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Aaron Boone

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Enniskillen Memorial
« on: May 10, 2018, 01:41:53 AM »

Wrong memorial right time? Right memorial, wrong time?

Owen Brannigan

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Re: Enniskillen Memorial
« Reply #1 on: May 10, 2018, 07:51:14 AM »
This situation is best summed up in a quotation from Cool Hand Luke:

"What we've got here is failure to communicate"

There should be a memorial for those who were killed on Remembrance Sunday in 1987.  It shouldn't have taken 10, 20 or 30 years before such a memorial was produced.  It should have been included in the building of the Clinton Centre and it should have been a simple dignified memorial, the design agreed with the families of those killed. Instead the situation has been allowed to fester and create wounds that will be very difficult to cure.

There is fault on both sides and perhaps more on the side that claims to represent a Christian faith that it has missed a major opportunity for reconciliation and peace making in the way set out in its many books of doctrine.

haranguerer

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Re: Enniskillen Memorial
« Reply #2 on: May 10, 2018, 08:35:36 AM »
This situation is best summed up in a quotation from Cool Hand Luke:

"What we've got here is failure to communicate"

There should be a memorial for those who were killed on Remembrance Sunday in 1987.  It shouldn't have taken 10, 20 or 30 years before such a memorial was produced.  It should have been included in the building of the Clinton Centre and it should have been a simple dignified memorial, the design agreed with the families of those killed. Instead the situation has been allowed to fester and create wounds that will be very difficult to cure.

There is fault on both sides and perhaps more on the side that claims to represent a Christian faith that it has missed a major opportunity for reconciliation and peace making in the way set out in its many books of doctrine.

Utter shite Owen. Theres been a good few posts in the Arlene thread about it. The fault lies squarely at the door of those seeking to erect it, and now seeking to sectarianise it, in my book.

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Re: Enniskillen Memorial
« Reply #3 on: May 10, 2018, 09:58:14 AM »
Agreed Har,  there's a culture of arrogance of those who think they can do what they want