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 […]

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In Their Footsteps

In Their Footsteps – 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 Action in Dublin on Saturday, 14 June 2014.   This date for has […]

Colin Wallace speaks at the Westminster book launch

A Few Words from Colin Wallace… and Aeschylus

I imagined that there were more than a few raised eyebrows in the offices of the Historical Enquiries Team, the Police Ombudsman and Chief Constable when the Irish News headlined with news that Colin Wallace was not only a close contact of mine but also had written the foreword to my book. Colin Wallace (right) […]

Michael Connarty, nephew of Philip Garry, the eldest victim of the McGurk's Bar bombing.

HET Shunts McGurk’s Bar Investigation BACK at the Police Ombudsman

The Historical Enquiries Team (HET) has finally completed the McGurk’s Bar Report… and referred it BACK to the Police Ombudsman. (Post on behalf of the McGurk’s Bar Commemoration Committee) On Thursday 6th December, Labour MP, Michael Connarty, urged the British Prime Minister to apologise to the families of the McGurk’s Bar victims and order a “proper investigation”. A […]

RUC Put Out False Story Within Hours of McGurk’s Bar Attack

Irish News exclsuive by Allison Morris, 28th October 2009 New documents relating to the McGurk’s bar bombing in 1971 show how the false claim that it was an ‘IRA own goal’ was being circulated within hours of the atrocity. Campaigners for victims of the loyalist attack, which claimed the lives of 15 innocent civilians including […]

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MI5 in the Frame for McGurk’s Disinformation

This latest archive find by the families, detailed below, is a HQNI INTSUM (Intelligence Summary) that records a second piece of British black propaganda and its attempts to brand the innocent victims terrorists. Spectacularly, in what must be a massive goof by the British Ministry of Defence, the families have been able to trace the […]

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MI5 Black Propaganda

This latest archive find (click here to read) is from a British army Headquarters Northern Ireland Intelligence Summary (HQNI INTSUM), dated 9th December 1971, 5 days after the McGurk’s Bar Massacre. It represents British black propaganda in stark terms as they seek to criminalize innocent civilians to fit twisted military strategy. HQNI INTSUMS were written […]

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Unmasking Lt. Col. Bernard Renouf Johnston

He was known only as INQ 1873 to the Saville inquiry into the mass murder of innocent civilians during Bloody Sunday. He was questioned regarding his role in PSYOPS. We have also uncovered archives that link him and his Information Policy unit to black propaganda in the aftermath of the McGurk’s Bar Massacre. Our extensive […]

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Police Ombudsman Fiasco

The release and abortion of the Police Ombudsman’s report (8.7.10) into the Royal Ulster Constabulary’s (RUC) investigation of the McGurk’s Bar Massacre was an ill-conceived, unmitigated fiasco. The report and their media stage-management was Kafkaesque at its most benign. The Police Ombudsman railroaded our families, many of whom are aged, into this very public miscarriage. […]

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Secret Documents Shed Light on Shadowy Force

Following from a lead story in the Irish News (Allison Morris, 3.3.10):   Army knew about two of the Disappeared 38 years ago The documents unearthed by Justice for the Forgotten and the Pat Finucane Centre and offered to the McGurk’s campaigners have proved invaluable to our research of the MRF (Irish News 3.3.10). Their […]

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