local authorities are on hold. What's holding them up? Free article

Mexico Report

24 June 1999

After a brief break from party wrangling for the visit of Pope John Paul II in January, Mexican politics has returned to its most pressing engagement of the year, the 2000 presidential elections. The ruling party, the PRI, have broken with the tradition of the President hand picking his successor, changing to an open ballot system to choose the candidate to run next July. Free article

Thuas seal, síos seal

24 June 1999

Mura mbeadh go leor fadhbanna ag tionóntaigh in eastait agus suíomhanna tithíochta poiblí cheana féin, is measa an cás anois - agus is laige cumhacht na dtionóntach dá bharr - i ndiaidh rialú Cúirte an tseachtain seo a thaobhaigh le teaghlach mangaire drugaí i gCorcaigh in éadán an bhardais a bhí ag iarraidh fáil reidh leo. Free article

Sportsview: Derry back to dazzling best

24 June 1999

The signs are that things are on the up for Ulster football as was evident at Breffni Park on Sunday. Derry gave a tremendous display of football as they destroyed Cavan by 15 points in their replay. Free article

Remembering the Past: Electoral success - the election of the snows

24 June 1999

The election of the snows, as it became known, saw the election team struggling with the elements, the opposing candidates and with their own inexperience of electoralism. Free article

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Back issue: SAS used armalites for murder

24 June 1999

British SAS soldiers armed with armalite rifles who murdered 16-year-old John Boyle in a stake-out at Dunloy last July, went on trial in Belfast on Wednesday. Free article

New in print

24 June 1999

Silent Stones and the Springhill massacre Free article

Theatre: Where have all the Spoons Gone?

24 June 1999

Putting words on paper to describe the cycle of suffering that comes with heroin addiction is not an easy task, but freelance journalist, poet, playwright and community worker Tara Gray attempted just that when she penned Where have all the Spoons Gone? She was commissioned to write the play last year by Ringsend & District Response to Drugs for the European Drug Awareness Week. Free article

Television: Timewarp

24 June 1999

Time Capsule (Radio One) Wimbledon '99 (BBC) The Tony Blair Chatshow (UTV) Free article


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