21 October 1999 Edition

Ongoing sectarian campaign

21 October 1999

A second Catholic family in North Belfast has been targeted by loyalist pipe bombers since last Friday 15 October. Free article

RUC supply files

21 October 1999

Sinn Fein's Martin Meehan has claimed that information contained on a loyalist leaflet urging the assassination of nationalists could only have come from RUC files. Free article

Sanitised RUC lecture disrupted

21 October 1999

Paddy McGreevy, Sinn Féin Down District Councillor, has congratulated party activists on disrupting what he called a revisionist lecture on the RUC in Down County Museum on Wednesday 13 October 1999. Free article

Questions on Paisley's Dublin visit

21 October 1999

Sinn Féin TD Caoimhghín O Caoláin has slammed sectarian attacks of any kind, saying they are ``anathema'' to republicanism. Free article

Coming of age in Long Kesh

21 October 1999

Ex-prisoners and other community activists attended the launch of Jim McCann's latest book, Growing up in Long Kesh, in the Tús Nua offices (an ex-prisoners' support group) in Turf Lodge in Belfast on Tuesday, 19 October. Free article

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Call for Sligo/Leitrim TD to come clean

21 October 1999

Sinn Féin's Deputy Mayor of Sligo, Seán MacManus, has called on Fianna Fáil TD John Ellis, to make a full and frank personal statement to the Dáil regarding recent revelations about his financial affairs - the clearing of his debts by the National Irish Bank and further allegations that members of his party paid other debts. Free article

FF/FG Grand Coalition attacks neutrality

21 October 1999

The neutrality of the 26-County State is being significantly undermined this week as Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael unite to vote through membership of NATO's so-called `Partnershp for Peace'. Free article

Share the Wealth

21 October 1999

Over 1,000 people marched through Dublin city centre on Wednesday, 20 October, to highlight the new ``Share the Wealth'' campaign, organised by the National Anti-Poverty Networks. Free article

3,000 march against Superdump.

21 October 1999

A policy decision has to be taken whether to allow Waste Management (Ire) to have a superdump at Silvermines in Tipperary. The decision will affect the lives of all of the people in this area for the next generation. The first step in the decision has already been taken. Permission to drain the pond at Silvermines has been given. Free article

Joint Garda/RUC training slammed

21 October 1999

Sinn Féin TD Caoimhghín O'Caoláin has reacted angrily to news that the Gardái are next week to host 60 RUC members at a special training session for three days at the garda training centre at Templemore, County Tipperary. Free article


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