Issue 2 - 2024 200dpi

28 October 1999 Edition

Crunch time for review

28 October 1999

As the Mitchell Review enters what must surely be its final phase, time is fast running for any agreement to be reached. Free article

Pipe bomb attacks

28 October 1999

Two loyalists have been arrested in Dungannon after a pipe bomb was discovered in the vehicle in which they were travelling. The van was stopped by the RUC on Tuesday, 27 October at around 5.15pm on the main Dungannon Road to Moy. Free article

Further implication of RUC in Finucane murder

28 October 1999

Attempts by the Stevens Inquiry team to force Sunday Tribune journalist Ed Moloney to hand over his interview notes with RUC agent William Stobie have failed. Free article

Orchestrated attacks on kids' soccer teams

28 October 1999

A SOCCER COACH from East Belfast has told An Phoblacht that he believes sectarian attacks against children's soccer teams from nationalist areas are part of an orchestrated campaign by loyalists. Free article


Drumcree Orangemen to mark 500 days of siege

28 October 1999

THE ORANGE ORDER has announced plans to hold a massive demonstration at Drumcree to mark the 500th day of their siege of the Garvaghy Road in mid-November. Free article

POW Richard Johnson - home at last

28 October 1999

IRISH REPUBLICAN prisoner Richard Clark Johnson was released from federal custody in the United States on Tuesday, 19 October, after serving ten years. Free article

Community workers sit-in

28 October 1999

A sit-in by community workers whose jobs are threatened has secured what may be a reprieve for vital services to people in Dublin's South Inner City. Free article

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