The families of those killed and injured in the McGurk’s Bar Massacre will be holding a a series of events to commemorate the 40th Anniversary of the bombing on Saturday 3rd December (the attack occurred on Saturday 4th December 1971 though). This is a public, cross-community event so please feel free to pay us a visit at any stage during the night.
700 pm Commemorative Mass at St Patrick’s Church, Donegall Street
745 pm Solemn procession from the Church to the site of the bomb in North Queen Street
800 pm Gathering at the site
815 pm Welcome/Fáilte, Context of the bombing
Prayers by local Catholic Priest and Protestant Minister
Unveiling of our commemorative mural-relief
847 pm Two minutes’ silence to coincide with the time that the bomb exploded on that Saturday night
900 pm Exhibition of our Campaign for Truth in nearby St Kevin’s Hall
We hope to meet you there.