Issue 2 - 2024 200dpi

5 February 1998 Edition

Adams accuses Trimble

5 February 1998

Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams has accused David Trimble's unionist party of being unable to treat nationalists with anything other than contempt. Free article

Relatives campaigning produces inquiry

5 February 1998

The British government has finally been forced to announce a, ``judicial inquiry'', into the killing of fourteen unarmed Catholics on Bloody Sunday. The announcement came on the eve of the 26th anniversary and is the result of the hard work and campaigning by the relatives of those murdered and those who supported them over the years. Free article

Ardoyne raided while death squads roam

5 February 1998

On Tuesday 20 January, against a background of loyalist killers stalking the streets, the crown forces raided nationalist homes in Ardoyne. Free article

Life tariffs `outrageous'

5 February 1998

SINN Féin Vice President Pat Doherty has described as outrageous and vindictive the setting of a natural life tariff on four republican prisoners. Free article


Adams sceptical of threats against unionists

5 February 1998

SINN Féin President Gerry Adams has expressed scepticism following a spate of alleged threats to Protestant workers, the family of Billy Wright and Unionist Councillor Andrew Davidson in Derry. Free article

Vocal lobby to meet Blair in US

5 February 1998

Ireland remains high on the US political agenda, writes Ciara Collins in Washington Free article

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