RIC commemoration not appropriate - victims' descendant

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Cyril Jones agrees with Clare mayor Cathal Crowe’s boycotting of RIC commemoration

“Personally, I wouldn’t attend something like that. I would acknowledge that something has to be done. A certain amount of it is all right, as long as it’s done in a dignified way without going overboard,” said Mr Jones.

“It was explained to them that there were no hard feelings. It all happened in a dignified way,” said Mr Jones. The burning was a heavy blow for the family. “All their worldly possessions were destroyed except for a table, with a bullet hole in it from a shot fired into the house by the RIC, which was rescued from the burning building by neighbours.

 

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Well put Dr Mac Conmara

however we have partition & 1 million unionists in NI who see things different. we have a growing nationalist population in NI. soon they will be the majority, but only slightly. there will be the grounds for unity. & the unionists? thats the problem.

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