There is an extraordinary contrast in the state papers just released between the paucity of investigative material in relation the various gubus (grotesque, unbelievable, bizarre, unprecedented events) of 1982 and the wealth of interesting material that the Department of Justice has released dealing with events in the 1930s and 1940s.
Mon, 31 Dec, 2012
LABOUR spokesperson on finance Joan Burton mentioned on Black Thursday, September 30, 2010 that “the date of 29 September 2008 is as steeped in infamy in Ireland’s history as Pearl Harbour was for the generation of Americans led by President Franklin Roosevelt”.
Tue, 05 Oct, 2010
IN THEIR letters (October 20) on the upcoming commemoration in Cork of the Irish soldiers who died in the First World War, Jack Lane and Tom Cooper infer or suggest outright that any such event would be an endorsement of the post-war military operations of the British army and security forces, specifically the Black and Tans and the Auxiliaries.
Tue, 04 Nov, 2008