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# 1972 - Thursday 17 October, 2019

Republican Ivor Bell found not guilty of soliciting murder of Jean McConville

The mother-of-ten was killed by a single gunshot wound to the back of the head in December 1972.

# 1972 - Thursday 14 March, 2019

Explainer: Why, almost 50 years on from Bloody Sunday, ex-British soldiers could face murder charges

After years of investigations from the PSNI, soldiers are set to be told today whether they’ll face prosecution.

# 1972 - Thursday 30 November, 2017

# 1972 - Thursday 2 February, 2017

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.

# 1972 - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

56-year-old man arrested over Jean McConville case

The arrest comes in the wake of Gerry Adams’ arrest and questioning by the PSNI last week.

# 1972 - Thursday 1 May, 2014

Michael McConville says the IRA will kill him if he names those involved in his mother's murder

He said he recognised some of the people who took his mother away in 1972 and still passes them on the street.

# 1972 - Saturday 22 March, 2014

Adams: Legacy issues best dealt with through "truth recovery process"

The Sinn Féin leader has been reacting to this morning’s court appearance in relation to the murder of Jean McConville in 1972.

# 1972 - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

Jean McConville family launch civil action against PSNI & MoD

The mother of ten was abducted, tortured and killed by the IRA in 1972. Her body was found in Louth ten years ago today.

# 1972 - Tuesday 11 December, 2012

VIDEO: When Muhammad Ali came to Ireland The Greatest This post contains videos

VIDEO: When Muhammad Ali came to Ireland

Film tells story of how a circus strongman from Kerry brought ‘The Greatest’ to fight in Croke Park in 1972.

# 1972 - Sunday 22 July, 2012

From The42 IOC against minute's silence for Munich victims Refusal

IOC against minute's silence for Munich victims

The organisation’s president has dismissed calls for a minute’s silence to commemorate the event.

# 1972 - Sunday 29 April, 2012

From The42 40 days to Euro 2012: Where did the Germans get such amazing jackets? Euro Countdown

40 days to Euro 2012: Where did the Germans get such amazing jackets?

Franz Beckenbauer lifted the cup for West Germany in 1972 but the real winner that day was fashion.

# 1972 - Tuesday 23 August, 2011

Northern Irish authorities look to US files in murder investigation

US Federal Authorities seek Boston College’s confidential files on The Troubles for Northern Irish authorities.