Issue 1 - 2023 front

13 August 1998 Edition

Unionists told: face the future

13 August 1998

Gerry Adams told the large, colourful 27th anti-internment march last Sunday that republicans "cannot solve David Trimble's problems for him". Free article

SF is fastest growing force

13 August 1998

``Sinn Féin is the fastest growing force in Irish politics'' and is set to make significant gains in local elections in the 26 Counties next year. So said Cavan/Monaghan TD Caoimhghín O Caoláin as he urged all republicans in the 26 Counties to focus on the 1999 elections in order to build Sinn Féin. He was delivering the John Joe McGirl Memorial Lecture in CountyLeitrim last weekend. Free article

No ground floor access

13 August 1998

Dublin's housing crisis hits poorest - an investigation by Roisín de Rossa Free article


Spectacular monuments unveiled

13 August 1998

Hundreds of people turned out for the unveiling ceremony of two spectacular terrazzo monuments to commemorate those who died in the struggle for Irish freedom. Free article

Derry march: first steps

13 August 1998

Saturday's Apprentice Boys march in Derry, the first after a negotiated agreement, passed off without any major incident. Sinn Féin national chairperson Mitchel McLaughlin described it as ``the first step towards a wider accommodation'' and called on the example set to be built upon to create a comprehensive settlement of the entire marching issue. Free article

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