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#The Troubles

# the-troubles - Thursday 17 July, 2014

Report into "on the run" letters to be published today
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

Report into "on the run" letters to be published today

Jul 17th 2014, 8:06 AM 4,897 Views 21 Comments

The letters allowed a man accused of carrying out the Hyde Park bombing to walk free from court.

# the-troubles - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

UDR memorial removed and replaced with IRA slogan, PSNI investigating it as 'hate crime'
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

UDR memorial removed and replaced with IRA slogan, PSNI investigating it as 'hate crime'

Jul 16th 2014, 3:47 PM 9,833 Views 36 Comments

The crosses were removed hours after a memorial service in Castlederg took place.

# the-troubles - Sunday 13 July, 2014

Did you live along the border during the Troubles? This project is seeking your voice...
# Border Counties
# Border Counties

Did you live along the border during the Troubles? This project is seeking your voice...

Jul 13th 2014, 10:15 AM 10,172 Views 51 Comments

The Border Lives storytelling project is collecting comments and stories from people who used to lived in the border counties during the Northern Ireland conflict.

# the-troubles - Friday 11 July, 2014

"This house is unanimous in its message to the British Government" - Parties unite on bombing files
# Victims
# Victims

"This house is unanimous in its message to the British Government" - Parties unite on bombing files

Jul 11th 2014, 8:59 AM 6,406 Views 32 Comments

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

# the-troubles - Thursday 3 July, 2014

Opinion: Behind the headlines and political bickering is a profound grief that is hard to define
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

Opinion: Behind the headlines and political bickering is a profound grief that is hard to define

Jul 3rd 2014, 8:00 AM 23 Views 50 Comments

My father was just 39 when he was killed by an IRA bomb. The fate that befell him has been like a virus in my family’s bloodstream; we can never forget.

# the-troubles - Sunday 29 June, 2014

President Higgins: 'There are no easy solutions to the sensitive questions in Northern Ireland'
# Garden Party
# Garden Party

President Higgins: 'There are no easy solutions to the sensitive questions in Northern Ireland'

Jun 29th 2014, 7:30 AM 5,447 Views 20 Comments

He commended the members of the Oireachtas and the Northern Ireland Legislative Assembly for working together.

# the-troubles - Friday 27 June, 2014

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

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

Jun 27th 2014, 7:43 AM 6,028 Views 21 Comments

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

# the-troubles - Saturday 21 June, 2014

Gerry Conlon, one of the Guilford Four, dies aged 60
# RIP
# RIP

Gerry Conlon, one of the Guilford Four, dies aged 60

Jun 21st 2014, 8:50 PM 43,938 Views 147 Comments

Conlon was wrongly accused of an IRA bombing, spending 14 years in prison.

The Troubles, the parties and the loneliness of intelligence: Ireland's Mensa story
# Top Of The Class
# Top Of The Class

The Troubles, the parties and the loneliness of intelligence: Ireland's Mensa story

Jun 21st 2014, 8:30 PM 23,621 Views 53 Comments

Just what is it like to be among the smartest 2% in the world? TheJournal.ie found out…

# the-troubles - Monday 16 June, 2014

Unseen photos show the devastation caused by the IRA's 1996 Manchester bomb
# Bombing Campaign
# Bombing Campaign

Unseen photos show the devastation caused by the IRA's 1996 Manchester bomb

Jun 16th 2014, 10:58 AM 21,795 Views 146 Comments

The bomb was the second largest to ever have exploded in Britain.

# the-troubles - Saturday 31 May, 2014

McGuinness on The Disappeared: 'One of the worse things to happen' during an already bitter conflict
# Peace Process
# Peace Process

McGuinness on The Disappeared: 'One of the worse things to happen' during an already bitter conflict

May 31st 2014, 1:12 PM 10,685 Views 104 Comments

McGuinness gave a wide-ranging interview today on current and past issues.

# the-troubles - Thursday 22 May, 2014

The Boston College tapes aren't going anywhere, except maybe to the PSNI
# Legacy Issues
# Legacy Issues

The Boston College tapes aren't going anywhere, except maybe to the PSNI

May 22nd 2014, 11:05 PM 11,237 Views 92 Comments

The PSNI say they want the entire archive.

'Limited immunity' would help the Troubles truth emerge as perpetrators are dying off
# Dealing With The Past
# Dealing With The Past

'Limited immunity' would help the Troubles truth emerge as perpetrators are dying off

May 22nd 2014, 6:29 AM 3,981 Views 5 Comments

Alan Brecknell of the Pat Finucance Centre explains how victims’s families could be helped.

