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An expression of anger: The burning of the British Embassy in Dublin after Bloody Sunday
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An expression of anger: The burning of the British Embassy in Dublin after Bloody Sunday

Feb 2nd 2022, 10:20 AM 27,506 Views 15 Comments

The embassy became a focal point for demonstrators after the British Army killed 13 people in Derry.

Bloody Sunday: How day of violence unfolded
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Bloody Sunday: How day of violence unfolded

Jan 29th 2022, 9:00 AM 15,332 Views 19 Comments

Two policemen had been murdered in the city three days before soldiers opened fire on civil rights demonstrators.

Timeline of '72: Northern Ireland facing 50-year anniversary of Troubles' bloodiest year
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Timeline of '72: Northern Ireland facing 50-year anniversary of Troubles' bloodiest year

Jan 2nd 2022, 8:00 PM 19,586 Views 48 Comments

The 50-year anniversary of Bloody Sunday, Bloody Friday and several other atrocities will take place in 2022.

# 1972 - All time

Republican Ivor Bell found not guilty of soliciting murder of Jean McConville
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Republican Ivor Bell found not guilty of soliciting murder of Jean McConville

Oct 17th 2019, 12:22 PM 11,825 Views 22 Comments

The mother-of-ten was killed by a single gunshot wound to the back of the head in December 1972.

Explainer: Why, almost 50 years on from Bloody Sunday, ex-British soldiers could face murder charges
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Explainer: Why, almost 50 years on from Bloody Sunday, ex-British soldiers could face murder charges

Mar 14th 2019, 10:00 AM 18,314 Views 26 Comments

After years of investigations from the PSNI, soldiers are set to be told today whether they’ll face prosecution.

FactCheck: Did a drink-driving campaign in 1972 really say the FIFTH pint was the one too many?
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FactCheck: Did a drink-driving campaign in 1972 really say the FIFTH pint was the one too many?

Nov 30th 2017, 5:15 PM 125,347 Views 40 Comments

No. Of course not.

Taoiseach Jack Lynch confronted Prime Minister on torture claims in Northern Ireland
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Taoiseach Jack Lynch confronted Prime Minister on torture claims in Northern Ireland

Feb 2nd 2017, 9:23 AM 12,296 Views 54 Comments

In documents seen by Channel 4, the Ministry of Defence admitted that they found some claims of torture credible.

56-year-old man arrested over Jean McConville case
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56-year-old man arrested over Jean McConville case

May 7th 2014, 10:39 AM 16,864 Views 4 Comments

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

Michael McConville says the IRA will kill him if he names those involved in his mother's murder
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Michael McConville says the IRA will kill him if he names those involved in his mother's murder

May 1st 2014, 11:43 AM 26,034 Views 139 Comments

He said he recognised some of the people who took his mother away in 1972 and still passes them on the street.

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

Mar 22nd 2014, 1:40 PM 6,109 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.

Jean McConville family launch civil action against PSNI & MoD
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Jean McConville family launch civil action against PSNI & MoD

Aug 27th 2013, 2:16 PM 4,846 Views 30 Comments

The mother of ten was abducted, tortured and killed by the IRA in 1972. Her body was found in Louth ten years ago today.

VIDEO: When Muhammad Ali came to Ireland
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VIDEO: When Muhammad Ali came to Ireland

Dec 11th 2012, 9:00 PM 10,799 Views 16 Comments

Film tells story of how a circus strongman from Kerry brought ‘The Greatest’ to fight in Croke Park in 1972.

IOC against minute's silence for Munich victims
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# Refusal

IOC against minute's silence for Munich victims

Jul 22nd 2012, 8:08 PM 10,081 Views 55 Comments

The organisation’s president has dismissed calls for a minute’s silence to commemorate the event.

40 days to Euro 2012: Where did the Germans get such amazing jackets?
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# Euro Countdown

40 days to Euro 2012: Where did the Germans get such amazing jackets?

Apr 29th 2012, 10:27 AM 1,035 Views 0 Comments

Franz Beckenbauer lifted the cup for West Germany in 1972 but the real winner that day was fashion.

Northern Irish authorities look to US files in murder investigation
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Northern Irish authorities look to US files in murder investigation

Aug 23rd 2011, 4:28 PM 678 Views 1 Comment

US Federal Authorities seek Boston College’s confidential files on The Troubles for Northern Irish authorities.