Tony Doherty: 'I regret the childhood that I should have had'

In his second memoir, The Dead Beside Us, Tony Doherty recounts his journey from his father's killing on Bloody Sunday to becoming an IRA activist and would-be bomber. Joanne Sweeney asks if, having been instrumental in the campaign to clear the victims' names, he still has a desire for revenge

Former IRA man and Bloody Sunday justice campaigner Tony Doherty's new memoir is The Dead Beside Us
Picture: Margaret McLaughlin
Joanne Sweeney
OUR lives can change in an instant, for the better or for the worse, as Derry writer Tony Doherty, whose new memoir recounts how he evolved from grieving son to IRA activist, knows only too well. T[...]

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