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13 October 2000 Edition

Gutter journalism shames BBC

13 October 2000

In its decision to broadcast Monday's programme naming a number of men suspected of involvement in the Omagh bombing, it can be said that Panorama, and by extension the BBC, is not very far removed from the type of felon-setting which the RUC indulged in during the mid and late 1980s. Free article

Crackdown on alternative EU summit

13 October 2000

The French government does not want the European Council Summit to be a repetition of Prague, or Seattle. So, on Saturday 14 and Sunday 15 of October, a line of French police will surround the Basque town of Biarritz in an effort to prevent demonstrators from upsetting the agenda for the meeting of the European head of states. Free article

Moltaí l'aghaidh Athens 2004

13 October 2000

Tá na Cluichí Oilimpeacha faoi scrúdú ag an Draoi Rua an seachtain seo. Free article

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Sportsview: Keegan's candour

13 October 2000

There is something disarming about honesty - especially honesty about yourself. Free article


13 October 2000

From a Portloaise Prison cell, republican political prisoner Dessie Ellis issued the following statement on Wednesday morning. It was read out by his sister Marttha later that day. Free article

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