A Valentine’s Day tragedy
ontherun.jpg

By Mary Nelis

Thirty years ago on Valentines Day 1979, a British soldier was shot dead at the junction of Wapping Lane and Abercorn Road. The death of the soldier would impact on the lives of four young men and their families and would set in train a series of events that to this day has not been fully resolved.

Please register or log in
to continue reading.

Urgent Appeal

The current pandemic is creating financial difficulties for many news organisations, and we are not immune. We are low on resources and need your extra support now to help us through this difficult period.

Please help by making a contribution. Even one pound a month can make a big difference for us.

Your contribution can be made with a credit or debit card by clicking below. Thank you. Go raibh míle maith agat.

© 2009 Irish Republican News