McGurk's Bar family members meet Jim O'Callaghan TD, Justice and Equality Spokesperson

McGurk’s Bar Families Meet With Fianna Fáil Justice and Equality Spokesperson

Fianna Fáil Justice and Equality Spokesperson, Jim O Callaghan TD, met members of the McGurk’s Bar families in Leinster House.  After the meeting with the Justice and Equality Spokesperson yesterday (Monday 20th March 2017), Robert Mc Clenaghan said: Today’s meeting was important for us to present our case for a fresh Inquest to Fianna Fáil front […]

McGurk’s Bar Families Give New Evidence to the Police Ombudsman

Relatives of the McGurk’s Bar bombing victims have told the Police Ombudsman that documents they have obtained contain evidence of security force collusion in the attack. Family members of some of the 15 people killed in the 1971 loyalist blast in Belfast met with representatives of the Police Ombudsman’s office to press for a new investigation. […]

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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 […]

Amnesty International - Northern Ireland: Time To Deal with the Past

Amnesty International and McGurk’s Bar

In June 2012, we met with renowned researchers from Amnesty International and told them our story. They went away and investigated the service journey we have suffered with the state authorities. In September of this year, Amnesty International released Northern Ireland: Time to Deal With The Past, a withering indictment of the state’s failure to […]

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Call to Action for the McGurk’s Bar Campaign

The next meeting of the McGurk’s Bar commemoration committee will be held on Saturday 26th January at 1pm in North Belfast. The committee will be discussing plans for the campaign in 2013, including the exciting release of a docu-film which we have been working on over the past year. The film, Loss of Innocence, is made […]

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