21 August 1997 Edition

Sao Paola Forum passes declaration on Ireland

21 August 1997

The head of Sinn Féin's International Department, Bairbre de Brún, attended the Sáo Paola Forum in Porto Alegre, Brazil, from 31 July to 3 August. The Sáo Paola Forum re-unites over 50 left-wing parties from throughout Latin America and the Caribbean to discuss strategies for the region. The Forum also welcomes observers from further afield and Sinn Féin are one of the European parties to attend on a regular basis. Free article

Tension over Orange march in North Belfast

21 August 1997

Nationalists in north Belfast's Whitewell estate are calling on the Loyal Black Institution to enter into last minute negotiations with community representatives in order to discuss the forthcoming loyalist march through the nationalist area planned for Saturday 30 August. Free article

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Fógraí bháis: Tom Loughran

21 August 1997

The untimely death of Dungannon Republican, Tom Loughran, on 19 May, shocked and saddened all those who were fortunate enough to have known him. Free article

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