26 November 1998 Edition

Intimidation of Lurgan nationalists

26 November 1998

Nationalist workers at the Wilson double deck trailers factory in Lurgan have been subjected to sectarian intimidation with threats being painted on factory walls. Free article

Orange marches planned for Portadown

26 November 1998

The Parades Commission's green light for a loyalist parade in support of Portadown Orangeman has been greeted with dismay by Garvaghy Road residents. The parade has been organised by the `Portadown women's branch of the Ulster Coalition for Justice'. Free article

Patten member defended Marines

26 November 1998

When Peter John Caraher made an oral submission to the public meeting of the Patten Commission in Crossmaglen, South Armagh last Thursday evening, it was made in good faith. Those present were assured by Commission members Peter Smyth QC and Sir John Smith that they would be heard with ``an open mind''. Free article

Call to save community

26 November 1998

At a public meeting in Dublin's Pearse Street last Tuesday Sinn Fein representative for Southeast Inner City, Daithí Doolan called on the Minister for the Environment, Noel Dempsey, to intervene and stop the proposed development on Dublin's George's Quay. The meeting was called by the Combined Community Association to publicise the community's opposition to this development. Those in attendance heard how the proposed twenty four floor development would have a detrimental effect not only on the immediate community but would in fact create a dangerous precedent for the rest of Dublin. Free article

Memories of a friend and comrade

26 November 1998

Arthur Fegan remembers his friend, Fian James Templeton, who was shot dead in Belfast in 1975, aged just sixteen. Free article

A walk back into history.

26 November 1998

A unique historical visit to Dublin was made recently when for the first time in 57 years veteran Belfast republican Liam Rice, now 84, accompanied by historian John Quinn, returned to Castlewood Park in Dublin, the location of one of the most controversial episodes of the 30s and 40s period. This was the arrest and court martial for treason in June 1941 of Stephen Hayes, acting IRA chief of staff, by officers of the Northern Command, one of whom was Liam Free article

Fermanagh Volunteer remembered

26 November 1998

``Nationalists will never be in submission again,'' said Sinn Fein Ard Comhairle member Pat Treanor when speaking at the 40th anniversary commemoration of Volunteer Patrick McManus in County Fermanagh at the weekend. Free article


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