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# legacy-issues - Tuesday 11 May, 2021

Theresa May warns that laws stopping soldiers being pursued over NI violence 'will cover terrorists as well'
# Legacy Issues
# Legacy Issues

Theresa May warns that laws stopping soldiers being pursued over NI violence 'will cover terrorists as well'

Updated May 11th 2021, 8:55 PM 33,858 Views 141 Comments

Legislation on the issue is expected to be forthcoming.

Ballymurphy inquests: Use of lethal force by British Army in 1971 shootings 'not justified', coroner rules
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

Ballymurphy inquests: Use of lethal force by British Army in 1971 shootings 'not justified', coroner rules

Updated May 11th 2021, 2:40 PM 37,213 Views 28 Comments
  • 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"

# legacy-issues - Wednesday 31 May, 2017

German court denies parents access to dead teen's Facebook account
# Legacy Issues
# Legacy Issues

German court denies parents access to dead teen's Facebook account

May 31st 2017, 10:30 PM 23,643 Views 45 Comments

The parents want to know if their child died by suicide.

# legacy-issues - Wednesday 26 October, 2016

As it happened: Enda Kenny questioned about compensation for sexual abuse victims
Live Oct 26th 2016, 12:45 PM

As it happened: Enda Kenny questioned about compensation for sexual abuse victims

# legacy-issues - Monday 16 November, 2015

British soldier Bloody Sunday arrests halted pending court challenge
# Derry
# Derry

British soldier Bloody Sunday arrests halted pending court challenge

Nov 16th 2015, 7:30 PM 8,087 Views 37 Comments

A 66-year-old former paratrooper was questioned and released last week.

# legacy-issues - Thursday 30 October, 2014

Parties in Northern Ireland have approved a Budget for next year. Kinda.
# Talks
# Talks

Parties in Northern Ireland have approved a Budget for next year. Kinda.

Oct 30th 2014, 6:36 PM 4,886 Views 29 Comments

There had been deadlock on the issue for several weeks.

# legacy-issues - Thursday 16 October, 2014

Back at the table: Leaders head to Stormont to revive talks on Northern Ireland
# Legacy Issues
# Legacy Issues

Back at the table: Leaders head to Stormont to revive talks on Northern Ireland

Oct 16th 2014, 12:01 AM 6,219 Views 32 Comments

The Irish Government will be represented by Charlie Flanagan.

# legacy-issues - Sunday 28 September, 2014

Fresh talks on the horizon for Northern Ireland legacy issues
# Stormont
# Stormont

Fresh talks on the horizon for Northern Ireland legacy issues

Sep 28th 2014, 6:25 PM 5,738 Views 34 Comments

Minister for Foreign Affairs Charlie Flanagan said that he believes “it is now time” for the talks to begin.

# legacy-issues - Friday 5 September, 2014

The SAS 'Loughall ambush' which killed 8 IRA men may be investigated
# Legacy Issues
# Legacy Issues

The SAS 'Loughall ambush' which killed 8 IRA men may be investigated

Sep 5th 2014, 4:00 PM 22,814 Views 245 Comments

A civilian was also killed in the gunfight which was the biggest single loss of life for the IRA during The Troubles.

# legacy-issues - Wednesday 2 July, 2014

Symphysiotomy couple want to find their child's burial place
# Symphysiotomy
# Symphysiotomy

Symphysiotomy couple want to find their child's burial place

Jul 2nd 2014, 6:15 AM 9,030 Views 2 Comments

There will be no closure with money – only with finding out where their child’s remains are.

# legacy-issues - Thursday 22 May, 2014

The Boston College tapes aren't going anywhere, except maybe to the PSNI
# Legacy Issues
# Legacy Issues

The Boston College tapes aren't going anywhere, except maybe to the PSNI

May 22nd 2014, 11:05 PM 11,235 Views 92 Comments

The PSNI say they want the entire archive.