McGurk’s Presentation at Féile an Phobail
My name is Ciarán MacAirt. I am a grandson of John and Kathleen Irvine. Kitty, as her friends and familyRead more.
Shared Experiences and Dealing With the Past
Belfast Féile and the Ballymurphy Campaigners have given me a great honour: they have kindly asked me to attend and present at anRead more.
1971: Missed Opportunities and Ceding the Maiden City
Whilst researching the McGurk’s Bar Massacre within British Governmental and military archives, I discovered secret documents that give a startlingRead more.
Counting the Cost of the Culture Club
As with every July before it, this July has descended into dispute, counter-protest, violence and thuggery. In the eye of this yearly maelstromRead more.
What’s in a Name?
Last year the community in the shadow of St. Patrick’s church wished to bestow on us a grand tribute toRead more.
Chief Constable Baggott’s Statement
Below is a statement from the Chief Constable’s office forwarded to me by a BBC reporter. As far as IRead more.
McGurk’s Families’ Press Statement
Following the publication in February of the Police Ombudsman’s report into the RUC investigation of the McGurk’s Massacre, the ChiefRead more.