Issue 2 - 2024 200dpi

9 April 1998 Edition

SF to study talks deal

9 April 1998

Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams said on Friday afternoon that the party's negotiating team will take the talks document back to their Ard Chomhairle. ``We will assess the document in the context of our peace strategy: Does it remove the causes of conflict? Can it be developed and is it transitional? As in the past we will approach this development in a positive manner,'' he said. Free article

Roll of Honour

9 April 1998


1st Battalion

Vol Tony Henderson    Apr. 4th, 1971
Vol Terence McDermott    Oct. 2nd, 1971
Vol Martin Forsythe    Oct. 24th, 1971
Vol Tony Jordan    June 28th, 1972
Vol John Finucane    June 28th, 1972
Vol Francis Hall    Aug. 30th, 1973
Vol Gerard Fennell    Nov. 8th, 1974
Vol John Rooney    Nov. 15th, 1974
Vol Sean McDermott    Apr. 5th, 1976
Vol Thomas Kane    July 6th,... Free article

Time will tell

9 April 1998

For the formal opening of the Bloody Sunday Inquiry, relatives walked from where the original procession was stopped in William Street to the Guildhall, symbolically finishing a march stopped dead by British Paratroopers 26 years ago. Free article

RUC harassment of solicitors ``ongoing''

9 April 1998

The author of the UN report into RUC harassment of solicitors has said that the practises described in the report are ongoing. ``I have had further reports of harassment and this proves that things have not changed,'' he said. Free article


Attacks continue

9 April 1998

The INLA shot dead Trevor Deeney, who had links with the UVF and served a prison sentence for UVF activity in the 1980s, at about 12.15am on Wednesday morning as he arrived home from work. Free article

Walls go up despite nationalist objections

9 April 1998

The decision to build a 200 metre long `peace line' in the Whitewell Road area on the outskirts of North Belfast and plans for another across Ardoyne Road have been bitterly criticised by nationalist residents and local Sinn Fein councillors. They believe the measures behind the planning of both 30 feet high structures reflects the desire by loyalists to ``stake out territory'' that is lying empty due to a population shift by loyalists out of Belfast. Free article

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