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#Troubles

# troubles - Wednesday 18 May, 2022

Coveney has 'serious concerns' around new Troubles amnesty legislation
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Coveney has 'serious concerns' around new Troubles amnesty legislation

Updated Wed 5:35 PM 17,551 Views 24 Comments

The proposals are almost universally opposed by political parties across the UK and Ireland as well as victims’ groups.

# troubles - Saturday 23 April, 2022

England World Cup winner Steve Thompson put on suicide watch
# Troubles
From The42
# Troubles

England World Cup winner Steve Thompson put on suicide watch

Apr 23rd 2022, 11:16 AM 83,178 Views 17 Comments

The 43-year-old was diagnosed with early-onset dementia in November 2020.

# troubles - Saturday 12 March, 2022

Abramovich disqualified as Chelsea director by Premier League
# Troubles
From The42
# Troubles

Abramovich disqualified as Chelsea director by Premier League

Updated Mar 12th 2022, 6:56 PM 10,354 Views 6 Comments

In addition Chelsea’s credit cards were temporarily frozen amid Roman Abramovich’s government sanctions.

# troubles - Thursday 3 February, 2022

Campaigners press Taoiseach to raise Troubles legacy issues with US President Joe Biden
# Troubles
# Troubles

Campaigners press Taoiseach to raise Troubles legacy issues with US President Joe Biden

Feb 3rd 2022, 10:30 PM 9,717 Views 15 Comments

The Truth and Justice Movement will travel to Dublin to meet Micheál Martin.

# troubles - Tuesday 1 February, 2022

Taoiseach to meet cross-community group of Troubles victims over opposition to legacy plans
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Taoiseach to meet cross-community group of Troubles victims over opposition to legacy plans

Feb 1st 2022, 1:05 PM 3,660 Views 1 Comment

Campaigners are opposting proposed amnesty for Troubles offences.

# troubles - Friday 14 January, 2022

NI watchdog probing loyalist murders finds evidence of ‘collusive’ police acts
# Troubles
# Troubles

NI watchdog probing loyalist murders finds evidence of ‘collusive’ police acts

Jan 14th 2022, 9:21 AM 13,276 Views 14 Comments

The Police Ombudsman said the Royal Ulster Constabulary had no prior knowledge of the attacks carried out by the north west unit of the UDA/UFF.

# troubles - Thursday 2 December, 2021

Deadline for legislating on NI legacy issues has been missed, Brandon Lewis admits
# Troubles
# Troubles

Deadline for legislating on NI legacy issues has been missed, Brandon Lewis admits

Dec 2nd 2021, 9:30 PM 9,695 Views 7 Comments

Controversial plans to end prosecutions for Troubles-era incidents were expected to be legislated for this autumn.

# troubles - Thursday 11 November, 2021

Military funeral for former British Soldier Dennis Hutchings takes place in Plymouth
# Troubles
# Troubles

Military funeral for former British Soldier Dennis Hutchings takes place in Plymouth

Updated Nov 11th 2021, 1:54 PM 24,108 Views 0 Comments

Hutchings was on trial for the 1974 fatal shooting of John Pat Cunningham when he died last month.

# troubles - Sunday 17 October, 2021

Campaigners returning to Westminster to demand end to Troubles ‘amnesty’ plan
# Troubles
# Troubles

Campaigners returning to Westminster to demand end to Troubles ‘amnesty’ plan

Oct 17th 2021, 11:36 AM 8,899 Views 4 Comments

The UK Government is proposing a statute of limitations that would protect veterans from future prosecutions.

# troubles - Wednesday 13 October, 2021

Veteran on trial had ‘at least 10 seconds’ to make a decision about using fatal force on 27-year-old in 1974
# Dennis Hutchings
# Dennis Hutchings

Veteran on trial had ‘at least 10 seconds’ to make a decision about using fatal force on 27-year-old in 1974

Oct 13th 2021, 4:24 PM 16,704 Views 0 Comments

Dennis Hutchings, 80, denies the attempted murder of John Pat Cunningham in Co Tyrone.

