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#The Troubles

# the-troubles - Tuesday 7 June, 2011

Smithwick Tribunal spoke with former IRA members, says Adams
# Smithwick Tribunal
# Smithwick Tribunal

Smithwick Tribunal spoke with former IRA members, says Adams

Jun 7th 2011, 9:06 PM 335 Views 1 Comment

Gerry Adams has said that former IRA members have cooperated with he tribunal established to investigate the deaths of two RUC officers in 1989.

First evidence to be given in Smithwick Tribunal into murder of RUC officers
# Smithwick Tribunal
# Smithwick Tribunal

First evidence to be given in Smithwick Tribunal into murder of RUC officers

Jun 7th 2011, 8:59 AM 259 Views 0 Comments

The duration of the tribunal, set up five years, ago has been the source of controversy.

# the-troubles - Tuesday 24 May, 2011

Britain 'does not intend' to hand over Dublin-Monaghan files
# Dáil Éireann
# Dáil Éireann

Britain 'does not intend' to hand over Dublin-Monaghan files

May 24th 2011, 3:17 PM 2,345 Views 2 Comments

David Cameron told Enda Kenny that Britain had handed over whatever files it thought were appropriate to investigations.

# the-troubles - Monday 16 May, 2011

Sinn Féin tables motion urging UK to release Dublin-Monaghan files
# Bombings
# Bombings

Sinn Féin tables motion urging UK to release Dublin-Monaghan files

May 16th 2011, 9:37 PM 966 Views 0 Comments

A private members’ motion put by Sinn Féin coincides with the 37th anniversary of the Dublin-Monaghan bombings.

# the-troubles - Thursday 5 May, 2011

Security 'concerns' that dissidents will use Sands anniversary to launch attacks
# Bobby Sands
# Bobby Sands

Security 'concerns' that dissidents will use Sands anniversary to launch attacks

May 5th 2011, 11:23 AM 1,468 Views 1 Comment

The 30th anniversary of the death of hunger striker Bobby Sands is being commemorated today.

# the-troubles - Wednesday 13 April, 2011

Victims ask UK to release Dublin-Monaghan bombing files
Live Apr 13th 2011, 11:39 AM

Victims ask UK to release Dublin-Monaghan bombing files

# the-troubles - Friday 1 April, 2011

Armagh man not guilty of 1977 murder of British soldier
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

Armagh man not guilty of 1977 murder of British soldier

Apr 1st 2011, 4:23 PM 1,227 Views 0 Comments

Belfast Crown Court clears Kevin Crilly of murdering Captain Robert Nairac, who disappeared in May 1977.

# the-troubles - Monday 28 March, 2011

The Daily Fix: Monday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Monday

Mar 28th 2011, 8:03 PM 1,922 Views 0 Comments

Our daily wrap-up of what’s going on – including an awesome video of the latest aurora borealis. You’ll want to see this.

British government apologises for killing of Majella O'Hare
# Majella O'Hare
# Majella O'Hare

British government apologises for killing of Majella O'Hare

Mar 28th 2011, 3:19 PM 1,929 Views 0 Comments

The British Minister for Defence has issued a formal apology to the family of 12-year-old Majella O’Hare, who was shot twice in the back by a British paratrooper in 1976.

# the-troubles - Monday 21 February, 2011

Ombudsman’s report critical of investigation into McGurk’s bombing
# Belfast
# Belfast

Ombudsman’s report critical of investigation into McGurk’s bombing

Feb 21st 2011, 3:57 PM 894 Views 0 Comments

The Police Ombudsman has said an “investigative bias” led to the wrong parties being accused of perpetrating the atrocity – which resulted in the deaths of 15 people, including two children.

# the-troubles - Tuesday 21 December, 2010

# the-troubles - Tuesday 14 December, 2010

Two arrested over 1973 Belfast murder
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Two arrested over 1973 Belfast murder

Dec 14th 2010, 2:40 PM 626 Views 0 Comments

Two men in their 50s are being questioned about the killing of a teenage girl in Belfast 37 years ago.

# the-troubles - Wednesday 17 November, 2010

Sinn Féin names hunger striker as Adams' replacement
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Sinn Féin names hunger striker as Adams' replacement

Nov 17th 2010, 6:18 PM 550 Views 0 Comments

Pat Sheehan – who spent 55 days on hunger strike in 1981 – will replace the Sinn Féin president in Stormont.

Troubles victims may have stories recorded
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

Troubles victims may have stories recorded

Nov 17th 2010, 2:23 PM 186 Views 0 Comments

A new independent body may record the accounts of victims from Northern Ireland’s sectarian violence.

# the-troubles - Tuesday 2 November, 2010

'Disappeared' search uncovers human remains in Antrim
# The Disappeared
# The Disappeared

'Disappeared' search uncovers human remains in Antrim

Nov 2nd 2010, 4:03 PM 254 Views 0 Comments

Police searching for the remains of Peter Wilson, who died in 1973, discover human remains.

# the-troubles - Saturday 23 October, 2010

John Hume tops poll to find ‘Ireland’s Greatest’
# Ireland's Greatest
# Ireland's Greatest

John Hume tops poll to find ‘Ireland’s Greatest’

Oct 23rd 2010, 11:20 AM 1,318 Views 0 Comments

The Nobel Laureate tops an RTÉ poll, beating opposition from Bono, Mary Robinson, Michael Collins and James Connolly.

# the-troubles - Friday 24 September, 2010

UK raises threat level of Irish republican terrorism
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

UK raises threat level of Irish republican terrorism

Sep 24th 2010, 4:25 PM 268 Views 0 Comments

The UK’s Home Office says there is a “strong possibility” that Britain could be attacked by republican paramilitaries.

# the-troubles - Wednesday 22 September, 2010

McGuigan honoured with peace prize for NI work
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# Clones Cyclone

McGuigan honoured with peace prize for NI work

Sep 22nd 2010, 9:04 AM 291 Views 0 Comments

The former World Champion boxer is awarded the United Nations Inspiration Award for his contribution to Northern Irish peace.

# the-troubles - Thursday 12 August, 2010

Republican dissidents 'speaking to British government' - McGuinness
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Republican dissidents 'speaking to British government' - McGuinness

Aug 12th 2010, 3:12 PM 319 Views 0 Comments

Deputy First Minister says that both the Irish and British governments have spoken to terrorists in recent weeks.

# the-troubles - Thursday 22 July, 2010

Decision to cut support funding "difficult" - Ahern
# No Support
# No Support

Decision to cut support funding "difficult" - Ahern

Jul 22nd 2010, 8:05 PM 272 Views 0 Comments

Group ‘Justice for the Forgotten’ could soon cease to exist.

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