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Bloody Sunday is a term used to describe two controversial events in Irish history, the killings of marchers in Derry in 1972 (see Bloody Sunday (1972)) and the massacre of players and people attending a gaelic football match in Croke Park in Dublin in 1920.
The latter Bloody Sunday had its origins in the Irish War of Independence (1919-21), which followed the formation of an unilaterally declared Irish Republic and its self-declared parliament, Dáil Éireann.
A combination of the loss of the Cairo Gang, which devastated British Intelligence in Ireland, and the public relations disaster that was 'Bloody Sunday', severely damaged the cause of British rule in Ireland and increased support for the republican ministry under Eamon de Valera.
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Bloody Sunday (Ireland), incident in Northern Ireland in 1972 in which a number of protestors taking part in a banned march in Londonderry (Derry) were shot by the British Army.
In Ireland, for 50 years the term “Bloody Sunday” evoked a memory of November 21, 1920, when 14 British secret service men were simultaneously killed by the Irish Volunteers in their Dublin homes, and in retaliation Auxiliary police killed 12 spectators and players and injured 60 others at a Dublin football match.
The incident provoked widespread criticism and protests and was followed soon after by the suspension of the Northern Ireland parliament at Stormont and the imposition of direct rule from the British parliament in Westminster.
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 Bloody Sunday (Ireland 1920): Definition and Links by Encyclopedian.com
In response, the British Government formed its own paramilitary forces, the Black and Tans known by its nickname which was a result of its uniform, and the Auxiliary Cadets[?] generally known as the Auxiliaries.
On November 21, 1920, Irish republican minister and head of the Irish Republican Brotherhood[?] Michael Collins ordered the assassination of what was known as the 'Cairo Gang', fourteen British Intelligence officers sent to infiltrate Irish nationalist organisations.
The Dublin gaelic football team was scheduled to play the Tipperary team on November 21, 1920 in Croke Park[?], the Gaelic Athletic Association's major football ground.
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On Sunday January 30, 1972, in an incident since known as Bloody Sunday, twenty-seven people were shot by British soldiers after a civil rights march in the Bogside area of the city of Derry, Northern Ireland.
In the immediate aftermath of Bloody Sunday, the British government under Prime Minister Edward Heath established a commission of inquiry under the Lord Chief Justice, Lord Widgery.
When they arrived in Northern Ireland, the British Army was welcomed by Nationalists and Catholics as their protectors, there to protect them from the B-Specials, a paramilitary unit associated with the Royal Ulster Constabulary.
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The outcome of this violence, particularly the fiercest clashes in June, was to convince the IRA that in Derry City it was in no position to combat both the military and loyalists and IRA activity practically ended in the city.
Watts Distillery closed in 1920, and was followed by the shipyard in 1924.
In September 1963 the Northern Ireland Housing Trust commenced the clearence of the Bogside and over the next decade the core of the Bogside was demolished and rebuilt.
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Bloody Sunday (1905), violence in Saint Petersburg on 22 January 1905.
Bloody Sunday (1920), violence in Dublin on 21 November 1920.
Bloody Sunday is also the name of a 2002 movie depicting the events of Bloody Sunday (1972).
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 Scoop: Book Launch: British Propaganda In Ireland 1920
Ireland was the first British colony to throw off the shackles of British rule.
It was the culmination of a long struggle carried out in the last instance by an armed revolution after the British state had emphatically rejected the overwhelming majority for independence at the 1918 election.
The revisionists instead want contemporary elites in Ireland, Britain and elsewhere to be allowed to paint the Irish revolution as a dirty sectarian affair springing out of the special ethnic hatreds so well incubated by the Catholic Irish.
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 Ireland, 1900-Today -- 'Bloody Sunday' 30 Years On -- The Wild Geese Today
Demonstrators and the media are sprayed with purple dye and CS gas as the march reaches the bottom of William Street.
And though it would be claimed in the hearings that some of the victims showed traces of gunpowder on their hands, the British government has since conceded that there is no credible evidence that any of the dead or wounded had handled weapons.
Through the years of English domination, this was not the first "Bloody Sunday." In fact, it was not even the second, it was the third.
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 Amazon.com: Bloody Sunday: How Michael Collins's Agents Assassinated Britain's Secret Service in Dublin on November 21, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Sunday, November 21, 1920, was a decisive day in the Irish nation's long, bloody struggle for independence from Great Britain.
Bloody Sunday tells the exciting behind-the-scenes story of the events that led up to the operation and gives a completely new appraisal of "the troubles." It shows Michael Collins as the brilliant leader that he was, and it disperses the fables and fiction that have grown up around Ireland's War of Independence.
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 Amazon.com: Bloody Sunday: Massacre in Northern Ireland : The Eyewitness Accounts: Books: John Scally,Don Mullan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Mullan--an eyewitness at Bloody Sunday, now a civil rights worker in Northern Ireland-here examines onsite reports of more than 100 citizens and members of the British army about what happened.
It was very helpful in fully understanding Bloody Sunday and so that is why I have to give it 4 stars.
Bloody Sunday was the third deadliest British terrorist atrocity in Ireland since 1969.
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