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#Troubles

# troubles - Monday 3 June, 2019

Police investigate hate crime at Warrenpoint memorial dedicated to 18 British soldiers

Ulster Unionist Councillor of Newry David Taylor said that it was “another disgusting attack” on the memorial.

# troubles - Wednesday 22 May, 2019

The Disappeared: Anonymous donor offers $60,000 for information on locations of last three victims

The three men are among 16 people killed by Republicans between 1972 and 1985.

# troubles - Friday 19 April, 2019

Lyra McKee: A determined journalist who told the stories of marginalised people and her country’s troubled past RIP

Lyra McKee: A determined journalist who told the stories of marginalised people and her country’s troubled past

Lyra’s work covered topics to do with the legacy of the Troubles, the fight for LGBT equality, and her own life.

# troubles - Thursday 7 March, 2019

FactCheck: Is Karen Bradley correct that killings committed by British forces during the Troubles were 'not crimes'?

Bradley has come under severe criticism for her comments in the House of Commons yesterday, but is she correct?

# troubles - Wednesday 6 March, 2019

Tánaiste to meet with Bradley tonight to seek clarification on police-killings comments

Northern Ireland secretary Karen Bradley said that killings by military and police forces during the Troubles “were not crimes”.

# troubles - Monday 18 February, 2019

Former Real IRA commander: Even cameras on masts would be seen as 'spy posts' in border regions

John Connolly, the group’s leader in prison in the 2000s, says things would change dramatically in the event of a hard border.

# troubles - Tuesday 22 January, 2019

Almost two-thirds of people 'fearful of a return to sectarian violence in Ireland after Brexit'

There have been a number of security alerts in Derry in recent days.

# troubles - Monday 13 August, 2018

1 in 3 victims of Troubles violence have attempted to take their own lives

A support group is calling for better support, funding and care for victims.

# troubles - Saturday 12 May, 2018

Injured in The Troubles: 'I don't know whether they're just waiting for us to die off'

Some of those left severely injured in the Troubles are now in their 70s and 80s. They says it’s imperative a special pension be introduced.

# troubles - Wednesday 21 February, 2018

Family of man shot dead by British Army won't be given report on the killing as it's still too sensitive

The 24-year-old was shot shortly after crossing an army checkpoint.

# troubles - Saturday 13 January, 2018

Explainer: What's happening with the inquest into the Kingsmill massacre?

Barry McElduff’s widely criticised Twitter video put the 1976 IRA massacre back in the headlines.

# 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.

# troubles - Tuesday 6 June, 2017

Man arrested for IRA murder of bus driver in front of school children in 1982

James Gibson was shot dead by IRA gunmen on 2 December 1982.

# troubles - Sunday 7 May, 2017

"We grew up in the North saying 'what is going on here, this is insane, it's pathetic'"

Actor Ciaran McMenamin’s debut novel is inspired by his youth growing up in Enniskillen during the Troubles

# troubles - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

British soldier turned priest appeals to IRA to return murdered officer's body

Father Burke told Prime Time that he left the British Army and became a priest as a result of Robert Nairac’s murder.

# troubles - Tuesday 2 May, 2017

The Disappeared: Search to take place in France for man murdered by the INLA

The search for the remains of Seamus Ruddy will take place in a forest outside Rouen, northern France.

# troubles - 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.

# troubles - Monday 12 December, 2016

Bertie 'understands' why Adams won't name IRA commander in Stack murder

Adams has repeatedly refused to name the man.

# troubles - Sunday 11 December, 2016

Adams says Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil are using Brian Stack's murder to 'get at him'

He added that he would not cooperate with future requests for Troubles information.

# troubles - Tuesday 22 November, 2016

'Object of interest' found in exhumation of Troubles victim

Daniel Rooney was shot dead by British Army soldiers in September 1972.

# troubles - Sunday 21 February, 2016

From The42 'I could have gone the other way' - Frampton on growing up in the shadows of the Troubles Looking Back

'I could have gone the other way' - Frampton on growing up in the shadows of the Troubles

The Belfast boxer recalls the decisions he faced as a youngster.

# troubles - Wednesday 27 January, 2016

Shankill Road bombing: new claims put police performance in the spotlight

New claims have come to light which allege that police officers may have known about the bombing in advance.

# troubles - Saturday 23 January, 2016

From The42 Sergio Aguero rescues Man City as away-day troubles continue Difference Maker

Sergio Aguero rescues Man City as away-day troubles continue

Manuel Pellegrini’s side are now second in the table, ahead of Arsenal on goal difference.

# troubles - Friday 8 January, 2016

Bill Clinton had private concerns over Gerry Adams' IRA links

“I don’t know what the real deal is between him and the IRA.”

# troubles - Tuesday 10 November, 2015

Belgian court tells Facebook to stop tracking non-members or else

If it fails to comply, it will risk fines of up to €250,000 a day.

# troubles - Thursday 13 August, 2015

Kevin McGuigan murder: Ex-IRA prisoner shot by masked men at point blank range

The 53-year-old was spoken to as part of the investigation into the killing of Jock Davison.

# troubles - Friday 29 May, 2015

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.

# 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.

# troubles - Thursday 3 July, 2014

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

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.

# troubles - Friday 23 May, 2014

Higgins calls on UK government to allow access to Dublin-Monaghan bombing files

The President added that “a strategy of amnesia is simply not an option”.

# troubles - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

Boston College says it will hand back Troubles tapes... to interviewees

After the PSNI gained access to the tapes, leading to arrests, the college says it will return the material to former paramilitaries if they want.

# troubles - Sunday 20 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge The 11 greatest worry questions asked by mums on Mumsnet Troubles

The 11 greatest worry questions asked by mums on Mumsnet

AKA the greatest things ever written on the internet.

# troubles - Friday 11 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge This wonderful account is tweeting a teenage diary from 1981 Northern Ireland Troubles

This wonderful account is tweeting a teenage diary from 1981 Northern Ireland

A must-follow for anyone with a heart.

# troubles - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

PSNI close to Ronan Kerr charges as man sentenced over guns and explosive find Guns And Explosives This post contains images

PSNI close to Ronan Kerr charges as man sentenced over guns and explosive find

PSNI constable Kerr was killed by a booby-trap bomb in his car in Omagh on Saturday, 2 April 2011.

# troubles - Friday 10 January, 2014

Ian Paisley says he was angered by Bloody Sunday

The one-time firebrand preacher and former DUP leader also said the gerrymandering and discrimination that existed in Northern Ireland was wrong.

# troubles - Monday 6 January, 2014

Man arrested in connection with the 1994 murder of two Catholic workmen

Gary Convie and Eamon Fox were shot at building site in Belfast twenty years ago.

# troubles - Tuesday 31 December, 2013

Kenny and Cameron unite in ‘disappointment’ after failure of Haass talks

Both leaders discussed the matter this morning and urged all sides to focus on the common ground agreed during the process.

Haass talks in Belfast end without agreement

Sinn Féin says that the proposals ‘did provide a basis for agreement’ while the DUP wants more time to consider areas of ‘profound disapproval’.

# troubles - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

Haass talks with NI parties fail to reach consensus, but Gilmore says agreement is essential

After eight hours of discussions, the all-party talks on some of Northern Ireland’s most sensitive issues broke down.

# troubles - Saturday 23 November, 2013

McConville son speaks of 'Adams apology'

Mother-of-10 Jean McConville was abducted from her west Belfast home in 1972, and murdered.

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