Perspectives on History

An interesting story demonstrating differing perspectives on history: Over the course of three nights in late April 1922 in the west of County Cork, 18 people - all but one of them Protestant - were killed. This bloody episode, known as the Bandon Valley Massacre, is notable in recent British and Irish history for the sheer number of individuals slaughtered from a particular religious minority. It is now the focus of controversy in an academic…