Issue 2 - 2024 200dpi

23 March 2000 Edition

New collusion revelations

23 March 2000

Sinn Féin Assembly member Michelle Gildernew is today in Dublin to hand over to Irish government representatives the contents of a wallet handed into her Dungannon office which contained a list with details of 23 republicans taken from crown forces files. Free article

No initiatives from British government

23 March 2000

As Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams predicted last week, the intensive political engagement signposted for St Patrick's Day in Washington never materialised. Free article

Sinn Féin encouraged by American support

23 March 2000

The St Patrick's Day celebrations at the White House this year, while clearly seen by the hundreds of Irish Americans who attended as a way to pay tribute to a President who has shown such commitment to peace in Ireland, had inevitably an underlying air of concern and regret. Free article

``As near to murder as you can get''

23 March 2000

A 10-month-old baby and her mother were treated in hospital after a loyalist petrol bomb attack on their home at Glenview cottages, just outside Glenarm near Larne. Shortly before 1.15am in the early hours of Sunday morning, 19 March, the device was thrown through a bedroom window. The window had been first smashed with a brick. Free article


Threats against solicitor not taken seriously

23 March 2000

A Belfast solicitor who took on the work of Rosemary Nelson representing the Garvaghy Road residents has been refused personal protection by the RUC. Free article

Hundreds join Lurgan justice march

23 March 2000

Every one of the 60 names read out ripped the air like a knife. Last Sunday in Lurgan, hundreds of devastated families, relatives and friends stood in silence, grief written all over their faces. In a voice loaded with emotion, Eamonn Cairns, father of two of the youngest men shot by the UVF in the area, honoured each victim. Free article

Australian Irish `welcome' for queen

23 March 2000

Australian Aid for Ireland (AAI) demonstrators made sure that Elizabeth Windsor got the message about Ireland even as the English queen was attending an official welcome ceremony at the Opera House Forecourt in Sydney on Monday, 20 March. Free article

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