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#The Troubles

# the-troubles - Saturday 30 September, 2017

'Nobody had time to sit and ask: Why are these killings taking place? Why are they cutting people up?'

Journalist and author Martin Dillon – who wrote a number of definitive books on the Troubles – talks to us about his autobiography.

# the-troubles - Sunday 17 September, 2017

This stretch of border shows why Brexit will be an enormous headache to manage - we went to talk to locals

This road crosses the border multiple times in just a few miles (or kilometres). What will happen after Brexit?

'Behind the masks': New digital archive documents Northern Ireland's history

A library in Belfast has collected tens of thousands of items related to the Troubles and subsequent peace process.

# the-troubles - Tuesday 29 August, 2017

Patrick O'Donovan: 'I don't differentiate between atrocities'

The junior minister suggested in an interview that republicans were responsible for the Dublin-Monaghan bombings.

# the-troubles - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

'He's a coward, as simple as that' - Sister of victim rejects apology from IRA bomb maker Dealing With The Past This post contains videos

'He's a coward, as simple as that' - Sister of victim rejects apology from IRA bomb maker

Michael Christopher Hayes said he did not plant bombs in Birmingham but refused to say who did.

# the-troubles - Monday 10 July, 2017

IRA bomb-maker apologises for his part in Birmingham bombings

“I apologise not only for myself, I apologise for all active republicans who had no intention of hurting anybody and sympathise with you.”

# the-troubles - Saturday 27 May, 2017

Jeremy Corbyn says IRA bombing campaign was 'completely wrong'

The UK Labour leader has been coming under pressure to clarify his stance on the IRA’s bombing campaign.

# the-troubles - Saturday 13 May, 2017

Tributes paid on the death of 'secret peacemaker' Brendan Duddy

The Derry businessman had been an important link between IRA forces and the British government for over 20 years.

# the-troubles - Wednesday 10 May, 2017

Remains found in France confirmed to be Seamus Ruddy

The Newry-born teacher was abducted from Paris in 1985.

# the-troubles - Friday 14 April, 2017

Former British soldiers rally against prosecution of retired officers for Troubles-related killings

The veteran’s protest is against what it alleges is a “legal witch hunt” against former soldiers who served during the Troubles.

# the-troubles - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

'He goes to his grave having shown no remorse': Criticisms in Stormont on McGuinness's legacy

DUP leader Arlene Foster had somewhat kinder words for her former deputy minister.

Tom Clonan: Truth of what happened in Troubles can't be allowed die with major figures like McGuinness

The untimely death of the Sinn Féin politician has brought Ireland’s faltering peace process into sharp focus, writes Tom Clonan.

# the-troubles - Thursday 26 January, 2017

British MP says he was 'kind of a torturer' during the Troubles

The former colonel, who is now a Conservative MP, completed seven tours of the North.

# the-troubles - Sunday 18 December, 2016

FactCheck: You asked, we answered - suicide, austerity and the Troubles

FactCheck takes a closer look at a claim that was widely shared on social media this year.

# the-troubles - Friday 16 December, 2016

Two ex-British soldiers to face murder charge for shooting dead of IRA man

Joe McCann was shot dead in Joy Street, Belfast in 1972.

# the-troubles - Thursday 8 December, 2016

Enda Kenny and Gerry Adams face off over blacked-out van driver

The Taoiseach called on the Sinn Féin leader to give more information to gardaí.

# the-troubles - Wednesday 7 December, 2016

'I was actually in jail' - Mayhem in Dáil as FG TD links SF deputies to Brian Stack murder

Alan Farrell says that Dessie Ellis and Martin Ferris should make a statement on the matter.

Explainer: The conflicting words between Gerry Adams and the son of a murdered prison officer

Adams says he will make a statement to the Dáil on the matter.

# the-troubles - Saturday 22 October, 2016

From The Daily Edge 10 extremely Irish understatements No Bother

10 extremely Irish understatements

We wouldn’t be ones for making a big deal out of things, now.

