14 October 1999 Edition

Diarmuid O'Neill: British coroner calls for inquiry

14 October 1999

After three frustrating years, the faintest glimmer of light has appeared at the end of the tunnel for the family of Volunteer Diarmuid O'Neill, as they campaign for an independent public inquiry into his killing by the Metropolitan Police in September 1999. Free article

North Antrim intimidation continues

14 October 1999

Sinn Féin's North Antrim representative councillor James McCarry has called for an end to the recent campaign of loyalist intimidation in the Ballycastle area. Free article

Uninspired appointment

14 October 1999

``Ms O'Loan is a member of the Police Authority, a body essentially in place to perform a public relations exercise for the RUC. As such her appointment to the position of Police Ombudsman will not inspire the confidence of the nationalist community''. Free article

Brits told to climb down

14 October 1999

As residents of Meabh House at the New Lodge flats in Belfast intensify their demands for the British army to vacate their base on top of the tower block, Sinn Féin's Gerry Brophy has called for residents to be rehoused, leaving the soldiers in the tower by themselves. Free article

Garvaghy residents reject one-item agenda

14 October 1999

The Garvaghy Road Residents Coalition have put together a paper on the views of nationalists in the Garvaghy Road area regarding sectarian marches. Free article

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Meehan in London

14 October 1999

Sinn Féin's Martin Meehan was in London on Friday 8 October to meet republican activists and discuss with them the current direction of the peace process. Free article

O Caoláin challenges Taoiseach on nurses

14 October 1999

Sinn Fein TD Caoimhghín O Caoláin urged the Taoiseach in the Dáil on Tuesday to initiate immediate re-engagement with the nurses organisations as the first all-out nurses' strike looms next week. Free article

TDs oppose back door to NATO

14 October 1999

The Fianna Fáil/PD government is this week seeking to force through the Dáil a motion approving membership of Partnership for Peace. On Tuesday 12 October, TDs Caoimhghín O Caoláin, Tony Gregory, Joe Higgins, John Gormley and Trevor Sargent held a press conference to oppose this railroading. Free article

Adams launches Dublin campaign

14 October 1999

Sinn Féin candidate Aengus O Snodaigh's campaign for the vacant Leinster House seat in Dublin South Central was launced this week by Gerry Adams in Dublin. Free article

INOU calls for job guarantee

14 October 1999

``Charlie McCreevy has the chance to destroy or promote social partnership''. This is the opinion of Irish National Organisation of the Unemployed (INOU) General Secretary Mike Allen. He was speaking at the launch of the INOU Budget Submission 2000 Free article

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