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#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.

Police allowed informers to murder hundreds "with impunity"

“Hundreds and hundreds” of people died as a result of collusion during The Troubles – according to former Ombudsman O’Loan.

# the-troubles - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

# the-troubles - Sunday 17 May, 2015

On this day 41 years ago, bombs ripped through Dublin and Monaghan The Troubles This post contains videos

On this day 41 years ago, bombs ripped through Dublin and Monaghan

33 people died in the bombings, with hundreds more injured.

# the-troubles - Sunday 26 April, 2015

# the-troubles - Wednesday 15 April, 2015

A major investigation has been launched into the murders of 'IRA informers'

The investigation is probing at least 20 murders of people alleged to have been IRA informers.

# the-troubles - Sunday 22 March, 2015

Police investigating 'six key IRA suspects' who received on-the-run letters

As many as 200 republicans received these letters.

Family: Gerry Adams told us our brother's killers would not be brought to police

Andrew Kearney was killed in a ‘punishment attack’ in 1998.

# the-troubles - 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.

# the-troubles - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

Team to start digging for remains of 'Disappeared' Joe Lynskey

Joe Lynskey went missing in 1972.

# the-troubles - Tuesday 10 March, 2015

Shot dead in 1974 but still no justice

John Pat Cunningham was shot by the British Army.

# the-troubles - Thursday 5 March, 2015

The Troubles caused mental health issues for more than 100,000 people

The legacy of the 30-year conflict still hangs over Northern Ireland.

# the-troubles - Monday 2 March, 2015

"Surely after 30 years, if we can forgive the deed, the remains could be given back to us"

The families of the remaining “disappeared” are asking for the remains to be returned.

# the-troubles - Friday 2 January, 2015

Torture, abuse and a suspect's death: An RUC holding centre used during the Troubles Castlereagh This post contains images

Torture, abuse and a suspect's death: An RUC holding centre used during the Troubles

Bobby Hanvey was the only photographer allowed to take pictures before the building was demolished.

# the-troubles - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

British spies had "excellent relations" with gardaí

And Irish ministers didn’t know it.

Thirty years ago, a Fine Gael government was worried that Sinn Féin 'could deliver'

Foreign Affairs Minister Peter Barry didn’t like that Sinn Féin representatives were being listened to.

# the-troubles - Sunday 28 December, 2014

Water cannons could be "more lethal than plastic bullets". That's what the UK told Ireland...

17 people were killed by either rubber or plastic bullets during The Troubles.

# the-troubles - Saturday 27 December, 2014

Thousands of Northern refugees streamed over the border in the 1970s - some were called "ungrateful"

The situation is detailed in a memo to Government from 1973.

# the-troubles - Tuesday 2 December, 2014

New evidence proves the UK tortured interned men during The Troubles, says Ireland

The State wants a European Court of Human Rights decision overturned.

# the-troubles - Monday 24 November, 2014

Hooded, food and sleep deprived: Calls for Ireland to push for torture case against UK

Amnesty International say the deadline for a case to be taken is approaching.

# the-troubles - Saturday 22 November, 2014

"Life, a long long time ago" - Documentary follows Guildford Four's Paddy Armstrong to London

An RTÉ documentary followed Armstrong on and told his story.

# the-troubles - Saturday 8 November, 2014

Victim of Enniskillen Bombing: 'I remember running around as if it was a horror movie'

Stephen Gault was just 18 when he was injured in the bomb. His father Samuel, who had been standing next to him, was killed instantly.

# the-troubles - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

Breige Wright: "I have been the subject of a media onslaught"

In a statement issued through her solicitors today, Wright is strongly critical of how her relationship with Máiría Cahill has been portrayed in the media.

The Troubles and the Disappeared: 'Another chapter closed in the tragic saga'

Brendan Megraw was found this week. But where are the rest of the Disappeared?

# the-troubles - Sunday 26 October, 2014

Setting divisions alight: Burning Man comes to Derry

Will Northern Ireland be tasting a little bit of Nevada?

# the-troubles - Thursday 23 October, 2014

Opinion: How many hundreds, or thousands, would have been saved if he had lived?

The senseless death of Gordon Hamilton Fairley, a pioneering cancer specialist who was killed by an IRA bomb, remains a tragedy for us all.

# the-troubles - Sunday 19 October, 2014

Gerry Conlon and the Guildford Four were released 25 years ago today

“I’m a totally innocent man.”

# the-troubles - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

Family of Brendan Megraw "grateful" to person who passed on information about his remains

Megraw was kidnapped and killed by the IRA in 1978.

# the-troubles - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

'Mixed feelings' about the end of Northern Ireland's Historical Enquiries Team

The PSNI body was set up to investigate killings from the 1970s to 1990s.