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Henry Mcdonald - Colours: Ireland - From Bombs to Boom - 9781840187748 - KEX0310158
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Colours: Ireland - From Bombs to Boom

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Description for Colours: Ireland - From Bombs to Boom Hardcover. 8vo. Very good Copy. Politics and politicians in 20th century Ireland..
Henry McDonald's childhood and teenage years were dominated by the Troubles in Northern Ireland. Growing up in the Markets - a working-class Catholic district of central Belfast - he witnessed IRA men and British soldiers being shot down outside his door. His home was smashed up by the British troops on Internment Day in 1971, then bombed by loyalist terrorists four years later. But despite being caught up in the maelstrom of incipient civil war, McDonald managed escape his background. He became a punk rocker in 1978 and, a year later, joined a group of young soccer hooligans who followed ... Read more

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About Henry Mcdonald
Henry McDonald has been writing about Northern Ireland's Troubles and peace process for 16 years. He is the author of Trimble and Irishbatt: the Story of Ireland's Blue Berets in the Lebanon, and co-author of UVF and INLA: Deadly Divisions. Currently The Observer's Ireland Editor, McDonald has also worked in the Middle East and the Balkans. He is married with ... Read more

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