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The planned RIC/Black and Tan commemoration in Dublin Castle should be cancelled, writes Peadar Tóibín. 

On 27 November 1920 Galway brothers Patrick and Harry Loughnane were arrested on their family farm by the Royal Irish Constabulary’s Auxiliary Division. The men were locally prominent republicans and the RIC was determined to exact revenge on them for an earlier IRA ambush. A few days after their arrest, the Loughnane brothers’ bodies were […]

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