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#The Troubles

# the-troubles - Saturday 22 November, 2014

"Life, a long long time ago" - Documentary follows Guildford Four's Paddy Armstrong to London
# Miscarriage Of Justice
# Miscarriage Of Justice

"Life, a long long time ago" - Documentary follows Guildford Four's Paddy Armstrong to London

Nov 22nd 2014, 7:30 AM 19,060 Views 9 Comments

An RTÉ documentary followed Armstrong on and told his story.

# the-troubles - Saturday 8 November, 2014

Victim of Enniskillen Bombing: 'I remember running around as if it was a horror movie'
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

Victim of Enniskillen Bombing: 'I remember running around as if it was a horror movie'

Nov 8th 2014, 9:35 PM 28,449 Views 209 Comments

Stephen Gault was just 18 when he was injured in the bomb. His father Samuel, who had been standing next to him, was killed instantly.

# the-troubles - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

Breige Wright: "I have been the subject of a media onslaught"
# Sinn Féin
# Sinn Féin

Breige Wright: "I have been the subject of a media onslaught"

Nov 4th 2014, 4:19 PM 13,055 Views 0 Comments

In a statement issued through her solicitors today, Wright is strongly critical of how her relationship with Máiría Cahill has been portrayed in the media.

The Troubles and the Disappeared: 'Another chapter closed in the tragic saga'
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

The Troubles and the Disappeared: 'Another chapter closed in the tragic saga'

Nov 4th 2014, 10:45 AM 17,740 Views 95 Comments

Brendan Megraw was found this week. But where are the rest of the Disappeared?

# the-troubles - Sunday 26 October, 2014

Setting divisions alight: Burning Man comes to Derry
# Temple
# Temple

Setting divisions alight: Burning Man comes to Derry

Oct 26th 2014, 9:15 AM 14,363 Views 17 Comments

Will Northern Ireland be tasting a little bit of Nevada?

# the-troubles - Thursday 23 October, 2014

Opinion: How many hundreds, or thousands, would have been saved if he had lived?
# Terrorism
# Terrorism

Opinion: How many hundreds, or thousands, would have been saved if he had lived?

Oct 23rd 2014, 1:00 PM 2,923 Views 134 Comments

The senseless death of Gordon Hamilton Fairley, a pioneering cancer specialist who was killed by an IRA bomb, remains a tragedy for us all.

# the-troubles - Sunday 19 October, 2014

Gerry Conlon and the Guildford Four were released 25 years ago today
# Something I Didn't Do
# Something I Didn't Do

Gerry Conlon and the Guildford Four were released 25 years ago today

Oct 19th 2014, 8:45 AM 51,103 Views 41 Comments

“I’m a totally innocent man.”

# the-troubles - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

Family of Brendan Megraw "grateful" to person who passed on information about his remains
# The Disappeared
# The Disappeared

Family of Brendan Megraw "grateful" to person who passed on information about his remains

Oct 1st 2014, 10:15 PM 29,146 Views 148 Comments

Megraw was kidnapped and killed by the IRA in 1978.

# the-troubles - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

'Mixed feelings' about the end of Northern Ireland's Historical Enquiries Team
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

'Mixed feelings' about the end of Northern Ireland's Historical Enquiries Team

Sep 30th 2014, 1:49 PM 3,790 Views 7 Comments

The PSNI body was set up to investigate killings from the 1970s to 1990s.

# the-troubles - Monday 29 September, 2014

Who won the war in Northern Ireland? The British, so says a new BBC documentary
# Revisionism
# Revisionism

Who won the war in Northern Ireland? The British, so says a new BBC documentary

Sep 29th 2014, 8:30 AM 42,768 Views 197 Comments

Filmmaker Peter Taylor says this is the only conclusion that can be made, for now.

# the-troubles - Tuesday 23 September, 2014

About 500 British troops are to train on this Derry mountain and nationalists aren't happy
# War Games
# War Games

About 500 British troops are to train on this Derry mountain and nationalists aren't happy

Sep 23rd 2014, 7:08 PM 24,549 Views 229 Comments

It’s the largest military exercise in Northern Ireland since the beginning of the troubles

# the-troubles - Friday 12 September, 2014

Ian Paisley in Pictures: From Neverman to Chuckle Brother
# Paisley Pictorial
# Paisley Pictorial

Ian Paisley in Pictures: From Neverman to Chuckle Brother

Sep 12th 2014, 6:05 PM 14,779 Views 61 Comments

A life on the frontline of Northern Ireland divisions.

