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#The Troubles

# the-troubles - Wednesday 7 December, 2016

Explainer: The conflicting words between Gerry Adams and the son of a murdered prison officer
# Brian Stack
# Brian Stack

Explainer: The conflicting words between Gerry Adams and the son of a murdered prison officer

Dec 7th 2016, 1:14 PM 25,776 Views 164 Comments

Adams says he will make a statement to the Dáil on the matter.

# the-troubles - Saturday 22 October, 2016

10 extremely Irish understatements
# No Bother
From The Daily Edge
# No Bother

10 extremely Irish understatements

Oct 22nd 2016, 1:00 PM 25,020 Views 1 Comment

We wouldn’t be ones for making a big deal out of things, now.

# the-troubles - Friday 5 August, 2016

Over 40 years later, arrest made over sectarian massacre of 10 Protestant workers
# Kingsmill Massacre
# Kingsmill Massacre

Over 40 years later, arrest made over sectarian massacre of 10 Protestant workers

Aug 5th 2016, 4:35 PM 13,931 Views 97 Comments

One man survived the hail of bullets.

# the-troubles - Thursday 7 July, 2016

Ivor Bell will go on trial over alleged involvement in Jean McConville kidnap and murder
# The Disappeared
# The Disappeared

Ivor Bell will go on trial over alleged involvement in Jean McConville kidnap and murder

Jul 7th 2016, 12:18 PM 11,787 Views 0 Comments

The 79-year-old is also charged with being a member of the IRA.

# the-troubles - Tuesday 7 June, 2016

20 years on: Family, friends and colleagues gather to remember Jerry McCabe
# Remembered
# Remembered

20 years on: Family, friends and colleagues gather to remember Jerry McCabe

Jun 7th 2016, 8:16 AM 17,433 Views 138 Comments

The detective garda was shot dead by the IRA on this day 20 years ago.

# the-troubles - Wednesday 1 June, 2016

The truth about the ‘Birmingham Six’ IRA pub bombings could soon be heard
# 42 Years On
# 42 Years On

The truth about the ‘Birmingham Six’ IRA pub bombings could soon be heard

Jun 1st 2016, 12:34 PM 24,611 Views 67 Comments

An inquest into the atrocity is to be reopened.

# the-troubles - Tuesday 1 March, 2016

Case dropped against man accused of Omagh bombing
# Seamus Daly
# Seamus Daly

Case dropped against man accused of Omagh bombing

Mar 1st 2016, 11:59 AM 14,304 Views 48 Comments

A spokesperson for the PPS said that the evidence simply was not there to secure a conviction.

# the-troubles - Wednesday 24 February, 2016

Gerry Adams condemns death threat made to Fine Gael TD
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

Gerry Adams condemns death threat made to Fine Gael TD

Feb 24th 2016, 12:49 PM 21,985 Views 267 Comments

Regina Doherty got into a heated debate with the Sinn Féin leader.

# the-troubles - Wednesday 10 February, 2016

Today is a big day for the truth about the 'Birmingham Six' IRA pub bombings
# Justice For The 21
# Justice For The 21

Today is a big day for the truth about the 'Birmingham Six' IRA pub bombings

Feb 10th 2016, 8:55 AM 21,797 Views 116 Comments

In two weeks we’ll know if there’s enough evidence to open an inquest.

# the-troubles - Wednesday 16 December, 2015

'I've never tried to pull the wool over people’s eyes about my history'
# The Past
# The Past

'I've never tried to pull the wool over people’s eyes about my history'

Dec 16th 2015, 10:00 AM 23,174 Views 121 Comments

Martin McGuinness insists he would never compare himself to Nelson Mandela.

# the-troubles - Wednesday 2 December, 2015

New appeal over killings linked to secretive British Military Reaction Force
# 1970s Belfast
# 1970s Belfast

New appeal over killings linked to secretive British Military Reaction Force

Dec 2nd 2015, 3:00 PM 13,248 Views 31 Comments

The unit was in operation during the early years of the Troubles.

# the-troubles - Thursday 29 October, 2015

Mary Lou's Sinn Féin leadership bid has one very important supporter
# No Vacancy Right Now
# No Vacancy Right Now

Mary Lou's Sinn Féin leadership bid has one very important supporter

Oct 29th 2015, 4:44 PM 26,547 Views 75 Comments

The Sinn Féin leader has given his backing to his deputy.

# the-troubles - Tuesday 15 September, 2015

"No grave to tend, no place to grieve": The four remaining 'Disappeared'
# Murdered
# Murdered

"No grave to tend, no place to grieve": The four remaining 'Disappeared'

Sep 15th 2015, 3:00 PM 19,762 Views 95 Comments

The funeral of Seamus Wright heard today in Belfast that he was a “deeply committed” family man.

