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A Race Apart?

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The first of nine Open Door programmes
Tonight the Irish in Britain Representation Group, Manchester
' If you see an Irishman on your TV screen, the chances are he'll be shown as either an idiot or a drunk and what's more we're all supposed to be murderers and bombers. That's all eight million people of Irish extraction living in Britain today. The Irish are Britain's oldest and largest ethnic minority. Are we really part of British society or are we a race apart? '
A public access programme made with the help of the community programme unit

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