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19 August 1999 Edition

The Basque prison experience

19 August 1999

IÑAKI IBABE GURIDI is a former political prisoner from Bergara in the Basque Country. Ibabe spent 17-and-a-half years in jail. Free article

1969: Freagracht Shasana le feiceáil go lom

19 August 1999

Is cuid den mhiotas anois é, i measc lucht cosanta an chorais reatha ar aon chuma, gur chuir Náisiúnaithe an Tuaiscirt fáilte roimh saighdiúirí na Breataine nuair a thángadar ar na sráideanna i mí Lúnasa 1969. Tá sé le tuiscint ag an gcuid eile againn gur rud nádúrtha é sin, is gurbh é caimiléireacht na Sealadach amháin a chuir an pobal in aghaidh na saighdiúirí céanna. Go deimhin go mbéadh an fháilte chéanna ann murach imeaglú ó lucht na ngunnán. Free article

Sportsview: Our national sporting treasure

19 August 1999

Let me set the scene for you: A Dublin pub on a Sunday, early evening. Free article

Back issue: Noraid delegation in North

19 August 1999

AS THE TOUR by 130 Americans through the Six Counties ended on Tuesday of this week, the events of Belfast's Bloody Sunday were fresh in the minds of the delegates, two of whom had been injured by plastic bullets. Free article

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New in print: Passionless politics

19 August 1999

Political Issues in Ireland today Edited by Neil Collins Published by Manchester University Press Price £12.99 Free article

Cinema: A prince among movies

19 August 1999

The Thomas Crown Affair Free article

Dúirt siad...

19 August 1999

The week in quotes... Free article

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