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Old 18-10-2019, 12:11 PM
Mike Strutter Mike Strutter is offline
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Originally Posted by jimmym View Post
Many people see the terrible events of march 1988 as a major turning
point, the gibraltar killings, the michael stone attack, the killing of the two soldiers at the funeral left us in a situation where civil war was seen as a possibility, I remember in the days after the gibraltar killings there was a discussion on today tonight where if i am right nora owen was aghast at the
idea of the bodies coming through Dublin, Neil Blaney put her firmly back in her
Yes that was a terrible time, I remember it well it was shocking.
I read somewhere that it was Charles Haughey who didn't want the remains flown to Dublin as it would bring unnecessary attention to the Republic.
Speaking of Michael Stone, I saw recently it is possible that he is due for parole/release soon. He's some nutjob. He wasn't even born in Ireland.
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