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# ruc - Friday 6 September, 2019

Former police chief to hold investigation into 1982 murder of three RUC officers in Co Armagh

Sergeant Sean Quinn and Constables Allan McCloy and Paul Hamilton were killed by a bomb.

# ruc - Wednesday 6 March, 2019

UK Supreme Court allows appeal from mother of man killed by RUC in 1992

Pearse Jordan was 23 when he was shot in the back in Belfast in November 1992.

# ruc - Saturday 17 November, 2018

Families of bombing victims say they have 'damning proof' police lied about it being 'an IRA own-goal'

Fifteen people were killed in the UVF attack on McGurk’s Bar in Belfast in 1971.

# ruc - Tuesday 4 September, 2018

'I'm here to serve the Irish people': Drew Harris downplays PSNI role as he begins term as Garda chief

The new Commissioner addressed several issues over his appointment at his first press conference this afternoon.

# ruc - Friday 17 August, 2018

High Court challenge launched to prevent Drew Harris becoming next Garda Commissioner RUC

High Court challenge launched to prevent Drew Harris becoming next Garda Commissioner

The action has been brought by Ciaran MacAirt whose grandmother was killed when a loyalist bomb exploded at McGurk’s Bar in Belfast in 1971.

# ruc - Tuesday 12 June, 2018

Irish government to appeal 'Hooded Men' torture ruling in Europe

The 14 Hooded Men were interned in the North in 1971.

# ruc - Thursday 24 November, 2016

Man died because of assault by RUC officers, report finds

Most of the officers have retired from policing, but others remain within the PSNI.

# ruc - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

Scottish police to investigate RUC shooting of teens in hayshed in 1982

It will look at the concealment of surveillance evidence.

# ruc - Tuesday 10 March, 2015

Shot dead in 1974 but still no justice

John Pat Cunningham was shot by the British Army.

# ruc - Thursday 30 October, 2014

Intelligence on Real IRA Omagh bomb was 'withheld from police'

But the information could not have prevented the attack according to a new report.

# ruc - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

Gerry Adams denies claims about meeting with alleged rape victim

The allegations were featured in a BBC Spotlight documentary last night.

# ruc - Friday 27 June, 2014

RUC sergeant shot dead could have been saved 'if he was warned' by senior officers

Sgt Joe Campbell was shot on the evening of 25 February 1977

# ruc - Thursday 19 June, 2014

Ombudsman finds 'no evidence' that RUC involved in murder attempt on Gerry Adams

The Sinn Féin Leader believes that the report is incomplete.

# ruc - Saturday 3 May, 2014

'Extremely angry' Mary Lou McDonald has not spoken with Gerry Adams since his arrest

The Dublin TD says she will not be taking over as interim leader.

# ruc - Friday 6 December, 2013

Gerry Adams insists IRA volunteers ‘were doing their duty as they saw it’

The Sinn Féin president has said the IRA members behind the killing of Harry Breen and Bob Buchanan were doing their duty in the same way as the RUC officers were doing theirs.

# ruc - Thursday 5 December, 2013

Gerry Adams: 'Laissez faire' comments reflect what is recorded by Smithwick Tribunal

Gerry Adams is standing by his remarks in relation to two RUC officers who were murdered by the IRA 24 years ago.

'Insulting, offensive, quite outrageous': Sinn Féin criticised over Smithwick response

The party is under pressure this morning over its response to the report of the Smithwick Tribunal which found collusion over the murder of two RUC officers by the IRA.

# ruc - Wednesday 4 December, 2013

Gerry Adams criticised by Tánaiste and Fianna Fáil over response to Smithwick Tribunal

Deputies have been discussing the findings of the Smithwick Tribunal in the Dáil this afternoon.

Adams branded "an apologist for terrorists" after "laissez faire" remark

Gerry Adams said that the Smithwick Tribunal’s finding that collusion existed between the IRA and gardaí was something he knew nothing of.

# ruc - Tuesday 3 December, 2013

Smithwick Tribunal: Here's what happened on the day of the RUC murders

Harry Breen and Bob Buchanan were ambushed and killed on an Armagh road in March 1989 – and gardaí in Dundalk are believed to have given information about their movements to the IRA.

# ruc - 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.

# ruc - Thursday 31 January, 2013

Former IRA members will not give evidence to Smithwick Tribunal

The Smithwick Tribunal says three members of the Provisional IRA have ruled out giving oral evidence.

# ruc - Wednesday 12 December, 2012

Report on Pat Finucane murder uncovers "shocking levels" of state collusion

David Cameron said that the report found that Pat Finucane could still be alive today had it not been for state involvement.

# ruc - Tuesday 16 October, 2012

Shatter to request July 2013 as new deadline for Smithwick Tribunal

The tribunal – which is looking into whether there was Garda collusion in the deaths of two RUC officers – had an original deadline of 1 June 2012, before it was extended again to the end of October.

# ruc - Monday 21 May, 2012

Smithwick Tribunal looks for more time as unexpected witnesses come forward

Judge Peter Smithwick has sought an extra five months before submitting his final report on possible Garda collusion in the deaths of two RUC officers in 1989.

# ruc - Wednesday 14 March, 2012

Smithwick Tribunal: Former minister disputes evidence about Jack Lynch

Gerry Collins, who was Jack Lynch’s minister for justice, disputes a former RUC officer’s claims that Lynch ordered no assistance.

# ruc - Monday 24 October, 2011

PSNI reopens 1974 investigation into RUC officer's death

RUC officer Bill Elliott was shot dead by an armed gang while investigating a bank robbery in Rathcoole 37 years ago.

# ruc - Monday 10 October, 2011

Smithwick Tribunal judge seeks more time to complete work

Judge Peter Smithwick writes to the Dail asking it to extend the deadline of November 30, saying he’ll need six more months.

# ruc - Wednesday 6 July, 2011

Fianna Fáil tables motion of censure in Minister for Justice

The judge of the Smithwick Tribunal told Alan Shatter a deadline would hamper his work – but Shatter never told the Dáil.

# ruc - Thursday 30 June, 2011

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The Daily Fix: Thursday

A round-up of the day’s big, news as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed…

Smithwick accuses Minister Shatter of interfering with tribunal

Justice Smithwick also complained about an inappropriate deadline for his inquiry’s completion.

# ruc - Saturday 11 June, 2011

Smithwick tribunal hears how killers shouted 'hurrah' after murdering two RUC officers

The tribunal is looking into claims of alleged garda collusion into the murder of two Royal Ulster Constabulary officers by the IRA in 1989.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Nine things to know this morning…

# ruc - Tuesday 7 June, 2011

First evidence to be given in Smithwick Tribunal into murder of RUC officers

The duration of the tribunal, set up five years, ago has been the source of controversy.

# ruc - Monday 23 May, 2011

Inquiry into the death of Rosemary Nelson finds no evidence of collusion, but some failings by state agencies

A 700 page report into the murder of the prominent solicitor, who represented many high profile republicans, has been published. It has found that the RUC failed to adequately protect her.

# ruc - Friday 22 April, 2011

Police make 'significant' arrests as ex-provos claims responsibility for Kerr murder

The news of the arrests comes on the day that a new dissident republican group claims responsibility for the murder of PC Ronan Kerr three weeks ago.