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16 September 1999 Edition

UN knew of Indonesia's murderous intent

16 September 1999

Nearly two months ago, on 20 July, the Sydney Morning Herald revealed the existence of a secret Indonesian government document relating to East Timor signed by the Assistant Coordinating Minister, H.F. Garnadi, and addressed to the Coordinating Minister for Politics and Security, General Feisal Tandjung. The document urged the central government in Jakarta to outline a plan in response to a possible victory by the pro-independence movement in the UN-administered referendum in East Timor. Free article

Ceangailte

16 September 1999

Dá mbeadh ardoifig agus na cumainn ceangailte leis an idirlíon ní bheadh aon mhoill idir titim an chlúdaigh i mbosca poist i Sráid Uí Chonaill agus seacadadh na litreach dhá nó trí lá ina dhiaidh sin i mBaile Uí Chonail. Free article

Sportsview: Patten Report targets GAA

16 September 1999

Surprise, surprise, the GAA's infamous Rule 21, which bars all members of the crown forces from participating in our national game, gets a mention in the Patten Report on Policing for the Six Counties. Proposal 114 called for its deletion from the GAA's Official Guidebook. Free article

Remembering the Past: An educational experiment

16 September 1999

IN JUNE 1905, Pádraig Pearse and his sister, Margaret, travelled to Belgium on a fact-finding trip to see bilingualism at work, the educational system and the teaching methods, especially as they dealt with the Flemish language. Free article

An Phoblacht Magazine

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: Death of Volunteer Séamus Twomey

16 September 1999

THE death occurred in Dublin this week of one of the foremost IRA soldiers of the last two decades. Free article

New in print: Counting on trouble

16 September 1999

Northern Ireland's Troubles - The Human Costs By Fay, Morrissey and Marie Smyth Published by Pluto Priced £12.99 Free article

Dúirt siad...

16 September 1999

The week in quotes... Free article


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