A Close Shave 1

Sometime around midnight on 13 July 1972, I was making my way down Lindsay Hill after having just seen my girlfriend Margaret home to her house in High Street.

The night was dark, this was not because of any natural occurrence, or anything to do with our weather; it was dark because the Security Forces in the interests of their own personal safety had turned off some of the street lighting. 

The scans below are of a pamphlet handed out by the security forces, to the local population regarding the switching off, of some of the streetlights in Newry at night.

… close shave 2 …

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