[An Phoblacht]

Thursday 30 April, 1998


The IRA's response

The IRA has given its response to the Good Friday document. In a statement they have reasserted that a durable peace demands an end to British rule in Ireland and they say that the document ``clearly falls short of presenting a solid basis for a lasting settlement''. more

Loyalists murder nationalists

A Catholic student was shot dead in a sectarian attack in the early hours of last Saturday morning, within days of the loyalist murder of a Catholic council worker in Portadown.

ANC delegation in Ireland

A legendary revolutionary has shared his experiences of the negotiated settlement in South Africa to Sinn Féin activists and POWs

Saoirse in Crossmaglen

There was a massive turnout at a Saoirse rally in the South Armagh town of Crossmaglen last Sunday.

Military fist tightens in Bessbrook

The village of Bessbrook in South Armagh has seen an increase in harassment of the local people by the British army in recent weeks.

Parades Body blow

The death knell must surely have been sounded over the Parades Commission following last week after the commission's Preliminary Determination report was pulled by British Prime Minister Tony Blair.

Doing it themselves

Deirdre Feehan returned from the Basque Country inspired by what she saw

RUC entrapment strategy intact

A series of attempts by the RUC to entrap nationalists in Lurgan have led Sinn Fein's John O'Dowd to call on the NIO to rein in ``this discredited force''.

Bathing in the glory

For many years the greatest fear of people in Ireland was The Bloodbath, but the real bath causing trouble is in the H-Blocks, writes Eoghan MacCormaic

Bunscoil refused funding

Parents of children at Belfast's oldest Irish-language school on Shaw's Road are outraged that it will not receive a penny of the 33 million of education money handed out last week.

SFY discuss document

Conway Mill was the venue for a national Sinn Fein Youth conference on Saturday to discuss the Good Friday Document.

Groundswell against GAA rule change

The executive of Fermanagh County Board GAA has been forced to issue a statement denying it supported a move to scrap Rule 21 prior to internal consultation.

Felons chairperson approached by RUC

The Felons Club chairperson, Liam Shannon, described himself as ``very angry'' following an attempt by the RUC to entrap him into acting as an informer.

Gnawing through the twines

Laurence McKeown expresses a few opinions on the Good Friday Agreement and the current situation in general.

BBC reporter backs collusion claim

BBC journalist John Ware in the current issue of the New Statesman magazine has presented evidence that British crown forces effectively sentenced solicitor Pat Finucane to death nine years ago.

No Racism - No Deportations

Michael Pierse explains the background to last week's anti-racist rally in Dublin

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