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Northern Ireland Conflict / Funeral #13048

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 26, 1971
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(Studio) Rebellious Catholic members of North Ireland Parliament quit to form own government Premier Brian Faulkner appeals for talks to end troubles. British soldiers fight rebels along Irish border. 2 Belfast residents killed. 8,000 watch funeral procession.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Belfast, North Ireland) Funeral held for 5 killed by North Irish Army. Mrs. Mary Ellen Mahan was mother of 4. Coffin surrounded by female IRA (Irish Republican Army) mbrs. Her sister, Dorothy McGuire, 19, also killed. Soldiers don't disrupt procession. Children march in IRA (Irish Republican Army) fashion.
REPORTER: George Watson

Smith, Howard K.;
Watson, George

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