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# uvf - Friday 9 April, 2021

PSNI rules out involvement of loyalist paramilitaries in orchestrating recent violence
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

PSNI rules out involvement of loyalist paramilitaries in orchestrating recent violence

Apr 9th 2021, 5:41 PM 14,283 Views 33 Comments

The PSNI have said they do not believe the violence was ‘sanctioned and organised by prescribed organisations’.

# uvf - Wednesday 17 February, 2021

Three men arrested over loyalist gathering in east Belfast
# East Belfast Uvf
# East Belfast Uvf

Three men arrested over loyalist gathering in east Belfast

Feb 17th 2021, 11:18 AM 14,659 Views 10 Comments

The PSNI has linked the incident to the East Belfast UVF.

# uvf - Thursday 4 February, 2021

PSNI investigate gathering of masked men in east Belfast
# Pitt Park
# Pitt Park

PSNI investigate gathering of masked men in east Belfast

Feb 4th 2021, 11:54 AM 18,984 Views 15 Comments

Scores of masked men were seen in east Belfast on Tuesday in a video widely circulated on social media.

# uvf - Friday 12 June, 2020

Linfield insist new kit's UVF resemblance is 'coincidental and unintentional'
# Statement
From The42
# Statement

Linfield insist new kit's UVF resemblance is 'coincidental and unintentional'

Jun 12th 2020, 1:17 PM 63,338 Views 107 Comments

In a statement, the football club from Belfast has ‘robustly and vigorously rejected’ claims to the contrary.

# uvf - Saturday 30 November, 2019

Glenanne gang: Former police chief to lead probe into alleged state collusion in the North
# Glenanne Gang
# Glenanne Gang

Glenanne gang: Former police chief to lead probe into alleged state collusion in the North

Nov 30th 2019, 6:19 PM 13,546 Views 21 Comments

The Glenanne group was a deadly part of the Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF) in Mid Ulster.

# uvf - Friday 5 July, 2019

Glenanne gang: Court orders independent investigation into alleged collusion
# Glenanne Gang
# Glenanne Gang

Glenanne gang: Court orders independent investigation into alleged collusion

Jul 5th 2019, 10:46 PM 21,391 Views 80 Comments

Families of victims have welcomed the news.

# uvf - Friday 29 March, 2019

Six people arrested after police operation into criminal activities of UVF in East Belfast
# Drugs
# Drugs

Six people arrested after police operation into criminal activities of UVF in East Belfast

Mar 29th 2019, 6:18 PM 8,777 Views 0 Comments

They were arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the supply class A drugs.

# uvf - Friday 1 February, 2019

Man arrested in connection with murder of Ian Ogle released on bail
# Witness Appeal
# Witness Appeal

Man arrested in connection with murder of Ian Ogle released on bail

Updated Feb 1st 2019, 6:51 PM 16,903 Views 8 Comments

Two men aged 36 and 38 remain in police custody.

# uvf - Thursday 31 January, 2019

Man was attacked by gang of at least five, stabbed 11 times and left to die on street
# Belfast
# Belfast

Man was attacked by gang of at least five, stabbed 11 times and left to die on street

Jan 31st 2019, 4:24 PM 19,225 Views 10 Comments

Police in Belfast have arrested six people as part of the investigation into Ian Ogle’s murder.

# uvf - Saturday 17 November, 2018

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

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

Nov 17th 2018, 6:00 AM 23,111 Views 0 Comments

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

# uvf - Thursday 16 August, 2018

Man arrested on suspicion of supplying unlicensed door staff by police investigating UVF
# East Belfast
# East Belfast

Man arrested on suspicion of supplying unlicensed door staff by police investigating UVF

Aug 16th 2018, 9:13 PM 14,281 Views 14 Comments

A number of items were seized during the searches.

# uvf - Monday 29 January, 2018

Loyalist 'supergrass' jailed for six-and-a-half years for five murders
# Gary Haggarty
# Gary Haggarty

Loyalist 'supergrass' jailed for six-and-a-half years for five murders

Jan 29th 2018, 10:41 PM 19,429 Views 55 Comments

Former Ulster Volunteer Force chief Gary Haggarty was a paid police informer.

# uvf - Friday 15 December, 2017

Families of victims of deadliest Belfast bombing of The Troubles say PSNI has 'questions to answer'
# McGurk's Bar
# McGurk's Bar

Families of victims of deadliest Belfast bombing of The Troubles say PSNI has 'questions to answer'

Dec 15th 2017, 11:58 AM 10,210 Views 46 Comments

Fifteen people were killed when a bomb exploded in McGurk’s Bar in north Belfast in December 1971.

