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Decade of Half Centenaries: Deaths March 1972

There were as far as I understand 35 Troubles-related deaths in March 1972. As far as I can work out, four on duty British soldiers were killed. Ten members of the IRA were killed, some in premature explosions. Four members … Continue reading

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Appalling Vistas

In the summer of 1966, a man called John Patrick Scullion was murdered in the Clonard area of West Belfast. It is the first killing of the (modern) Troubles. He was shot outside his home and died two weeks later. … Continue reading

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