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Application to the Attorney General pursuant to section 14 of the Coroners Act (NI) 1959) in relation to the McGurk’s Bar bombing on 4th December 1971. An application to the Attorney General to direct the Coroners Service to conduct a fresh Inquest into the deaths of those who died in the bombing of McGurk…(Read More)

Irish writer, Ciarán MacAirt, is author of The McGurk’s Bar Bombing: Collusion, Cover-Up and a Campaign for Truth. His book is available now for download from Amazon’s Kindle Store

So you think you live in a society that would never condone state cover-up of child rape and its use as a honey-pot for paedo-informants? Wrong. Colin Wallace slams the Historic Institutional Abuse Inquiry in a hard-hitting rebuttal and asks a few difficult questions – download. #Kincora: HIA report on…(Read More)

Irish writer, Ciarán MacAirt, is author of The McGurk’s Bar Bombing: Collusion, Cover-Up and a Campaign for Truth. His book is available now for download from Amazon’s Kindle Store

Statement issued by Colin Wallace following the publication of the Historical Institutional Abuse Inquiry Report. Although I initially offered to give evidence to the Inquiry, I later decided not to, mainly on the grounds that the Government repeatedly refused to give it the same legal powers as the corresponding Inquiry in London. I believe that…(Read More)

Irish writer, Ciarán MacAirt, is author of The McGurk’s Bar Bombing: Collusion, Cover-Up and a Campaign for Truth. His book is available now for download from Amazon’s Kindle Store

Titanic Towns

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A day of firsts. For a start, my first cycle in Maigh Eo – from one Titanic town to another. I pushed out to Addergoole and swept down to the shores of Conn. I looped back to Leathardán which gave me the opportunity to stop for the first time at the memorials there. One commemorating…(Read More)

Irish writer, Ciarán MacAirt, is author of The McGurk’s Bar Bombing: Collusion, Cover-Up and a Campaign for Truth. His book is available now for download from Amazon’s Kindle Store

Overheard on the bus. Seriously. “Have you got your Easter Lily yet?” “Nah. Not yet.” *pause* “You know why it’s shaped like a fanny, don’t you?” *pause* “What?” “The Easter Lily badge. You know why it’s shaped like a fanny?” “Shaped like a fanny? What are you talking about?” “It’s shaped…(Read More)

Irish writer, Ciarán MacAirt, is author of The McGurk’s Bar Bombing: Collusion, Cover-Up and a Campaign for Truth. His book is available now for download from Amazon’s Kindle Store

The New Lodge 6 Massacre on 3rd February 1973 began with the assassination of two teenagers outside Lynch’s Bar at the top of the New Lodge Road in what seemed to be a random sectarian drive-by shooting. Secret British files, published here for the first time, provide evidence of assassination by state forces…(Read More)

Irish writer, Ciarán MacAirt, is author of The McGurk’s Bar Bombing: Collusion, Cover-Up and a Campaign for Truth. His book is available now for download from Amazon’s Kindle Store

Spotlight NI tonight (8th December 2015) investigates whether secret government files are hidden because of British national security or shame regarding Britain’s dirty war in the north of Ireland. The investigation features brave families whose loved ones were killed during the conflict, but whose stories have been covered up by the state for generations…(Read More)

Irish writer, Ciarán MacAirt, is author of The McGurk’s Bar Bombing: Collusion, Cover-Up and a Campaign for Truth. His book is available now for download from Amazon’s Kindle Store

The British media has outdone itself in its ongoing prostitution of the English language as the word “independent” rarely rings as hollow… unless, of course, the British government is involved. The British government has commissioned “an independent assessment of paramilitary organisations in Northern Ireland”, reports the BBC. The British government has announced “the creation of…(Read More)

Irish writer, Ciarán MacAirt, is author of The McGurk’s Bar Bombing: Collusion, Cover-Up and a Campaign for Truth. His book is available now for download from Amazon’s Kindle Store

What wonders he saw in the hours before he was killed. What horrors too.   Rifleman Robert Arthurs of the 1st Battalion of the Royal Irish Rifles died one hundred years ago today fighting at the Battle of Neuve-Chapelle. Robert is my great-great uncle.   I woke up thinking about him in that…(Read More)

Irish writer, Ciarán MacAirt, is author of The McGurk’s Bar Bombing: Collusion, Cover-Up and a Campaign for Truth. His book is available now for download from Amazon’s Kindle Store
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