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Saturday 1 April 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# legacy issues

This year
# Remains
Trinity College set to return 13 skulls taken from Inishbofin over 100 years ago
Trinity Provost Dr Linda Doyle said she was “sorry for the upset that was caused by our retaining of these remains”.
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# Troubles
Deadline for legislating on NI legacy issues has been missed, Brandon Lewis admits
Controversial plans to end prosecutions for Troubles-era incidents were expected to be legislated for this autumn.
# Northern Ireland
Taoiseach raises 'serious concerns' with Boris Johnson over British government's proposals on legacy issues
The Taoiseach said the UK Government’s statements on the NI Protocol, to be made at Westminster tomorrow, would be carefully considered.
# legacy issues
Theresa May warns that laws stopping soldiers being pursued over NI violence 'will cover terrorists as well'
Legislation on the issue is expected to be forthcoming.
# The Troubles
Ballymurphy inquests: Use of lethal force by British Army in 1971 shootings 'not justified', coroner rules
The shooting of 10 people over three days in west Belfast in 1971 has become known as the Ballymurphy Massacre.
The events of 9-11 August 1971 in Belfast have become known as the Ballymurphy Massacre
Coroner Mrs Justice Siobhan Keegan has said all 10 victims were "entirely innocent"
The coroner raised concerns about “serious failings” in military testimony provided
Minister Simon Coveney described the ruling as "historic" and said all bereaved families must have access to "an effective investigation"
'My father was shot in the back and murdered': Jubilant scenes as Ballymurphy families celebrate inquest verdict
How events unfolded in Ballymurphy in August 1971
# legacy issues
German court denies parents access to dead teen's Facebook account
The parents want to know if their child died by suicide.
Enda Kenny questioned about compensation for sexual abuse victims
Stay with us for live updates from the Dáil.
# Derry
British soldier Bloody Sunday arrests halted pending court challenge
A 66-year-old former paratrooper was questioned and released last week.
# Talks
Parties in Northern Ireland have approved a Budget for next year. Kinda.
There had been deadlock on the issue for several weeks.
# legacy issues
Back at the table: Leaders head to Stormont to revive talks on Northern Ireland
The Irish Government will be represented by Charlie Flanagan.
# Stormont
Fresh talks on the horizon for Northern Ireland legacy issues
Minister for Foreign Affairs Charlie Flanagan said that he believes “it is now time” for the talks to begin.
# legacy issues
The SAS 'Loughall ambush' which killed 8 IRA men may be investigated
A civilian was also killed in the gunfight which was the biggest single loss of life for the IRA during The Troubles.
# Symphysiotomy
Symphysiotomy couple want to find their child's burial place
There will be no closure with money – only with finding out where their child’s remains are.
# legacy issues
The Boston College tapes aren't going anywhere, except maybe to the PSNI
The PSNI say they want the entire archive.