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Tag Archives: McGurk’s Bar

‘Agents of the state killed our brother’

The family of an Ardoyne teenager who was murdered by loyalist paramilitaries 38 years ago on Saturday (October 13) are to begin a campaign

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McGurks’ families urge unionists to support naming of development

The relative of a woman murdered in the McGurk’s Bar bombing has urged unionist councillors not to oppose plans to rename a North Belfast street in memory of the massacre. Two years ago the North Belfast News revealed that plans to call a newly built housing development close to the site of the bar bombing,

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Work begins on sculpture to commemorate McGurk’s dead

Work has begun on a sculpted relief recreation of McGurk’s Bar at the site of the UVF bomb which killed fifteen innocent people forty years ago.December 4 marks the fortieth anniversary of the bombing of the North Queen Street bar and to mark the occasion some of the families who lost loved ones have formed the McGurk’s Memorial Fund for a series of memorials.

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