1 October 1998 Edition

FAIT worse than death

1 October 1998

The latest contretemps between Sam Cushnahan and Glyn Roberts comes as no great shock to anyone who has followed the ongoing shenanigans among the leadership of FAIT (Families Against Intimidation and Terrorism). Free article

British upgrade Divis Tower

1 October 1998

Divis Tower residents contacted An Phoblacht to express their anger at a night-time military operation by the British Army. Free article

RUC hinder investigation

1 October 1998

Crucial video evidence central to the investigation by the Independent Commission for Police Complaints (ICPC) into an RUC assault on a young Derry man last December is missing. Free article

Anti-drugs activists harassed

1 October 1998

The harassment of anti-drug activists by the Garda Síochána has been increased recently, in what has been described as a mischievous and unhelpful campaign. Free article

SDLP supports draconian laws

1 October 1998

Derry City Sinn Fein councillor, Peter Anderson, has slammed the SDLP members on the council after they sided with the unionist minority to block a motion condemning the new laws introduced by the British and Dublin governments which could see internment reintroduced by the backdoor. Free article

No room for Ming

1 October 1998

Section 31 may no longer be with us but that doesn't mean that censorship in the 26 counties has gone away. Free article

Fermanagh march

1 October 1998

The newly formed Fermanagh Sinn Fein Youth, containing groups in East Erne (Lisnaskea, Newtownbutler and Roslea), Derrylin, Enniskillen and Belcoo is organising a march and rally to demand the immediate disbandment of the RUC. The event will take place on Sunday 4 October, starting at Kilmacormick site no 2 at 2.30pm. Free article

Saoirse supports Basque POWs

1 October 1998

Two delegates from Saoirse's Six County executive, Frances McHugh and Patricia Moore, recently visited the Basque country and met with community, political and church representatives there. Free article

Ulster Tongues

1 October 1998

The Linen Hall Library in Belfast is hosting a series of cultural events in October and November celebrating the linguistic and cultural diversity of the north. Free article


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