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#The Troubles

# the-troubles - Wednesday 3 July, 2019

Man to be charged with murder of ex-Sinn Féin official and IRA/MI5 double-agent Denis Donaldson

Donaldson was killed months after admitting that he had worked as an M15 agent for over 20 years.

# the-troubles - Friday 21 June, 2019

Ex-IRA man granted UK Supreme Court hearing over Boston College tapes

The tapes which contain interviews with former paramilitaries were not meant to be heard in public until after their deaths.

# the-troubles - Monday 17 June, 2019

From The42 How an Irish publican's unease and mahogany doors spared a massacre during the 1994 World Cup final The Troubles This post contains videos

How an Irish publican's unease and mahogany doors spared a massacre during the 1994 World Cup final

‘I heard what I thought was a cork popping. I looked behind me and there was a bullet-hole in the mirror.’

# the-troubles - Monday 3 June, 2019

Police investigate hate crime at Warrenpoint memorial dedicated to 18 British soldiers

Ulster Unionist Councillor of Newry David Taylor said that it was “another disgusting attack” on the memorial.

# the-troubles - Wednesday 22 May, 2019

'The system is not fair': MPs criticise Theresa May over Northern Ireland amnesty

A “presumption against prosecution” for alleged offences committed by British soldiers has been proposed by the UK government.

# the-troubles - Friday 29 March, 2019

Tom Clonan: Deal or no deal, the border will be our problem this time. And we aren't ready for it

The Irish Defence Forces is already on its knees and will be unable to patrol any border on this island, writes Tom Clonan.

# the-troubles - Wednesday 20 March, 2019

'It's part of history': Auctioneer defends decision to sell deactivated rocket launcher

It is expected to fetch between €4,000 to €6,000

# the-troubles - Friday 8 March, 2019

Poll: Should Karen Bradley resign as Northern Ireland Secretary? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Karen Bradley resign as Northern Ireland Secretary?

She has been sharply criticised for comments she made about killings during the Troubles.

Families of Ballymurphy massacre victims refuse to meet Karen Bradley Call To Resign This post contains videos

Families of Ballymurphy massacre victims refuse to meet Karen Bradley

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.

# the-troubles - Thursday 7 March, 2019

FactCheck: Is Karen Bradley correct that killings committed by British forces during the Troubles were 'not crimes'?

Bradley has come under severe criticism for her comments in the House of Commons yesterday, but is she correct?

# the-troubles - Saturday 2 March, 2019

Ex-British soldiers could reportedly face Bloody Sunday murder charges 'within weeks'

Fourteen people were killed after British paratroopers opened fire.

# the-troubles - Monday 18 February, 2019

Former Real IRA commander: Even cameras on masts would be seen as 'spy posts' in border regions

John Connolly, the group’s leader in prison in the 2000s, says things would change dramatically in the event of a hard border.

# the-troubles - Thursday 14 February, 2019

PSNI 'deeply sorry' for not giving documents relating to 1990s killings to ombudsman

Human error and an archaic IT system are being cited as the reasons for the omission.

# the-troubles - Saturday 9 February, 2019

The surreal reality of life in 'the most militarised area of western Europe'

TheJournal.ie visited Dromintee GAA club to hear locals’ concerns of a hard Brexit.

# the-troubles - Tuesday 15 January, 2019

Arlene Foster criticised over assertion that 'we never had a hard border'

Foster insisted it was “a bit of a nonsense, frankly, to talk about a hard border”.

# the-troubles - Saturday 5 January, 2019

# the-troubles - Saturday 29 December, 2018

Garrett FitzGerald told Margaret Thatcher: 'John Hume will generally do what he is asked to do'

The frank assessment came in meeting between the pair in The Hague in 1986.

Charlie Haughey was urged to pressure 'British arrogance' over Birmingham Six and Guildford Four

The convictions of the nine men and one women were ultimately quashed.

# the-troubles - Friday 21 December, 2018

'I can't allow Ireland to be blamed here': Coveney says some UK politicians need reminder of Irish history

The Tánaiste said today it would be foolish to focus on any other solution to the border issue than the backstop.

# the-troubles - Wednesday 19 December, 2018

Ivor Bell deemed 'unfit' to stand trial in relation to Jean McConville disappearance

Jean McConville was killed by a single gunshot wound to the back of the head in December 1972.

