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26 February 1998 Edition

Mowlam's parades farce

26 February 1998

The attitude of the British government towards the nationalist community in the Six Counties was exposed once more by this week's appointments to the Parades Commission. Free article

Mowlam's parades farce

26 February 1998

The attitude of the British government towards the nationalist community in the Six Counties was exposed once more by this week's appointments to the Parades Commission. Free article

Unfinished Revolution on Vinegar Hill

26 February 1998

Over five thousand people climbed Vinegar Hill - Cnoc Fiodh na gCaor, the Hill of the Tree of the Sheep - in County Wexford on an unusually bright February Sunday to hear Gerry Adams speak at Sinn Féin's commemoration of the 200th anniversary of the Rising of 1798. Free article

Governments must rebuild confidence

26 February 1998

FOLLOWING last week's scandalous expulsion of Sinn Féin from the talks, the party has emphasised to both governments that they must move to rebuild confidence in the process. Free article

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Bombs explode as peace talks falter

26 February 1998

In a statement released to RTE in Dublin on Monday night 23 February, the IRA said, ``we reiterate that the complete cessation of military operations which began at midday on Sunday 20 July last year remains intact''. Free article

Disabled men attacked

26 February 1998

The targeting of nationalists by the RUC continued this week a disabled man had his eyepatch pulled off while he was stopped and questioned by the RUC on the Cliftonville Road in North Belfast. Free article

Belfast Telegraph pulls racist `jokes'

26 February 1998

Responding to demands from Irish activists on the Internet, the Belfast Telegraph has dropped an offensive St Patrick's Day page on the World Wide Web that included racist and sexist jokes aimed at the Irish and women in general. The offensive material appeared on a link to the Belfast Telegraph's home and news pages. Free article


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