Truth and lies

By Mary Nelis

Hardly had the dust settled on the pile of rubble that once was McGurks Bar, in North Queen Street, Belfast, in 1971, than the disinformation hacks at the British Army Barracks in Lisburn were at work. The bombing was 'an own goal and the bombers were among the fifteen dead'. The dead included two children, three women and the wife and fourteen year old daughter of the owner. A compliant English media was always ready to absorb unquestionably any story from the British Army press core.

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