'Never never never' and other famous words from Reverend Ian Paisley
# Life In Quotes
# Life In Quotes

'Never never never' and other famous words from Reverend Ian Paisley

Sep 12th 2014, 4:23 PM 32,787 Views 83 Comments

He was always controversial, vicious at times and always

Former DUP leader Ian Paisley has died, aged 88
# RIP
# RIP

Former DUP leader Ian Paisley has died, aged 88

Sep 12th 2014, 1:20 PM 63,840 Views 321 Comments

His wife Eileen said his family were “heartbroken” and that their “earthly lives are forever changed”.

# the-troubles - 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 23,053 Views 239 Comments

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

# the-troubles - Sunday 31 August, 2014

On this day 20 years ago, the IRA announced its ceasefire
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

On this day 20 years ago, the IRA announced its ceasefire

Aug 31st 2014, 7:45 AM 8,912 Views 81 Comments

And everything changed.

# the-troubles - Friday 22 August, 2014

Search for Disappeared newlywed Brendan Megraw to begin in Meath bog
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

Search for Disappeared newlywed Brendan Megraw to begin in Meath bog

Aug 22nd 2014, 6:30 PM 29,596 Views 22 Comments

The 23-year-old was abducted from his Belfast home in April 1978.

# the-troubles - Thursday 17 July, 2014

On the run letters were "unprecedented and flawed", but not unlawful
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

On the run letters were "unprecedented and flawed", but not unlawful

Jul 17th 2014, 1:03 PM 4,952 Views 54 Comments

The Hallett Review finds that two terrorism suspects were given letters in error.

Report into "on the run" letters to be published today
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

Report into "on the run" letters to be published today

Jul 17th 2014, 8:06 AM 4,904 Views 21 Comments

The letters allowed a man accused of carrying out the Hyde Park bombing to walk free from court.

# the-troubles - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

UDR memorial removed and replaced with IRA slogan, PSNI investigating it as 'hate crime'
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

UDR memorial removed and replaced with IRA slogan, PSNI investigating it as 'hate crime'

Jul 16th 2014, 3:47 PM 9,846 Views 36 Comments

The crosses were removed hours after a memorial service in Castlederg took place.

# the-troubles - Sunday 13 July, 2014

Did you live along the border during the Troubles? This project is seeking your voice...
# Border Counties
# Border Counties

Did you live along the border during the Troubles? This project is seeking your voice...

Jul 13th 2014, 10:15 AM 10,214 Views 51 Comments

The Border Lives storytelling project is collecting comments and stories from people who used to lived in the border counties during the Northern Ireland conflict.

# the-troubles - Friday 11 July, 2014

"This house is unanimous in its message to the British Government" - Parties unite on bombing files
# Victims
# Victims

"This house is unanimous in its message to the British Government" - Parties unite on bombing files

Jul 11th 2014, 8:59 AM 6,414 Views 32 Comments

Families of the Dublin-Monaghan bombing victims are currently suing for the release of files.

# the-troubles - Thursday 3 July, 2014

Opinion: Behind the headlines and political bickering is a profound grief that is hard to define
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

Opinion: Behind the headlines and political bickering is a profound grief that is hard to define

Jul 3rd 2014, 8:00 AM 28 Views 50 Comments

My father was just 39 when he was killed by an IRA bomb. The fate that befell him has been like a virus in my family’s bloodstream; we can never forget.

# the-troubles - Sunday 29 June, 2014

President Higgins: 'There are no easy solutions to the sensitive questions in Northern Ireland'
# Garden Party
# Garden Party

President Higgins: 'There are no easy solutions to the sensitive questions in Northern Ireland'

Jun 29th 2014, 7:30 AM 5,469 Views 20 Comments

He commended the members of the Oireachtas and the Northern Ireland Legislative Assembly for working together.

# the-troubles - Friday 27 June, 2014

RUC sergeant shot dead could have been saved 'if he was warned' by senior officers
# Failure To Act
# Failure To Act

RUC sergeant shot dead could have been saved 'if he was warned' by senior officers

Jun 27th 2014, 7:43 AM 6,053 Views 21 Comments

Sgt Joe Campbell was shot on the evening of 25 February 1977

# the-troubles - Saturday 21 June, 2014

Gerry Conlon, one of the Guilford Four, dies aged 60
# RIP
# RIP

Gerry Conlon, one of the Guilford Four, dies aged 60

Jun 21st 2014, 8:50 PM 43,966 Views 147 Comments

Conlon was wrongly accused of an IRA bombing, spending 14 years in prison.

