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Queen’s Visit to Ireland: Remembering The Bombs In Dublin, Monaghan And Birmingham

by | 16th, May 2011

IRELAND is making ready for a visit from Her Majesty the Queen. The impoverished country, bailed out by the EU-International Monetary Fund, has found some cash for the Queen’s first State visit to the country. Perhaps some of the £7bn the UK has dropped on Ireland will fund the trip?

The parade and party is not popular with everyone.

Campaign group Justice For The Forgotten represents the bereaved families and survivors of the Dublin and Monaghan bombings.

A total of 34 men, women and children including an unborn baby were killed in the no-warning explosions in Dublin and the border town of Monaghan on 17th May 1974. It was the greatest loss of life in a single day of the Troubles. Justice For The Forgotten has appealed to the monarch to urge Prime Minister David Cameron to open secret files which were withheld during an inquiry.

The loyalist Ulster Volunteer Force eventually admitted carrying out the bombings in 1994. The belief is that the British aided

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