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ON THIS DATE (20TH FEBRUARY) 40 YEARS AGO : PRO-BRITISH ‘BUTCHER’ LOYALIST GANG SENTENCED TO LIFE IMPRISONMENT IN IRELAND. ‘A group of 11 Loyalists known as the ‘Shankill butchers’ were sentenced (Tuesday 20 February 1979) to life imprisonment for 112 … Continue reading

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ON THIS DATE (1ST NOVEMBER) 97 YEARS AGO : IRISH ‘LAD OF 18 SUMMERS’ EXECUTED BY WESTMINSTER. Kevin Barry (pictured, left) wearing the uniform of ‘H’ Company, 1st Battalion, Dublin Brigade of the IRA. He was 18 years of age … Continue reading

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