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Northern Ireland / "Bloody Friday" Anniversary / IRA Apology / The Protestants #706177

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Jul 21, 2002
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) The 30th anniversary in Northern Ireland of "Bloody Friday," when the IRA set off a series of bombs in Belfast, reported.

(Belfast: Hilary Brown) The apology last week from the Irish Republican Army for injuring civilians in their long campaign in Northern Ireland featured; brief scenes shown from the 1972 day of bombings. [Victim's husband Alan McBRIDE†- welcomes the IRA apology.] The shift towards a Protestant minority in Belfast noted. [Protestant community worker Cyril MOORHEAD‡- says the Protestant community is a threatened species.] [BBC Northern Ireland correspondent Dennis MURRAY†- says it now seem like inequality for the once top dog.]

Brown, Hilary;
Simpson, Carole

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