# troubles - Monday 4 October, 2021

Troubles: No lawful basis for vulnerable man to be shot, trial of ex-British Army soldier told
# Belfast
# Belfast

Troubles: No lawful basis for vulnerable man to be shot, trial of ex-British Army soldier told

Updated Oct 4th 2021, 3:24 PM 29,021 Views 0 Comments

Dennis Hutchings, 80, has pleaded not guilty to the attempted murder of John Pat Cunningham in Co Tyrone in 1974.

# troubles - Sunday 3 October, 2021

Johnson branded ‘hypocrite’ over Everard remarks while supporting Troubles amnesty
# Boris Johnson
# Boris Johnson

Johnson branded ‘hypocrite’ over Everard remarks while supporting Troubles amnesty

Oct 3rd 2021, 1:20 PM 33,163 Views 17 Comments

Families of Troubles victims say they are being denied justice for similar crimes.

# troubles - Thursday 16 September, 2021

Victims to raise Troubles ‘amnesty’ with UN body
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Victims to raise Troubles ‘amnesty’ with UN body

Sep 16th 2021, 9:40 AM 8,356 Views 5 Comments

The concerns of bereaved relatives will be raised at the United Nations Human Rights Council.

# troubles - Monday 30 August, 2021

‘Historic day’ as major parties sign document to reject Troubles amnesty plans
# The North
# The North

‘Historic day’ as major parties sign document to reject Troubles amnesty plans

Aug 30th 2021, 7:30 PM 16,147 Views 18 Comments

In July, Northern Ireland Secretary Brandon Lewis announced plans for a statute of limitations.

# troubles - Friday 16 July, 2021

NI political leaders hold ‘robust’ talks, co-chaired by Coveney, on Troubles legacy plans
# The North
# The North

NI political leaders hold ‘robust’ talks, co-chaired by Coveney, on Troubles legacy plans

Jul 16th 2021, 2:25 PM 6,992 Views 9 Comments

Stormont is to be recalled on Tuesday to debate plans for a statute of limitations on Troubles crimes.

# troubles - Wednesday 14 July, 2021

UK Government announces statute of limitations on Troubles prosecutions, including British Army soldiers
# Troubles
# Troubles

UK Government announces statute of limitations on Troubles prosecutions, including British Army soldiers

Jul 14th 2021, 1:52 PM 38,439 Views 49 Comments

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson said the proposals are “measured” and “balanced”.

# troubles - Monday 15 March, 2021

PSG loss overshadowed by thefts at Di Maria, Marquinhos homes
# Troubles
From The42
# Troubles

PSG loss overshadowed by thefts at Di Maria, Marquinhos homes

Mar 15th 2021, 12:34 PM 8,682 Views 8 Comments

Di Maria was substituted as news of the burglary reached the stadium.

# troubles - Tuesday 9 February, 2021

Stormont under legal duty to fund Troubles pension, judges say
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Stormont under legal duty to fund Troubles pension, judges say

Feb 9th 2021, 3:39 PM 7,013 Views 7 Comments

Brian Turley, who suffered mental health problems due to Army interrogation, brought the case at Belfast’s Royal Courts of Justice.

# troubles - Thursday 21 January, 2021

Farmer shot dead by soldier in Northern Ireland in 1974 has been exonerated, family says
# Paddy McElhone
# Paddy McElhone

Farmer shot dead by soldier in Northern Ireland in 1974 has been exonerated, family says

Jan 21st 2021, 2:15 PM 21,132 Views 14 Comments

Paddy McElhone, 24, died instantly near his home in Pomeroy, Co Tyrone, in 1974.

# troubles - Friday 27 November, 2020

Barcelona players close to agreeing another salary cut
# Troubles
From The42
# Troubles

Barcelona players close to agreeing another salary cut

Nov 27th 2020, 10:19 PM 7,011 Views 0 Comments

The squad are set to take a collective cut worth €122 million.

# troubles - Thursday 1 October, 2020

H-Block prisoners subjected to 'systemic inhuman and degrading treatment' during the Troubles, report finds
# H-Block
# H-Block

H-Block prisoners subjected to 'systemic inhuman and degrading treatment' during the Troubles, report finds

Oct 1st 2020, 6:05 AM 20,322 Views 22 Comments

The report found that successive British governments approved the treatment.

# troubles - Friday 21 August, 2020

Stormont Executive Office acting unlawfully in delaying victims’ payouts, judge rules
# Troubles
# Troubles

Stormont Executive Office acting unlawfully in delaying victims’ payouts, judge rules

Aug 21st 2020, 12:47 PM 10,879 Views 7 Comments

The payment scheme should have opened to applications at the end of May.

