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8 November 2007 Edition

Matching words with actions

8 November 2007

This week we commemorate the 50th anniversary of the tragic deaths of five republicans at Edentubber. It is often claimed by anti-republican commentators that the anti-Partition rhetoric of the 26-County politicians was a key factor in motivating young men to take up armed struggle and join the IRA's campaign of the 1950s. A closer reading of the facts, especially what republicans were saying, would lead to a different conclusion. Free article


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