# the-troubles - Tuesday 11 December, 2018

'When the border was finally ripped down - hope rose and healing began. We must not go back'

‘Growing up on the Irish border during the 1970s & 1980s was akin to some Bermuda Triangle existence, where people mysteriously disappeared and to this day, were never seen again,’ writes Grace Vaughan from Monaghan.

# the-troubles - Monday 12 November, 2018

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

A fresh inquest into the deaths was ordered in 2011.

# the-troubles - Tuesday 6 November, 2018

Alleged IRA bomber told gardaí he believed 'DUP and not the DPP' decided to charge him over 1972 bombing

The 66-year-old appeared before the High Court in Dublin today.

# the-troubles - Wednesday 10 October, 2018

'Is this the best use of £150m?': Ex-NI Secretaries of State say Troubles investigations should stop

The group says there needs to be a more ‘even-handed’ approach to investigations.

# the-troubles - Monday 17 September, 2018

The Disappeared: Search teams 'convinced' remains of Columba McVeigh are in Monaghan bog

A fifth search for the Tyrone teenager killed in 1975 begins today.

# the-troubles - Wednesday 15 August, 2018

'Those scars will never go away': Special ceremony to mark 20th anniversary of Omagh bombing

The 1998 bombing was the single worst atrocity of the Troubles.

# the-troubles - Sunday 12 August, 2018

Families hold interfaith service to mark 20-year anniversary of Omagh bombing

The Real IRA car bomb killed 29 people and two unborn children.

# the-troubles - Thursday 9 August, 2018

'Willie Frazer have you found your daddy yet?' - Condemnation of bonfire taunting Troubles victim

Frazer said he was disgusted for his wider family.

# the-troubles - Wednesday 23 May, 2018

Tánaiste says report that Aidan McAnespie's body part was 'disposed of' must be 'extremely difficult' for the family

The 24-year-old was shot shortly after crossing an army checkpoint.

# the-troubles - Wednesday 28 March, 2018

From The42 'People were killed over their connection with the GAA and that was the most tragic thing of all' The Troubles

'People were killed over their connection with the GAA and that was the most tragic thing of all'

Mickey Harte reflects on his memories of trying to enjoy Gaelic Football during the Troubles in the latest episode of Laochra Gael.

# the-troubles - Wednesday 21 February, 2018

Family of man shot dead by British Army won't be given report on the killing as it's still too sensitive

The 24-year-old was shot shortly after crossing an army checkpoint.

# the-troubles - Monday 29 January, 2018

Loyalist 'supergrass' jailed for six-and-a-half years for five murders

Former Ulster Volunteer Force chief Gary Haggarty was a paid police informer.

# the-troubles - Wednesday 10 January, 2018

Family of prison officer shot dead by IRA says gardaí didn't act on 'significant information'

Brian Stack’s family want the Taoiseach to “demand answers” from gardaí.

# the-troubles - Friday 5 January, 2018

1.7 million viewers tuned into Channel 4's new sitcom set during the Troubles last night

Derry Girls centres around a teenage girl named Erin, her group of friends, and her family.

From The Daily Edge A new sitcom set during the Troubles began last night, and Irish people LOVED it Derry Girls

A new sitcom set during the Troubles began last night, and Irish people LOVED it

They had us at “He was due to start at Christian Brothers but there were concerns for his safety as unfortunately he’s English.”

# the-troubles - Friday 29 December, 2017

'Politicians can't agree about 10 people - so another 490 injured through no fault of their own get nothing'

The political impasse in Northern Ireland leaves those injured in the Troubles in legislative limbo, writes Dennis Godfrey.

# the-troubles - Friday 15 December, 2017

Families of victims of deadliest Belfast bombing of The Troubles say PSNI has 'questions to answer'

Fifteen people were killed when a bomb exploded in McGurk’s Bar in north Belfast in December 1971.

# the-troubles - Wednesday 13 December, 2017

From The Daily Edge Remembering the time Carrie in Sex and the City compared a fight with her friends to the 'war in Northern Ireland' The Troubles

# the-troubles - Saturday 30 September, 2017

'Nobody had time to sit and ask: Why are these killings taking place? Why are they cutting people up?'

Journalist and author Martin Dillon – who wrote a number of definitive books on the Troubles – talks to us about his autobiography.

# the-troubles - Sunday 17 September, 2017

This stretch of border shows why Brexit will be an enormous headache to manage - we went to talk to locals

This road crosses the border multiple times in just a few miles (or kilometres). What will happen after Brexit?

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