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Where is 'murder' dossier?

Published 31/07/2011 | 05:00

Sir -- Eoghan Harris (Sunday Independent, July 24, 2011) draws attention to the need for republicans and their supporters to face up to the reality of "the sufferings of Irish Protestants in the period 1919-22".

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His words expose the great deceit of those who repeatedly quote Wolfe Tone's words about the "unity of Catholic, Protestant and dissenter" -- and yet desperately downplay the consequence of the War of Independence on the very same Protestants and dissenters.

That so many republicans are still trying to shrug off blame for their actions, most recently in Northern Ireland, and also a century ago, is no surprise.

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