15 May 1997 Edition

Row over Sunday Times article

15 May 1997

Bernadette McAliskey and Rogelio Alonso, a Belfast-based Spanish journalist, have jointly lodged a complaint against The Sunday Times for an article which McAliskey calls ``deliberately and vindictively misleading and mischievous''. Free article

DHSS attacks unemployed

15 May 1997

Unemployment benefit claimants with ``care of'' addresses will be sanctioned by the Department of Social Welfare, according to Sinn Fein councillor for Twinbrook Michael Ferguson. Claimants will have to sign on every day, will have their mail address for Social Security mail changed to their Social Security Office and risk losing their current housing status. Free article

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Maggie gets an earful in US

15 May 1997

The dogged determination of Irish activists from five states and the Internet proved too much for Margaret Thatcher last week, as scores of people converged on York, Pennsylvania, to protest against her appearance at a function held by the local Junior League. Free article

Fógraí bháis

15 May 1997

Volunteer Lar Doyle agus Peter Nolan Free article


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