Irish activists of the 'Troubles'

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    Two excellent documentaries from Irish language station TG4, one of the foremost nationalist political figures of the Troubles Bernadette Devlin-McAliskey.

    Bernadette

    And from the series Mna an IRA, SF executive member and former IRA activist Martina Anderson discusses her life in the IRA.

    Martina Anderson

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    Yet Northern Ireland remains part of the United Kingdom, and taxes are still levied on both their respective incomes by Her Majesty's Revenue & Customs. In short, they've achieved nothing.
     
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    You are assuming the only intention was a Nationalist one - Union with Ireland. That was not so. It began as civil rights marches which were met with violence. At that time most Catholics did not even have the vote.

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    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Northern_Ireland_Civil_Rights_Association
     
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    Another program in the same series:

    Pamela Kane
     

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