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14 October 1999 Edition

Augusto Pinochet

14 October 1999

Augusto Pinochet's friends are once more rallying to save him from a fate that he well deserves since he decided in the early 1970s to overthrow the democratically elected Chilean government and initiate a bloody dictatorship. He was and is responsible for the killing and disappearance of more than 3,000 people and the torture and exile of thousands. Free article

Asal déanta de Phádraig

14 October 1999

Ciontaíodh tríúr an tseachtain seo as damáiste a dhéanamh do dhealbh Phádraig Uí Chonaire i nGaillimh. Ach tá feall níos measa ná scrios a dheilbhe á dhéanamh ar an scríobhnóir le fada an lá. Míníonn an Draoi Rua an scéal. Free article

Sportsview: Geraghty's Aussie shame

14 October 1999

I must say that I have very little sympathy for the plight of Graham Geraghty after his racial abuse of a young South African opponent in Ireland's first game of their Aussie compromise rules tour. Free article

Remembering the Past: An tAthair Eoghan O Gramhnaigh

14 October 1999

Cuidigh Simple Lessons in Irish ag Eoghan O Gramhnaigh le na mílte nó b'fhéidir fiú na céadta míle duine a mhealladh i dtreo an Ghaeilge a fhoghlaim. B'iad, mar aon bunadh Chonradh na Gaeilge a chuir beocht isteach i nathbheochan na teangan agus a chothaigh athuair spiorad náisiúnta athuair. Is air na bunchlocha a bhí leagtha ag ) Ghramhnaigh, de hIde agus O Cíosóg a thóg an IRB gluaiseacht na Poblachta athuair ag tús an chéid. 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: IRA bomb blasts British cabinet

14 October 1999

THE British cabinet, Tory MPs and key personnel in the Tory Party were the targets of a 100lb gelignite bomb, planted by the IRA, which ripped through the Grand Hotel in Brighton in the early hours of Friday, 12 October. Free article

Dúirt siad...

14 October 1999

The week in quotes... Free article

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