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26 November 1998 Edition

RUC - time to go

26 November 1998

In the past week evidence has continued to mount up to make a damning case against the RUC. Free article

Time to share prosperity

26 November 1998

In its first Budget the Fianna Fáil/Progressive Democrats Coalition government had the option to make real progress towards the elimination of poverty and the building of equality in Irish society, or to continue the pattern of previous years and benefit the wealthy while leaving the disadvantaged behind. It took the latter course. Free article

Urgent action needed to stop the drift

26 November 1998

As we go to press a political initiative by British Prime Minister Tony Blair to break the logjam in the peace process is reportedly imminent. Free article

Dumping the problem

26 November 1998

Bantry has been earmarked for a dump. Local people want to know why. By Roisin de Rossa Free article


Celtic fans arrested

26 November 1998

In two separate incidents reported to An Phoblacht up to eight Celtic fans came in for `special treatment' at the hands of Scottish police as they travelled to and from the Celtic v Rangers match on Saturday. Free article

Bloody Sunday immunity row continues

26 November 1998

The collection of eyewitness evidence for the Bloody Sunday inquiry ended last week in the midst of controversy surrounding the issue of immunity for the British soldiers involved in the Derry shootings. Mr Dessie Doherty representing the Derry Solicitors' Association, says that ``between 450 an 500 people have come in and given statements''. Free article

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