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#The Troubles

# the-troubles - Sunday 4 November, 2012

Probe into Enniskillen bombing launched
# Enniskillen Bombing
# Enniskillen Bombing

Probe into Enniskillen bombing launched

Nov 4th 2012, 6:21 PM 6,094 Views 28 Comments

A new file on the 1987 IRA atrocity, which killed 11 people and wounded dozens others, is to be examined by serious crime branch detectives.

# the-troubles - Saturday 3 November, 2012

Column: The Troubles may have quietened, but the trauma lives on
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: The Troubles may have quietened, but the trauma lives on

Nov 3rd 2012, 12:00 PM 190 Views 31 Comments

Although the peace agreement came into effect in 1998, the pain didn’t stop for many, writes Richard Barklie.

# the-troubles - Sunday 21 October, 2012

Interview: How I know human decency trumps politics – Fr Brian D’Arcy
# Read Me
# Read Me

Interview: How I know human decency trumps politics – Fr Brian D’Arcy

Oct 21st 2012, 7:30 PM 140 Views 41 Comments

Priest and journalist Father Brian D’Arcy discusses how politics and religion were always intertwined in his life, even as a young boy.

# the-troubles - Tuesday 16 October, 2012

Taoiseach says economy and emotions should be prioritised over a United Ireland
# Good Friday Agreement
# Good Friday Agreement

Taoiseach says economy and emotions should be prioritised over a United Ireland

Oct 16th 2012, 4:19 PM 6,939 Views 70 Comments

Enda Kenny told the Dáil now is not the time to move forward with talks about a United Ireland.

# the-troubles - Tuesday 9 October, 2012

Mary McAleese: 'I'd love to say I saw the bust coming... but I didn't'
# Mary McAleese
# Mary McAleese

Mary McAleese: 'I'd love to say I saw the bust coming... but I didn't'

Oct 9th 2012, 6:30 AM 12,444 Views 44 Comments

In an interview to be broadcast this evening, the former President also discusses gay marriage and discusses her attitude to church governance.

# the-troubles - Friday 28 September, 2012

Column: Why sorry is the hardest word
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Why sorry is the hardest word

Sep 28th 2012, 7:30 PM 23 Views 32 Comments

How can a government be asked to apologise for something in recent history when the full facts have yet to be disclosed, writes David McCann.

# the-troubles - Monday 24 September, 2012

Gerry Adams again rejects Dolours Price allegations
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

Gerry Adams again rejects Dolours Price allegations

Sep 24th 2012, 10:06 PM 14,549 Views 57 Comments

Sinn Féin’s deputy leader commented on the Sunday Telegraph interview this evening.

# the-troubles - Tuesday 18 September, 2012

Search for teenage IRA victim resumes at Co Monaghan bog
# Disappeared
# Disappeared

Search for teenage IRA victim resumes at Co Monaghan bog

Sep 18th 2012, 9:44 AM 5,557 Views 22 Comments

Columba McVeigh, from Donaghmore in Co Tyrone, is believed to have been shot dead by the Provisional IRA in 1975.

# the-troubles - Monday 17 September, 2012

Stormont to debate motion calling for Irish apology for Troubles
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Stormont to debate motion calling for Irish apology for Troubles

Sep 17th 2012, 6:45 AM 5,411 Views 55 Comments

The DUP has tabled a motion asking Dublin to apologise for its potential involvement in events such as the killing of RUC officers.

# the-troubles - Thursday 13 September, 2012

Poll: Should Dublin apologise for its role in the Troubles?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Dublin apologise for its role in the Troubles?

Sep 13th 2012, 11:40 AM 10,458 Views 108 Comments

The Taoiseach is meeting with the relatives of victims of the Kingsmill Massacre this afternoon, which is expected to lead to renewed calls for an apology from the Irish government for its role in the conflict.

Taoiseach to meet families of 1976 Kingsmill Massacre victims
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

Taoiseach to meet families of 1976 Kingsmill Massacre victims

Sep 13th 2012, 11:17 AM 3,307 Views 8 Comments

Ten men were killed when they were taken from a minibus and shot in 1976, apparently merely for being Protestant.

# the-troubles - Thursday 6 September, 2012

Arms found on Isle of Wight may have links to the 'Troubles'
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Arms found on Isle of Wight may have links to the 'Troubles'

Sep 6th 2012, 4:22 PM 5,664 Views 8 Comments

The UK’s South East Counter Terrorism Unit is liaising with the PSNI about the discovery.

# the-troubles - Saturday 1 September, 2012

18 years ago: Northern Ireland as the IRA ceasefire began
# On This Day
# On This Day

18 years ago: Northern Ireland as the IRA ceasefire began

Sep 1st 2012, 7:30 AM 13,999 Views 43 Comments

The Troubles were far from over on 1 September 1994, but for the first time in many decades, the people of Northern Ireland seemed optimistic about peace.

