18 May 2000 Edition

CRJ: Community response to crime

18 May 2000

With the row over British legislation on RUC reform ringing in our ears the debate over the response to teenage crime and anti-social behaviour in working class communities across the North rages on. Free article

Inspectors in Ireland

18 May 2000

International monitors President Martti Ahtisaari and Cyril Ramaphosa were in Ireland on Monday, 15 May to meet important players in the peace process, inclusing Sinn Féin's Pat Doherty and Bairbre de Brún. In a statement issued, the two men said: Free article

Loyalists threaten Connolly marchers

18 May 2000

The annual James Connolly commemoration march, due to take place in Edinburgh on 10 June, is being threatened by loyalists. Free article

PUP's arsenal

18 May 2000

Arms including a British Army issue SA 80 rifle, were uncovered by crown forces in the Ballymoney offices of the UVF-linked Progressive Unionist Party yesterday, 17 May. Free article

Angry Maginnis caught on camera

18 May 2000

Campaigners for Robert Hamill were furious on Monday after the University of North London released a video of an irate Ken Maginnis engaged in an argument with members of the audience during a talk given by him at a political meeting in February this year. Free article

Dublin/Monaghan relatives want the truth

18 May 2000

A wreath-laying ceremony took place on Wednesday, 17 May at the 1974 Dublin and Monaghan bombings memorial in Talbot Street, Dublin, followed by the annual commemorative Mass in St. Mary's Pro-Cathedral. Free article

Adams unveils Kent Memorial in Cork

18 May 2000

Gerry Adams was the guest speaker at the unveiling of a memorial to 1916 martyr Thomas Kent at Kent station in Cork city at the weekend. The Kent Memorial was commissioned and erected by a committee of railway workers at Cork's Kent station and was unveiled by Kathleen Kent, a niece of Thomas Kent. Free article

My Canadian Odyssey

18 May 2000

Following an Easter visit to Canada, West Belfast Assembly Member Councillor Alex Maskey has paid tribute to those he met who are working for justice and peace in Ireland. Free article

Warning - slippery when wet

18 May 2000

The difficulty faced by the Tribunal format for uncovering political corruption in Irish politics was very apparent this week when former assistant Dublin city and county manager George Redmond was in the witness box. Free article

Healthcare inequality

18 May 2000

A new survey by Trinity College researchers has found that households in the leafy middle and upper class suburbs of Dublin are three times more likely to find a general practioner nearby than those living in a socially deprived area. Free article


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