Speaking for Myself

Screenshot from TaRP Zoom event with Richard Moore and Anne Morgan

The blinding of schoolboy, Richard Moore, and the ‘Disappearing’ of Seamus Ruddy

Continuing our ‘Speaking for Myself’ series, our Witnesses are Richard Moore, whose young life was changed forever on Thursday May 4th 1972; as he ran past an army lookout post on his way home from school, a British army officer fired a rubber bullet at point blank range into his… Read More »The blinding of schoolboy, Richard Moore, and the ‘Disappearing’ of Seamus Ruddy

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“If the whole point of Kingsmill was to hate Catholics, it didn’t work” – Becca Smith, Feb 2nd 2021

Sarah Convery whose three uncles were murdered at their home in Whitecross, County Armagh on January 4th 1976 – John-Martin and Brian died at the scene and Anthony died a month later – and Becca Smith whose uncle, John McConville, was murdered the following day, January 5th 1976 along with… Read More »“If the whole point of Kingsmill was to hate Catholics, it didn’t work” – Becca Smith, Feb 2nd 2021

Screenshot from TaRP Zoom event on Ariana Grande Manchester Arena and Westminster Bridge Terrorist Attack

Ariana Grande Manchester Arena and Westminster Bridge Terrorist Attacks and ‘The Troubles’

Travis Frain, who was injured in a terrorist attack on London’s Westminster Bridge on March 22nd 2017 and Figen Murray whose son, Martin, was murdered at Manchester Arena following an Ariana Grande concert on May 22nd 2017, talk to Joe Campbell whose father, RUC Sergeant, Joseph Campbell, was murdered in… Read More »Ariana Grande Manchester Arena and Westminster Bridge Terrorist Attacks and ‘The Troubles’

Columba McVeigh was buried in a secret grave… Stan Carberry’s father was shot by the British army

Continuing our ‘Speaking for Myself’ series, our Witnesses are Oliver McVeigh whose brother, Columba McVeigh, was ‘disappeared’ by The IRA in 1975 and Stan Carberry, whose father, a member of The IRA, was shot dead by the British army in 1972. Our Panelists are Paul Finnegan, a community leader in… Read More »Columba McVeigh was buried in a secret grave… Stan Carberry’s father was shot by the British army

Screenshot from TaRP Zoom call with Paul Gallagher and Hazel Deeney

Paul was shot six times with an automatic weapon and Hazel’s husband joined The UVF at sixteen

Continuing our ‘Speaking for Myself’ series, our Witnesses are Paul Gallagher who has been confined to a wheelchair since gunmen in Belfast shot him when they were unable to find his neighbour and Hazel Deeney whose husband, Trevor, was buried on the day the Good Friday Agreement was signed. Our… Read More »Paul was shot six times with an automatic weapon and Hazel’s husband joined The UVF at sixteen

Screengrap from TaRP Zoom call with Bernie McKearney and Victor Montgomery

‘Every so often, I meet young people in Belfast and their regret is that they’ve missed the war’

Continuing our ‘Speaking for Myself’ series, our Witnesses are Bernie McKearney, who lost her father, mother and husband to ‘The Troubles’, and Victor Montgomery, who lost his two brothers to the same conflict. Our Panelists are Rev. Chris Hudson, Minister of All Souls Presbyterian Church in Belfast, who acted as… Read More »‘Every so often, I meet young people in Belfast and their regret is that they’ve missed the war’

Screenshot of TaRP Zoom event with Witnesses Amanda Doherty and Danny Toland

The murders of an eight-year-old child and a popular Derry publican

Eight-year-old Oran Doherty, murdered in The Omagh Bombing, was buried in his Celtic FC strip… Not only did they murder the popular Derry publican, John Toland, his killers also tried to destroy his reputation. The Witnesses at this Tarp event are Amanda Doherty, whose brother, Oran, was murdered in the… Read More »The murders of an eight-year-old child and a popular Derry publican

Screenshot from TaRP Zoom event with Witnesses Ann Travers and Seamus McDonald

The murder of Ann Travers’ sister, Mary, and Seamus McDonald’s Parents, Mervyn and Rosaleen

After the gunman murdered her father, he wrenched the six-month-old baby girl from her mother’s arms, placed her beside her two-year-old brother on the family sofa and murdered her mother… Mary was a twenty-two-year-old teacher when she was murdered on her way home from Mass. “Speaking for Myself” is a… Read More »The murder of Ann Travers’ sister, Mary, and Seamus McDonald’s Parents, Mervyn and Rosaleen