8 January 1997 Edition

Isle of Man concern over Trimble

8 January 1997

CONCERN is growng on the Isle of Man following the appointment of Unionist leader, David Trimble to the Privy Council. Free article

O'Caoláin opposes Transfer Bill

8 January 1997

The Transfer of Sentenced Prisoners (Amendment) Bill was passed in Leinster House on 17 December, the day before the parliament broke for Christmas. Free article

Sean Sabhat commemorated in Limerick

8 January 1997

Up to 500 Republicans from all over Munster were not deterred by the inclement weather or the huge Special Branch presence at the annual Sean Sabhat commemoration in Limerick last Sunday. As is usual, well over a dozen carloads of the unwelcome observers, complete with video and still cameras, monitored the march and commemoration from start to finish and harassed participants as they left the graveyard where the patriot is buried. Free article

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