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Sean Dalton- Fact file

Sean Dalton died when an IRA booby trapped bomb exploded on 31st August 1988 in Kildrum Gardens in Creggan, Derry. Sheila Lewis was also killed instantly, and Gerard Curran died of his injuries 7 months later. They had gone to check on a neighbour who hadn’t been seen in a few days, and on entering...

In Their Footsteps- iMAGINE Belfast

This exhibition comprises pairs of shoes donated by families who lost a loved one during the conflict, or individuals who were seriously injured during the conflict. Each pair of shoes is accompanied by a small note about the person the empty shoes represent. What is unique about this exhibition is...

Report Launch: Protestant Migration from the West Bank of Derry / Londonderry 1969-1980

Why did members of the Protestant/ Unionist/Loyalist (PUL) community leave the west bank of Derry in their thousands since the late 1960s? The PFC posed this thorny question in a multilingual Political Guide to Derry published by the Centre in 1992. Some have argued that Protestants living on the we...

"London Has Serious Questions to Answer": Tyrone Man Orphaned by Glenanne Gang

Eamon Devlin and his two brothers and sister, Patricia, were orphaned when their parents were gunned down by the Glenanne Gang. A UDR soldier was later convicted although his military status was suppressed from the courts, the public and the bereaved family. Another UDR soldier was also a prime susp...

Q & A - Is there a witch-hunt against ex British soldiers?

A quick question and answer guide to the current debate around prosecutions of former soldiers, 'letters of comfort' and the alleged 'witch-hunt'. (Updated February 2018)

Bloody Sunday Memorial Lecture: Professor Phil Scraton

Fractured Lives, Dissenting Voices, Recovering Truth : Hillsborough activist Professor Phil Scraton reflects on four decades of in-depth research into deaths involving state institutions – Hillsborough, Prisons and Ireland – focusing on his work with the bereaved, survivors and their advocates.

Rewriting History on Film: Panel discussion with Jimmy McGovern, Sean Murray & Eimhear O'Neill

PFC REMEMBERS NEW SINN FEIN COUNCILLOR'S GRANDFATHER

As Sinn Fein prepares to co-opt Ryan Murphy onto Belfast City Council, the PFC remembers his grandfather, Terry McCafferty, who was shot dead by the UDA in Newtownabbey using a gun taken from a British Army base in Lurgan in 1972. The same weapon was used to kill 16-year-old Henry Cunningham on his...

'No amnesty' call for British soldiers from Protestant victim's daughter

Daughter of Robert Ritchie McKinnie, shot dead by a member of the Parachute Regiment in the Shankill area of Belfast in September 1972, says there should be no amnesty for soldiers involved in fatal shootings.

Minister for Foreign Affairs Accepted "Every Word" That Officers Suspected of Collusion in Murder of Pat Finucane Would Be Arrrested

In 1991, the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Gerry Collins, accepted without question the RUC Chief Constable, Sir Jack Hermon's assurances that any officer suspected of collusion in the murder of Pat Finucane would be arrested.