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#Troubles

# troubles - Tuesday 7 May, 2013

Adams to meet family of prison officer shot dead in Dublin
# IRA
# IRA

Adams to meet family of prison officer shot dead in Dublin

May 7th 2013, 9:45 PM 10,456 Views 74 Comments

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.

# troubles - Thursday 11 April, 2013

Gerry Adams criticises parties celebrating Thatcher's death
# Margaret Thatcher
# Margaret Thatcher

Gerry Adams criticises parties celebrating Thatcher's death

Apr 11th 2013, 2:48 PM 17,640 Views 156 Comments

In an interview with a Fermanagh newspaper, Adams also said he forgave the former British Prime Minister.

# troubles - Friday 4 January, 2013

Column: Viewed from abroad, Ireland’s reconciliation is a success story
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Viewed from abroad, Ireland’s reconciliation is a success story

Jan 4th 2013, 7:00 AM 28 Views 16 Comments

David McCann travelled to Korea, a partitioned country with a chequered economic history. The view from there is very different, he writes.

# troubles - Friday 14 December, 2012

Gerry Adams urges Taoiseach: put pressure on for full Pat Finucane inquiry
# Pat Finucane
# Pat Finucane

Gerry Adams urges Taoiseach: put pressure on for full Pat Finucane inquiry

Dec 14th 2012, 10:59 AM 3,652 Views 95 Comments

The Sinn Féin leader said the Irish government ‘needs to shift into a higher gear in support of the Finucane family, who want a public inquiry into the death of Pat finucane.

# troubles - Friday 2 November, 2012

Justice Minister: "There can be no justification of any nature" for Black murder
# David Black
# David Black

Justice Minister: "There can be no justification of any nature" for Black murder

Nov 2nd 2012, 9:04 AM 6,801 Views 36 Comments

Minister Alan Shatter said that “all ordinary, normal, sane people do not want to see us return” to the time of the Troubles.

# troubles - Monday 17 September, 2012

# troubles - Thursday 23 August, 2012

Video: Shadow Dancer and the endgame of the Troubles
# Film
# Film

Video: Shadow Dancer and the endgame of the Troubles

Aug 23rd 2012, 7:10 AM 4,226 Views 6 Comments

Exclusive featurette explains the tightrope walked by cast and crew on the new film trying to depict life in strife-torn 1990s Belfast.

# troubles - Saturday 11 August, 2012

Column: Our obsession with ‘insults’ against Ireland is a waste of energy
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Our obsession with ‘insults’ against Ireland is a waste of energy

Aug 11th 2012, 7:45 AM 247 Views 106 Comments

There was anger when Katie Taylor was ‘claimed’ as British – but such a reaction exposes our insecurity, writes Aaron McKenna.

# troubles - Thursday 12 July, 2012

PHOTOS: Violence flares after 12 July parade in Belfast
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

PHOTOS: Violence flares after 12 July parade in Belfast

Jul 12th 2012, 9:54 PM 20,657 Views 123 Comments

Police used water cannons to push back nationalist protesters, while petrol bombs were thrown at riot police.

# troubles - Wednesday 16 May, 2012

Concern over retention of body parts, human tissue by PSNI
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Concern over retention of body parts, human tissue by PSNI

May 16th 2012, 12:05 PM 956 Views 1 Comment

An audit of the PSNI has revealed that human tissue was retained in 67 cases of violent or unexplained deaths.

# troubles - Sunday 11 March, 2012

Taoiseach urged to press Cameron on Troubles legacy
# Peace Process
# Peace Process

Taoiseach urged to press Cameron on Troubles legacy

Mar 11th 2012, 10:26 AM 2,196 Views 26 Comments

Enda Kenny is due to travel to London tomorrow for meetings with the UK prime minister.

# troubles - Friday 17 February, 2012

Victims' remains group not on brink of closure - Oireachtas committee
# Disappeared
# Disappeared

Victims' remains group not on brink of closure - Oireachtas committee

Feb 17th 2012, 4:21 PM 2,065 Views 0 Comments

Current indications are that the commission working to locate bodies of the Disappeared will continue its investigations.

# troubles - Sunday 29 January, 2012

Bloody Sunday: Victims' families gather for 40th anniversary
# Bloody Sunday
# Bloody Sunday

Bloody Sunday: Victims' families gather for 40th anniversary

Jan 29th 2012, 7:00 PM 2,153 Views 15 Comments

Some relatives are calling for the soldiers involved in the 1972 massacre to be prosecuted.

