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Monday, June 01, 2015
BRITISH 'NORMALISATION POLICY' ATTACKED , IRELAND 1921.
IRELAND 1921 : 'OWN GOAL' BY THE IRA.
In 1921, in Ireland, a British attempt at 'normalising' its military and political presence in Ireland did not go unanswered by the IRA - but, in doing so, the IRA launched a reckless operation which resulted in two civilians being shot, one of whom died later. There were no British military casualties as a result of that operation, although media headlines were achieved. But mainly for the wrong reason.... (More on Wednesday, 3rd June 2015.)