Issue 2 - 2024 200dpi

10 April 1997 Edition

The H7 tunnel

10 April 1997

We carry an exclusive account from one of the POWs involved in the the tunnel discovered at Long Kesh prison on how the tunnel was dug. Free article

Doing the business in Cavan

10 April 1997

Mícheál MacDonncha joined Caoimhghin O Caoláin and Gerry Adams on the election trail in Cavan Free article

Historic US asylum victory

10 April 1997

After a two hour wait in a cramped, windowless courtroom on the 10th floor of the Manhattan federal building, Tyrone man Brian Pearson was granted political asylum in the United States following a legal battle lasting five years. Free article


£100 bribe to inform

10 April 1997

A CRAIGAVON MAN WHO received an anonymous letter with £100 in £10 notes says the money came from the RUC who are attempting to recruit him as an informer. Free article

We'll walk anywhere - Paisley

10 April 1997

Loyalists will not be ``allowing'' Orange parades to be rerouted across the Six Counties, DUP leader Ian Paisley warned last Friday 4 April at a loyalist `Right To March' rally in Portadown. Over 1,000 loyalists marched behind seven bands to the town's war memorial in scenes reminiscent of last summer when his DUP side-kick William McCrea appeared with Billy Wright. Free article

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