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Old 24-10-2019, 08:11 AM
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Originally Posted by SoundMan View Post

It was a great series but I'd hoped for more in depth stuff to be honest. We'd known about the vast vast majority of it already.
This was a show aimed at an audience who hadn't lived through the troubles and those that were too young to know exactly what was going on.
It wasn't a show aimed at RA nerds who've read every book there is to read on the troubles.
I thought the content was fantastic, it was really well put together and should be compulsory viewing for all school kids North and South of the border for fear any get the mad notion to return to those dark days under the pretence of a United Ireland or to secure the Union status.
How little value they placed on life at the time was deeply unsettling and this show was a stark reminder of the truly dark days.
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