26 February 1998 Edition

McArdle jury fails to reach verdict

26 February 1998

The Old Bailey trial of Seamus McArdle ended on Friday 19 February with the jury being unable to reach even a majority verdict after a day and a half of deliberations. McArdle, who has been charged in connection with the attack on Canary Wharf which ended the first IRA cessation, has now been returned to await retrial to Belmarsh. Free article

Paul Quinn wins transfer to Port Laoise

26 February 1998

PAUL Quinn has come off his hunger strike after being transferred to Port Laoise Prison last Wednesday 18 February. Free article

SF Youth expands

26 February 1998

Sinn Fein Youth has marked the first two months of the year with a series of activities which see the republican youth movement go from strength to strength. Free article

Fermanagh petition

26 February 1998

Fermanagh Saoirse is launching a new petition calling for the immediate transfer and repatriation of Irish POWs in English jails. The petition is accompanied by letters which can be forwarded to Jack Straw and Tony Blair also calling for repatriation. Free article

Donnelly defends workers' rights

26 February 1998

THE Sinn Féin candidate in the forthcoming Dublin North by-election has called on trade union rights to be protected. Free article

SF wants Limerick traffic strategy

26 February 1998

SINN Féin in Limerick has called on the city Corporation to develop a comprehensive strategy to manage growing traffic congestion. Free article

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