10 June 1999 Edition

Lies and conspiracy

10 June 1999

The head of the RUC, Ronnie Flanagan, has claimed that he was unaware of specific threats against the life of Rosemary Nelson. He has also denied he knew of requests to have her included on the key persons protection scheme, denials that fly in the face of the available evidence. Free article

Sinn Féin press officer harassed

10 June 1999

Speaking to An Phoblacht after he was harassed by British detectives on his way to visit relatives in Scotland, Eric McGinley, a Derry Sinn Féin press officer, has condemned the openly racist attitude of the British crown forces. Free article

Rural development a priority

10 June 1999

Sinn Féin EU candidates Seán MacManus and Martin Ferris, standing in Connacht/Ulster and Munster, respectively, have been highlighting the urgent need for rural development. 10 Free article

New women's policy launch

10 June 1999

Speaking at the launch in Derry of the party's new policy document Women in Ireland on Friday, 4 June, Sinn Féin Assembly member Michelle Gildernew said: ``As a vibrant, progressive political party with a strong community base, Sinn Féin is equal to the task of ensuring a truly inclusive political culture for a new Ireland.'' Free article

Housing report highlights crisis

10 June 1999

New figures this week have shown Ireland to be the second-dearest country in Europe in which to buy a home. Free article

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