Less than 36 hours after the McGurk’s Bar Massacre, the Prime Minister of the Orange statelet carried the black propaganda across to Britain.
Brian Faulkner met with British Home Secretary, Reginald Maudling, and parroted the RUC disinformation at the same time as admitting that he had interfered in a live police investigation.
On Monday 6th December, less than 48 hours after the McGurk’s Bar Massacre, the Newsletter published disinformation from the RUC.
What is more sinister about this is that the present day investigations by the likes of the failed Historical Enquiries Team tried to say that there was no proof that the Royal Ulster Constabulary […]
Senior Ammunition Technical Officer (ATO), Major Bernard Calladene (1), completed a standard British army pro forma (access the redacted version here) when his ATOs returned from the McGurk’s Bar bombing site. Calladene was not present at the scene of the McGurk’s explosion.
It records that the attending ATOs, Sergeant Crisp and Captain Mendham (2), stipulate that […]
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 […]
Two days after the McGurk’s Bar atrocity, Brian Faulkner, Northern Ireland Prime Minister at the time, flew to meet with Reginald Maudling, British Home Secretary, for what would have been crunch talks on security.
The startling notes of the meeting, discovered by Pat Finucane Centre at Kew National Archives, show in stark terms how […]
For such a short article, its words resounded as I worked this evening, and not only because it recounted the funerals of six of the fifteen victims of the McGurk’s Bar bombing including my own grandmother, Kathleen Irvine.
Blogger John Ó Néill sent me this article from The Irish Times of Wednesday 8th […]
Disinformation in The Times newspaper, by John Chartres
John Chartres was the “independent witness” to the infamous Widgery Report in the aftermath of Bloody Sunday which sought to exonerate 1 Para for their murders on 30th January 1972.
Chartres testified that he witnessed nail bombs in the pockets of one of the teenage dead, Gerald Donaghey, […]
Our statement in full:
The Historical Enquiries Team (HET) has reviewed the RUC investigation into the McGurk’s Bar massacre of 4th December 1971. Its report was completed in December 2012 but its release has been blocked by the Chief Constable of the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI).
Despite repeated requests and talks with the […]