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'A Road Too Wide',
by David Armstrong with Hilary Saunders (1985)

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Text: David Armstrong with Hilary Saunders ... Page Compiled: Martin Melaugh

The extracts from the following book have been contributed by the author and copyright holder, David Armstrong. The views expressed in this book do not necessarily reflect the views of the members of the CAIN Project. The CAIN Project would welcome other material which meets our guidelines for contributions.

The extracts are reproduced from the book:

A Road Too Wide :
The Price Of Reconciliation
in Northern Ireland

by David Armstrong with Hilary Saunders (1985)
ISBN 0-551-01303-6 Paperback 159pp
Original publisher Marshall Morgan & Scott (Out of Print)

Cover photographs of Orange Day Parade, Belfast and an IRA funeral by courtsey of the Daily Telegraph Colour Library.

This book is copyright David Armstrong and Hilary Saunders 1985 and is included on the CAIN site by permission of the author. You may not edit, adapt, or redistribute changed versions of this for other than your personal use without the express written permission of the author. Redistribution for commercial purposes is not permitted.


  Pages File Details
[preliminary pages] 3-6 [ PDF; 578KB]
Introduction 7-9 [PDF; 367KB]
1 Explosion 11-16 [PDF; 760KB]
2 Early days 17  
3 Call to ministry 27  
4 College 36  
5 Watson again! 46  
6 Carrickfergus 60  
7 Glentoran 69  
8 Move to Limavady 77  
9 Magilligan Prison 88  
10 Problems begin 99-109 [PDF; 1501KB]
11 Happy Christmas 110-117 [PDF; 1113KB]
12 A Happy New Year? 118-124 [PDF; 926KB]
13 Hunger Strike 125  
14 Christmas 1984 135-143 [PDF; 1201KB]
15 Farewell and future 144-157 [PDF; 1830KB]
Epilogue 158-159 [PDF; 235KB]


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