NORTHERN IRELAND: The Bloody Truce

McAnoy (suddenly as a result of an explosion) Agnes, dearly beloved wife of the late Daniel McAnoy. Sacred heart of Jesus have mercy on her soul.

—Death notice in the Irish News, a Catholic newspaper in Belfast

They buried Agnes McAnoy, 62, widow and mother of three, in Belfast last week. And Molly McAleavy, 57, mother of eleven. And Marie Bennett, 42, mother of seven. And Arthur Penn, 33, father of three. And Elizabeth Carson, 64, whose husband Willy lost an arm. Pathetic lines of mourners wept after the requiem at the Catholic Church...

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