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Holy Cross dispute: 'It left a mark on our lives' - Fr Gary Donegan

21 years ago, school girls were attacked by loyalist protests on their way to school in Ardoyne, Belfast. Known as the Holy Cross Incident, Father Gary Donegan along with Father Aiden Troy directed children through a daily barrage of hatred for three grueling months. To reflect on the role he played in the incident and 25 years of the Good Friday Agreement Kieran was joined by Father Gary Donegan…

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17.30 29 Mar 2023


Holy Cross dispute: 'It left a mark on our lives' - Fr Gary Donegan


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21 years ago, school girls were attacked by loyalist protests on their way to school in Ardoyne, Belfast.

Known as the Holy Cross Incident, Father Gary Donegan along with Father Aiden Troy directed children through a daily barrage of hatred for three grueling months.

To reflect on the role he played in the incident and 25 years of the Good Friday Agreement Kieran was joined by Father Gary Donegan…


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