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29 July 1999 Edition

Blair must break unionist veto

29 July 1999

Sinn Féin has said that its Ard Chomhairle last weekend held a thorough discussion on the current state of the peace process and the Good Friday Agreement. Free article

British government rewards Orange Order

29 July 1999

The Garvaghy Road Residents Coalition are seeking immediate meetings with Bertie Ahern and Tony Blair to voice their ``strenuous opposition'' about new British government guidelines on disputed parades. Free article

Congress cuts FBI links with RUC

29 July 1999

THE United States Congress has halted an FBI training programme for the RUC because of concerns about civil rights abuses by the RUC and its collusion with loyalist death squads. Free article

Bloody Sunday cover up

29 July 1999

The ability of the Saville Inquiry to get to the truth of the Bloody Sunday killings in Derry in 1972 has been seriously undermined by the decision of the Appeals Court in London to allow 17 members of the Parachute Regiment to remain anonymous while giving evidence to the tribunal. Free article


Behind Closed Doors

29 July 1999

Dubliner Thomas Gillooly was jailed for eleven years last Friday, having been convicted of continually raping and beating his wife, Ann-Marie, over a five-year period. Free article

Kilcock community protests Hazardous Waste Incinerator

29 July 1999

A BOLT from the blue hit the people in Kilcock, County Kildare, in April. A company called Thermal Waste Management had hatched a notion to build a 150,000-ton hazardous waste incinerator just metres away from their village. Free article

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