Tuesday 21 February 2017

Paisley blames Republic for 1974 bombings

David McKittrick

Published 10/01/2014 | 02:30

IAN Paisley has effectively accused the then Irish government of provoking the 1974 Dublin and Monaghan bombings, which killed 33 people.

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The former DUP leader declared: "They brought that on themselves" as he revisited the standout moments of his career for a BBC series.

He stuck to his statement that he was anti-Catholic but said: "I love the poor dupes who are ground down under that system."

Irish Independent

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