# the-troubles - Saturday 17 May, 2014

"Hopefully they’ll listen this time." - Son of Monaghan bomb victim remembers the tragedy
# 40 Years On
# 40 Years On

"Hopefully they’ll listen this time." - Son of Monaghan bomb victim remembers the tragedy

May 17th 2014, 7:45 PM 10,084 Views 19 Comments

Paddy Askin remembers going down to town in search of his father.

"Reconciliation will only be lasting when it is based on truth": 1974 bombings marked in Dublin ceremonies
# 40 Years On
# 40 Years On

"Reconciliation will only be lasting when it is based on truth": 1974 bombings marked in Dublin ceremonies

May 17th 2014, 3:24 PM 8,584 Views 50 Comments

It’s 40 years today since four bombs went off in a series of coordinated attacks in Dublin and Monaghan. 33 people and one unborn child were killed.

Here's how Dublin and Monaghan will mark the 40th anniversary of 1974 bombings
# Dublin Monaghan
# Dublin Monaghan

Here's how Dublin and Monaghan will mark the 40th anniversary of 1974 bombings

May 17th 2014, 7:00 AM 6,484 Views 63 Comments

There will be three events over the next two days to commemorate the 33 people killed in the bombings.

# the-troubles - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

Families to sue British Government over Dublin-Monaghan bombings
# Collusion
# Collusion

Families to sue British Government over Dublin-Monaghan bombings

May 14th 2014, 2:34 PM 8,271 Views 136 Comments

The Justice for the Forgotten group are going to court to secure the release of documents.

# the-troubles - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

56-year-old man arrested over Jean McConville case
# The Disappeared
# The Disappeared

56-year-old man arrested over Jean McConville case

May 7th 2014, 10:39 AM 16,849 Views 4 Comments

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

Boston College says they fought a lengthy battle to protect Troubles tapes
# Interviews
# Interviews

Boston College says they fought a lengthy battle to protect Troubles tapes

May 7th 2014, 10:33 AM 7,712 Views 20 Comments

A spokesperson for the college said despite the UK-US Mutual Legal Assistance Treaty, no one thought the PSNI would be allowed access to the tapes.

# the-troubles - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

Adams: 'I made no threat against Michael McConville, nor did I warn of backlash'
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

Adams: 'I made no threat against Michael McConville, nor did I warn of backlash'

May 6th 2014, 10:47 PM 20,452 Views 166 Comments

He has denied warning the son of Jean McConville of a ‘backlash’ if he revealed the names of who he believes to have killed his mother.

PSNI chief rejects claims of a 'dark side' to the force
# Policing
# Policing

PSNI chief rejects claims of a 'dark side' to the force

May 6th 2014, 6:46 PM 6,060 Views 57 Comments

Martin McGuinness said that elements in the PSNI were against the peace process.

# the-troubles - Monday 5 May, 2014

UK Government: We welcome Sinn Féin's commitment to policing
# Peace Process
# Peace Process

UK Government: We welcome Sinn Féin's commitment to policing

May 5th 2014, 2:18 PM 8,624 Views 85 Comments

Gerry Adams said that he wanted confirmed his support for the PSNI after Sinn Féin had questioned their independence.

IN FULL: Speech by Gerry Adams on his release from police custody
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

IN FULL: Speech by Gerry Adams on his release from police custody

May 5th 2014, 8:51 AM 16,315 Views 116 Comments

The Sinn Féin president confirmed his support for the PSNI, proclaimed his innocence and thanked all those who supported him.

Tánaiste asks for no more comments on Gerry Adams case
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Tánaiste asks for no more comments on Gerry Adams case

May 5th 2014, 7:09 AM 12,258 Views 69 Comments

Eamon Gilmore also called for a ‘renewed commitment’ to the peace process.

# the-troubles - Sunday 4 May, 2014

'I am innocent' and 7 other things Gerry Adams had to say tonight
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

'I am innocent' and 7 other things Gerry Adams had to say tonight

May 4th 2014, 9:18 PM 60,814 Views 280 Comments

“I am an activist. This is the life I have. This is part of it.”

Gerry Adams 'doing fine and looking well' in custody
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

Gerry Adams 'doing fine and looking well' in custody

May 4th 2014, 4:38 PM 17,072 Views 56 Comments

Gerry Kelly was both jeered and cheered outside Antrim police station today.

