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# british-army - Monday 4 October, 2021

Troubles: No lawful basis for vulnerable man to be shot, trial of ex-British Army soldier told
# Belfast
# Belfast

Troubles: No lawful basis for vulnerable man to be shot, trial of ex-British Army soldier told

Updated Oct 4th 2021, 3:24 PM 28,631 Views 0 Comments

Dennis Hutchings, 80, has pleaded not guilty to the attempted murder of John Pat Cunningham in Co Tyrone in 1974.

British military tanker drivers take to roads of the UK to ease fuel crisis
# British Army
# British Army

British military tanker drivers take to roads of the UK to ease fuel crisis

Oct 4th 2021, 7:44 AM 14,208 Views 13 Comments

200 British military personnel are being deployed to assist in the supply of petrol filling stations

# british-army - Tuesday 11 May, 2021

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

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

Updated May 11th 2021, 5:43 PM 18,964 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.

# british-army - Saturday 17 August, 2019

Veterans commemorate 50th anniversary of British Army deployment in Northern Ireland
# Operation Banner
# Operation Banner

Veterans commemorate 50th anniversary of British Army deployment in Northern Ireland

Aug 17th 2019, 4:28 PM 19,837 Views 34 Comments

Operation Banner began in August 1969 and lasted until 2007.

# british-army - Thursday 14 March, 2019

One former British soldier to be charged with two killings on Bloody Sunday in 1972
# Bloody Sunday
# Bloody Sunday

One former British soldier to be charged with two killings on Bloody Sunday in 1972

Updated Mar 14th 2019, 2:59 PM 50,172 Views 0 Comments

The Northern Ireland Public Prosecution Service announced its decision this morning.

# british-army - Tuesday 11 September, 2018

European Court of Human Rights rejects request to review its 'Hooded men' ruling
# Torture
# Torture

European Court of Human Rights rejects request to review its 'Hooded men' ruling

Sep 11th 2018, 4:08 PM 9,581 Views 12 Comments

“Whilst today is yet another setback, it is by no means the end,” one of the Hooded men said.

# british-army - Wednesday 4 July, 2018

British officer guilty of manslaughter of Irish soldier during training exercise
# Michael Maguire
# Michael Maguire

British officer guilty of manslaughter of Irish soldier during training exercise

Jul 4th 2018, 10:30 PM 32,877 Views 0 Comments

21-year-old Michael Maguire was fatally shot during a training exercise involving live ammunition in 2012.

# british-army - Saturday 2 September, 2017

'Like climbing Everest': How a century's worth of stories from this Cork community made it online
# Ballincollig
# Ballincollig

'Like climbing Everest': How a century's worth of stories from this Cork community made it online

Sep 2nd 2017, 1:00 PM 9,617 Views 3 Comments

Local historian Anne Donaldson spent years painstakingly transcribing the records from the Ballincollig garrison chapel.

# british-army - Tuesday 3 January, 2017

This amputee army veteran from Achill Island is going to row across the Atlantic
# Row Paddy Row
# Row Paddy Row

This amputee army veteran from Achill Island is going to row across the Atlantic

Jan 3rd 2017, 7:30 AM 18,336 Views 21 Comments

Paddy Gallagher lost his leg in Afghanistan after he was blown up by an IED

# british-army - Friday 16 December, 2016

Two ex-British soldiers to face murder charge for shooting dead of IRA man
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

Two ex-British soldiers to face murder charge for shooting dead of IRA man

Dec 16th 2016, 1:29 PM 12,158 Views 0 Comments

Joe McCann was shot dead in Joy Street, Belfast in 1972.

# british-army - Saturday 17 September, 2016

Transgender soldier becomes first woman to serve on frontlines of British Army
# History
# History

Transgender soldier becomes first woman to serve on frontlines of British Army

Sep 17th 2016, 12:00 PM 14,627 Views 77 Comments

Chloe Allen joined the army in 2012 as a man named Ben.

# british-army - Saturday 9 January, 2016

Club proposes to kick British Army side out of championship
# Controversial
From The42
# Controversial

Club proposes to kick British Army side out of championship

Jan 9th 2016, 8:37 PM 13,697 Views 21 Comments

After much debate, the Irish Guards were officially recognised as a London GAA club last September.

# british-army - Monday 21 December, 2015

A monument to Irish men who died fighting for the British has been vandalised
# Former Regiment
# Former Regiment

A monument to Irish men who died fighting for the British has been vandalised

Dec 21st 2015, 9:28 PM 29,496 Views 131 Comments

A paint bomb was thrown at a monument to the Royal Munster Fusiliers in Tralee.

