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10 June 1999 Edition

Euroland `machonomics' hides ECB double standards

10 June 1999

`The euro falls to a new low', `Euro declines', `Euro weakens'. `The euro plumbs new depths'. These are news article headlines culled from a myriad of similar ones over the over the past weeks. Free article

South Africans back ANC again

10 June 1999

The crushing victory of the African National Congress (ANC) in last week's South African elections indicates that there is life after Nelson Mandela's retirement. The election also marked a significant increase in support for the party from the mixed and black population. Free article

Claíomh Simplí na Fírinne....

10 June 1999

B'é George Orwell a luaigh cumhacht na Bréige Móire, tráth, agus an chumhacht a bhaineann leis. Ní fiú d'am a chur amú ag inseacht bréaga beaga inaimsithe nuair is féidir ceann mór dobhréagnaithe a chumadh - agus má's fíor an teoiric, is éascaí é don phobal creidmheas a thabhairt don Bhréag Mhór ná dá comradaithe beaga. Free article

Sportsview: Clare and Tipp in dramatic draw

10 June 1999

When the draw for the hurling championship was made last November, everyone's minds were on the clash of the Munster heavyweights of Clare and Tipperary. Their rivalry in the 1990s has been legendary and their championship encounters have been classics. This latest game did not disappoint and better still for the neutral, both sides have to do it all again after playing out a draw. Free article

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Back issue: Gerry Kelly released

10 June 1999

Admist sensationalised media coverage, Belfast POW Gerry Kelly was released from the infamous H-Blocks of Long Kesh last Friday, June 2nd. Free article

Television: Giving ``a stroke''

10 June 1999

Election Coverage (RTE/BBC/UTV) Obsessions (RTE1) GayTime TV (BBC2) Free article

Dúirt siad...

10 June 1999

The week in quotes... Free article

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