# troubles - Monday 17 August, 2020

Judge accuses Michelle O'Neill of 'unjustifiable' delay to compensation scheme for Troubles victims
# Deputy First Minister
# Deputy First Minister

Judge accuses Michelle O'Neill of 'unjustifiable' delay to compensation scheme for Troubles victims

Aug 17th 2020, 2:27 PM 22,981 Views 40 Comments

Mr Justice McAlinden said the position taken by the Deputy First Minister is ‘fundamentally inappropriate’.

# troubles - Wednesday 3 June, 2020

'Shameful stand-off' preventing Troubles victims receiving compensation, advocate warns
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

'Shameful stand-off' preventing Troubles victims receiving compensation, advocate warns

Jun 3rd 2020, 7:37 AM 11,751 Views 10 Comments

Victims Commissioner Judith Thompson said the treatment of victims by the authorities was “cruel, callous and insulting”.

# troubles - Friday 6 March, 2020

British army veteran's trial over Troubles-era shooting postponed amid concerns over Covid-19
# Dennis Hutchings
# Dennis Hutchings

British army veteran's trial over Troubles-era shooting postponed amid concerns over Covid-19

Mar 6th 2020, 1:56 PM 13,994 Views 0 Comments

Dennis Hutchings is due at Belfast Crown Court on Monday for the opening day of his trial.

# troubles - Friday 17 January, 2020

Emergency meeting at Saracens as threat of relegation looms large
# Troubles
From The42
# Troubles

Emergency meeting at Saracens as threat of relegation looms large

Jan 17th 2020, 5:11 PM 14,168 Views 39 Comments

Patience appears to have run out among their rival clubs in England.

# troubles - Saturday 28 December, 2019

NI lobby group was accused of misleading investors about Republic to 'damage our national interest'
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

NI lobby group was accused of misleading investors about Republic to 'damage our national interest'

Dec 28th 2019, 7:15 AM 16,851 Views 9 Comments

The spat was the subject of talks between a UK minister and an Irish ambassador in 1989.

# troubles - Saturday 21 December, 2019

Intimidation and checks: My trip to Palestine brought back memories of Crossmaglen during the Troubles
# Opinion
# Opinion

Intimidation and checks: My trip to Palestine brought back memories of Crossmaglen during the Troubles

Dec 21st 2019, 7:15 AM 24,290 Views 77 Comments

Oisín McConville writes about his recent trip to Gaza and the West Bank with Trócaire.

# troubles - Monday 3 June, 2019

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

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

Jun 3rd 2019, 1:01 PM 15,117 Views 47 Comments

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 Disappeared
# The Disappeared

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

May 22nd 2019, 12:05 AM 16,997 Views 32 Comments

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
# RIP

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

Apr 19th 2019, 12:22 PM 45,584 Views 37 Comments

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'?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

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

Mar 7th 2019, 12:02 PM 28,736 Views 44 Comments

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
# Northern Ireland

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

Updated Mar 6th 2019, 7:57 PM 62,778 Views 163 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
# Hard Brexit
# Hard Brexit

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

Feb 18th 2019, 12:05 AM 58,809 Views 29 Comments

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'
# Troubles
# Troubles

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

Jan 22nd 2019, 10:50 AM 12,101 Views 14 Comments

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
# Docklands Victims Association
# Docklands Victims Association

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

Aug 13th 2018, 1:23 PM 15,288 Views 13 Comments

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'
# Pension Campaign
# Pension Campaign

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

May 12th 2018, 10:00 AM 10,006 Views 19 Comments

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
# Aidan McAnespie
# Aidan McAnespie

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

Feb 21st 2018, 2:14 PM 26,332 Views 61 Comments

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?
# Sectarian Massacre
# Sectarian Massacre

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

Jan 13th 2018, 9:00 PM 19,274 Views 88 Comments

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?'
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

'Nobody had time to sit and ask: Why are these killings taking place? Why are they cutting people up?'

Sep 30th 2017, 10:00 PM 29,864 Views 61 Comments

Journalist and author Martin Dillon – who wrote a number of definitive books on the Troubles – talks to us about his autobiography.

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