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19 July 2001 Edition

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19 July 2001

According to an article in the Irish Times this week, the turning point in Irish history in 1981 was not the decision of Thatcher to ignore the election of Bobby Sands in Fermanagh/South Tyrone and let him and his nine comrades die, nor the deaths of many other people in that tragic year of conflict, nor the national and international campaign of support for the prisoners. Free article

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