6 March 1997 Edition

Coleraine's history of intolerance

6 March 1997

Recent attacks have once again shown Coleraine to be a centre of sectarianism. Mick Naughton reports Free article

Will the real criminals please stand up?

6 March 1997

Rita O'Reilly reports from Crumlin in Dublin, where she alleges that the response from the authorities to the drugs crisis has been criminal. Free article

Scrap Forum, says McGuinness

6 March 1997

Sinn Féin's Mid-Ulster candidate Martin McGuinness challenged the British government to close down the Forum and called for the motionless `some party' talks process to be ``reconstituted'' . Free article

PrimeTime propaganda

6 March 1997

SINN FEIN NATIONAL CHAIRPERSON Mitchel McLaughlin has accused the makers of an RTE Primetime programme of being ``irresponsible and of putting any chance of a negotiated settlement'' to this year's parade issue in jeopardy. Free article

Kinsella arrest vindictive

6 March 1997

Republicans have reacted angrily to the re-arrest this week of former POW Sean Kinsella. Free article

Tyrone man fights deportation

6 March 1997

In a packed Manhattan courtroom on Thursday 25 Feburary, Clogher man Brian Pearson who is facing deportation from the United States over his past IRA activities, took the witness stand. Throughout the 10 hour testimony Pearson, with obvious distress, gave an account of the atrocities in the Six Counties during the 1970s which led to his politicisation and active involvement in the republican movement. Free article

No charges decision slammed

6 March 1997

IN AN UNSURPRISING AND PREDICABLE DECISION the RUC has informed an Armagh youth that none of the RUC members involved in an incident last year, when he was run over and seriously wounded by an RUC jeep, will be prosecuted. Free article

Westminster election debate in Dublin

6 March 1997

Aine Keane was in UCD to hear Pat Doherty debate with Joe Hendron Free article

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