Bomb terror came to Dublin on Friday night (1 December). Bombs exploded in the city?
GV PAN & TRACKING SHOTS Damaged cars (4 shots)
SV Overturned and badly damaged car PAN TO man
TRACKING SHOT Damaged interior
SV Pub sign TILT DOWN TO wrecked interior of pub, with people cleaning wreckage
SV Man boards up damaged window
SCU Fire truck moves off
CU Car with British number plate (2 shots)
SCU Man arrested and bundled into car by special branch officers (3 shots)
SV Bomb disposal experts wire up and prepare detonator under car (3 shots)
LV Car exploding
Initials BB/1714 RW/PN/BB/1706
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Background: Bomb terror came to Dublin on Friday night (1 December). Bombs exploded in the city centre, killing two men and injuring nearly a hundred others, including several policemen.
The bombings--similar to those which have become so familiar in Northern Ireland--follow the introduction of a Bill aimed at totally suppressing the Irish Republican Army (I.R.A.). The Bill has aroused opposition even among those who abhor the I.R.A., because of the possible abuse of its wide-ranging measures--such as imprisonment of anyone named as an I.R.A. member by a senior policeman.
The Friday night explosions came as the Bill was being discussed in the Dail (the Republic of Ireland's Parliament). It was passed by 70 votes to 23.
The Provisional I.R.A. denied responsibility for the Dublin explosions. Warnings that bombs had been planted were passed to Dublin police by authorities in Belfast, the Northern Ireland capital.