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#Troubles

# troubles - Tuesday 6 June, 2017

Man arrested for IRA murder of bus driver in front of school children in 1982
# James Gibson
# James Gibson

Man arrested for IRA murder of bus driver in front of school children in 1982

Jun 6th 2017, 9:04 AM 16,116 Views 81 Comments

James Gibson was shot dead by IRA gunmen on 2 December 1982.

# troubles - Sunday 7 May, 2017

"We grew up in the North saying 'what is going on here, this is insane, it's pathetic'"
# Skintown
# Skintown

"We grew up in the North saying 'what is going on here, this is insane, it's pathetic'"

May 7th 2017, 9:30 PM 26,954 Views 41 Comments

Actor Ciaran McMenamin’s debut novel is inspired by his youth growing up in Enniskillen during the Troubles

# troubles - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

British soldier turned priest appeals to IRA to return murdered officer's body
# Robert Nairac
# Robert Nairac

British soldier turned priest appeals to IRA to return murdered officer's body

May 3rd 2017, 7:35 AM 17,427 Views 93 Comments

Father Burke told Prime Time that he left the British Army and became a priest as a result of Robert Nairac’s murder.

# troubles - Tuesday 2 May, 2017

The Disappeared: Search to take place in France for man murdered by the INLA
# Seamus Ruddy
# Seamus Ruddy

The Disappeared: Search to take place in France for man murdered by the INLA

May 2nd 2017, 7:05 AM 11,900 Views 16 Comments

The search for the remains of Seamus Ruddy will take place in a forest outside Rouen, northern France.

# troubles - Thursday 2 February, 2017

Taoiseach Jack Lynch confronted Prime Minister on torture claims in Northern Ireland
# Waterboarding
# Waterboarding

Taoiseach Jack Lynch confronted Prime Minister on torture claims in Northern Ireland

Feb 2nd 2017, 9:23 AM 12,244 Views 54 Comments

In documents seen by Channel 4, the Ministry of Defence admitted that they found some claims of torture credible.

# troubles - Monday 12 December, 2016

Bertie 'understands' why Adams won't name IRA commander in Stack murder
# Brian Stack
# Brian Stack

Bertie 'understands' why Adams won't name IRA commander in Stack murder

Dec 12th 2016, 6:52 PM 16,170 Views 156 Comments

Adams has repeatedly refused to name the man.

# troubles - Sunday 11 December, 2016

Adams says Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil are using Brian Stack's murder to 'get at him'
# Troubles
# Troubles

Adams says Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil are using Brian Stack's murder to 'get at him'

Dec 11th 2016, 3:49 PM 14,662 Views 298 Comments

He added that he would not cooperate with future requests for Troubles information.

# troubles - Tuesday 22 November, 2016

'Object of interest' found in exhumation of Troubles victim
# Daniel Rooney
# Daniel Rooney

'Object of interest' found in exhumation of Troubles victim

Nov 22nd 2016, 1:41 PM 17,152 Views 28 Comments

Daniel Rooney was shot dead by British Army soldiers in September 1972.

# troubles - Sunday 21 February, 2016

'I could have gone the other way' - Frampton on growing up in the shadows of the Troubles
# Looking Back
From The42
# Looking Back

'I could have gone the other way' - Frampton on growing up in the shadows of the Troubles

Feb 21st 2016, 8:00 AM 31,058 Views 26 Comments

The Belfast boxer recalls the decisions he faced as a youngster.

# troubles - Wednesday 27 January, 2016

Shankill Road bombing: new claims put police performance in the spotlight
# Explainer
# Explainer

Shankill Road bombing: new claims put police performance in the spotlight

Jan 27th 2016, 6:21 PM 11,770 Views 112 Comments

New claims have come to light which allege that police officers may have known about the bombing in advance.

# troubles - Saturday 23 January, 2016

Sergio Aguero rescues Man City as away-day troubles continue
# Difference Maker
From The42
# Difference Maker

Sergio Aguero rescues Man City as away-day troubles continue

Jan 23rd 2016, 7:49 PM 6,493 Views 3 Comments

Manuel Pellegrini’s side are now second in the table, ahead of Arsenal on goal difference.

# troubles - Friday 8 January, 2016

Bill Clinton had private concerns over Gerry Adams' IRA links
# Peace Process
# Peace Process

Bill Clinton had private concerns over Gerry Adams' IRA links

Jan 8th 2016, 10:39 AM 18,733 Views 155 Comments

“I don’t know what the real deal is between him and the IRA.”

