24 July 1997 Edition

Canada to hear Garvaghy facts

24 July 1997

GEORGES BERIAULT, a member of a high-powered Canadian delegation that witnessed events on the Garvaghy Road on July 6 when the crown forces forced an Orange march through the nationalist enclave spoke to An Phoblacht about what they saw on that day. Free article

Sinn Fein breakthrough in Lisburn

24 July 1997

Sinn Fein has this week passed its first motion through the Unionist dominated Lisburn council. Sinn Fein Councillor Michael Ferguson, who proposed the motion, told An Phoblacht that ``this is indeed an historic breakthrough. Not only have we had our first motion passed but the fact that the motion dealt with exclusion and equality of treatment makes it all the more significant''. Free article

Columbia ambush forces oil pull-out

24 July 1997

On the sixth of July in the oil rich department of Arauca, Colombia, 21 soldiers lost their lives in a combined operation of the FARC and the ELN. Free article

A guardian of the water

24 July 1997

Tony Waldron is a tireless environmental campaigner. A thin wiry man getting on in life, his seemingly emaciated gait is at odds with his indefatigable energy and eternal optimism. Free article

Patrick Cannon honoured

24 July 1997

Dublin republicans gathered last weekend to honour Patrick Cannon, a young Volunteer from Edenmore, who died on active service with his comrade Peter McElcar in Castlederg, County Tyrone on 17 July 1976. Free article


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