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17 February 2000 Edition

Antrim's staunchest

17 February 2000

In the week of Sinn Féin's crucial by-election victory in South Antrim, An Phoblacht's Peadar Whelan travelled to Toome to assess the legacy of two now deceased veteran republicans whose legacy of commitment and hard work kept the republican flame alive. Free article

Mandela celebrates ten years of freedom

17 February 2000

Ten years ago, Nelson Mandela, one of the great moral and political leaders of our time, walked free after spending 27 years within the walls of South Africa's Robben Island prison. His lifelong dedication to the fight against the system of institutionalised racial discrimination that was apartheid in South Africa won him the Nobel Peace Prize and the presidency of his country. Free article

Posadh an Stáit leis an Chléir go daingean ar fad

17 February 2000

Is fearr cara sa chúirt ná punt sa sparán a deir an seanfhocal ach an tseachtain seo bhí cara an Draoi Rua sa chúirt agus gan punt sa sparán aige.... Free article

Sportsview: Hibernation over for gaelic players

17 February 2000

This has probably been the busiest sporting week of the year thus far. There were a host of events from Friday night's Dublin derby between Shelbourne and Bohemians to Ken Doherty missing the most expensive black ball of his life at the Benson & Hedges at Wembley and Padraig Harrington going well but eventually losing out in Taiwan. 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: British cover up child killing

17 February 2000

The British Army seem to have got away with child murder in West Belfast yet again after the killing last Sunday afternoon of nine-year-old Hugh Maguire of New Barnsley Crescent. As in the previous cases of Leo Norney and Brian Stewart, they have the apparent acquiescence of their RUC colleagues and of a servile media. Free article

New in print: Ireland in the 1930s

17 February 2000

Ireland in the 1930s Edited by Joost Augusteijn Four Courts Press Free article


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