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# ballymurphy - Sunday 30 May, 2021

Schalke, Ballymurphy, and the rest of the week's best sportswriting
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Schalke, Ballymurphy, and the rest of the week's best sportswriting

May 30th 2021, 8:30 AM 3,638 Views 1 Comment

Sit back and enjoy some of our favorite reads from the last week.

# ballymurphy - Tuesday 25 May, 2021

Ballymurphy families press Government to oppose amnesty for UK soldiers
# Oireachtas Committee
# Oireachtas Committee

Ballymurphy families press Government to oppose amnesty for UK soldiers

May 25th 2021, 2:06 PM 4,655 Views 11 Comments

Family members appeared before the Good Friday Agreement Committee in Dublin today.

# ballymurphy - Wednesday 19 May, 2021

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

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

May 19th 2021, 12:38 PM 8,530 Views 20 Comments

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

# ballymurphy - 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
# Ballymurphy Massacre
# 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 9,735 Views 32 Comments

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

# ballymurphy - Thursday 13 May, 2021

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

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

May 13th 2021, 7:50 PM 17,093 Views 25 Comments

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

Johnson accused of 'not caring' about people in Northern Ireland in wake of Ballymurphy apology controversy
# Legacy Killings
# Legacy Killings

Johnson accused of 'not caring' about people in Northern Ireland in wake of Ballymurphy apology controversy

Updated May 13th 2021, 2:20 PM 17,232 Views 26 Comments

The families of innocent victims and MPs have criticised Boris Johnson for not making a public apology for the massacre.

# ballymurphy - Wednesday 12 May, 2021

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

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

Updated May 12th 2021, 9:47 PM 50,103 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'
Cars parade through Ballymurphy to cheers and applause after coroner’s ruling
# Innocent
# Innocent

Cars parade through Ballymurphy to cheers and applause after coroner’s ruling

May 12th 2021, 7:47 AM 16,518 Views 7 Comments

A coroner ruled that the people killed in the west Belfast shootings involving British soldiers in August 1971 were “entirely innocent”.

# ballymurphy - Saturday 2 May, 2020

Socially-distanced queues at west Belfast church as priest hears confessions
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# Ballymurphy

Socially-distanced queues at west Belfast church as priest hears confessions

May 2nd 2020, 5:04 PM 20,455 Views 65 Comments

“There is nothing to stop you hearing confessions from people provided you observe all the precautions,” Father Paddy McCafferty said.

# ballymurphy - Monday 9 December, 2019

11th-hour plea made for soldiers who fired shots at Ballymurphy to give evidence at inquests
# Northern Ireland
# 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 - Friday 8 March, 2019

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

Families of Ballymurphy massacre victims refuse to meet Karen Bradley

Mar 8th 2019, 10:13 AM 12,728 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 - Thursday 30 January, 2014

Taoiseach to press Cameron on the Ballymurphy Massacre
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Taoiseach to press Cameron on the Ballymurphy Massacre

Jan 30th 2014, 6:16 PM 5,592 Views 15 Comments

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

# ballymurphy - Sunday 22 July, 2012

Two women charged over Belfast stabbing
# Belfast
# Belfast

Two women charged over Belfast stabbing

Jul 22nd 2012, 2:34 PM 2,661 Views 3 Comments

Two women have been charged over the stabbing of a 23-year-old man in Belfast yesterday.

# ballymurphy - Wednesday 16 November, 2011

Govt committed to Ballymurphy justice campaign
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# Ballymurphy

Govt committed to Ballymurphy justice campaign

Nov 16th 2011, 10:01 AM 939 Views 14 Comments

Following the Attorney General’s decision to hold new inquests into the deaths of 10 people who were shot dead in west Belfast in 1971, the Department of Foreign Affairs has reiterated its support for the victims’ families.

# ballymurphy - Friday 18 February, 2011

Families of Ballymurphy victims meet First Minister Peter Robinson
# Ballymurphy
# Ballymurphy

Families of Ballymurphy victims meet First Minister Peter Robinson

Feb 18th 2011, 1:05 PM 749 Views 0 Comments

Those who lost loved ones in 1971 mass killings continue with campaign for independent inquiry into the deaths of eleven people.

# ballymurphy - Friday 30 July, 2010

Bishop pushes for inquiry into army killings
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Bishop pushes for inquiry into army killings

Jul 30th 2010, 9:48 PM 144 Views 0 Comments

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