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Monday 11 December 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Troubles

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"We grew up in the North saying 'what is going on here, this is insane, it's pathetic'"
Actor Ciaran McMenamin’s debut novel is inspired by his youth growing up in Enniskillen during the Troubles
British soldier turned priest appeals to IRA to return murdered officer's body
Father Burke told Prime Time that he left the British Army and became a priest as a result of Robert Nairac’s murder.
The Disappeared: Search to take place in France for man murdered by the INLA
The search for the remains of Seamus Ruddy will take place in a forest outside Rouen, northern France.
Taoiseach Jack Lynch confronted Prime Minister on torture claims in Northern Ireland
In documents seen by Channel 4, the Ministry of Defence admitted that they found some claims of torture credible.
Bertie 'understands' why Adams won't name IRA commander in Stack murder
Adams has repeatedly refused to name the man.
Adams says Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil are using Brian Stack's murder to 'get at him'
He added that he would not cooperate with future requests for Troubles information.
'Object of interest' found in exhumation of Troubles victim
Daniel Rooney was shot dead by British Army soldiers in September 1972.
'I could have gone the other way' - Frampton on growing up in the shadows of the Troubles
The Belfast boxer recalls the decisions he faced as a youngster.
Shankill Road bombing: new claims put police performance in the spotlight
New claims have come to light which allege that police officers may have known about the bombing in advance.
Sergio Aguero rescues Man City as away-day troubles continue
Manuel Pellegrini’s side are now second in the table, ahead of Arsenal on goal difference.
Bill Clinton had private concerns over Gerry Adams' IRA links
“I don’t know what the real deal is between him and the IRA.”
Belgian court tells Facebook to stop tracking non-members or else
If it fails to comply, it will risk fines of up to €250,000 a day.
Kevin McGuigan murder: Ex-IRA prisoner shot by masked men at point blank range
The 53-year-old was spoken to as part of the investigation into the killing of Jock Davison.
Police allowed informers to murder hundreds "with impunity"
“Hundreds and hundreds” of people died as a result of collusion during The Troubles – according to former Ombudsman O’Loan.
Water cannons could be "more lethal than plastic bullets". That's what the UK told Ireland...
17 people were killed by either rubber or plastic bullets during The Troubles.
Opinion: Behind the headlines and political bickering is a profound grief that is hard to define
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.
Higgins calls on UK government to allow access to Dublin-Monaghan bombing files
The President added that “a strategy of amnesia is simply not an option”.
Boston College says it will hand back Troubles tapes... to interviewees
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.
The 11 greatest worry questions asked by mums on Mumsnet
AKA the greatest things ever written on the internet.
This wonderful account is tweeting a teenage diary from 1981 Northern Ireland
A must-follow for anyone with a heart.
PSNI close to Ronan Kerr charges as man sentenced over guns and explosive find
PSNI constable Kerr was killed by a booby-trap bomb in his car in Omagh on Saturday, 2 April 2011.
Ian Paisley says he was angered by Bloody Sunday
The one-time firebrand preacher and former DUP leader also said the gerrymandering and discrimination that existed in Northern Ireland was wrong.
Man arrested in connection with the 1994 murder of two Catholic workmen
Gary Convie and Eamon Fox were shot at building site in Belfast twenty years ago.
Kenny and Cameron unite in ‘disappointment’ after failure of Haass talks
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
Sinn Féin says that the proposals ‘did provide a basis for agreement’ while the DUP wants more time to consider areas of ‘profound disapproval’.
Haass talks with NI parties fail to reach consensus, but Gilmore says agreement is essential
After eight hours of discussions, the all-party talks on some of Northern Ireland’s most sensitive issues broke down.
McConville son speaks of 'Adams apology'
Mother-of-10 Jean McConville was abducted from her west Belfast home in 1972, and murdered.
'I don't think it's a good idea': Adams against proposal to end Troubles prosecutions
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.
Doherty has "no reason to disbelieve" Adams when he says he wasn't in the IRA
Pearse Doherty was speaking about the claims made about Gerry Adams in a TV programme broadcast last Monday.
Hundreds attend walk to remember Shankhill Road bomb victims
The attack, which happened 20 years ago today, was one of the most notorious incidents of The Troubles.
Police Ombudsman to investigate 2001 killing of Sunday World journalist
Martin O’Hagan was shot dead in Lurgan in September 2001.
UVF mural with Martin Luther King quote replaces George Best tribute
Work on the painting was suspended earlier this month after community leaders intervened, but it has since been completed.
Police call for calm as threat issued to Belfast schools
A man claiming to represent the Red Hand Defenders issued the threat, according to the Irish News.
Minister: John Perry is like thousands of small business owners across Ireland
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.
Blast bombs thrown by masked men, tyres set on fire in Belfast
The US Vice President has expressed his concerns about the violence to Peter Robinson and Martin McGuinness.
North Belfast bomb a 'blatant attempt to kill'
The device was found at Alliance Avenue yesterday afternoon.
Orange Order banned from marching through Ardoyne area
The DUP have decried the decision as “illogical”, and say the order has been left in an “impossible position”.
'No confidence' in leadership of PSNI unit reviewing unsolved Troubles murders
A report published yesterday found that the some military cases relating to state involvement were reviewed with less rigor than others.
Vince Vaughn has made a film about the Northern Ireland murals...
… yes, really. (And you can watch it on tv from today).
Adams to meet family of prison officer shot dead in Dublin
Brian Stack, who was the chief prison officer in Portlaoise prison, died of his injuries eighteen months after being shot as he left a boxing match.