# british-army - Thursday 12 November, 2015

Former British soldier released on bail after arrest over Bloody Sunday murders
# Derry
# Derry

Former British soldier released on bail after arrest over Bloody Sunday murders

Nov 12th 2015, 9:22 AM 7,592 Views 95 Comments

The 66-year-old man was interviewed by police in Belfast.

# british-army - Saturday 20 June, 2015

Red Devil catches team-mate after parachute fails to open
# Thanks Mate
# Thanks Mate

Red Devil catches team-mate after parachute fails to open

Jun 20th 2015, 12:19 PM 26,578 Views 12 Comments

Neither of the soldiers were injured in the incident.

# british-army - Tuesday 2 June, 2015

This is why you should ALWAYS keep an eye out for approaching tanks

This is why you should ALWAYS keep an eye out for approaching tanks

Jun 2nd 2015, 4:09 PM 19,088 Views 34 Comments

This learner driver found out the hard way.

# british-army - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

Elderly man arrested over 1974 murder of 27-year-old with mental age of 6 year old
# Antrim
# Antrim

Elderly man arrested over 1974 murder of 27-year-old with mental age of 6 year old

Apr 21st 2015, 9:56 AM 11,289 Views 76 Comments

The case of John Pat Cunningham was reopened this year.

# british-army - Monday 29 September, 2014

Who won the war in Northern Ireland? The British, so says a new BBC documentary
# Revisionism
# Revisionism

Who won the war in Northern Ireland? The British, so says a new BBC documentary

Sep 29th 2014, 8:30 AM 42,096 Views 199 Comments

Filmmaker Peter Taylor says this is the only conclusion that can be made, for now.

# british-army - Tuesday 23 September, 2014

About 500 British troops are to train on this Derry mountain and nationalists aren't happy
# War Games
# War Games

About 500 British troops are to train on this Derry mountain and nationalists aren't happy

Sep 23rd 2014, 7:08 PM 24,503 Views 229 Comments

It’s the largest military exercise in Northern Ireland since the beginning of the troubles

# british-army - Saturday 23 August, 2014

Today marks 100 years since the Battle of Mons - this video shows Ireland's involvement
# World War I
# World War I

Today marks 100 years since the Battle of Mons - this video shows Ireland's involvement

Aug 23rd 2014, 4:41 PM 8,368 Views 33 Comments

15,000 Irishmen were part of the initial British forces to land in mainland Europe.

# british-army - Saturday 9 August, 2014

Dublin remembers victims of Ballymurphy Massacre 43 years on
# British Army
# British Army

Dublin remembers victims of Ballymurphy Massacre 43 years on

Aug 9th 2014, 8:30 AM 11,976 Views 61 Comments

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

# british-army - Thursday 8 May, 2014

British women could soon be allowed fight on the front lines
# British Army
# British Army

British women could soon be allowed fight on the front lines

May 8th 2014, 10:28 PM 8,780 Views 97 Comments

Defence Secretary Phillip Hammond said a review would be back by the end of 2014.

# british-army - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

Ballymurphy parachute regiment killings: NI Secretary says 'no' to Hillsborough-style probe
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

Ballymurphy parachute regiment killings: NI Secretary says 'no' to Hillsborough-style probe

Apr 29th 2014, 1:22 PM 5,277 Views 111 Comments

Ten people were shot dead by the British Army in August 1971. An 11th person died from a heart attack.

# british-army - Monday 10 March, 2014

British soldier suspected of murdering Antrim man Corporal Geoffrey McNeill
# Clive Barracks
# Clive Barracks

British soldier suspected of murdering Antrim man Corporal Geoffrey McNeill

Mar 10th 2014, 5:07 PM 11,986 Views 54 Comments

A 23-year-old solider is being questioned by West Mercia Police.

# british-army - Monday 17 February, 2014

The 'IRA' claims responsibility for devices sent to British Army recruitment centres
# Scotland Yard
# Scotland Yard

The 'IRA' claims responsibility for devices sent to British Army recruitment centres

Feb 17th 2014, 12:46 PM 14,976 Views 96 Comments

The claim was made to Northern Irish media at the weekend according to UK police.

# british-army - Thursday 30 January, 2014

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

Families of Ballymurphy massacre victims to meet the Taoiseach today

Jan 30th 2014, 8:37 AM 5,350 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.

