Jump to navigation
'The collected works of Mr.C Volume 2'
Typescript memorandum by [ ] entitled 'The collected works of Mr.C Volume 2', seemingly reporting on another person's views but also [his] own, informing [the British government] of the Provisional IRA's development, mindset and likely actions in different scenarios, and notably their reaching an understanding that even if Britain withdrew, the government would not fall into their hands. Advising British on likely outcomes of alliances; views of the SDLP, of Paisley; advising them to show generosity towards the Provisionals to avoid a return to violence and to allow them some of the glory. 'The next new point is that you [the Provos] don't get to run a country overnight. This was a victory I achieved 18 months ago after 1 1/2 years' hard work.' [Éamonn Downey could not ascertain origin of this piece.]
Derry / Londonderry
Northern Ireland, History, 1968-1998