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28 October 2004 Edition

The great marine and river resources scandal

28 October 2004

No one should doubt the immense potential of the Foyle and Carlingford Loughs. We're talking about a whole range of development potential - in shellfish, in river fishing, in coarse fishing, in fish processing, in tourism, in aquatic sports and marine land development. Free article

Belfast's Golden Age

28 October 2004

For a very brief period, Gerry Adams, Tom Hartley and I and others were in the spiritual company of Sir Roger Casement, Francis Bigger, Bulmer Hobson, Dinny McCullough, Francis McPeake and Cathal O'Byrne. Free article

Revisionism exposed as recycled propaganda

28 October 2004

"You may remember me in connection with chemical warfare in France. I am now running a variation of this sport, ie propaganda in Ireland." So wrote Colonel Charles Foulkes, who was part of a group of British propagandists during the Tan War in Ireland. Free article

The 5th Column

28 October 2004

An Phoblacht's famous weekly satirical column. Read on... Free article

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Fainic an Trom

28 October 2004

As the Celtic year comes to an end, AN DRAOI RUA honours the elder, a tree of witchcraft and mischief. Free article

Remembering the Past - The helicopter escape

28 October 2004

On 31 October 1973, 31 years ago this week, one of the most spectacular and audacious escapes from an Irish prison took place when three of the IRA's key personnel were airlifted to freedom in a seconded helicopter from Mountjoy Prison. Free article

Dúirt Siad

28 October 2004

The week in quotes. Free article

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