13 August 1998 Edition

Burke makes history in Ormond Square

13 August 1998

Dublin SF Councillor Christy Burke made history this week as the first SF Councillor since the foundation of the State to deputise for the Lord Mayor of Dublin. Free article

Time for the right to vote

13 August 1998

``It is the entitlement and birthright of every person born on the island of Ireland, which includes its island and seas, to be part of the Irish nation. That is also the entitlement of all persons otherwise qualified in accordance with law to be citizens of Ireland...'' Free article

Volunteers to be remembered

13 August 1998

A commemoration to mark the 25th anniversary of the deaths of IRA volunteers, Gerard McGlynn and Seamus Harvey will be held this coming Sunday evening at the spot where both men were killed by a premature explosion. Free article

Honour for republican veteran

13 August 1998

In a ceremony at Sinn Féin Head Office this week Falls Road republican Owen Coogan made a presentation to veteran republican Joe Cahill in recognition of his lifetime's work for the Republican Movement. Free article

Saoirse rally in Strabane

13 August 1998

Hundreds attended the Saoirse rally in Strabane last Thursday 6 August and were addressed by the Six-county Saoirse chairperson, Martin Meehan, and the west Tyrone SF Assembly representative, Barry McElduff. Free article

Hamill family attends conference

13 August 1998

Diane Hamill, sister of Robert Hamill, was in London last weeek to raise the profile of her family's campaign and to establish links with other families whose situation is similiar. Together with Rosemary Nelson, the Hamill family's solicitor, Diane addressed a seminar titled `Who are the Real Terrorists?' on 13 August which was organised by the London based Institute for Independence Studies. Free article

Garvaghy Festival

13 August 1998

The North West Portadown Festival/Feile na mBoithre will be on this Saturday and Sunday. During the festival Radio Equality will be back on the air from midday to 8pm. Free article

Fógraí bháis

13 August 1998

Richard Halpenny and Roy Haughey Free article

Dúirt siad...

13 August 1998

The week in quotes... Free article


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