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#Ballymurphy Massacre

# ballymurphy-massacre - Wednesday 19 May, 2021

Boris Johnson issues apology to families of victims of Ballymurphy massacre in the House of Commons
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Boris Johnson issues apology to families of victims of Ballymurphy massacre in the House of Commons

May 19th 2021, 12:38 PM 8,494 Views 20 Comments

A coroner found that the victims of the massacre in August 1971 were “entirely innocent”.

# ballymurphy-massacre - Saturday 15 May, 2021

'It has taken 50 years for the truth to come out': Ballymurphy families speak out on tragedy after coroner court verdict
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# Ballymurphy Massacre

'It has taken 50 years for the truth to come out': Ballymurphy families speak out on tragedy after coroner court verdict

May 15th 2021, 1:43 PM 9,677 Views 33 Comments

Carmel Quinn spoke about her experience after the massacre took place and the 50 years it took for families to be vindicated.

# ballymurphy-massacre - Thursday 13 May, 2021

McDonald claims Johnson did not apologise over Ballymurphy killings during call yesterday
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McDonald claims Johnson did not apologise over Ballymurphy killings during call yesterday

May 13th 2021, 7:50 PM 17,020 Views 25 Comments

A No 10 spokesperson said Johnson “apologised unreservedly on behalf of the UK government” on the call.

# ballymurphy-massacre - Wednesday 12 May, 2021

Ballymurphy Massacre: Boris Johnson 'apologises unreservedly' on behalf of UK government over killings
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# Belfast

Ballymurphy Massacre: Boris Johnson 'apologises unreservedly' on behalf of UK government over killings

Updated May 12th 2021, 9:47 PM 50,045 Views 86 Comments
  • Apology made during phone call with Stormont leaders
  • Prime Minister's spokesperson said he recognised 'huge anguish' of families over 1971 killings
  • Son of one of ten victims describes apology as 'an insult to families'

# ballymurphy-massacre - Tuesday 11 May, 2021

'My father was shot in the back and murdered': Jubilant scenes as Ballymurphy families celebrate inquest verdict
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'My father was shot in the back and murdered': Jubilant scenes as Ballymurphy families celebrate inquest verdict

Updated May 11th 2021, 5:43 PM 18,924 Views 16 Comments

Ten people, including a mother of eight and a Catholic priest, were killed in disputed shootings involving the Army in west Belfast in August 1971.

How events unfolded in Ballymurphy in August 1971
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How events unfolded in Ballymurphy in August 1971

May 11th 2021, 8:36 AM 15,715 Views 28 Comments

Ten people were fatally wounded in gunfire involving the British army in west Belfast over three days in August 1971.

# ballymurphy-massacre - Tuesday 3 March, 2020

Ballymurphy Inquest: Final day of evidence heard at Belfast Coroner’s Court
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Ballymurphy Inquest: Final day of evidence heard at Belfast Coroner’s Court

Mar 3rd 2020, 8:30 PM 11,981 Views 0 Comments

Presiding Coroner Mrs Justice Siobhan Keegan said she will consider her findings over the next number of months.

# ballymurphy-massacre - Monday 9 December, 2019

11th-hour plea made for soldiers who fired shots at Ballymurphy to give evidence at inquests
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# Northern Ireland

11th-hour plea made for soldiers who fired shots at Ballymurphy to give evidence at inquests

Dec 9th 2019, 5:28 PM 8,207 Views 0 Comments

A lawyer for the victim’s families told the court today: “It is not too late to tell the truth.”

# ballymurphy-massacre - Friday 8 March, 2019

Families of Ballymurphy massacre victims refuse to meet Karen Bradley
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# Call To Resign

Families of Ballymurphy massacre victims refuse to meet Karen Bradley

Mar 8th 2019, 10:13 AM 12,722 Views 20 Comments

The group have refused to allow the UK’s Northern Ireland Secretary to apologise to them in person over comments she made about the Troubles.

# ballymurphy-massacre - Monday 12 November, 2018

Inquest opens into the deaths of 10 people shot by British soldiers in August 1971
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Inquest opens into the deaths of 10 people shot by British soldiers in August 1971

Nov 12th 2018, 4:28 PM 10,437 Views 0 Comments

A fresh inquest into the deaths was ordered in 2011.

# ballymurphy-massacre - Saturday 9 August, 2014

Dublin remembers victims of Ballymurphy Massacre 43 years on
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Dublin remembers victims of Ballymurphy Massacre 43 years on

Aug 9th 2014, 8:30 AM 11,962 Views 61 Comments

The 11 people, including a priest and a mother-of-eight, were shot by the British Army.

# ballymurphy-massacre - Thursday 30 January, 2014

Taoiseach to press Cameron on the Ballymurphy Massacre
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# Northern Ireland

Taoiseach to press Cameron on the Ballymurphy Massacre

Jan 30th 2014, 6:16 PM 5,589 Views 15 Comments

Enda Kenny gave his support to the families of victims of the 1971 massacre, which left 11 people dead.

Families of Ballymurphy massacre victims to meet the Taoiseach today
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# Investigation

Families of Ballymurphy massacre victims to meet the Taoiseach today

Jan 30th 2014, 8:37 AM 5,344 Views 40 Comments

A priest and a mother of eight were among those shot dead by members of the British Army Parachute Regiment in 1971.

# ballymurphy-massacre - Friday 30 July, 2010

Bishop pushes for inquiry into army killings
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# Northern Ireland

Bishop pushes for inquiry into army killings

Jul 30th 2010, 9:48 PM 143 Views 0 Comments

Calls for Bloody Sunday-style inquiry into the Ballymurphy killings of 1971.