Leona O'Neill: Those who commemorate the IRA are no champions of civil rights in my eyes

It is incumbent upon this generation of parents to make our children aware of what happened before and during the Troubles – ignoring ugly truths about what the IRA did will not serve them well, writes Leona O'Neill

An early civil rights march in the north – my dad was a pacifist who marched to demand rights for the ordinary citizens
WE’VE just come out of a weekend that marked probably one of the most important moments in Northern Ireland’s history, the birth of the civil rights movement. The October 5 1968 Derry m[...]

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