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29 January 2004 Edition

30 years on and still in denial

29 January 2004

"I want to express the revulsion and condemnation felt by every decent person on this island at these unforgivable acts." These were the words of Taoiseach Liam Cosgrave in the aftermath of the 1974 Dublin/Monaghan bombings, atrocities that left 33 people dead. They were shallow words of consolation from a government which promptly turned the brutal butchering of its own people by outside forces into an excuse to further demonise republicans. Free article

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