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An additional 300 British soldiers arrive in Derry to take up security duties.
After two years of boring with a massive drill tunnelling for the Dublin Port Tunnel is complete.
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Gardaí conduct baton charges as protest at the British Embassy in Dublin turns violent.
August 1969 was the month that Northern Ireland erupted into violence.
Coverage of the civil rights movement between the summer of 1968 and the spring of 1969.
A selection of some of the oddities, quirky tales, curious stories, wonderful individuals and bizarre events from Irish life.