# uvf - Saturday 11 November, 2017

United by Irish football and a sectarian pub massacre: The full story of Loughinisland is finally being told
# No Stone Unturned
# No Stone Unturned

United by Irish football and a sectarian pub massacre: The full story of Loughinisland is finally being told

Nov 11th 2017, 6:30 PM 26,542 Views 89 Comments

A new documentary names the suspects in the massacre that killed five people while they watched Ireland play in the 1994 World Cup.

# uvf - Friday 23 June, 2017

Former UVF commander pleads guilty to 200 offences, including five murders
# Gary Haggarty
# Gary Haggarty

Former UVF commander pleads guilty to 200 offences, including five murders

Jun 23rd 2017, 1:14 PM 12,529 Views 0 Comments

Gary Haggarty’s numerous crimes had been under investigation by the PSNI’s Historical Enquiries Team for seven years.

# uvf - Monday 22 May, 2017

Jeremy Corbyn is being attacked in the UK press over his 'refusal to directly condemn the IRA'
# Not Backing Down
# Not Backing Down

Jeremy Corbyn is being attacked in the UK press over his 'refusal to directly condemn the IRA'

May 22nd 2017, 7:56 AM 20,281 Views 76 Comments

The pro-Tory papers have not been kind to the Labour leader today despite the fact he condemned all violence.

# uvf - Friday 18 September, 2015

Semtex, guns and detonators found as police target 'dissident terrorists' in west Belfast

Semtex, guns and detonators found as police target 'dissident terrorists' in west Belfast

Sep 18th 2015, 2:52 PM 11,606 Views 70 Comments

Two arrests come as the British government announced an assessment of paramilitary activity.

# uvf - Sunday 22 March, 2015

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

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

Mar 22nd 2015, 7:30 AM 21,048 Views 207 Comments

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

# uvf - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

Masked trio claiming to be from UVF rob elderly men in their house
# Paramilitary
# Paramilitary

Masked trio claiming to be from UVF rob elderly men in their house

Oct 7th 2014, 5:59 PM 10,284 Views 29 Comments

Links between this and a crime last week are being explored.

# uvf - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

'They'd only gone to the bar to support the Irish team, yet they died for their love of the sport'
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

'They'd only gone to the bar to support the Irish team, yet they died for their love of the sport'

Jun 18th 2014, 7:45 AM 76,903 Views 98 Comments

TheScore.ie chats to Trevor Birney — the producer behind the ESPN ‘30 for 30′ doc on the Loughinisland tragedy.

Police renew appeal over pub murders during 1994 Ireland-Italy match
# Murder
# Murder

Police renew appeal over pub murders during 1994 Ireland-Italy match

Jun 18th 2014, 6:15 AM 9,684 Views 27 Comments

Six men were shot dead while watching the World Cup match. No one has ever been charged with their murders.

# uvf - Sunday 15 June, 2014

Sports Film of the Week: Ceasefire Massacre
# Reel Stories
From The42
# Reel Stories

Sports Film of the Week: Ceasefire Massacre

Jun 15th 2014, 9:30 PM 3,633 Views 6 Comments

This week marks the 20th anniversary of the Loughinisland tragedy.

# uvf - Monday 2 June, 2014

Four arrested in Northern Ireland over paramilitary murders
# Murder
# Murder

Four arrested in Northern Ireland over paramilitary murders

Jun 2nd 2014, 6:05 PM 10,923 Views 67 Comments

Three men were shot dead in 1994 and these arrests are part of an operation investigating a series of murders and crimes by the UVF in Belfast.

# uvf - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

69-year-old man arrested over Belfast bomb that killed 15 people in 1971
# McGurk's Bar
# McGurk's Bar

69-year-old man arrested over Belfast bomb that killed 15 people in 1971

Apr 30th 2014, 11:55 AM 5,670 Views 58 Comments

One man was convicted of all 15 murders in 1978.

# uvf - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

PSNI investigation into three murders leads to arrest in England
# Berkshire
# Berkshire

PSNI investigation into three murders leads to arrest in England

Apr 8th 2014, 1:12 PM 3,608 Views 0 Comments

These include Catholic workmen Gary Convie and Eamon Fox, killed in 1994.

# uvf - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

PSNI arrest three in connection with 1994 murder of Catholic workmen
# UVF
# UVF

PSNI arrest three in connection with 1994 murder of Catholic workmen

Mar 25th 2014, 10:00 AM 4,293 Views 0 Comments

The men are being questioned in relation to an investigation into murders by the UVF.