# the-troubles - Thursday 26 July, 2012

Dissident republican groups merge to form ‘new IRA’
# New IRA
# New IRA

Dissident republican groups merge to form ‘new IRA’

Jul 26th 2012, 8:31 PM 20,188 Views 51 Comments

The Real IRA is joining with Republican Action Against Drugs and others in a “unified structure” to reclaim the IRA name.

# the-troubles - Wednesday 25 July, 2012

People who grew up during the troubles more prone to suicide, study finds
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

People who grew up during the troubles more prone to suicide, study finds

Jul 25th 2012, 10:30 AM 4,147 Views 14 Comments

Professor Mike Tomlinson tells thejournal.ie that people have found the transition to peace difficult.

# the-troubles - Thursday 5 July, 2012

Police to launch murder investigation into Bloody Sunday
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Police to launch murder investigation into Bloody Sunday

Jul 5th 2012, 6:58 PM 4,021 Views 55 Comments

The murder probe is to be launched two years after the findings of the landmark Saville Inquiry.

# the-troubles - Sunday 1 July, 2012

Poll: Should the IRA apologise to all of its victims?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should the IRA apologise to all of its victims?

Jul 1st 2012, 10:41 AM 7,468 Views 101 Comments

Martin McGuinness has dismissed a report that former IRA leaders are considering an apology. But do you think they should?

McGuinness dismisses report of IRA apology
# Apology
# Apology

McGuinness dismisses report of IRA apology

Jul 1st 2012, 10:21 AM 4,826 Views 56 Comments

Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness has said that if anyone is going to apologise, then everyone should do it together – including the British government.

# the-troubles - Thursday 17 May, 2012

Ireland to mark Loughinisland massacre with black armbands in Italy game
# Tribute
From The42
# Tribute

Ireland to mark Loughinisland massacre with black armbands in Italy game

May 17th 2012, 10:47 AM 4,599 Views 11 Comments

The match comes 18 years to the day sine six men were killed while watching the two countries play.

# the-troubles - Friday 27 April, 2012

Column: ‘Listening to a dull speech in Stormont was the happiest day of my life’
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: ‘Listening to a dull speech in Stormont was the happiest day of my life’

Apr 27th 2012, 7:30 PM 109 Views 14 Comments

Senator George Mitchell, who oversaw the negotiation of the Good Friday Agreement, recounts his experiences planting the first seeds of peace.

# the-troubles - Friday 6 April, 2012

Names of 3,700 Troubles victims read aloud
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

Names of 3,700 Troubles victims read aloud

Apr 6th 2012, 3:42 PM 7,856 Views 46 Comments

The names of 3,700 people who killed during the Troubles were read aloud in Dublin’s Unitarian Church today to mark the 14th anniversary of the Good Friday peace agreement.

# the-troubles - Wednesday 4 April, 2012

Wife of IRA interviewer: ‘Releasing Boston tapes will endanger my family’
# Boston College
# Boston College

Wife of IRA interviewer: ‘Releasing Boston tapes will endanger my family’

Apr 4th 2012, 1:10 PM 6,277 Views 29 Comments

As a court in Boston prepares to hear his appeal, the wife of a former IRA member pleads with the US not to release taped interviews.

# the-troubles - Wednesday 14 March, 2012

Smithwick Tribunal: Former minister disputes evidence about Jack Lynch
# Smithwick Tribunal
# Smithwick Tribunal

Smithwick Tribunal: Former minister disputes evidence about Jack Lynch

Mar 14th 2012, 1:59 PM 1,222 Views 1 Comment

Gerry Collins, who was Jack Lynch’s minister for justice, disputes a former RUC officer’s claims that Lynch ordered no assistance.

# the-troubles - Sunday 26 February, 2012

IRA admits to 1973 killing of schoolboy
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

IRA admits to 1973 killing of schoolboy

Feb 26th 2012, 5:02 PM 9,683 Views 140 Comments

Nine-year-old Gordon Gallagher was killed when he accidentally triggered a bomb the IRA had left in his garden.

# the-troubles - Tuesday 21 February, 2012

BBC presenter Paxman hits out at Tony Blair over potato famine 'apology'
# The Famine
# The Famine

BBC presenter Paxman hits out at Tony Blair over potato famine 'apology'

Feb 21st 2012, 9:15 PM 18,575 Views 51 Comments

The Newsnight presenter has criticised the former British Prime Minister for his supposed apology for the Irish potato famine.

# the-troubles - Wednesday 18 January, 2012

New £2m fund to bring down Belfast's 'peace walls'
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

New £2m fund to bring down Belfast's 'peace walls'

Jan 18th 2012, 1:57 PM 2,863 Views 8 Comments

An independent international fund is putting up £2m to bring about the conditions allowing Northern Ireland’s ‘peace walls’ to fall.

