Naming the Names Summary
Anne Devlin

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Naming the Names Summary

"Naming the Names" appears in Irish writer Anne Devlin's collection of short stories, The Way-Paver. Like much of Devlin's work, the story is set during the recent conflict in Northern Ireland. In 1969, a civil rights campaign by Catholics, who are in the minority in Northern Ireland, led to riots in Derry and Belfast. The British Army was sent to both cities to keep the peace between Catholics and Protestants (who form the majority). The...

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