Tag Archives: Victims

Show Trials…And Show Arrests

In Norn Iron, we have gone one step better than Nazi Germany and Soviet Russia. They merely had Show TRIALS. We are much more civilized. We have Show ARRESTS. And like the regimes of Hitler and Stalin, it is all … Continue reading

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“On The Runs”….Again

So Tony B Liar is summoned before the Greater England Parliament committee to give evidence about those “On The Run” letters. This was all supposed to be secret. Then there was the unfortunate business when John Downey appeared in a … Continue reading

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Sometimes ….There Are No Words

Well attended SDLP event at An Feile last night. Truth. Reconciliation. The Past. Victims. Panel chaired by Alex Attwood MLA. Catherine McCartney…whos brother was murdered some years ago. Brid Quinn from South Armagh…whos son was beaten to death with iron … Continue reading

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So Then One Of Them Shoved A Gun In My Mouth

One of the strange things about talking about the Troubles is that we get into that “Troubles According To My Da” (Martin Lynch) territory. Ask any man of say sixty-one (which I coincidently am) about the Troubles and we talk … Continue reading

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Oor Wullie…Still A Victim

Although I knew people who died as a result of the Troubles…old school friends, neighbours, colleagues and attended several funerals, I cannot claim to be a victim. No family member died. I therefore often wonder how I would have reacted … Continue reading

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