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By Christine Toner

South Armagh has been notoriously branded as Bandit nation for greater than 4 a long time. Violence, brutality and worry were synonymous with lifestyles during this border quarter. but there has been one other South Armagh an easier, peaceable position, the place existence used to be lived past the wretchedness of the worries and the complexities of politics. this can be the emotional and heartfelt tale of a tender woman s event of existence within the Forties and of starting to be up in Crossmaglen, a rural village nestling one of the drumlins of South Armagh, close to the border with the south of eire. Her trip files and charts the early aspirations and hopes general of many younger lives in this period. From the pursuit of possibilities for a greater existence in England, to the crushing loneliness of dwelling in a rustic the place being Irish used to be now not regularly applicable. None of this, despite the fact that, may examine to the cruel fact dealing with a relatives returning to a rustic embarking on the most terrible sessions in Northern eire s background. For the following 30 years this family members, like many different households may adventure firstly hand, the disruptive and infrequently sinister nature of the infamous Troubles.

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