Who Was Responsible for the Troubles?: A critical analysis of the IRA’s leading role in the conflict

Liam Kennedy lists a number of possible culprits for the ‘long war’ in the North, including the Irish state and the main churches, but the IRA tops the list

7th March, 2021
Who Was Responsible for the Troubles?: A critical analysis of the IRA’s leading role in the conflict
Soldiers in Northern Ireland in 1971 as graffiti encourages local Catholics to join the IRA, September 1971. Picture: Mirrorpix/Getty

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Who Was Responsible for the Troubles?: The Northern Ireland Conflict

By Liam Kennedy

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