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17 July 1997 Edition

Looking after Number One

17 July 1997

MICHEAL MacDONNCHA examines the politics behind the decline and fall of Charles Haughey Free article

United against British occupation

17 July 1997

Manuel Molloy remembers the British occupation of Lenadoon in West Belfast 25 years ago this week Free article

Bruton reverts to type

17 July 1997

His anti-republican rhetoric may have been somewhat curtailed during his term of Taoiseach but now in opposition John Bruton has fully reverted to type and this week launched a tirade against Sinn Féin, which was directed as much against the Fianna Fáil-led government. Free article

Jeffrey knows the words

17 July 1997

People who know I am involved with Féile an Phobail (West Belfast Community Festival) often enquire as to why the committee does not invite Daniel O'Donnell to come and play at the Féile. Free article

No arms sanctions in drug blacklist

17 July 1997

In February of this year, the United States formally announced its decision to subject Colombia to punitive sanctions for an alleged failure to prosecute the `war on drugs.' Free article

Taibhse nach ndíothófar go héasca

17 July 1997

Níos luaithe i mbliana tháinig dornán sóisialaithe ó bPortaingéil, ón Danmhairg agus ón Isiltír le chéile sa Bhruiséil d'fhonn iris Bhéarla nua a bhunú le teachtaireacht na heite clé a scaipeadh ar scála Eorpach. Free article

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Sportsview: Formula Waste

17 July 1997

Yes, I have an inexplicable fascination with motor sport and yes, last weekend I watched the British Grand Prix, where it seemed all you have to do is not crash and you were in with a chance of winning. Contender after contender dropped or crashed out. Free article

Remembering the Past: The Irish holocaust -- An droch shaol

17 July 1997

The man directly responsible for famine relief in Ireland, Charles Edward Trevelyan, Permanent Under-Secretary to the Treasury, was frankly racist: Free article

Back issue: RUC murder bid

17 July 1997

Tyrone trio lucky to be alive after their car is riddled with RUC gunfire. Free article

New in print

17 July 1997

Orangeism: Myth and Reality and In the Heat of the Hurry Free article

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