Few memorials to the great slaughter of 1641

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Saturday’s edition of the News Letter had a letter (‘Butchered at Loughgall in 1641,’ May 13) relating to the 1641 massacre.

One thing I notice as I’m out and about in the Province is how few memorials there are to commemorate this great slaughter.

The only one I have come across is a tiny one at Portadown, near the spot where some 200 massacre victims perished.

Mr JF, Coalisland, By text