Issue 2 - 2024 200dpi

23 September 1999 Edition

Bloody Sunday families vindicated

23 September 1999

Fresh investigations undertaken under the auspices of the Saville Inquiry have confirmed that the forensic evidence used to discredit the victims of Bloody Sunday in Derry was worthless. Free article

British must deliver on Agreement

23 September 1999

As the Review of the implementation of the Good Friday Agreement this week entered what U.S. Senator George Mitchell described as an ``intense'' period, Sinn Féin held its first face-to-face meeting with the Ulster Unionist Party since July. Free article

North Antrim bomb attacks

23 September 1999

Loyalists in North Antrim continued their offensive against Catholics in the area last week with three bomb attacks, two in Ballycastle and one in Ballymoney. Free article

SF strength on show at town councils conference

23 September 1999

The growing strength of Sinn Féin in the 26 Counties was reflected at the annual conference of the Association of Municipal Authorities of Ireland in Thurles, County Tipperary, last week. Sinn Féin had six delegates at the conference, who will continue to represent their respective councils for the next five years. Free article


The forgotten estate

23 September 1999

This week An Phoblacht visited Antrim's Springfarm estate, one of the town's many forgotten estates, and spoke to local residents, community workers and Sinn Féin activists from the area about the social and political problems facing the estate. Free article

Sinn Féin in South Africa

23 September 1999

Sinn Féin's Martin McGuinness and Gerry Kelly met last weekend in Pretoria with South African President Thabo Mbeki and Deputy Foreign Minister Aziz Pahad. Free article

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