16 January 1997 Edition

Volunteer Patrick Sheehy remembered

16 January 1997

SIXTY REPUBLICANS gathered on Sunday morning at Ballysteen in Limerick to remember IRA Volunteer Patrick Sheehy, who died five years ago. Free article

300 face lay-off in Armagh

16 January 1997

Up to 300 hospital workers employed by the Armagh and Dungannon Trust face redundancy. Free article

300 face lay-off in Armagh

16 January 1997

Up to 300 hospital workers employed by the Armagh and Dungannon Trust face redundancy. Speaking to An Phoblacht local Unison representative, and forthcoming Sinn Féin local election candidate, Sean McGirr attacked the Trust for putting cutbacks before staff welfare. Free article

Irish community bookshop closes

16 January 1997

The Green Ink Bookshop at Archway in London closed its doors for the last time on Saturday after ten years of service to the Irish community and the general public. Free article

Irish community bookshop closes

16 January 1997

The Green Ink Bookshop at Archway in London closed its doors for the last time on Saturday 11 January after ten years of service to the Irish community and the general public. The closure was forced because of a cut of £32,000 in funding from the London Arts Board (LAB), its only funder. Free article

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Laochra ar muir is ar tír

16 January 1997

Bhuel, quel surprise, mar a deirfeadh mo chairde Francacha agus iad ag léamh nuacht na seachtaine seo chuaigh thart faoin Spiorad Sasannach. Theip ar na Brits faoi dó in aon seachtain amháin in iarrachtaí dul timpeall an domhain. Richard Branson san aer (ar feadh tamaillín) agus Tony Bullimore ar bharr na dtonnta. Sin an spiorad a bhuaigh agus a chóilínigh ar fud an domhain don Impire, tráth. Britannia Rules the Waves, mar dhea. Free article

SPORTVIEW

16 January 1997

Mary Harney, Ireland's answer to Evita, is on her soapbox revealing how the Progressive Democrats are going to ``help those who are willing to help themselves'' - I think that means no more money for ``all those scruffy unemployed people and beggars'', the rounding up of all republicans and the introduction of rugby as a compulsory subject in all schools as a desperate effort to boost the fortunes of the Irish team. Free article

Watching the sunset

16 January 1997

An Irish Empire? Aspects of Ireland and the British Empire and A Pocket History of Ulster Free article

Television

16 January 1997

RTE's Léargas (RTE1, Tuesday, 14 January, 7.30pm) recalled the events of that night and the legacy of the two men who died. Among those interviewed was Seán Sabhat's brother Gearóid, who proudly displayed his brother's uniform, and Monaghan Sinn Féin Councillor Pádraigín Ní Mhurchadha, Feargal O'Hanlon's sister. Free article

Back Issues

16 January 1997

Roy Mason's outburst at the Culloden hotel is in keeping with his overall attitude towards the war in Ireland. An arrogant little man whose frustration at never having served one day in the British Army while being in a position to dictate army policy has led to military paranoia. Free article


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