# the-troubles - Saturday 3 May, 2014

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

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

May 3rd 2014, 1:42 PM 44,071 Views 321 Comments

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

Opinion: Be careful of wishing for a Sinn Féin after Gerry Adams
# Column
# Column

Opinion: Be careful of wishing for a Sinn Féin after Gerry Adams

May 3rd 2014, 8:00 AM 325 Views 252 Comments

Adams might be the last roadblock to Sinn Féin managing to uncork its potential to conquer the left wing, working class and republican ground in Irish politics.

Gerry Adams spends third night in police custody
# Jean McConville
# Jean McConville

Gerry Adams spends third night in police custody

May 3rd 2014, 7:16 AM 11,803 Views 110 Comments

The Sinn Féin president can be questioned by police until Sunday at 8pm.

# the-troubles - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

Ballymurphy parachute regiment killings: NI Secretary says 'no' to Hillsborough-style probe
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

Ballymurphy parachute regiment killings: NI Secretary says 'no' to Hillsborough-style probe

Apr 29th 2014, 1:22 PM 5,276 Views 111 Comments

Ten people were shot dead by the British Army in August 1971. An 11th person died from a heart attack.

# the-troubles - Sunday 20 April, 2014

Dublin and Monaghan bombings weren't raised on State Visit says Gilmore
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

Dublin and Monaghan bombings weren't raised on State Visit says Gilmore

Apr 20th 2014, 7:30 AM 6,856 Views 47 Comments

Eamon Gilmore says the government remain committed to the issue.

# the-troubles - Friday 18 April, 2014

Column: Will our new cordial partnership with Britain trickle down to NI's day-to-day politics?
# Peace Process
# Peace Process

Column: Will our new cordial partnership with Britain trickle down to NI's day-to-day politics?

Apr 18th 2014, 7:00 PM 17 Views 45 Comments

The flags and parades-related violence undermine the relatively widespread perception that Northern Ireland’s peace process is a ‘completed’ one.

# the-troubles - Thursday 17 April, 2014

Two women arrested this morning over the Jean McConville case have been released
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

Two women arrested this morning over the Jean McConville case have been released

Apr 17th 2014, 7:53 PM 9,575 Views 0 Comments

The women, aged 57 and 60, were questioned at Antrim police station.

# the-troubles - Friday 11 April, 2014

Omagh bombing: Seamus Daly - 43, from Monaghan - charged with 29 counts of murder
# Atrocity
# Atrocity

Omagh bombing: Seamus Daly - 43, from Monaghan - charged with 29 counts of murder

Apr 11th 2014, 10:42 PM 30,424 Views 0 Comments

Daly and three others were found to be responsible for the 1998 attack in a civil action.

# the-troubles - Thursday 10 April, 2014

Woman arrested in connection with Jean McConville case released without charge
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

Woman arrested in connection with Jean McConville case released without charge

Apr 10th 2014, 8:41 PM 10,733 Views 41 Comments

The woman was arrested in west Belfast this morning.

# the-troubles - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

Gerry Adams criticises Norman Tebbit for saying he hoped the Real IRA would shoot McGuinness
# Tensions
# Tensions

Gerry Adams criticises Norman Tebbit for saying he hoped the Real IRA would shoot McGuinness

Apr 9th 2014, 9:41 PM 23,465 Views 141 Comments

Adams said Tebbit was publicly advocating the assassination of Northern Ireland’s Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness.

# the-troubles - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

Bertie Ahern: 'Suffering in the North did lead us to a good position'
# State Visit
# State Visit

Bertie Ahern: 'Suffering in the North did lead us to a good position'

Apr 8th 2014, 9:42 AM 8,106 Views 73 Comments

Ahern was speaking as President Michael D Higgins made a historic State visit to the UK.

# the-troubles - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

Another man arrested over abduction and murder of Jean McConville
# The Disappeared
# The Disappeared

Another man arrested over abduction and murder of Jean McConville

Apr 2nd 2014, 11:48 AM 6,355 Views 0 Comments

Ivor Bell, 77, has already appeared in court on charges related to the crime which occurred more than 40 years ago.

# the-troubles - Thursday 27 March, 2014

Family of murdered spy Denis Donaldson accuse gardaí of delaying death inquest
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

Family of murdered spy Denis Donaldson accuse gardaí of delaying death inquest

Mar 27th 2014, 4:20 PM 11,498 Views 25 Comments

Donaldson worked for Sinn Féin in the Northern Ireland Assembly in Stormont before being outed as an MI5 agent in 2005 and later shot dead.

# the-troubles - Saturday 22 March, 2014

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

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

Mar 22nd 2014, 1:40 PM 6,094 Views 0 Comments

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