4 February 1999 Edition

Creating an accountable justice system

4 February 1999

Youth and community activists are coming together in the form of Community Restorative Justice (CRJ) to confront the problem of anti-social behaviour. Free article

Checkpoint closures a PR stunt

4 February 1999

The announcement that seven border checkpoints are to close and one is to be dismantled has been described as a deception designed to fool people into believing that there would be change said Roslea Sinn Fein councillor Brian McCaffrey. Free article

SF Assembly team visits Leinster House

4 February 1999

The demand for full implementation of the Good Friday Agreement in all its cross-border aspects was brought to Leinster House by Sinn Féin last week when Caoimhghín O Caoláin TD hosted a delegation of the party's Assembly members who met TDs and Senators. Free article

`Spypost' to be demolished

4 February 1999

A demonstration against British military bases at Cloghogue checkpoint outside Newry on Sunday will include the demolition of a `spypost'. Free article

New Lodge `Bloody Sunday' remembered

4 February 1999

``There are questions to be answered, even after 26 years. Someone at the time described the incident as `The New Lodge's Bloody Sunday'. If the British government is finally going to tell the truth about Bloody Sunday, and that's a big' if', then let's have the truth about the New Lodge massacre''. Free article

Trinity welcomes Sinn Fein

4 February 1999

Sinn Féin is in the process of forming a cumann in Trinity College following the recent overturn of a long-standing ban on the party in Ireland's oldest university. Free article

Parents oppose Cowen plan

4 February 1999

The Minister for Health and Children Brian Cowen is planning to close the Haematology Department in the newly opened Tallaght Hospital and has met with strong opposition from the parents of the 40 children with leukemia who are being treated in Tallaght. Free article

Kerry anti-drugs campaign will continue

4 February 1999

Following media stories about Kerry Sinn Féin's anti-drug campaign, Ard Comhairle member Donal Cusack puts the record straight Free article

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