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Wednesday 22 March 2023 Dublin: 7°C

# The Troubles

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# Belfast
Former British soldiers rally against prosecution of retired officers for Troubles-related killings
The veteran’s protest is against what it alleges is a “legal witch hunt” against former soldiers who served during the Troubles.
# Jim Allister
'He goes to his grave having shown no remorse': Criticisms in Stormont on McGuinness's legacy
DUP leader Arlene Foster had somewhat kinder words for her former deputy minister.
Tom Clonan: Truth of what happened in Troubles can't be allowed die with major figures like McGuinness
The untimely death of the Sinn Féin politician has brought Ireland’s faltering peace process into sharp focus, writes Tom Clonan.
# The Troubles
British MP says he was 'kind of a torturer' during the Troubles
The former colonel, who is now a Conservative MP, completed seven tours of the North.
# factcheck
FactCheck: You asked, we answered - suicide, austerity and the Troubles
FactCheck takes a closer look at a claim that was widely shared on social media this year.
# The Troubles
Two ex-British soldiers to face murder charge for shooting dead of IRA man
Joe McCann was shot dead in Joy Street, Belfast in 1972.
# brian stack
Enda Kenny and Gerry Adams face off over blacked-out van driver
The Taoiseach called on the Sinn Féin leader to give more information to gardaí.
# uproar
'I was actually in jail' - Mayhem in Dáil as FG TD links SF deputies to Brian Stack murder
Alan Farrell says that Dessie Ellis and Martin Ferris should make a statement on the matter.
# brian stack
Explainer: The conflicting words between Gerry Adams and the son of a murdered prison officer
Adams says he will make a statement to the Dáil on the matter.
# no bother
10 extremely Irish understatements
We wouldn’t be ones for making a big deal out of things, now.
# Kingsmill massacre
Over 40 years later, arrest made over sectarian massacre of 10 Protestant workers
One man survived the hail of bullets.
# The Disappeared
Ivor Bell will go on trial over alleged involvement in Jean McConville kidnap and murder
The 79-year-old is also charged with being a member of the IRA.
# Remembered
20 years on: Family, friends and colleagues gather to remember Jerry McCabe
The detective garda was shot dead by the IRA on this day 20 years ago.
# 42 years on
The truth about the ‘Birmingham Six’ IRA pub bombings could soon be heard
An inquest into the atrocity is to be reopened.
# seamus daly
Case dropped against man accused of Omagh bombing
A spokesperson for the PPS said that the evidence simply was not there to secure a conviction.
# The Troubles
Gerry Adams condemns death threat made to Fine Gael TD
Regina Doherty got into a heated debate with the Sinn Féin leader.
# justice for the 21
Today is a big day for the truth about the 'Birmingham Six' IRA pub bombings
In two weeks we’ll know if there’s enough evidence to open an inquest.
# the past
'I've never tried to pull the wool over people’s eyes about my history'
Martin McGuinness insists he would never compare himself to Nelson Mandela.
# 1970s belfast
New appeal over killings linked to secretive British Military Reaction Force
The unit was in operation during the early years of the Troubles.
# No vacancy right now
Mary Lou's Sinn Féin leadership bid has one very important supporter
The Sinn Féin leader has given his backing to his deputy.
# murdered
"No grave to tend, no place to grieve": The four remaining 'Disappeared'
The funeral of Seamus Wright heard today in Belfast that he was a “deeply committed” family man.
# Shootings
Paramilitary gun attacks on children 'must end'
Twelve children were shot in Northern Ireland between 2009 and 2014.
# the past is another country
WATCH: A treasure trove of old Irish newsreels has gone online for the first time
Walt Disney meets Dev, Miss Ireland 1942, and the ESB in Bahrain, 1977.
# speculative
"No decision" on whether Gerry Adams will be prosecuted over the killing of Jean McConville
Adams was arrested last year over the murder, being held by the PSNI for four nights.
# What about Yu
The British had a plan to move EVERYONE from Hong Kong to Northern Ireland
That’s 5.5 million people.
# Easter Rising
'I'm not trying to un-Sinn Féin myself': New Lord Mayor reacts to criticism
Críona Ní Dhálaigh said 1916 centenary commemorations will be inclusive.
# The Disappeared
Families of suspected bodies in Meath hope for "an end to the torment"
It’s “more likely than not” that the bodies are of Seamus Wright and Kevin McKee. Joe Lynskey is also believed to be buried nearby.
# Kingsmill
Gardaí have finally started handing over their files on massacre of Protestants
After months of pressure, criticism, and an order from Frances Fitzgerald.
# The Troubles
Miss last night's exposé on Collusion? Here are 10 things we learned
The documentary aired last night.
Those involved in the Troubles should not be part of investigating unresolved deaths
The proposed Historical Investigations Unit must be entirely independent in order to give justice to victims.
# The Troubles
Gun on display in Troubles exhibition linked to Northern Ireland terror attack
The weapon had been included in an exhibition on The Troubles.
# contentious claims
Police allowed informers to murder hundreds "with impunity"
“Hundreds and hundreds” of people died as a result of collusion during The Troubles – according to former Ombudsman O’Loan.
# Moving On
Gerry: Prince Charles and I don't have much in common, but we're both tree huggers
That’s a start.
# The Troubles
On this day 41 years ago, bombs ripped through Dublin and Monaghan
33 people died in the bombings, with hundreds more injured.
# Service
'No special honours' for soldiers, prison staff, gardaí who served during The Troubles
One TD thinks there should be.
# double agents
A major investigation has been launched into the murders of 'IRA informers'
The investigation is probing at least 20 murders of people alleged to have been IRA informers.
# comfort letter
Police investigating 'six key IRA suspects' who received on-the-run letters
As many as 200 republicans received these letters.
# Vigilante justice
Family: Gerry Adams told us our brother's killers would not be brought to police
Andrew Kearney was killed in a ‘punishment attack’ in 1998.
# miscarriage of justice
On this day 24 years ago, the Birmingham Six were released
The men spent 16 years in prison – for a crime they didn’t commit.
# Meath
Team to start digging for remains of 'Disappeared' Joe Lynskey
Joe Lynskey went missing in 1972.