Henry Cunningham

2023 Henry Cunningham Essay Competition

The Pat Finucane Centre is delighted to announce their final Henry Cunningham annual essay competition. This is part of a ten-year award project secured through the Department of Foreign Affairs in memory of Carndonagh teenager Henry Cunningham who was tragically killed in August 1973. This essay is...

Henry Cunningham Human Rights Essay Competition 2019

On August 9 1973 gunmen opened fire from a bridge over the M2 motorway at a van carrying workmen back to Donegal from a building site near Glengormley. 16 year Henry Cunningham was sitting in the front of the Bedford van when he was shot. He died soon after.

Anniversary of murder of Donegal teenager Henry Cunningham

August 1973-2016. Collusion issues to be raised in court in the coming weeks. UDR weapon used in motorway ambush.