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Newspaper Interview with Terence O'Neill, 10 May 1969



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Newspaper interview with Terence O'Neill,
10 May 1969

It is frightfully hard to explain to Protestants that if you give Roman Catholics a good job and a good house. they will live like Protestants because they will see neighbours with cars and television sets; they will refuse to have eighteen children. But if a Roman Catholic is jobless, and lives in the most ghastly hovel, he will rear eighteen children on National Assistance. If you treat Roman Catholics with due consider and kindness, they will live like Protestants in spite of the authoritative nature of their Church . . .

Source: Belfast Telegraph, 10 May 1969


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