# troubles - Tuesday 10 November, 2015

Belgian court tells Facebook to stop tracking non-members or else
# Tracking
# Tracking

Belgian court tells Facebook to stop tracking non-members or else

Nov 10th 2015, 9:06 AM 11,558 Views 15 Comments

If it fails to comply, it will risk fines of up to €250,000 a day.

# troubles - Thursday 13 August, 2015

Kevin McGuigan murder: Ex-IRA prisoner shot by masked men at point blank range
# Latest
# Latest

Kevin McGuigan murder: Ex-IRA prisoner shot by masked men at point blank range

Aug 13th 2015, 4:28 PM 27,548 Views 1 Comment

The 53-year-old was spoken to as part of the investigation into the killing of Jock Davison.

# troubles - Friday 29 May, 2015

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 13,333 Views 155 Comments

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

# 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 12,996 Views 77 Comments

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

# 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.

# troubles - Friday 23 May, 2014

Higgins calls on UK government to allow access to Dublin-Monaghan bombing files
# Troubles
# Troubles

Higgins calls on UK government to allow access to Dublin-Monaghan bombing files

May 23rd 2014, 8:23 AM 4,975 Views 25 Comments

The President added that “a strategy of amnesia is simply not an option”.

# troubles - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

Boston College says it will hand back Troubles tapes... to interviewees
# Troubles
# Troubles

Boston College says it will hand back Troubles tapes... to interviewees

May 6th 2014, 8:47 AM 10,741 Views 26 Comments

After the PSNI gained access to the tapes, leading to arrests, the college says it will return the material to former paramilitaries if they want.

# troubles - Sunday 20 April, 2014

The 11 greatest worry questions asked by mums on Mumsnet
# Troubles
From The Daily Edge
# Troubles

The 11 greatest worry questions asked by mums on Mumsnet

Apr 20th 2014, 6:00 PM 39,989 Views 26 Comments

AKA the greatest things ever written on the internet.

# troubles - Friday 11 April, 2014

This wonderful account is tweeting a teenage diary from 1981 Northern Ireland
# Troubles
From The Daily Edge
# Troubles

This wonderful account is tweeting a teenage diary from 1981 Northern Ireland

Apr 11th 2014, 12:01 PM 21,523 Views 10 Comments

A must-follow for anyone with a heart.

# troubles - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

PSNI close to Ronan Kerr charges as man sentenced over guns and explosive find
# Guns And Explosives
# Guns And Explosives

PSNI close to Ronan Kerr charges as man sentenced over guns and explosive find

Jan 15th 2014, 5:54 PM 7,515 Views 32 Comments

PSNI constable Kerr was killed by a booby-trap bomb in his car in Omagh on Saturday, 2 April 2011.

# troubles - Friday 10 January, 2014

Ian Paisley says he was angered by Bloody Sunday
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Ian Paisley says he was angered by Bloody Sunday

Jan 10th 2014, 8:47 AM 18,007 Views 226 Comments

The one-time firebrand preacher and former DUP leader also said the gerrymandering and discrimination that existed in Northern Ireland was wrong.

# troubles - Monday 6 January, 2014

Man arrested in connection with the 1994 murder of two Catholic workmen
# Belfast
# Belfast

Man arrested in connection with the 1994 murder of two Catholic workmen

Jan 6th 2014, 12:22 PM 7,412 Views 0 Comments

Gary Convie and Eamon Fox were shot at building site in Belfast twenty years ago.

# troubles - Tuesday 31 December, 2013

Kenny and Cameron unite in ‘disappointment’ after failure of Haass talks
# No Deal
# No Deal

Kenny and Cameron unite in ‘disappointment’ after failure of Haass talks

Dec 31st 2013, 7:43 PM 11,974 Views 94 Comments

Both leaders discussed the matter this morning and urged all sides to focus on the common ground agreed during the process.

Haass talks in Belfast end without agreement
# No Deal
# No Deal

Haass talks in Belfast end without agreement

Dec 31st 2013, 8:04 AM 7,741 Views 128 Comments

Sinn Féin says that the proposals ‘did provide a basis for agreement’ while the DUP wants more time to consider areas of ‘profound disapproval’.

# troubles - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

Haass talks with NI parties fail to reach consensus, but Gilmore says agreement is essential
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Haass talks with NI parties fail to reach consensus, but Gilmore says agreement is essential

Dec 24th 2013, 1:12 PM 7,571 Views 54 Comments

After eight hours of discussions, the all-party talks on some of Northern Ireland’s most sensitive issues broke down.

