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Paul Larkin

Chroniclers are privileged to enter where they list, to come and go through keyholes, to ride upon the wind, to overcome in their soarings up and down, all obstacles of distance, time and place.
Charles Dickens - Barnaby Rudge, Chapter The Ninth

The North – How Ireland’s ‘left wing’ literati ended up supporting the far right.

JOURNALISTS HELD TO ACCOUNT - SHOCK !

The thought will perhaps sour their enjoyment of that little after dinner glass of Muscat de Beaumes-de-Venise dessert wine they always enjoy when dining out with embassy staff and military attachés, but an unpleasant scenario is looming on the horizon for some of Ireland’s ‘literati’. For it is not just the IRA who is now being asked to give an account of actions taken during the ‘Troubles’. As the bedrock of the peace process slowly settles into place, journalists and the major media outlets are also being called upon to explain how they got reporting the war in our country so horribly wrong.

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The Miami Showband - massacred in 1975

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