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Brexit stirs haunting memories in bomb-scarred Irish town

The prospect of a disorderly Brexit has brought back haunting memories in the small Irish border town of Monaghan, where the church spire still stands askew from a massive bomb blast 45 years ago. "I've seen so many people die," said shopkeeper Macartan Kieran, 66. "Death and pain and anguish, it's no way to go. It's no way to go." If Britain crashes out of the European Union on March 29, townspeople fear the return of the "bad old days" when paramilitary violence was part of daily life. A no-deal Brexit could…