The Burntollet attack
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The People’s Democracy organisation, founded by Queen’s University Belfast students such as Bernadette Devlin, Michael Farrell and Cyril Toman, organised a civil rights march in January 1969 from Belfast to Derry.

Subsequent events, forty years ago this week, are seen by historians as marking a significant turning point in the recent conflict.

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