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29 July 1999 Edition

Good Friday Agreement Only Way Forward

29 July 1999

From the signing of the Good Friday Agreement in April 1998 until the UUP prevented the transfer of power and the establishment of the institutions two weeks ago - a period of almost 16 months - the peace process has limped from one unionist-induced crisis to another. Free article

Food production in Ireland - the colonial legacy

29 July 1999

THERE'S A MORAL in the story I'm about to tell. It concerns the production and distribution of food. Free article

Deich bPunt Caite go Maith

29 July 1999

Is minic fonóid agus magadh agus aor á dhéanamh faoi scríobhnóirí an Bhlascaoid Mhóir, Peig bocht ach go háirithe. Ach is ceart go gcuimhnítear iad nó is fíor an mana nach mbeidh a leithéid arís ann. Free article

Sportsview: Clare live to fight again

29 July 1999

When referee Pat Horan controversially blew his whistle for the end of the Clare- Galway epic, the Westerners had every right to feel aggrieved. After all, he had played just five seconds injury time when there should have been at least two or three minutes played. More significantly for them, he denied Galway a free from a scorable position as Frank Lohan of Clare fouled Ollie Canning just as the game ended. Free article

Remembering the Past: Rebuilding the Republican Movement

29 July 1999

THE ELECTION of Eamonn de Valera and the release of the sentenced republican prisoners of war during June 1917 boosted even further the rapid growth of the Republican Movement from 1916. Free article

Back issue: Portadown people under siege

29 July 1999

THE UDR attacked a 27-year-old Portadown man, breaking his jaw and knocking him unconscious. Free article

New in print: They haven't gone away you know

29 July 1999

The Bitter Word By Mike Allen Published by Poolbeg Price £7.99 Free article

Television: Huff-Puff!!

29 July 1999

Forty years of bad living and cigarettes and he doesn't expect to get caught - and when he does, he tells us he never knew smoking was bad for him and blames it on the people who were keeping him in nicotine, highlighted on BBC's Tobacco Wars on Tuesday last. Free article

Dúirt siad...

29 July 1999

The week in quotes.... Free article

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