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18 June 1998 Edition

Ready for government

18 June 1998

The strong Yes vote for the Good Friday Agreement demonstrated a huge sense of hope throughout Ireland. The challenge now is to translate that vote into support for those parties committed to delivering real change. Free article

Bloody Sunday - Widgery Mark II?

18 June 1998

Relatives of the people murdered by British paras on Bloody Sunday in Derry have expressed concern that the `independent' judicial inquiry headed by Lord Saville will go the same way as the now discredited Widgery Inquiry. Free article

Murder bid on SF worker

18 June 1998

A South Belfast Sinn Fein election worker narrowly escaped death last Thursday morning June 11 when four shots were fired at him as he was going to work. Free article

Nationalists warned

18 June 1998

Sinn Fein's Martina McIlkenny has called on nationalists to be aware of plainclothes British soldiers coming into their areas. Free article


SF delegation slams McArdle brutalisation

18 June 1998

A Sinn Féin delegation of Martin Ferris, Cathal Crumley and Frances McHugh have condemned the systematic mental and physical torture to which Irish prisoner Séamus McArdle has been subjected. Free article

UDA gun found in Dublin

18 June 1998

A machine gun found two weeks ago by two boys in the Dublin suburb of Palmerstown is believed to have originated in a shipment acquired by the UDA, in the 1994/1995 period. Free article

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