Issue 2 - 2024 200dpi

26 March 1998 Edition

The sensible Mr Trimble

26 March 1998

As the talks enter the final lap, Brian Campbell wonders who will tell the Unionists to stop saying no Free article

The great mystery of our time

26 March 1998

Sometime close to the end of the 20th century a small island nation sited off the coast of mainland Europe disappeared. Free article

Slight easing in Cuban blockade

26 March 1998

Perhaps in some distant, parallel universe it might make sense. The United States announces a minimal ``relaxation'' of the 38 year-old blockade of Cuba and then expects fulsome praise in return. Free article

Feachtas Mac Giolla Bríde

26 March 1998

I ndiaidh d'fheachtas 12 bhliana a chur isteacht in aghaidh na Comhluchta Ford Motors sna Stáit Aontaithe, d'éirigh leis an Irish National Caucus go leor brú a tharraing ar an Chomhlucht Idirnáisiúnta gur chinn Ford an tseachtain seo go nglacfaidís leis na Prionsabail Mhic Giolla Bhríde. Bhí an INC ag eagrú baghcat i gcoinne Ford ag éileamh go síneodh bainistíocht na Comhluchta na Prionsabail. B'é Seán Mac Giolla Bríde a scríobh na Prionsabail chun stop a chur le tionscail Mheiriceanach ag `maoineadh claonpháirtíochta' sna Sé Chontae. Free article

Workers in struggle

26 March 1998

McCreevy misfires on funding cuts and Bluffer's Guide to the Single Currency Part Two and Free article

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Sportsview: Sonia back on track

26 March 1998

After her disappointments at the Atlanta Olympics and in Athens, Cork's Sonia O'Sullivan is happily back to winning ways following her performance at the World Cross Country championship in Marrakesh in Morocco. Sonia struck gold and became World champion in the Long Course Championship on Saturday and the 4,000 metres on Sunday. Hopefully a lot more success to come. Free article

Remembering the Past: The Curragh Mutiny

26 March 1998

What the historians refer to as the so-called Curragh Mutiny was neither belittlingly `so-called' nor did it happen at the Curragh. It was a full blown mutiny of the British Army's senior generals at the very heart of military power at the War Office in London. Free article

Back issue: SAS murder bid fails

26 March 1998

Last Thursday 16 March two young Andersonstown men, Dessy Mackin and Bobby Gamble, found themselves victims of an SAS assassination bid. At the junction of Glen Road/Rossnareen Avenue in the Andersonstown estate, Belfast, they were fired upon without warning by several plain-clothes British soldiers. Free article

New in print

26 March 1998

The Narrow Ground The Ulster Crisis by ATQ Stewart Published by Blackstaff Press Price £8.99 Free article

Television: The American way

26 March 1998

Casualties of War Channel 4 Sun The 70th Annual Oscars BBC1 Tues Prime Time RTE1 Thurs Insight UTV Weds Free article

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