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Re: Friel
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 11.0877  Friday, 21 April 2000.

From:           Kevin De Ornellas <
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Date:           Thursday, 20 Apr 2000 16:34:29 GMT
Subject: 11.0868 Re: Friel
Comment:        Re: SHK 11.0868 Re: Friel

>It is illegal to fly the Irish tricolour flag anywhere in the
>British-occupied northern Irish statelet.
>
>Gabriel Egan

That is not true, Gabriel.  The law banning the tricolour was lifted
several years ago.  From where I sitting right now (in West Belfast) I
can see dozens of perfectly legal Irish flags.  Your support for the
struggle against the anachronism of British involvement in Ulster is
appreciated, Gabriel, but if you are going to make any 'factual' remarks
about Ireland, would you run them by me first?

Kevin De Ornellas B.A., M.A.
School of English
Queen's University
Belfast, Ireland
 

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