16 January 1997 Edition

Derry petrol bombs

16 January 1997

Nationalists living in Derry's Waterside are warning that lives will be lost if loyalist attacks on Catholic homes continue. Free article

Bomb in Twinbrook

16 January 1997

On the day that Patrick Mayhew said he was ``very glad'' the loyalist ``ceasefire'' was intact the Laurel Glen Roadhouse on the Stewartstown Road in Twinbrook was being cleared after local residents noticed a device attached to a security grill. Free article

Sinister Tyrone raids

16 January 1997

FOUR MEN WERE ARRESTED in Crown Force raids in Tyrone on Tuesday morning 14 January and taken to RUC interrogation centres. Free article

Newsletter accused

16 January 1997

BREANDAN MacCIONNAITH of the Garvaghy Road Residents Association has accused some members of the media of being involved in an ``on-going smear campaign'' against the group in the aftermath of last year's Drumcree stand off and in the build up to this year's marching season. Free article

Sinister Tyrone raids

16 January 1997

FOUR MEN WERE ARRESTED in Crown Force raids in Tyrone on Tuesday morning 14 January and taken to RUC interrogation centres. Free article

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UDA threats led to mother's suicide

16 January 1997

A woman forced out of her Carryduff home by the UDA committed suicide, a Belfast inquest heard last week. Sandra Carlisle (46), who died from a drug overdose last July, had been threatened and had her home firebombed by the UDA because she was friendly with a Catholic neighbour. Free article

Newsletter accused

16 January 1997

BREANDAN MacCIONNAITH of the Garvaghy Road Residents Association has accused some members of the media of being involved in an ``on-going smear campaign'' against the group in the aftermath of last year's Drumcree stand off and in the build up to this year's marching season. Free article

Gardai assault drug activists

16 January 1997

A member of ICON's Drug Addiction Committee in Dublin's north inner city and his son were beaten by Gardai in a shocking new-year demonstration of community relations on Tuesday night, 14 January. Sinn Féin Councillor Christy Burke is calling for an independent inquiry to be set up to investigate ``this brutal assault in police custody''. Free article

UDA threats led to mother's suicide.

16 January 1997

A woman forced out of her Carryduff home by the UDA committed suicide, a Belfast inquest heard last week. Sandra Carlisle (46), who died from a drug overdose last July, had been threatened and had her home firebombed by the UDA because she was friendly with a Catholic neighbour. Free article

Hoax bombs in Dungannon

16 January 1997

DUNGANNON SINN FEIN COUNCILLOR Vincent Kelly has accused the RUC of ``showing a callous disregard for the lives of nationalist children'' after a second hoax bomb find in Dungannon on Wednesday morning 15 January. Free article


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