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August 1969: Three Books and Video

The second week of August 50 years ago witnessed the most intensive and violent period of conflict in the North since the 1920s

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August 1969: When the “Troubles” began

Fifty years ago this week in the space of five days, the north of Ireland changed for ever. A look back by historian and commentator Dr Éamon Phoenix (abridged) (for the Irish News)

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Butcher’s dozen: The crimes of Bloody Sunday 47 years on

Shock and disbelief is the reaction to the decision of the Northern Ireland Prosecution Service to charge only one British Paratrooper in connection with the murder of 14 innocent civil rights marchers on Derry’s “Bloody Sunday,” January 30, 1972

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‘A Mother Brings Her Son to Be Shot’ – documentary film

Released in Irish cinemas on Friday 14 September – ‘A Mother Brings Her Son to Be Shot” – is a new documentary from journalist and filmmaker Sinéad O’Shea who takes a look at the divided city of Derry in the “still occupied” 6 counties of Northern Ireland 20 years after the “peace process”

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SUPPORT DERRY’S MARCH FOR JUSTICE 0

GR receives and is pleased to publish Civil Rights Campaigner Vincent Coyle’s appeal for support for this year’s Bloody Sunday march. The March for Justice will be on January 31st 2016. Assemble 2.30pm, Creggan Shops, Derry

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