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6 August 1998 Edition

The fun isn't over

6 August 1998

Nothing shows the growing confidence within the nationalist community in the Six Counties better than the summer festivals, particularly in Belfast and Derry. Free article

Derry welcomes march deal

6 August 1998

Widespread relief welcomed the accommodation reached on Monday after a three-day marathon negotiation session involving the Bogside Residents and the Apprentice Boys. Free article

Fear in a strange country

6 August 1998

On Friday an Angolan woman, with her six year old son, was dragged from a phone box in Dublin's Dorset Street. She was punched, headbutted and abused by two youths. The lady, who is pregnant, was left cut and bruised. Free article

No more word games

6 August 1998

Gerry Adams says that progress demands action, not words Free article


RUC attack Ardoyne family

6 August 1998

Ardoyne man Martin Nugent is set to press charges against the RUC after his father, Hughie, and himself were seriously assaulted after the RUC were called to a family dispute in Valsheda Park last Sunday evening, 2 August. Free article

Bricks, bottles and bootboys

6 August 1998

Last week the Portadown Orange Order threatened to increase its intimidation of the residents of the Garvaghy estate. They have applied for permission to march down the Garvaghy Road on August 9, 16 and 23. Free article

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