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9 December 1999 Edition

Ulster (must have its) Bank

9 December 1999

There has been an exceptional amount of media coverage on the two Sinn Féin ministers taking up their posts last week. As Minister for Education Martin McGuinness took up office promising to be ``meticulous and even handed'' with everybody, there was still considerable speculation on Sinn Féin's bona fides to be in Government. Free article

`East Timor took its independence from Indonesia'

9 December 1999

The public face of the East Timor-Ireland Campaign, Tom Hyland, is back from East Timor once again, but this time the country he visited is independent. Free article

Uisce Coisricthe

9 December 1999

Árthach spáis NASA caillte agus é ag lorg uisce. Creideann an Draoi Rua go bhfuil go leor uisce againn cheanna, ach é a choinneáill glan... Free article

Remembering the Past: Usk Jail death 1918

9 December 1999

Like many of the other released prisoners in June 1917, Volunteer Richard Coleman of Swords travelled to Clare to help Sinn Féin and the Irish Volunteers in their efforts to get Eamonn de Valera elected in the by-election (see AP/RN 12 & 19 August). Free article

Back issue: Tyrone shooting exposes crown forces collusion

9 December 1999

Two Tyrone men, Liam Ryan and Micahel Devlin, were shot dead in a gun attack which the UVF later said it carried out. Free article

New in print

9 December 1999

Peadar O'Donnell and Political Cartoons 1990-1999 Free article

Dúirt siad...

9 December 1999

The week in quotes... Free article

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