8 October 1998 Edition

No women POWs released

8 October 1998

Disparity between the treatment of men and women POWs needs to be addressed as a matter of urgency, Sinn Fein Assembly member Gerry Kelly has told the NIO and the Commission dealing with prisoner releases. Free article

The awful economy of truth

8 October 1998

After a new report found aluminum at levels liable to cause death in animals and serious ill-health in humans Robert Allen examines the shocking story of pollution in West Limerick Free article

The cry is independencia!

8 October 1998

Pat Rice accompanied Gerry Adams on his one day whirlwind trip to the Basque Country on Monday. Free article

Workman threatened by loyalists

8 October 1998

A West Belfastman working on the loyalist Old Warren Estate in Lisburn was threatened by loyalists and forced out of the sub contracting job he was doing. Free article

Housing crisis highlighted

8 October 1998

The Housing Executive's annual `Housing Conditions Survey' has revealed that 44,000 homes across the Six Counties are unfit for habitation - being damp, in disrepair, lacking suitable washing facilities and with inadequate facilities for food preparation. Free article

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SF TD tackles Minister on farm crisis

8 October 1998

The Minister of State for Agriculture Ned O'Keefe was challenged on the crisis in farming by Caoimhghín O Caoláin TD in Leinster House on Tuesday. Free article

Felons harassment continues

8 October 1998

Bigotry and revenge are the motives behind the ongoing RUC campaign of harassment against West Belfast's Felons Club, says chairperson Liam Shannon. Free article

RUC at Queen's

8 October 1998

The appearance of the RUC at the Queen's University Freshers Bazaar at the end of last week has been described as insulting by South Belfast Sinn Fein councillor Sean Hayes. Free article

Bloody Sunday witnesses sought

8 October 1998

Witnesses to Bloody Sunday are being urged to come forward and give statements to the Bloody Sunday Enquiry now in sitting at Derry's Guildhall. Free article

Meehan urges support for Saoirse train

8 October 1998

The Saoirse-organised train journey to Dublin planned for 18 October is ``an imaginative project that should be supported by republicans everywhere,'' said Saoirse's Six County chair Martin Meehan. Free article

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