Issue 2 - 2024 200dpi

28 September 2000 Edition

British bowing to unionists on RUC

28 September 2000

The familiar sight of a British Secrtary State engaging in carefully crafted double-speak was in evidence again on Monday, when Peter Mandelson addressed the British Labour Party Conference. Free article

Unionism turns on itself

28 September 2000

What do you get when you hold an election and offer the electorate two unionist candidates opposed to the Good Friday Agreement? First you turn off the majority of voters from actually showing up and casting their vote on the day. Second you create a bizarre situation where the most vociferous, most fundamental candidate wins, albeit by a narrow margin. Free article

LVF accused in Short Strand shooting

28 September 2000

Local sources are blaming LVF gunmen of trying to kill two Catholic brothers as they worked in their Short Strand garage, last Thursday 21 September. Free article

Brits up patrols in Derry

28 September 2000

The British Army is involved in a campaign ``of lies and propaganda'', over the level of it's patrolling in Derry, says Sinn Féin councillor Gerry MacLochlainn. Free article


Reclaiming history

28 September 2000

Against a backdrop of flames, fleeing residents carry the handful of belongings they've salvaged in the few moments before their homes are completely engulfed in fire. Free article

Republicanism after Good Friday

28 September 2000

We carry here an extract from Daltún Ó Ceallaigh's book `Irish Republicanism - Good Friday and After'. Free article

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