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". . . invoice Kelleher brings the reader in to the guts of Northern eire and its lengthy, tragic clash. Northern eire, in all its complexity, is authentically rendered."
-Robert Connolly, author and co-director, The street to Reconciliation

". . . this exemplary ethnography is likely one of the most sensible books on Northern eire, and one of many only a few that makes human experience of day-by-day sectarian life."
-Lawrence Taylor, nationwide college of eire, Maynooth

"More than a tour-a relocating narrative."
-David Stark, Columbia University

"This is a superb contribution to Irish reports, postcolonial experiences, and anthropology."
-Begoña Arétxaga, college of Texas, Austin

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3 27 the troubles in ballybogoin People living east of the river often referred to the western area as “bandit country” in the 1980s. Such cultural codes inscribed national popular mappings of Northern Ireland. The March 1984 Irish Times article addressed this culturally con‹gured political economic division. In this article, entitled “The New Partition of Ireland,” Eugene McEldowney, the reporter, writes: There’s a new word beginning to creep into the political lexicon of Northern Ireland. It’s used mainly in the eastern part, and mostly in Unionist circles when there are no Catholics present.

During the mid1980s Ballybogoin and its hinterland were the sites of an intensive IRA assassination campaign. In response, the British security forces carried out several controversial killings in the area. 13 In this setting, travel between strange neighborhoods could be dangerous, and it was essential to be able to recognize bodies in and out of their proper places, to be able to identify them as Protestant or Catholic, as one traveled through social space. The eye became the privileged organ of perception.

You’re a murderer from south Armagh. We don’t give a fuck what goes on in the mountains and bogs of South Armagh, or who you Provos kill out there in your gaelic shitholes, but you’re not going to bring it into Newry, Warrenpoint and Rostrevor like you’ve done; you’re not going to bring it into civilization. Eamon Collins, Killing Rage (1997) Eamon Collins was an IRA intelligence of‹cer who joined the Provisional IRA in 1979, was expelled from it in 1987, and, many people surmise, was murdered by members of it in 1999.

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