Alan Black, a survivor of the Kingsmill massacre in Armagh, gave a harrowing account of the killings during last year's inquest. ""All in vain. In less than a minute, ten of the men are gunned down and left to die on the side of a road slippery with rain and blood. Tit-for-tat."
Ireland's poet, Seamus Heaney, died on this day (August 30) in 2013, and was buried in Bellaghy. The immense sorrow continues and there are no new words to guide us after the death of one of Ireland’s giants.