Jean McConville's daughter calls for release of Boston College tapes
# Jean McConville
# Jean McConville

Jean McConville's daughter calls for release of Boston College tapes

Jan 29th 2012, 5:31 PM 3,309 Views 13 Comments

Helen McKendry said the tapes could provide some closure on her mother’s 1972 murder by the IRA.

# troubles - Saturday 28 January, 2012

Hard man: Ian Paisley's career in pictures
# Ian Paisley
# Ian Paisley

Hard man: Ian Paisley's career in pictures

Jan 28th 2012, 4:08 PM 4,749 Views 19 Comments

The firebrand loyalist leader stepped down as a minister last night after six decades of controversy. Check out these highlights – and not-so-highlights – of his career…

# troubles - Friday 30 December, 2011

Gerry Adams questions Bobby Sands hunger strike claim
# State Papers
# State Papers

Gerry Adams questions Bobby Sands hunger strike claim

Dec 30th 2011, 8:27 PM 10,378 Views 37 Comments

The Sinn Féin leader said claims in State papers that Sands offered to end his hunger strike would be “totally out of character”.

# troubles - Wednesday 21 December, 2011

Man arrested over cold-case IRA killings of two police officers
# Troubles
# Troubles

Man arrested over cold-case IRA killings of two police officers

Dec 21st 2011, 9:01 PM 1,993 Views 7 Comments

The 53-year-old was held over the murders of Eric Brown and Brian Quinn in 1983, before being released.

# troubles - Friday 25 November, 2011

Troubles killings "cannot be reinvestigated"
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Troubles killings "cannot be reinvestigated"

Nov 25th 2011, 8:35 AM 910 Views 4 Comments

The killings cannot be investigated by the police ombudsman’s office as they have already been investigated by the police.

# troubles - Monday 7 November, 2011

Trial of Massereene accused to begin in Antrim today
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Trial of Massereene accused to begin in Antrim today

Nov 7th 2011, 7:51 AM 378 Views 0 Comments

Two British soldiers were killed and a pizza deliveryman injured in the shooting at an army barracks in March 2009.

# troubles - Sunday 25 September, 2011

Former UVF leader Gusty Spence dead at 78
# Gusty Spence
# Gusty Spence

Former UVF leader Gusty Spence dead at 78

Sep 25th 2011, 4:28 PM 1,192 Views 15 Comments

Spence, who was jailed for the murder of a Catholic man in the sixties, later was at the forefront of the UVF ceasefire.

# troubles - Saturday 24 September, 2011

Column: ‘The lasting memory of Long Kesh was the stench’
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: ‘The lasting memory of Long Kesh was the stench’

Sep 24th 2011, 11:00 AM 636 Views 46 Comments

During the notorious ‘dirty protests’ in Long Kesh prison, Bishop Edward Daly was a regular visitor. Here he describes the foul conditions – and the men who lived in them.

# troubles - Friday 12 August, 2011

# troubles - Thursday 11 August, 2011

Family of man killed by army in Belfast 40 years ago call for an apology
# Troubles
# Troubles

Family of man killed by army in Belfast 40 years ago call for an apology

Aug 11th 2011, 9:03 PM 198 Views 2 Comments

A report has found that Billy McKavanagh was unarmed when he was shot in the back by a British soldier.

# troubles - Saturday 30 July, 2011

Gallery: The alternative history of the Troubles
# Scrapbook
# Scrapbook

Gallery: The alternative history of the Troubles

Jul 30th 2011, 8:00 PM 1,551 Views 0 Comments

Machine-gun Christmas cards, underwear parties and a singing Ian Paisley: take a look at these snapshots of the conflict’s unseen side.

# troubles - Saturday 16 July, 2011

BBC pundit apologises following Northern Ireland gaffe
# In The Rough
From The42
# In The Rough

BBC pundit apologises following Northern Ireland gaffe

Jul 16th 2011, 12:48 PM 1,105 Views 4 Comments

Mark James’s insensitive quip about the latest violence in the North forced the Beeb and him into an apology.

# troubles - Friday 18 February, 2011

Families of Ballymurphy victims meet First Minister Peter Robinson
# Ballymurphy
# Ballymurphy

Families of Ballymurphy victims meet First Minister Peter Robinson

Feb 18th 2011, 1:05 PM 756 Views 0 Comments

Those who lost loved ones in 1971 mass killings continue with campaign for independent inquiry into the deaths of eleven people.

# troubles - Wednesday 26 January, 2011

Hundreds of homes evacuated in major Belfast bomb alert
# Bomb Alert
# Bomb Alert

Hundreds of homes evacuated in major Belfast bomb alert

Jan 26th 2011, 10:27 AM 674 Views 0 Comments

Children’s home also has to be cleared out after dissident republicans claim they left “unstable” device on Antrim Road.

# 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.