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In the News: Meeting with the Chief Con

The Irish News has a report on our expected meeting with Chief Constable George Hamilton.   We will look forward to meeting A.S.A.P. RT “@ConnlaYoung: #McGurks Bar relatives call for @ChiefConPSNI meeting http://t.co/NCm6JOKF9x“ — Ciarán MacAirt (@ciaranmacairt) August 12, 2015 This followed the interrogation of the Chief Constable by family campaigner, Robert McClenaghan, which you […]

Facing the Questions of the Past

Families of those murdered in the 1971 McGurk’s Bar bombing are to ask the PSNI Chief Constable George Hamilton for a meeting following the debate held in St Mary’s College on Thursday 6th August, as part of Féile an Phobail. Robert Mc Clenaghan who spoke at the packed public meeting said: “It is very important […]

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Gerald Donaghey – Unfinished Business

Below is an excellent article by the Pat Finucane Centre and the continuing tragedy of Gerald Donaghey who was one of fourteen innocent victims killed on Bloody Sunday, 1972. The post also considers the malign testimony of Times journalist, John Chartres, who also had his bit part to play in the McGurk’s Bar disinformation. An […]

Chief Constable Matt Baggott oversaw the irrational HET report

Press Release: McGurk’s Bar Commemoration Committee

McGurk’s Bar Families Petition the Northern Ireland Policing Board on the Anniversary of the Atrocity Date: Thursday 4th December 2012 (the 43rd anniversary of the atrocity) Time: 2pm Place: Northern Ireland Policing Board, Waterside Tower, 31 Clarendon Road, Clarendon Dock, Belfast BT1 3BG Families of those murdered in the McGurk’s Bar massacre are petitioning the Policing Board […]

Undermining the Eyewitness to the McGurk’s Bar Attack

The Research Unit of the Government Information Service: Undermining the Eyewitness to the McGurk’s Bar Attack.   In a Judicial Review today (Friday 24th October 2014), our families and legal representatives, KRW Law, will challenge the irrational findings of what is the 4th Historical Enquiries Team report that we have seen. This latest report is completely at […]

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The Guerrilla Film Club Presents…

The Guerrilla Film Club will be hosting our film The McGurk’s Bar Bombing: Loss of Innocence at 7pm, Tuesday 2nd December in Conway Mill. A question and answer session will follow.   Made by local filmmakers, Northern Visions, and funded by the Community Relations Council, The McGurk’s Bar Bombing: Loss of Innocence features the family […]

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In Their Footsteps… at Stormont

Day of Action: In Their Footsteps Place: Stormont Date: Monday 20th October 2014 Time: 12pm-2pm   Our families intend to bring pressure on the Executive and the Irish and British governments to implement proposals for dealing with the past in line with the Haass proposals. We believe that all those who lost loved ones as a result […]

Chief Constable Matt Baggott oversaw the irrational HET report

Alex McLaughlin: the Death of an Activist

To sin by silence, when we should protest, Makes cowards out of men. Protest, Ella Wheeler Wilcox The McGurk’s Bar campaign has lost one of its leading lights. Alex McLaughlin, son of Thomas, has died and we are poorer for it.   His loss is unfathomable for family members but may they take comfort that […]

In Their Footsteps… Belfast Event

Journey with us as we walk… ‘In Their Footsteps’ Saturday 19th July at 2pm Kennedy Centre (map). The mission: We intend to mobilise families and individuals throughout Ireland who wish to pursue truth and justice for their loved ones killed and/or injured as a result of the conflict, to unite for a peaceful Day of […]

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