On Saturday 2nd Sept 1989 at approx 10am Irish Republican Patrick Mckenna was executed outside the Ardoyne shops by 2 members of an Ulster Volunteer Force Active Service Unit. The 2 Volunteers made their escape on a motorcycle down the Crumlin rd as they approached the junction of Crumlin rd and Flax St The Pinion Passenger (Brian) was shot several times in the back just before the motor cycle was rammed from behind by a blue astra car that contained a male & female, both were members of an Under Cover Army Unit , also present at the Ambush was a green fiat regatta and a further 2 males (also undercover army) the 2 men were knocked off the motorcycle with one (Brian) being knocked 30 feet in the air (Already Wounded)"according to witnesses" subsequent actions by the Army Unit resulted in the Motorcycle passenger being Shot Dead & the driver of the Bike being arrested.
At the time the public opinion was exactly what the security forces and their strategists!! wanted it to be!, "that the 2 Volunteers simply ran into the Undercover Army Unit due to Bad luck !" and that "the Army Unit was simply in the right place at the right time" but numerous questions started to come to the fore in the days and weeks that followed. Eye witness accounts confirm that the 2 Army Units had been seen sitting close by and were in eye view of the actual shooting of Patrick Mckenna.
The above being the case echoed by several witnesses WHY? did they not intervene before the shooting, to arrest the 2 Volunteers. Brian was knocked 30 feet in the air his helmet & his shoes had been knocked off by the impact, the weapon was also knocked 50 feet from where Brian fell, HE WAS NO THREAT TO ANYONE AT THIS TIME ! Especially professional elite soldiers, as Brian lay he was shot several times with an automatic machine pistol, why was he not arrested?
Every nation has its own traditions which express a part of its cultural identity. One of the traditions spread all over Scotland is the flute band demonstration. This takes place at special occasions when certain social messages are promoted during the march. Everyone does it and people like to watch but it would be even more interesting if you would know the complete story of the flute band.
Though the marches you admire today with your escort met on EROS are joyful and peaceful, it has not always been that way. The story of flute bands begins in the early 1900’s when the first demonstrations took place in Ireland and later in Scotland. Along the years there have been some direct confrontations between Republican Alliance and Loyalist campaign, which have been solved later. The demonstrations custom has been inherited till our times. So, next time you visit Glasgow, try to watch the parade besides meeting a gorgeous local escort.
The history of the flute band shows that every demonstration promoted a cause or a belief. Through these manifestations, people tried to make their voice listened. During the wars, themes like nuclear disarmament and Scotland independence were often used in campaigns. If you ever go to a parade, ask your England escorts to tell you more about them. These graceful women are open minded persons that encourage this kind of actions meant to reduce cultural difference obstacle. The themes promoted at the first parades were mostly religious while today they are social and political.
Legendary marches continue to take place today, so make a list with those you and your England escorts would like to see. Do not miss the Orange walk, which is the oldest demonstration organized by Irish Diaspora in Scotland. Orange Order used groups to march all over the Scotland during the two worldwide wars. Another flute band you and your escort should not miss is the Loyal group. Admire the perfect body of this woman but do not forget to watch the outstanding parade held by this band.
Flute bands have their origins in Ireland but the tradition is spread also in England. Here you will find mostly the same parades that try to protect people’s rights. What is more, the whole demonstration is an incredible show that attracts many supporters. The England escorts accompanying you might easily become part of that group and she will also convince you to join them. If you are not attracted by the parade cause, you will definitely be fascinated by the wonderful flute performance.
Enjoy the beautiful tradition created by flute bands during the last century. Their demonstrations are ways through which you can express your opinion or just celebrate the society you are living in. They combine the show with innovative beliefs meant to bring evolution from all points of view. Feel special with the band supporting your opinion and let your escort get you to other important marches that are still organized throughout Glasgow.