Issue 2 - 2024 200dpi

4 March 1999 Edition

Unionist hypocrisy confronted

4 March 1999

Sinn Fein's Martin McGuiness this week confronted the ongoing propaganda campaign around the decomissioning issue which threatens to collapse the entire political process. Free article

Murder attempt on Coalisland family

4 March 1999

A nationalist family narrowly escaped death in their Coalisland home after the mother opened a box containing a loyalist bomb. Free article

Growing support for demilitarisation

4 March 1999

As the South Armagh Farmers and Residents Committee (SAFRC) return from a highly successful tour of the United States the Celtic League has approached the British and Irish governments to highlight concerns about the british military presence in South Armagh. Free article

RUC trying to undermine peace process

4 March 1999

West Belfast Sinn Fein Assembly member Alex Maskey has accused the RUC of ``pursuing a political agenda'' in their announcements that an arms find ``appeared to be of a 1998 origin''. Free article


Belfast City Council votes through new power-sharing scheme

4 March 1999

The days of unionist domination on the Belfast City Council may at last be numbered after the council on Monday voted through an historic scheme for sharing power in line with party strength. Free article

Asylum granted to 13 Roma people in Co. Monaghan

4 March 1999

Thirteen of the Roma people who are living in hostel accomodation in Castleblayney, County Monaghan have had their appeals against deportation upheld and are to be granted asylum in Ireland. Two of the Roma have been refused asylum and the remaining families still await the outcome of their appeals. Free article

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