The Grand National was cancelled due to bomb warnings. The callers used
"recognised IRA codephrases".
On Mon, 7 Apr 1997 09:29:11 -0700 pamela <[log in to unmask]> writes:
>At 04:16 PM 7/4/97 +0100, you wrote:
>>Dear Pamela, and Ray and others,
>>Have been at home for a few days, and missed the discussion about the
>>I sent. Thank you Pamela for explaining better than I could myself my
>>concerns about the absolutist stance taken in the "patt-o" etc.
>>Arguments about the politics of the situation are not what concerned
>>what did concern me were that some people in the discussion were
>>blowing people up. This is not politics.
>I agree. And while I said I did not think politics belonged on this
>should have clarified I thought endless bickering about politics did
>belong here. Certainly discussion of different views that would help
>of us in the US better understand these things are appropriate. This
>intrusion of terrorism is not welcome, I don't believe, on either side
> With the incedent at Aintree's
>>grand national over the weekend - where over five thousand Irish
>>were present -
>Oh God. What happened at the Grand National?
> and continuing difficulties in relationships you might
>>understand why I felt such drastic views were unhelpful.
>exactly. Thank you.