November 30, 2020
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Loyalist supporters of Linfield football club caused serious trouble in Dundalk during and after a European Cup match in 1979 . The rioting opened a wound in Irish soccer that  hadn’t fully healed 25 years later  when Shelbourne were drawn against Glentoran, Linfield’s arch rivals from equally loyalist east Belfast. Violence was feared and steps […]
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THE first shots of the Civil War were fired on 18 February 1922, when an IRA unit commanded by Ernie O’Malley seized a police station in Clonmel. The last shots were fired in April this year when Séamus Ó Néill, president of Fianna Fáil’s  Comhairle Dáilcheantair for Waterford, issued a statement criticising Micheál Martin for proposing a government coalition