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REPUBLICANS HOLD DIGNIFIED VIGIL TO MARK ANNIVERSARY OF DUBLIN/ MONAGHAN BOMBINGS

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20 May 2011 Comments Off on REPUBLICANS HOLD DIGNIFIED VIGIL TO MARK ANNIVERSARY OF DUBLIN/ MONAGHAN BOMBINGS
REPUBLICANS HOLD DIGNIFIED VIGIL TO MARK ANNIVERSARY OF DUBLIN/ MONAGHAN BOMBINGS

Coinciding with the visit to Dublin of the English Queen, over 70 Republicans gathered at the Diamond, Monaghan on Tuesday evening in a dignified vigil marking the 37th anniversary of the bombings in Dublin and Monaghan in 1974. Among those in attendance were the Mayor of County Monaghan, Jackie Crowe, and several Sinn Féin elected representatives. 34 members of the demonstration held black flags symbolising the thirty-four people (including an unborn child) who were killed when loyalist bombs detonated in Monaghan and Dublin. Others held placards highlighting the fact ...