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# Bloody Sunday

Last week
19th November 2023 - 2nd December 2023
Bridge close to Croke Park renamed to commemorate events of Bloody Sunday in 1920
Fourteen people died in the Bloody Sunday shooting in Croke Park, including three children and Tipperary player Michael Hogan.
This year
Military hearsay statements can be used in Soldier F's Bloody Sunday trial, judge rules
Former paratrooper Soldier F is accused of murdering James Wray and William McKinney in 1972.
Victims campaigner who witnessed Bloody Sunday shootings declines MBE
‘Not too long ago, one of the soldiers actually involved in Bloody Sunday got an MBE… There’s nothing at all that would make me want to accept that.’
Last year
Prosecution of Soldier F over Bloody Sunday murders resumes
The former paratrooper is accused of the murders of James Wray and William McKinney in 1972.
Resumption of Bloody Sunday prosecution delayed for 24 hours after court mix-up
Former paratrooper Soldier F is facing two counts of murder and five counts of attempted murder.
Judge quashes decision not to proceed with Soldier F Bloody Sunday prosecution
Bloody Sunday families had challenged a number of decisions not to prosecute taken by the PPS.
Peadar Tóibín names Soldier F under parliamentary privilege in the Dáil
Soldier F faced murder charges for his role on Bloody Sunday.
An expression of anger: The burning of the British Embassy in Dublin after Bloody Sunday
The embassy became a focal point for demonstrators after the British Army killed 13 people in Derry.
'A terrible atrocity': Thousands attend Bloody Sunday memorial to remember victims
Several events are taking place in Derry to commemorate victims on the 50th anniversary of the massacre.
Relatives of those killed and injured on Bloody Sunday attended a remembrance walk to honour those who died
Micheál Martin took part in the remembrance walk and laid a wreath at a ceremony held afterwards
President Higgins will later say the tragic events of 50 years ago today "reverberated across this island and around the world"
Bloody Sunday 50: The long and continuing fight for justice
Bloody Sunday took music out of our house, brother of victim says
Bloody Sunday 50: The long and continuing fight for justice
A major memorial event is to take place in the city today.
Bloody Sunday took music out of our house, brother of victim says
William McKinney was shot dead on Bloody Sunday 50 years ago.
Bloody Sunday: How day of violence unfolded
Two policemen had been murdered in the city three days before soldiers opened fire on civil rights demonstrators.
'It is never too late': Bloody Sunday families say battle for justice goes on after 50 years
Relatives of several of those shot half a century ago have expressed doubts that they will ever be able to secure convictions.
Michael D Higgins, Micheál Martin and Jeremy Corbyn to feature in Bloody Sunday commemorations
Micheál Martin will lay a wreath at the memorial to the victims of the tragedy.
Parachute Regiment flags appear in Derry ahead of 50th anniversary of Bloody Sunday
SDLP leader Colum Eastwood said the flags are “an insult to the survivors of Bloody Sunday and the victims’ families”.
All time
SDLP leader received death threats after naming Soldier F
Colum Eastwood used parliamentary privilege to name the veteran who cannot be named for legal reasons.
SDLP leader names 'Soldier F' under parliamentary privilege in House of Commons
Soldier F has been facing charges of murder on Bloody Sunday in Derry in 1972.
Halt to Soldier F's Bloody Sunday prosecution to be delayed pending challenge
The veteran has been facing charges of murdering James Wray and William McKinney on Bloody Sunday.
What caused landmark legacy prosecutions against former British soldiers to collapse?
A judge’s ruling in the trial over the 1972 murder of Joe McCann has led to two other cases unravelling.
Bloody Sunday families to challenge decision against ex-soldier prosecutions
The judicial review challenge has been listed for hearing for five days beginning on 20 September.
Court awards over €300,000 to family of only woman shot and injured on Bloody Sunday in 1972
Margaret (Peggy) Deery died in 1988 after suffering throughout her life with the physical and mental impact of the shooting.
Committal proceedings against ex-soldier charged with Bloody Sunday murder begin
Soldier F is accused of murdering James Wray and William McKinney on 30 January 1972.
British concerned Ireland could 'exaggerate' 1997 Famine apology to draw parallel with Bloody Sunday
Tony Blair received a ‘warm’ welcome for the apology made in Cork in 1997.
Tipperary will revert to blue and gold jerseys for All-Ireland semi-final
The Premier County will take on Mayo in their final-four clash.
Decision on Tipperary's jersey for All-Ireland semi-finals to be made this week
The Premier will retain the white and green strip for the 2021 season.
'I watched the Brendan Gleeson piece and it hit home' - the making of the 1920 commemoration
Michael Foley and Robert Smith look back at what was a stunning tribute to Bloody Sunday at the weekend.
Watching the haunting Bloody Sunday centenary commemoration at a dark and silent Croke Park
The GAA poignantly remembered the 14 people who were killed on a harrowing afternoon 100 years ago.
'Profound sadness and outrage': 14 victims of Bloody Sunday remembered 100 years on
Only a limited number of people could attend the event at Croke Park but the GAA encouraged people to light a candle in their homes.
Bloody Sunday: How the senseless attack in Croke Park hastened the end of British rule
We take a look at the events of that day, using newspaper reports and archive material.
Donal Fallon: 100 years on from the IRA assassinations of Bloody Sunday morning, mysteries remain
The historian sets the scene of the morning of that fateful day 100 years ago today and the killings that preceded the Croke Park massacre.
Here are the jerseys Dublin and Tipperary will wear to mark Bloody Sunday centenary
Both counties line out in provincial finals this weekend, 100 years on from the darkest day in GAA history.
Tipperary to wear green and white jersey in Munster final to coincide with Bloody Sunday anniversary
The jersey will feature an image of Michael Hogan on the sleeve along with the official Tipperary and GAA crests.
Families of Bloody Sunday victims 'deeply disappointed' as decision not to prosecute 15 British soldiers is upheld
The range of potential offences included murder, attempted murder and causing grievous bodily injury with intent.
The McGrath factor, Tipperary double bid and remembering local heroes from Bloody Sunday 1920
Loughmore-Castleiney chase Tipperary senior double glory in a special year of commemoration in the GAA.
Ceremonial 'finishing of the match' one of many tributes as GAA set to honour Bloody Sunday centenary
The Association launched a major initiative to remember the 14 victims today.
'Get real': Bloody Sunday families furious at delay in choosing venue for Soldier F trial
Families of victims insist any trial must be heard in Derry.
Bloody Sunday, ballot boxes and the death of Terence MacSweeney: Ireland's dramatic year of 1920
1920 is a year that shaped the island of Ireland in ways we still see today, historian Donal Fallon writes.
Headstones erected at unmarked graves of 1920 Bloody Sunday victims
Eight of the 14 people killed by British soldiers at the historic GAA ground in Dublin were laid to rest in unmarked graves.
McDonald's apologises for Bloody Sunday reference in Portuguese Halloween ice cream ad
The two-for-one sundae advertisements appeared in Portugal this week.
Thousands protest in London against ‘Soldier F’ prosecution over Bloody Sunday deaths
Soldier F is charged with the murder of William McKinney, 27, and 22-year-old James Wray