6 June 1997 Edition

Céad míle fáilte?

6 June 1997

Meadbh Gallagher looks at how the Irish media is failing to confront racism Free article

Hundreds march against drugs in Kilbarrack

6 June 1997

HUNDREDS of people took part in an anti-drugs march in Kilbarrack on Dublin's Northside on Tuesday night. The march centred on Swan's Nest Court flats where open heroin dealing has been taking place. One pusher dispenses heroin through the letterbox of a flat in the complex. Last week addicts from all over Dublin were coming to the flats to buy heroin. Free article

Mowlam meets residents

6 June 1997

Mo Mowlam met with Orange Order representatives and loyalist supporters last Wednesday 28 May. The meetings were held in Belfast and Derry with Orange chiefs including Robert Saulters, Apprentice Boys of Derry spokesperson Alistair Simpson, and ORDER activist Pauline Gilmore. Free article

Parties run away from neutrality

6 June 1997

Sinn Féin was the only political party to attend the press conference of the Irish Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament on 30 May to call on the electorate to make defence of neutrality and abolition of nucelar weapons an election issue. Free article

Loyalists kick RUC man to death.

6 June 1997

The son of a serving RUC officer has been charged with killing RUC man Gregory Taylor in Ballymoney at the weekend. 30 year old Leslie Thomas Henry from Eastburn Crescent in the town was in court on Wednesday 4 June where he was accused of kicking the RUC man to death. Free article

Fuascailt call on Blair to release Roisin

6 June 1997

Fuascailt, the Irish Political Prisoners Campaign, has called on British Prime Minister Tony Blair to release Roisin McAliskey as soon as possible. The demand was made in a letter handed into Downing Street by Maurice Quinlivan, Fuascailt convener on Sunday, 1 June. Free article

Nationalist resident demands transfer

6 June 1997

Derry Sinn Féin councillor Mary Nelis has accused the RUC and Housing Executive of endangering the life of a nationalist, attacked twice by loyalists over a six week period, by refusing to transfer him out of the predominantly loyalist area where he lives. Free article

Fógraí bháis

6 June 1997

Martin Doherty Free article

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