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poacher

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Funeral
« on: July 22, 2020, 06:46:42 PM »
Can anybody remember the year when a teenager pulled the tricolour of the coffin at a funeral on the ballygomartin road in the 70s

allymac

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Re: Funeral
« Reply #1 on: July 22, 2020, 09:41:43 PM »
Almost certain it was 1971
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Re: Funeral
« Reply #2 on: July 23, 2020, 01:33:31 PM »
Can anybody remember the year when a teenager pulled the tricolour of the coffin at a funeral on the ballygomartin road in the 70s
According to David McKittrick's LOST LIVES this was the funeral of James Watt who died on February 6th 1971.

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Re: Funeral
« Reply #3 on: July 23, 2020, 02:25:03 PM »
It was the funeral of Bernard Watt at the junction of the West Circular and Ballygomartin roads.
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Re: Funeral
« Reply #4 on: July 23, 2020, 08:45:53 PM »
I wonder if there where any photos of this
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Re: Funeral
« Reply #5 on: July 23, 2020, 08:53:12 PM »
There was a short bit of TV film as far as I remember.
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Re: Funeral
« Reply #6 on: July 23, 2020, 09:16:44 PM »
Ther was now could i excess it.