# troubles - Saturday 23 November, 2013

McConville son speaks of 'Adams apology'
# Disappeared
# Disappeared

McConville son speaks of 'Adams apology'

Nov 23rd 2013, 12:15 PM 12,263 Views 182 Comments

Mother-of-10 Jean McConville was abducted from her west Belfast home in 1972, and murdered.

# troubles - Friday 22 November, 2013

'I don't think it's a good idea': Adams against proposal to end Troubles prosecutions
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

'I don't think it's a good idea': Adams against proposal to end Troubles prosecutions

Nov 22nd 2013, 5:12 PM 6,148 Views 93 Comments

The Sinn Féin president has come out against a proposal to end all prosecutions related to the Troubles that was put forward by the North’s Attorney General this week.

# troubles - Thursday 7 November, 2013

Doherty has "no reason to disbelieve" Adams when he says he wasn't in the IRA
# The Disappeared
# The Disappeared

Doherty has "no reason to disbelieve" Adams when he says he wasn't in the IRA

Nov 7th 2013, 6:15 AM 8,299 Views 180 Comments

Pearse Doherty was speaking about the claims made about Gerry Adams in a TV programme broadcast last Monday.

# troubles - Wednesday 23 October, 2013

Hundreds attend walk to remember Shankhill Road bomb victims
# Belfast
# Belfast

Hundreds attend walk to remember Shankhill Road bomb victims

Oct 23rd 2013, 8:38 AM 4,861 Views 133 Comments

The attack, which happened 20 years ago today, was one of the most notorious incidents of The Troubles.

# troubles - Wednesday 25 September, 2013

Police Ombudsman to investigate 2001 killing of Sunday World journalist
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Police Ombudsman to investigate 2001 killing of Sunday World journalist

Sep 25th 2013, 4:47 PM 6,278 Views 0 Comments

Martin O’Hagan was shot dead in Lurgan in September 2001.

# troubles - Tuesday 24 September, 2013

UVF mural with Martin Luther King quote replaces George Best tribute
# East Belfast
# East Belfast

UVF mural with Martin Luther King quote replaces George Best tribute

Sep 24th 2013, 4:31 PM 13,610 Views 98 Comments

Work on the painting was suspended earlier this month after community leaders intervened, but it has since been completed.

# troubles - Saturday 7 September, 2013

Police call for calm as threat issued to Belfast schools
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Police call for calm as threat issued to Belfast schools

Sep 7th 2013, 3:36 PM 12,044 Views 35 Comments

A man claiming to represent the Red Hand Defenders issued the threat, according to the Irish News.

# troubles - Friday 26 July, 2013

Minister: John Perry is like thousands of small business owners across Ireland
# Sympathy
# Sympathy

Minister: John Perry is like thousands of small business owners across Ireland

Jul 26th 2013, 6:30 AM 6,388 Views 48 Comments

Brian Hayes has said he has a lot of sympathy for fellow junior minister John Perry who had a €2.47 million judgment ordered against him in the courts this week.

# troubles - Tuesday 16 July, 2013

Blast bombs thrown by masked men, tyres set on fire in Belfast
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Blast bombs thrown by masked men, tyres set on fire in Belfast

Jul 16th 2013, 7:27 AM 6,144 Views 72 Comments

The US Vice President has expressed his concerns about the violence to Peter Robinson and Martin McGuinness.

# troubles - Wednesday 10 July, 2013

North Belfast bomb a 'blatant attempt to kill'
# PSNI
# PSNI

North Belfast bomb a 'blatant attempt to kill'

Jul 10th 2013, 8:59 AM 3,589 Views 2 Comments

The device was found at Alliance Avenue yesterday afternoon.

Orange Order banned from marching through Ardoyne area
# 12 July
# 12 July

Orange Order banned from marching through Ardoyne area

Jul 10th 2013, 8:28 AM 6,268 Views 63 Comments

The DUP have decried the decision as “illogical”, and say the order has been left in an “impossible position”.

# troubles - Thursday 4 July, 2013

'No confidence' in leadership of PSNI unit reviewing unsolved Troubles murders
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

'No confidence' in leadership of PSNI unit reviewing unsolved Troubles murders

Jul 4th 2013, 8:54 PM 2,764 Views 40 Comments

A report published yesterday found that the some military cases relating to state involvement were reviewed with less rigor than others.

# troubles - Saturday 1 June, 2013

Vince Vaughn has made a film about the Northern Ireland murals...
# Art Of Conflict
# Art Of Conflict

Vince Vaughn has made a film about the Northern Ireland murals...

Jun 1st 2013, 7:15 AM 11,938 Views 5 Comments

… yes, really. (And you can watch it on tv from today).