‘Absolute madness’ in Northern Ireland

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  • Journalist Lyra KcKee is the latest victim of the conflict she covered.

Once a year in the Good Friday Dublin Unitarian Church, thousands of names are spoken aloud in a reading that takes three hours.

  • Naomi O’Leary
  • Politico

These are the victims of Northern Ireland’s decades of conflict, remembered on the Christian holiday from which the Good Friday peace deal that ended it takes its name.

Twenty-one years since the signing of the historic accord, Ireland woke up to find that horror had returned to claim one of its brightest stars.

Lyra McKee, a 29-year-old journalist and…

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