5 March 1998 Edition

Paddy McIlkenny, a fighter for justice

5 March 1998

BY THE time the Birmingham Six were released they were an international cause celebre. However, this followed sixteen years of torture, demonisation and imprisonment, brutal times for the prisoners personally and undoubtedly their families. Free article

RUC offensive

5 March 1998

AN RUC charm offensive in South Belfast was thrown sharply into contrast by an attack on a 16 year old youth last Saturday. Free article

RUC threaten man with LVF

5 March 1998

A DUNGANNON man who was told by the RUC last month that his name is on an LVF death list, continues to be the victim of constant RUC/RIR harassment. Free article

Clegg acquitted

5 March 1998

LAST week's decision to give a retrial to Lee Clegg perpetuates the misery of Karen Reilly's family, still grieving after their daughter was murdered by Clegg's patrol. Free article

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SF Youth occupy building

5 March 1998

Over 40 Sinn Fein Youth members burst into the monthly meeting of Omagh District Council on Tuesday night. A young protester from Carrickmore then read a statement accusing David Trimble and Ronnie Flanagan of collusion in having Sinn Fein excluded from the talks. Free article

New health initiative

5 March 1998

A ground breaking initiative designed to explore the relationship between political conflict and ill-health was launched in Derry last Friday. ``Cunamh'' (Irish for `help') is a community-led self help programme in the Bogside and Brandywell area. Free article

Fógraí bháis: Paddy McManus

5 March 1998

Following the recent death of veteran republican Belfast Sinn Fein Councillor Paddy McManus, a great many tributes were paid for his lifelong commitment to his community and his pursuit of an end to conflict with the achievement of united Ireland. Free article


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