Issue 1 - 2023 front

22 May 1997 Edition

Demanding real talks

22 May 1997

Sinn Féin met British government officials in Stormont Castle on Wednesday and all the signs indicate that there is renewed momentum for a rebuilt peace process. Free article

No walk without talk in Dunloy

22 May 1997

Residents in Dunloy, County Antrim successfully prevented a sectarian march from parading through their village on Sunday 18 May. They had turned out in force to protest against the planned parade through the village because they distrusted RUC guarantees made earlier in the week that they would prevent the loyalists from marching. Free article

Our honourable friends

22 May 1997

Eoin O'Broin was with the new Sinn Féin MPs at Westminster Free article


UVF threats to GAA

22 May 1997

A call to the Ballyshannon office of the Donegal Democrat last Wednesday afternoon by someone claiming to represent the mid-Ulster Brigade of the UVF has been taken seriously by the Garda in Donegal despite the absence of a recognised codeword. A Garda spokesperson said: ``At the moment we are simply aware that a phone call was made to the Democrat office and we are treating the content of that call as serious.'' Free article

Loyalist attacks continue

22 May 1997

A series of loyalist attacks over the weekend left one man dead, a Lisburn family homeless and two Catholic families in Larne vowing to leave the East Antrim town. Free article

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