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2 July 1998 Edition

Time for change

2 July 1998

After a hectic, historic three months politics in the Six Counties is still not allowed time to draw breath. In fact, when the Assembly met on Wednesday there was no shortage of breath. Free article

Danger - men at work

2 July 1998

``We need men who will work for Northern Ireland. As I said, men who will allow us to hold our heads high.'' Free article

Murder collusion in Guatemala

2 July 1998

On 26 April Bishop Juan Gerardi was brutally beaten to death in Guatemala City. His assailants dropped a concrete block on his head, just in case he'd survive the assault. Three days previously, the Bishop had published a report entitled Nunca Mas (Never Again). Free article

Corn an Domhain: na póilíní abú!

2 July 1998

Nuair nach mbíonn foireann Éireannach sa chomórtas tacaím le hAlbain (nó leis an mBreatain Bheag nuair is ann dóibh). Seasann ár gcomhshaoránaigh ar Bhóthar na Seanchille leis na hAlbanaigh freisin. Bhí An Phoblacht taobh thiar de Iamáice ó thús agus féach céard a tharla dóibhsean! Bhí tacaíocht mhór ag an Rómáin ar Bhóthar na bhFál. Tháinig brí as cuimse i bhfoireann na hAirgintíne nuair a chuala siad go raibh muintir Bhéal Easa ag seasamh leo guallainn ar ghuallainn. Free article

Sportsview: Meath the Germans of GAA

2 July 1998

Louth have to be one of the Championship's unluckiest sides after their defeat by neighbours Meath in Croke Park. A lively match played at a fast pace (23 scores from play) saw the Meathmen draw on all their famed resources and big time experience to claw back into the game in the second half to beat the Louthmen by a point. Free article

Remembering the Past: A reluctant rebel

2 July 1998

Today, the most famous priest of 1798 is Fr John Murphy. He is immortalised in song by PJ McCall, in the writings of the anti-republican Sir Richard Musgrave in 1801, in the published memoirs of United Irishman Miles Byrne in 1863 and in the many publications of Catholic Church propagandist Father Patrick Kavanagh. Free article

Back issue: On the blanket in B wing

2 July 1998

The protest for political status is taking place in three centres, Long Kesh `H' Blocks, `B' Wing, Crumlin Road Gaol and Armagh Women's Prison. There are almost 350 men and women taking part in the protest. Free article

Cinema: Heche gives it to them straight

2 July 1998

Six Days Seven Nights Free article

Dúirt siad...

2 July 1998

The week in quotes... Free article

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