The ceasefireBMJ 1994; 309 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.309.6955.675 (Published 10 September 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;309:675
- L Farrell
Where were you when Kennedy was shot? Or when Neil Armstrong landed on the moon? And where were you when the ceasefire was declared? I was sitting in my garden under an old yew, which I reckon by its girth is about four hundred years old and was probably around before the whole thing started, when an equally ancient neighbour told me the news I never thought I would hear.
The conflict has seemed so unremitting that it is hard to realise that the present IRA is of recent origin and is a consequence, rather than a cause, of …