# british-army - Tuesday 12 November, 2013

TV documentary reveals the stories of Irishmen who fought for the British in WWII
# WWII
# WWII

TV documentary reveals the stories of Irishmen who fought for the British in WWII

Nov 12th 2013, 7:30 AM 11,005 Views 83 Comments

The RTE programme reveals first hand accounts from the men who fought against the Germans in the Second World War.

# british-army - Friday 8 November, 2013

British marine found guilty of murdering Afghan insurgent
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

British marine found guilty of murdering Afghan insurgent

Nov 8th 2013, 8:30 PM 7,753 Views 54 Comments

The marine was convicted by a seven-strong board, consisting of officers and non-commissioned officers, following a two-week trial.

# british-army - Monday 28 October, 2013

Irish man considers joining British army to pull family out of poverty
# Unemployment
# Unemployment

Irish man considers joining British army to pull family out of poverty

Oct 28th 2013, 8:15 AM 37,739 Views 253 Comments

The 25-year-old father of two said he was told he would be expected to spend six months in Afghanistan if he enlisted.

# british-army - Tuesday 18 June, 2013

More than 4,400 British soldiers given their marching orders
# Britain
# Britain

More than 4,400 British soldiers given their marching orders

Jun 18th 2013, 5:35 PM 9,500 Views 54 Comments

The soldiers, 84 percent of whom had applied for voluntary redundancy, were informed in person by their commanding officers today.

# british-army - Monday 27 May, 2013

Three men in Lee Rigby murder investigation bailed
# Terrorism
# Terrorism

Three men in Lee Rigby murder investigation bailed

May 27th 2013, 8:12 AM 6,514 Views 14 Comments

The two suspected killers remain in hospital.

# british-army - Thursday 25 April, 2013

Memorial for Irish war heroes erected in South Korea
# Heroes
# Heroes

Memorial for Irish war heroes erected in South Korea

Apr 25th 2013, 8:19 PM 11,520 Views 34 Comments

The monument honours “all those of Irish birth and heritage who fought and died in the service of the United Nations and those civilians of Irish birth and heritage who died side by side with the Korean people 1950-1953″.

# british-army - Wednesday 13 February, 2013

British and Irish forces in historic joint mission to Mali
# Irish Defence Forces
# Irish Defence Forces

British and Irish forces in historic joint mission to Mali

Feb 13th 2013, 3:44 PM 21,294 Views 111 Comments

In a historical first, the Irish Defence Forces is to team up with the British army for a training mission in Mali.

# british-army - Friday 28 December, 2012

30 years ago: Anger at Irish Government over IRA bombings
# 1982
# 1982

30 years ago: Anger at Irish Government over IRA bombings

Dec 28th 2012, 6:31 AM 6,456 Views 10 Comments

Newly released documents related to the Hyde Park and Regents Park bombings show that people both at home and abroad thought that Ireland’s government weren’t doing enough to stamp out the IRA.

# british-army - Saturday 15 December, 2012

Revealed: Ireland's surveillance activities during World War Two
# World War Two
# World War Two

Revealed: Ireland's surveillance activities during World War Two

Dec 15th 2012, 8:45 AM 17,254 Views 31 Comments

The newly released files also uncover attempts to turn Ireland into a fascist state, in addition to Britain’s wartime recruitment within the 26 counties.

# british-army - Friday 7 December, 2012

Lives of Irish soldiers unveiled in newly published records
# History
# History

Lives of Irish soldiers unveiled in newly published records

Dec 7th 2012, 11:25 AM 6,501 Views 17 Comments

The records have been published as part of a newly-digitised collection of those pensioned from the British army by the Royal Hospital Kilmainham.

# british-army - Monday 12 November, 2012

British soldier shot dead by man in Afghan army uniform
# War
# War

British soldier shot dead by man in Afghan army uniform

Nov 12th 2012, 1:32 PM 3,631 Views 16 Comments

The Ministry of Defence confirmed it was an “insider attack”.

# british-army - Sunday 16 September, 2012

Scars of the Easter Rising you can still see on Dublin streets
# 1916 Rising
# 1916 Rising

Scars of the Easter Rising you can still see on Dublin streets

Sep 16th 2012, 9:15 AM 65,355 Views 79 Comments

From bullet holes in masonry to trenches in St Stephen’s Green, we take a look at the physical remnants of the 1916 Easter Rising.

# british-army - Saturday 5 May, 2012

Irish soldier killed on army firing range
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Irish soldier killed on army firing range

May 5th 2012, 4:26 PM 13,905 Views 48 Comments

Michael Maguire, from west Cork, died in an accident during live-fire exercises with the Royal Irish Regiment.

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