# the-troubles - Friday 5 August, 2016

Over 40 years later, arrest made over sectarian massacre of 10 Protestant workers

One man survived the hail of bullets.

# the-troubles - Thursday 7 July, 2016

Ivor Bell will go on trial over alleged involvement in Jean McConville kidnap and murder

The 79-year-old is also charged with being a member of the IRA.

# the-troubles - Tuesday 7 June, 2016

20 years on: Family, friends and colleagues gather to remember Jerry McCabe

The detective garda was shot dead by the IRA on this day 20 years ago.

# the-troubles - Wednesday 1 June, 2016

The truth about the ‘Birmingham Six’ IRA pub bombings could soon be heard

An inquest into the atrocity is to be reopened.

# the-troubles - Tuesday 1 March, 2016

Case dropped against man accused of Omagh bombing

A spokesperson for the PPS said that the evidence simply was not there to secure a conviction.

# the-troubles - Wednesday 24 February, 2016

Gerry Adams condemns death threat made to Fine Gael TD

Regina Doherty got into a heated debate with the Sinn Féin leader.

# the-troubles - Wednesday 10 February, 2016

Today is a big day for the truth about the 'Birmingham Six' IRA pub bombings

In two weeks we’ll know if there’s enough evidence to open an inquest.

# the-troubles - Wednesday 16 December, 2015

'I've never tried to pull the wool over people’s eyes about my history'

Martin McGuinness insists he would never compare himself to Nelson Mandela.

# the-troubles - Wednesday 2 December, 2015

New appeal over killings linked to secretive British Military Reaction Force

The unit was in operation during the early years of the Troubles.

# the-troubles - Thursday 29 October, 2015

Mary Lou's Sinn Féin leadership bid has one very important supporter

The Sinn Féin leader has given his backing to his deputy.

# the-troubles - Tuesday 15 September, 2015

"No grave to tend, no place to grieve": The four remaining 'Disappeared'

The funeral of Seamus Wright heard today in Belfast that he was a “deeply committed” family man.

# the-troubles - Wednesday 12 August, 2015

Paramilitary gun attacks on children 'must end'

Twelve children were shot in Northern Ireland between 2009 and 2014.

# the-troubles - Sunday 26 July, 2015

WATCH: A treasure trove of old Irish newsreels has gone online for the first time

Walt Disney meets Dev, Miss Ireland 1942, and the ESB in Bahrain, 1977.

# the-troubles - Friday 10 July, 2015

"No decision" on whether Gerry Adams will be prosecuted over the killing of Jean McConville

Adams was arrested last year over the murder, being held by the PSNI for four nights.

# the-troubles - Friday 3 July, 2015

# the-troubles - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

‘I’m not trying to un-Sinn Féin myself’: New Lord Mayor reacts to criticism

Críona Ní Dhálaigh said 1916 centenary commemorations will be inclusive.

# the-troubles - Friday 26 June, 2015

Families of suspected bodies in Meath hope for “an end to the torment”

It’s “more likely than not” that the bodies are of Seamus Wright and Kevin McKee. Joe Lynskey is also believed to be buried nearby.

# the-troubles - Tuesday 23 June, 2015

Gardaí have finally started handing over their files on massacre of Protestants

After months of pressure, criticism, and an order from Frances Fitzgerald.

# the-troubles - Tuesday 16 June, 2015

Miss last night's exposé on Collusion? Here are 10 things we learned

The documentary aired last night.

# the-troubles - Friday 12 June, 2015

Those involved in the Troubles should not be part of investigating unresolved deaths

The proposed Historical Investigations Unit must be entirely independent in order to give justice to victims.

# the-troubles - Friday 29 May, 2015

Gun on display in Troubles exhibition linked to Northern Ireland terror attack

The weapon had been included in an exhibition on The Troubles.

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