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The Gibraltar Shooting, Milltown Cemetery Attack and Corporal Killings

The Troubles Podcast

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Episode  ·  26:15  ·  Jun 16, 2020


Though the IRA attacked places in northern Ireland and the United Kingdom, they sometimes ventured further and their plan to bomb the British Overseas Territory of Gibraltar is one such example. What happened in Gibraltar, and the chain of killings that followed in Northern Ireland, is one of the most shocking examples of the tit for tat violence that encapsulated the darkest days of the troubles in Northern Ireland.Sources and Further Reading:Documentary about Mairead Farrell (Irish language with English Subtitles)https://ifiplayer.ie/mairead_farrell/Death on the Rock Full Documentaryhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cE_0M_pzzUIRTE article about Haughey's reluctance to allow the bodies of the three to be flown into Dublin Airporthttps://www.rte.ie/news/2017/0825/899858-haughey-archive-papers/Article about the inquest into the killing of the Gibraltar threehttps://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2015/oct/01/ira-killings-gibraltar-sas-1988Yellow Card Rules for the British Army during conflicthttps://alphahistory.com/northernireland/british-army-instructions-opening-fire-1973/Guide on Article 2 of the European Convention on Human Rightshttps://www.echr.coe.int/Documents/Guide_Art_2_ENG.pdfFootage minutes before the Corporeal killingshttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZV3z9H6OyXoAnother Documentary about the three events:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8m8WCAHpD_IArticle about the Corporeal Killings (Warning, graphic images)https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/fr-alec-reid-death-it-was-a-photo-that-shocked-the-world-but-from-that-dark-day-a-sliver-of-light-appeared-on-the-horizon-29777931.html See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.This show is part of the Spreaker Prime Network, if you are interested in advertising on this podcast, contact us at https://www.spreaker.com/show/4834164/advertisement

26m 15s  ·  Jun 16, 2020

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