Issue 2 - 2024 200dpi

4 August 1999 Edition

Local heroes capture gunman

4 August 1999

A loyalist gunman who was overpowered and disarmed by Portadown nationalists was intent on ``mass, indiscriminate murder'', An Phoblacht has been told. Free article

Drug addiction as widespread as ever

4 August 1999

Open drug dealing across Dublin is making a comeback while anti-drugs activists are saying that the overall drugs situation is looking worse than last year. Despite the dissipation of drug marches and the lack of general attention being paid to the issue, drug addiction is at least as widespread as ever. Free article

Tearing down the walls

4 August 1999

Since 1969, 83 people from Ardoyne and 56 people from the Ligoniel and Bone areas of North Belfast have lost their lives as a result of the conflict. Free article

Man left for dead outside RUC barracks

4 August 1999

A 22-YEAR-OLD West Belfast man was stripped, beaten and left for dead outside Woodbourne RUC barracks on the weekend of 24/25 July. Free article


Judge's army links leads to calls for quashing of anonymity to Bloody Sunday Paras

4 August 1999

THE FAILURE of Britain's Master of the Rolls, Lord Woolf, to declare his past links with the British army has led to calls that the decision to grant anonymity to Parachute Regiment soldiers involved in the Bloody Sunday massacre be quashed. Free article

Councillors under fire over South East incinerator

4 August 1999

``I didn't vote for incineration - no way did I,'' Fine Gael Councillor Dick Dowling said. Free article

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