# uvf - Monday 6 January, 2014

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

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

Jan 6th 2014, 12:22 PM 7,412 Views 0 Comments

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

# uvf - Tuesday 15 October, 2013

Man arrested over 'cold case' murder of father-of-five in 1993
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Man arrested over 'cold case' murder of father-of-five in 1993

Oct 15th 2013, 1:03 PM 4,503 Views 9 Comments

Joseph Reynolds, a 40-year-old painter, was shot dead as he made his way to work in east Belfast 20 years ago.

# uvf - Wednesday 25 September, 2013

Police Ombudsman to investigate 2001 killing of Sunday World journalist
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Police Ombudsman to investigate 2001 killing of Sunday World journalist

Sep 25th 2013, 4:47 PM 6,274 Views 0 Comments

Martin O’Hagan was shot dead in Lurgan in September 2001.

# uvf - Tuesday 24 September, 2013

UVF mural with Martin Luther King quote replaces George Best tribute
# East Belfast
# East Belfast

UVF mural with Martin Luther King quote replaces George Best tribute

Sep 24th 2013, 4:31 PM 13,566 Views 98 Comments

Work on the painting was suspended earlier this month after community leaders intervened, but it has since been completed.

# uvf - Tuesday 20 August, 2013

Arrests made in the UK in connection with 1973 Belfast murder
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

Arrests made in the UK in connection with 1973 Belfast murder

Aug 20th 2013, 11:27 AM 5,244 Views 17 Comments

Catholic teenager Seamus Gilmore was working at a petrol station on the Ballysillan Road in February 1973 when he was shot dead by loyalist paramilitaries.

# uvf - Friday 17 May, 2013

Wreath-laying ceremony on 39th anniversary of Dublin-Monaghan bombings
# Bombings
# Bombings

Wreath-laying ceremony on 39th anniversary of Dublin-Monaghan bombings

May 17th 2013, 8:47 AM 5,068 Views 98 Comments

Families will today remember the victims of the 1974 bombings, which marked the greatest loss of life in a single day during the Troubles.

# uvf - Friday 6 April, 2012

Names of 3,700 Troubles victims read aloud
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

Names of 3,700 Troubles victims read aloud

Apr 6th 2012, 3:42 PM 7,777 Views 46 Comments

The names of 3,700 people who killed during the Troubles were read aloud in Dublin’s Unitarian Church today to mark the 14th anniversary of the Good Friday peace agreement.

# uvf - Sunday 29 January, 2012

Column: Yes, centenaries are tourism gold but let's not forget our past for a quick buck
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Yes, centenaries are tourism gold but let's not forget our past for a quick buck

Jan 29th 2012, 6:00 PM 15 Views 49 Comments

Tour guide John Gibney says Ireland should recognise the events being marked over the coming years as vital parts of our heritage, and not just as opportunities for tourism.

# uvf - Sunday 25 September, 2011

Former UVF leader Gusty Spence dead at 78
# Gusty Spence
# Gusty Spence

Former UVF leader Gusty Spence dead at 78

Sep 25th 2011, 4:28 PM 1,173 Views 15 Comments

Spence, who was jailed for the murder of a Catholic man in the sixties, later was at the forefront of the UVF ceasefire.

# uvf - Saturday 6 August, 2011

Man arrested by detectives investigating Moffett murder
# Arrest
# Arrest

Man arrested by detectives investigating Moffett murder

Aug 6th 2011, 3:17 PM 269 Views 0 Comments

Bobby Moffett was a leading loyalist who it is believed was murdered by the UVF.

# uvf - Saturday 30 July, 2011

Man arrested in Bobby Moffett murder inquiry
# Arrest
# Arrest

Man arrested in Bobby Moffett murder inquiry

Jul 30th 2011, 12:12 PM 243 Views 0 Comments

Detectives investigating the murder of leading Northern Ireland loyalist Bobby Moffett arrested a man this morning.

# uvf - Wednesday 29 June, 2011

Six arrested after Belfast riots
# East Belfast
# East Belfast

Six arrested after Belfast riots

Jun 29th 2011, 3:52 PM 254 Views 2 Comments

The PSNI says an investigation is ongoing into last week’s events, which saw a number of people injured and a photographer shot in the leg.

# uvf - Friday 24 June, 2011

Police 'failed victims' families' while investigating Loughinisland massacre
# Failed
# Failed

Police 'failed victims' families' while investigating Loughinisland massacre

Jun 24th 2011, 8:46 AM 450 Views 2 Comments

The North’s Police Ombudsman has found serious holes in the investigation of the 1994 loyalist killings, which took place as Ireland played Italy in the USA World Cup.

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