'ONE of the most extraordinary days in the mottled history of the island of Ireland was witnessed on both sides of the border last Tuesday.
The much-anticipated and costly Saville report... the 12-years-in-the-making inquiry into 'Bloody Sunday', a day never to be forgotten in Irish politics... was finally published.
On that day, Jan. 30, 1972, British soldiers fired on a civil rights march in the majority Catholic area of the Bogside in Derry, killing 14 protesters.
It was a day that caused the conflict between the two communities in Northern Ireland €” Catholic nationalist and Protestant unionist - to spiral into another dimension...'
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