The Troubles, the parties and the loneliness of intelligence: Ireland's Mensa story
# Top Of The Class
# Top Of The Class

The Troubles, the parties and the loneliness of intelligence: Ireland's Mensa story

Jun 21st 2014, 8:30 PM 23,674 Views 53 Comments

Just what is it like to be among the smartest 2% in the world? TheJournal.ie found out…

# the-troubles - Monday 16 June, 2014

Unseen photos show the devastation caused by the IRA's 1996 Manchester bomb
# Bombing Campaign
# Bombing Campaign

Unseen photos show the devastation caused by the IRA's 1996 Manchester bomb

Jun 16th 2014, 10:58 AM 21,947 Views 147 Comments

The bomb was the second largest to ever have exploded in Britain.

# the-troubles - Saturday 31 May, 2014

McGuinness on The Disappeared: 'One of the worse things to happen' during an already bitter conflict
# Peace Process
# Peace Process

McGuinness on The Disappeared: 'One of the worse things to happen' during an already bitter conflict

May 31st 2014, 1:12 PM 10,689 Views 104 Comments

McGuinness gave a wide-ranging interview today on current and past issues.

# the-troubles - 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 11,240 Views 92 Comments

The PSNI say they want the entire archive.

'Limited immunity' would help the Troubles truth emerge as perpetrators are dying off
# Dealing With The Past
# Dealing With The Past

'Limited immunity' would help the Troubles truth emerge as perpetrators are dying off

May 22nd 2014, 6:29 AM 3,985 Views 5 Comments

Alan Brecknell of the Pat Finucance Centre explains how victims’s families could be helped.

# the-troubles - Saturday 17 May, 2014

"Hopefully they’ll listen this time." - Son of Monaghan bomb victim remembers the tragedy
# 40 Years On
# 40 Years On

"Hopefully they’ll listen this time." - Son of Monaghan bomb victim remembers the tragedy

May 17th 2014, 7:45 PM 10,105 Views 19 Comments

Paddy Askin remembers going down to town in search of his father.

"Reconciliation will only be lasting when it is based on truth": 1974 bombings marked in Dublin ceremonies
# 40 Years On
# 40 Years On

"Reconciliation will only be lasting when it is based on truth": 1974 bombings marked in Dublin ceremonies

May 17th 2014, 3:24 PM 8,600 Views 50 Comments

It’s 40 years today since four bombs went off in a series of coordinated attacks in Dublin and Monaghan. 33 people and one unborn child were killed.

Here's how Dublin and Monaghan will mark the 40th anniversary of 1974 bombings
# Dublin Monaghan
# Dublin Monaghan

Here's how Dublin and Monaghan will mark the 40th anniversary of 1974 bombings

May 17th 2014, 7:00 AM 6,494 Views 63 Comments

There will be three events over the next two days to commemorate the 33 people killed in the bombings.

# the-troubles - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

Families to sue British Government over Dublin-Monaghan bombings
# Collusion
# Collusion

Families to sue British Government over Dublin-Monaghan bombings

May 14th 2014, 2:34 PM 8,277 Views 136 Comments

The Justice for the Forgotten group are going to court to secure the release of documents.

# the-troubles - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

56-year-old man arrested over Jean McConville case
# The Disappeared
# The Disappeared

56-year-old man arrested over Jean McConville case

May 7th 2014, 10:39 AM 16,849 Views 4 Comments

The arrest comes in the wake of Gerry Adams’ arrest and questioning by the PSNI last week.

Boston College says they fought a lengthy battle to protect Troubles tapes
# Interviews
# Interviews

Boston College says they fought a lengthy battle to protect Troubles tapes

May 7th 2014, 10:33 AM 7,724 Views 20 Comments

A spokesperson for the college said despite the UK-US Mutual Legal Assistance Treaty, no one thought the PSNI would be allowed access to the tapes.

# the-troubles - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

Adams: 'I made no threat against Michael McConville, nor did I warn of backlash'
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

Adams: 'I made no threat against Michael McConville, nor did I warn of backlash'

May 6th 2014, 10:47 PM 20,461 Views 166 Comments

He has denied warning the son of Jean McConville of a ‘backlash’ if he revealed the names of who he believes to have killed his mother.

PSNI chief rejects claims of a 'dark side' to the force
# Policing
# Policing

PSNI chief rejects claims of a 'dark side' to the force

May 6th 2014, 6:46 PM 6,071 Views 57 Comments

Martin McGuinness said that elements in the PSNI were against the peace process.

# the-troubles - Monday 5 May, 2014

UK Government: We welcome Sinn Féin's commitment to policing
# Peace Process
# Peace Process

UK Government: We welcome Sinn Féin's commitment to policing

May 5th 2014, 2:18 PM 8,626 Views 85 Comments

Gerry Adams said that he wanted confirmed his support for the PSNI after Sinn Féin had questioned their independence.