22 October 1998 Edition

False debate on Objective 1 slammed

22 October 1998

Caoimhghín O Caoláin TD this week raised the demand for retention of Objective 1 Status for EU Structural Funds for the Border region, the West and the Midlands in a Dáil debate. Free article

Church of Ireland Drumcree turmoil

22 October 1998

The rift between Church of Ireland ministers remains unresolved after Robin Eames backed the Orange lobby north of the border this week. The inability of the Church of Ireland to shake off the shackles of its association with the Orange Order continues to threaten the integrity of the Church as an All Ireland body. Free article

Informer recruitment attempts

22 October 1998

Sinn Fein councillor Sean McGirr has condemned the recent attempts by the RUC to recruit three nationalists from Armagh as informers as ``unacceptable''. Free article

FAIT in fraud and porn probe

22 October 1998

The NIO-funded anti-republican group, Families Against Intimidation and Terror, FAIT, has been pitched into further controversy after two forged cheques drawing on the group's bank account were discovered last week. A computer at the group's office has also been seized by the RUC after pornographic material was discovered by a member of staff trying to log onto the internet. Free article

IRA memorial defaced

22 October 1998

The increase in RUC and British Army patrols in the Coalisland/Clonoe area has been highlighted by Sinn Fein councillor Brendan Doris. Free article

Bloody Sunday inquiry delayed

22 October 1998

Solicitor Peter Madden of Madden and Finucane has welcomed the announcement by the Saville inquiry into the Bloody Sunday massacre that it is to put back its starting date for hearing public evidence. Free article


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