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Dublin: 8 °C Wednesday 1 April, 2015


# bombing - Saturday 14 March, 2015

On this day 24 years ago, the Birmingham Six were released Miscarriage Of Justice This post contains videos

On this day 24 years ago, the Birmingham Six were released

The men spent 16 years in prison – for a crime they didn’t commit.

# bombing - Sunday 1 March, 2015

Fox News anchor Bill O’Reilly did NOT see ‘Irish terrorists kill’ people in Belfast

It turns out he actually just saw pictures of bombings…

# bombing - Saturday 7 February, 2015

Coalition steps up bombing of the Islamic State “capital”

The United Arab Emirates, meanwhile, said it would station a squadron of F-16 warplanes in Jordan.

# bombing - Sunday 23 November, 2014

Suicide bomber on motorcycle kills 50 at volleyball game

WARNING: This article contains a graphic image of those killed in the blast.

# bombing - Thursday 9 October, 2014

Two suicide bombs kill nearly 70 people in Yemen

At least 47 people were killed in Sanaa, while 20 soldiers are dead after a separate bombing.

# bombing - Friday 26 September, 2014

David Cameron asks British parliament to back “years” of Iraq action

Cameron told the House of Commons that British Army is “prepared for that commitment”.

# bombing - Tuesday 23 September, 2014

A little-known terror group was ‘on verge of major attack’ on the US

The group, unaffiliated to the Islamic State group, was also targeted in air strikes today.

# bombing - Sunday 24 August, 2014

Gaza offensive ‘will last as long as necessary’ says Netanyahu

The Israeli Prime Minister says that Operation Protective Edge will continue until it has “achieved its aims”.

# bombing - Monday 11 August, 2014

Who else, besides Americans, are flying military jets in Iraq? They might not be Iraqis…

Russians or Iranians might have piloted planes that targeted Islamic State militants last week.

# bombing - Friday 1 August, 2014

Opinion: ‘When bombing gets close my family come to me… they think I can protect them’

As conflict continues in the Gaza strip, a human rights worker describes the terror of living through the bombardment.

# bombing - Friday 25 July, 2014

UN agency claims it asked Israel for time to evacuate bombed school

Israel claims that the strike which killed 15 people may have come from Hamas.

# bombing - Friday 11 July, 2014

“This house is unanimous in its message to the British Government” – Parties unite on bombing files

Families of the Dublin-Monaghan bombing victims are currently suing for the release of files.

# bombing - Monday 23 June, 2014

President Higgins: ‘Conlon’s work an inspiration to all who stand up for justice’

Michael D Higgins has paid tribute to the Gerry Conlon, who died on Saturday morning.

# bombing - Sunday 22 June, 2014

People eulogising Gerry Conlon had ‘no time for him’ when he was in prison

Paul Hill, one of the Guildford Four, also said that the group had suffered a “greater miscarriage of justice than those who died in the Guildford, Woolwich and Birmingham bombings”.

# bombing - Saturday 21 June, 2014

Politicians express their condolences on the death of Gerry Conlon RIP

Politicians express their condolences on the death of Gerry Conlon

Gerry Conlon spent 14 years in prison for an IRA bombing that he played no part in.

# bombing - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Good Morning. It’s Wednesday and these are the nine stories you should know before 9 o’clock hits.

Man arrested over 1998 bombing of Moira police station

The attack injured a number of civilians.

# bombing - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

69-year-old man arrested over Belfast bomb that killed 15 people in 1971

One man was convicted of all 15 murders in 1978.

# bombing - Friday 11 April, 2014

Omagh bombing accused to appear in court today

The man will appear in Dungannon Magistrates Court this morning.

# bombing - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

# bombing - Saturday 1 March, 2014

Homecoming dance for Hyde Park bomb accused cancelled over “media circus”

John Downey says plans for him to hold a homecoming dance had become a “media circus”.

# bombing - Thursday 27 February, 2014

Poll: Should the British Government cancel deals made with IRA ‘on-the-runs’ ? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the British Government cancel deals made with IRA ‘on-the-runs’ ?

The deals were made by former UK Prime Minster Tony Blair but should they be taken back?

# bombing - Saturday 18 January, 2014

Co Derry resident among 21 killed in Kabul suicide attack

Simon Chase had been living in Limavady with his partner and children. It’s understood he was working with an EU police mission.

IMF and UN staff among dead in Kabul restaurant attack

A suicide bomber detonated his vest at the entrance to the Lebanese restaurant as two other militants opened fire on customers.

# bombing - Friday 10 January, 2014

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.

# bombing - Monday 30 December, 2013

Second bomb blast in Russian city kills at least 10 people

The explosion on a trolleybus Volgograd comes a day after a suicide bombing killed at 17 at the city’s main railway station.

# bombing - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

At least 14 dead in Egypt police station blast

Nobody has claimed responsibility for the bombing, but the blame is being placed with the Muslim Brotherhood.

# bombing - Wednesday 18 September, 2013

Martin McGuinness: ‘I don’t expect people to forgive me for being in the IRA’

The Deputy First Minister of Northern Ireland was greeted by protesters at the Warrington Peace Centre today.

# bombing - Thursday 12 September, 2013

No public inquiry into Omagh bombing

The decision was announced by Northern Ireland’s Secretary of State today.

# bombing - Saturday 10 August, 2013

Wave of bombings in Iraq during holiday kills 69

The death toll is the highest since assaults in July near Baghdad.

# bombing - Friday 9 August, 2013

‘Call off’ the Republican parade in Tyrone urges Villiers

She made the comments after a meeting with representatives of the Derg Valley Victims’ Voice opposed to the parade.

# bombing - Thursday 8 August, 2013

Amnesty International joins calls for Omagh inquiry

Human rights watchdog Amnesty International says that questions remain unanswered over the policing and intelligence gathering around the 1998 bombing which killed 29 people.

# bombing - Sunday 21 July, 2013

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# bombing - Wednesday 17 July, 2013

Rolling Stone defends putting Boston bomb suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on cover

The cover has been criticised online for ‘making a celebrity’ out of the bombing suspect.

# bombing - Tuesday 9 July, 2013

53 injured in car bomb in Shiite Beirut suburb

The blast comes amid spiralling tension in Lebanon over the civil war raging in neighbouring Syria.

# bombing - Monday 24 June, 2013

From The42 Former Lions centre recalls lucky escape after deadly IRA bombing Lions 2013

Former Lions centre recalls lucky escape after deadly IRA bombing

Dr David Irwin and two Ulster teammates were travelling to Dublin for a pre-World Cup training session when they were caught in the blast.

# bombing - Wednesday 5 June, 2013

Man due in court over IRA murder of four British soldiers at Hyde Park

John Downey was arrested at Gatwick Airport last week and is due before the court later today.

# bombing - Monday 20 May, 2013

Bombings kill 13 at Iraq Shiite mosques

Two deadly bombings at places of worship in Baghdad today mark the latest in a string of attacks targeting both Sunni and Shiite areas.

# bombing - Saturday 18 May, 2013

Taoiseach to lay wreath at bombing memorial during Boston trip USA

Taoiseach to lay wreath at bombing memorial during Boston trip

Kenny will also be presented with an honorary doctorate from Boston College while on his US trip.

# bombing - Thursday 2 May, 2013

Three charged with Boston bombing cover-up

The three teenagers – two Kazakhs and an American – appear to have been hastily trying to keep him out of trouble rather than taking part in an organised conspiracy.

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