# the-troubles - Wednesday 12 August, 2015

Paramilitary gun attacks on children 'must end'
# Shootings
# Shootings

Paramilitary gun attacks on children 'must end'

Aug 12th 2015, 6:00 PM 13,869 Views 51 Comments

Twelve children were shot in Northern Ireland between 2009 and 2014.

# the-troubles - Sunday 26 July, 2015

WATCH: A treasure trove of old Irish newsreels has gone online for the first time
# The Past Is Another Country
# The Past Is Another Country

WATCH: A treasure trove of old Irish newsreels has gone online for the first time

Jul 26th 2015, 8:30 PM 49,990 Views 13 Comments

Walt Disney meets Dev, Miss Ireland 1942, and the ESB in Bahrain, 1977.

# the-troubles - Friday 10 July, 2015

"No decision" on whether Gerry Adams will be prosecuted over the killing of Jean McConville
# Speculative
# Speculative

"No decision" on whether Gerry Adams will be prosecuted over the killing of Jean McConville

Jul 10th 2015, 1:16 PM 11,497 Views 127 Comments

Adams was arrested last year over the murder, being held by the PSNI for four nights.

# the-troubles - Friday 3 July, 2015

The British had a plan to move EVERYONE from Hong Kong to Northern Ireland
# What About Yu
# What About Yu

The British had a plan to move EVERYONE from Hong Kong to Northern Ireland

Jul 3rd 2015, 8:37 AM 28,868 Views 53 Comments

That’s 5.5 million people.

# the-troubles - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

'I'm not trying to un-Sinn Féin myself': New Lord Mayor reacts to criticism
# Easter Rising
# Easter Rising

'I'm not trying to un-Sinn Féin myself': New Lord Mayor reacts to criticism

Jun 30th 2015, 1:20 PM 14,263 Views 80 Comments

Críona Ní Dhálaigh said 1916 centenary commemorations will be inclusive.

# the-troubles - Friday 26 June, 2015

Families of suspected bodies in Meath hope for "an end to the torment"
# The Disappeared
# The Disappeared

Families of suspected bodies in Meath hope for "an end to the torment"

Jun 26th 2015, 10:52 PM 26,751 Views 53 Comments

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.

# the-troubles - Tuesday 23 June, 2015

Gardaí have finally started handing over their files on massacre of Protestants
# Kingsmill
# Kingsmill

Gardaí have finally started handing over their files on massacre of Protestants

Jun 23rd 2015, 10:00 PM 18,869 Views 73 Comments

After months of pressure, criticism, and an order from Frances Fitzgerald.

# the-troubles - Tuesday 16 June, 2015

Miss last night's exposé on Collusion? Here are 10 things we learned
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

Miss last night's exposé on Collusion? Here are 10 things we learned

Jun 16th 2015, 1:10 PM 20,721 Views 32 Comments

The documentary aired last night.

# the-troubles - Friday 12 June, 2015

Those involved in the Troubles should not be part of investigating unresolved deaths
# Opinion
# Opinion

Those involved in the Troubles should not be part of investigating unresolved deaths

Jun 12th 2015, 4:00 PM 85 Views 25 Comments

The proposed Historical Investigations Unit must be entirely independent in order to give justice to victims.

# the-troubles - Friday 29 May, 2015

Gun on display in Troubles exhibition linked to Northern Ireland terror attack
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

Gun on display in Troubles exhibition linked to Northern Ireland terror attack

May 29th 2015, 9:51 PM 15,195 Views 60 Comments

The weapon had been included in an exhibition on The Troubles.

Police allowed informers to murder hundreds "with impunity"
# Contentious Claims
# Contentious Claims

Police allowed informers to murder hundreds "with impunity"

May 29th 2015, 7:47 AM 13,336 Views 155 Comments

“Hundreds and hundreds” of people died as a result of collusion during The Troubles – according to former Ombudsman O’Loan.

# the-troubles - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

Gerry: Prince Charles and I don't have much in common, but we're both tree huggers
# Moving On
# Moving On

Gerry: Prince Charles and I don't have much in common, but we're both tree huggers

May 20th 2015, 12:01 PM 12,123 Views 73 Comments

That’s a start.

# the-troubles - Sunday 17 May, 2015

On this day 41 years ago, bombs ripped through Dublin and Monaghan
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

On this day 41 years ago, bombs ripped through Dublin and Monaghan

May 17th 2015, 8:45 AM 21,893 Views 119 Comments

33 people died in the bombings, with hundreds more injured.

# the-troubles - Sunday 26 April, 2015

'No special honours' for soldiers, prison staff, gardaí who served during The Troubles
# Service
# Service

'No special honours' for soldiers, prison staff, gardaí who served during The Troubles

Apr 26th 2015, 6:00 PM 16,463 Views 42 Comments

One TD thinks there should be.

