A Student of History

February 6, 2007

A long way from Dublin’s bloody past (BBC)

Filed under: Ireland,The past that is still with us — John Maass @ 10:55 am

About a week ago I posted on Northern Ireland and the changes there, which will be hopefully bringing about a lasting peace.

In the BBC website today there is a page on “the old days” of British oppression in Dublin.  It starts out:

Following the recent decision of Sinn Fein, the IRA’s political wing, to support the police in Northern Ireland for the first time, Kevin Connolly reflects on the dark days when Britain fought the IRA to keep Ireland within its empire.

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