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Censorship

Posted on October 27, 2013 at 4:46pm 0 Comments

The greatest censorship that happened in Ireland was during the seventies when the FIanna Fail government brought in Section 31 which forbade republicans from having access to the media. In the eighties the coalition of Fine Gael and Labour took it a step further forbidding Sinn Fein members from talking about everything including gardening in the media. The act was repealed in the nineties as part of the peace process. It is worth noting that at height of apartheid in South Africa, de…

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At 10:43am on September 23, 2013, Gerry Regan said…

Terry a chara, I am delighted you have joined us, adding your fascinating perspective and experience forged by your activism in Ireland and beyond its borders. Would love to learn more about your Irish childhood, and how it forged your world-view and decisions, and perhaps that of Christy. Were you at Trinity, as was Rob and myself?

At 7:00am on September 24, 2013, Terry Moore said…

Hi Gerry, many thanks for your kind words and for your interest in my childhood. I did not go to Trinity but instead went to Edinburgh where I studied to become a social worker. I will certainly have a think about my world view when I get back from my holidays, am presently in Clare, lucky me eh? I am visiting my family. If you have any questions of interest for me to help jog my memory, that would be most appreciated,

Adh mór,

Terry

At 4:02am on September 25, 2013, Ryan O'Rourke said…

Hi, Terry.

Just wanted to extend the welcome here to The Wild Geese. Great to have you here in our burgeoning community as we explore and celebrate the heritage and history of Ireland and her people throughout the world.

Looking forward to hearing from you via blogs / discussions / photos, etc.  Welcome aboard, Terry!

~ Ryan

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