# the-troubles - Wednesday 15 April, 2015

A major investigation has been launched into the murders of 'IRA informers'
# Double Agents
# Double Agents

A major investigation has been launched into the murders of 'IRA informers'

Apr 15th 2015, 12:00 PM 9,487 Views 106 Comments

The investigation is probing at least 20 murders of people alleged to have been IRA informers.

# the-troubles - Sunday 22 March, 2015

Police investigating 'six key IRA suspects' who received on-the-run letters
# Comfort Letter
# Comfort Letter

Police investigating 'six key IRA suspects' who received on-the-run letters

Mar 22nd 2015, 3:00 PM 13,431 Views 91 Comments

As many as 200 republicans received these letters.

Family: Gerry Adams told us our brother's killers would not be brought to police
# Vigilante Justice
# Vigilante Justice

Family: Gerry Adams told us our brother's killers would not be brought to police

Mar 22nd 2015, 7:30 AM 21,062 Views 207 Comments

Andrew Kearney was killed in a ‘punishment attack’ in 1998.

# the-troubles - Saturday 14 March, 2015

On this day 24 years ago, the Birmingham Six were released
# Miscarriage Of Justice
# Miscarriage Of Justice

On this day 24 years ago, the Birmingham Six were released

Mar 14th 2015, 8:45 AM 22,681 Views 103 Comments

The men spent 16 years in prison – for a crime they didn’t commit.

# the-troubles - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

Team to start digging for remains of 'Disappeared' Joe Lynskey
# Meath
# Meath

Team to start digging for remains of 'Disappeared' Joe Lynskey

Mar 11th 2015, 6:02 AM 7,530 Views 26 Comments

Joe Lynskey went missing in 1972.

# the-troubles - Tuesday 10 March, 2015

Shot dead in 1974 but still no justice
# John Pat Cunningham
# John Pat Cunningham

Shot dead in 1974 but still no justice

Mar 10th 2015, 6:03 AM 11,901 Views 56 Comments

John Pat Cunningham was shot by the British Army.

# the-troubles - Thursday 5 March, 2015

The Troubles caused mental health issues for more than 100,000 people
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

The Troubles caused mental health issues for more than 100,000 people

Mar 5th 2015, 2:31 PM 8,549 Views 54 Comments

The legacy of the 30-year conflict still hangs over Northern Ireland.

# the-troubles - Monday 2 March, 2015

"Surely after 30 years, if we can forgive the deed, the remains could be given back to us"
# The Disappeared
# The Disappeared

"Surely after 30 years, if we can forgive the deed, the remains could be given back to us"

Mar 2nd 2015, 5:00 PM 14,930 Views 53 Comments

The families of the remaining “disappeared” are asking for the remains to be returned.

# the-troubles - Friday 2 January, 2015

Torture, abuse and a suspect's death: An RUC holding centre used during the Troubles
# Castlereagh
# Castlereagh

Torture, abuse and a suspect's death: An RUC holding centre used during the Troubles

Jan 2nd 2015, 7:00 PM 14,679 Views 117 Comments

Bobby Hanvey was the only photographer allowed to take pictures before the building was demolished.

# the-troubles - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

British spies had "excellent relations" with gardaí
# Good Mates
# Good Mates

British spies had "excellent relations" with gardaí

Dec 30th 2014, 9:36 AM 13,334 Views 138 Comments

And Irish ministers didn’t know it.

Thirty years ago, a Fine Gael government was worried that Sinn Féin 'could deliver'
# 1984 State Papers
# 1984 State Papers

Thirty years ago, a Fine Gael government was worried that Sinn Féin 'could deliver'

Dec 30th 2014, 7:15 AM 8,742 Views 51 Comments

Foreign Affairs Minister Peter Barry didn’t like that Sinn Féin representatives were being listened to.

# the-troubles - Sunday 28 December, 2014

Water cannons could be "more lethal than plastic bullets". That's what the UK told Ireland...
# 1984 State Papers
# 1984 State Papers

Water cannons could be "more lethal than plastic bullets". That's what the UK told Ireland...

Dec 28th 2014, 10:00 AM 12,997 Views 77 Comments

17 people were killed by either rubber or plastic bullets during The Troubles.

# the-troubles - Saturday 27 December, 2014

Thousands of Northern refugees streamed over the border in the 1970s - some were called "ungrateful"
# State Papers
# State Papers

Thousands of Northern refugees streamed over the border in the 1970s - some were called "ungrateful"

Dec 27th 2014, 8:45 AM 27,086 Views 76 Comments

The situation is detailed in a memo to Government from 1973.