# the-troubles - Tuesday 10 January, 2012

Catholic film extra teen 'left for dead' after sectarian attack
# Sectarianism
# Sectarianism

Catholic film extra teen 'left for dead' after sectarian attack

Jan 10th 2012, 8:42 PM 9,243 Views 99 Comments

James Turley, 18, was working as an extra on a movie set when he was dumped semi-unconscious into a wheelie bin.

# the-troubles - Thursday 5 January, 2012

English heiress turned IRA bomber Rose Dugdale gives rare interview
# Rose Dugdale
# Rose Dugdale

English heiress turned IRA bomber Rose Dugdale gives rare interview

Jan 5th 2012, 7:00 AM 26,343 Views 23 Comments

Dugdale became radicalised in 1970s and joined IRA, carrying out botched bombing and Russborough House art heist.

# the-troubles - Wednesday 14 December, 2011

Report indicates evidence of RUC collusion in Miami Showband killings
# Showband Massacre
# Showband Massacre

Report indicates evidence of RUC collusion in Miami Showband killings

Dec 14th 2011, 1:57 PM 2,024 Views 9 Comments

An official inquiry into the attack – in which three members were killed – finds it likely that one murderer was an RUC agent.

# the-troubles - Thursday 13 October, 2011

Column: Addressing the legacies of Northern Ireland's past and contributing to the future
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Addressing the legacies of Northern Ireland's past and contributing to the future

Oct 13th 2011, 7:30 AM 45 Views 4 Comments

Dominic Hannigan explains why former members of Northern Ireland’s fiercest paramilitary organisations are being invited to speak to TDs at Leinster House today.

# the-troubles - Tuesday 11 October, 2011

Cameron rules out inquiry into 1989 murder of Belfast solicitor
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Cameron rules out inquiry into 1989 murder of Belfast solicitor

Oct 11th 2011, 5:47 PM 386 Views 10 Comments

The British government rules out an inquiry into the murder of Pat Finucane, after his family met with David Cameron today.

# the-troubles - Monday 5 September, 2011

NI Police Ombudsman 'becoming less independent' - report
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

NI Police Ombudsman 'becoming less independent' - report

Sep 5th 2011, 1:39 PM 224 Views 4 Comments

The Criminal Justice Inspection publishes a report saying the police ombudsman’s office has been undermined by its work in high-profile cases.

# the-troubles - Tuesday 23 August, 2011

Northern Irish authorities look to US files in murder investigation
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

Northern Irish authorities look to US files in murder investigation

Aug 23rd 2011, 4:28 PM 671 Views 1 Comment

US Federal Authorities seek Boston College’s confidential files on The Troubles for Northern Irish authorities.

# the-troubles - Friday 12 August, 2011

Exhumed body isn't that of teenage IRA victim
# Disappeared
# Disappeared

Exhumed body isn't that of teenage IRA victim

Aug 12th 2011, 7:56 AM 1,127 Views 0 Comments

The family of Columba McVeigh, who disappeared in October 1975, had hoped remains found in a Monaghan graveyard were his.

# the-troubles - Wednesday 20 July, 2011

Sinn Féin pulls 'Thatcher's grave' t-shirt from online store
# T-shirt
# T-shirt

Sinn Féin pulls 'Thatcher's grave' t-shirt from online store

Jul 20th 2011, 9:30 AM 4,979 Views 34 Comments

A t-shirt showing silhouettes dancing at the Iron Lady’s grave is withdrawn, after being slammed by Unionist politicians.

# the-troubles - Wednesday 6 July, 2011

Fianna Fáil tables motion of censure in Minister for Justice
# Smithwick Tribunal
# Smithwick Tribunal

Fianna Fáil tables motion of censure in Minister for Justice

Jul 6th 2011, 12:04 PM 987 Views 10 Comments

The judge of the Smithwick Tribunal told Alan Shatter a deadline would hamper his work – but Shatter never told the Dáil.

# the-troubles - Tuesday 28 June, 2011

Grave being excavated in search for 'Disappeared' teen
# The Disappeared
# The Disappeared

Grave being excavated in search for 'Disappeared' teen

Jun 28th 2011, 6:07 PM 802 Views 0 Comments

Investigators working on theory that remains of IRA victim were secreted in plot.

# the-troubles - Friday 24 June, 2011

Police 'failed victims' families' while investigating Loughinisland massacre
# Failed
# Failed

Police 'failed victims' families' while investigating Loughinisland massacre

Jun 24th 2011, 8:46 AM 476 Views 2 Comments

The North’s Police Ombudsman has found serious holes in the investigation of the 1994 loyalist killings, which took place as Ireland played Italy in the USA World Cup.

# the-troubles - Tuesday 21 June, 2011

Families of 1976 Kingsmills Massacre victims demand public inquiry
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

Families of 1976 Kingsmills Massacre victims demand public inquiry

Jun 21st 2011, 9:18 PM 450 Views 2 Comments

An official inquiry blames the IRA for the death of 10 Protestant textile workers in one of the bloodiest Troubles killings.