Protestant Paramilitaries in Northern Ireland, 1969-1992

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Northern Ireland has been the scene of a violent conflict between Catholics and Protestants for the past thirty years. Each side in the conflict has its own paramilitary or terrorist groups.

The Catholic terrorists, the Irish Republican Army (IRA), are well known. However, the Protestant community produced its own band of terrorists who are responsible for about one third of deaths related to Author: Robert E.

Rose. The Red Hand book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Since the start of the Troubles in Northern Ireland, working-class Protestant /5(1). Get this from a library. The red hand: Protestant paramilitaries in Northern Ireland. [Steve Bruce] -- Self-proclaimed defenders of Ulster, condemned by their opponents as thugs and murderers, Protestant paramilitaries have been responsible for around half of the civilian casualties in Ulster.

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Many books have been written on loyalist paramilitaries,but this balanced account was rare when it was published in Loyalist (protestant) paramilitaries are usually portrayed as fascist psychopaths,but this book makes quite clear the northern ireland situation is far more s: Protestant Paramilitaries in Northern Ireland.

Country by Michael Hughes Narratives in Northern Ireland are all about who is telling the story and what historical precedents they can muster in its defence: the Irish are born myth-makers. Ulster loyalism is the political movement for maintaining Northern Ireland within the United most unionists, loyalists are attached to the British monarchy, support the continued existence of Northern Ireland, and oppose a united loyalism has been described as a kind of ethnic nationalism and "a variation of British nationalism".

Buy The Red Hand: Protestant Paramilitaries in Northern Ireland By Steve Bruce. Available in used condition with free delivery in the US. ISBN: Protestant Paramilitaries in Northern Ireland As the war raged on, the nine-county province of Ulster - refashioned in as the six counties of Northern Ireland - was flooded with images of masculine military heroism.

Soldiers, veterans, and paramilitaries became the most visible and potent incarnation of manhood on. With hindsight, the collapse of the British Empire and the emergence of the civil rights movement meant “the s should have been a turning point for working-class Protestants in Northern Ireland.

3 John Newsinger, ‘From Counter-Insurgency to Internal Security: Northern Ireland –’, Small Wars and Insurgencies 6/1 (Spring ) p 4 See for example Steve Bruce, The Red Hand: Protestant Paramilitaries in Northern Ireland (Oxford: Oxford University Press ).

It’s difficult to know who has won and who has lost. The emergence of hardline, violent loyalist and republican groups turned parts of Ireland, Northern Ireland and the UK into a warzone. British soldiers patrolled the streets of Northern Ireland, stirring tensions higher- and paramilitary groups targeted UK buildings and civilians.

Thousands. Paramilitaries in the Northern Ireland Troubles, - Paramilitaries in the Troubles The conflict in Northern Ireland during the late 20th century is known as the Troubles.

From the late s tothe Northern Ireland conflict (also known as the Troubles), was a civil war between Irish republican groups, who wanted Northern Ireland to leave the United Kingdom and unite with the Republic of Ireland, and Ulster loyalist groups, who wanted Northern Ireland to remain part of the UK.

The origin of the conflict occurred during the Irish revolutionary period of the. This is Belfast, Northern Ireland. The scene of some truly ugly clashes between Catholics and Protestants. Often cited as evidence that Christianity inevitably causes division and bloodshed.

But, it’s complicated. The period known as “the Troubles” began in and lasted for 30 years. The Troubles (Irish: Na Trioblóidí) was an ethno-nationalist conflict in Northern Ireland during the late 20th century. Also known internationally as the Northern Ireland conflict, it is sometimes described as an "irregular war" or "low-level war".

The conflict began in the late s and is usually deemed to have ended with the Good Friday Agreement of The sheer scale and duration of Northern Ireland’s ‘Troubles’, with people killed ( civilians) injured, between andmake this conflict as one of the most lethal episodes of contention in post-war Western Europe.

McPhilemy's premise: A secret alliance of 50 to 60 individuals from Northern Ireland's business, political, religious and academic elite conspired with police officials and Protestant paramilitary. Between andthe period of most convulsive violence, nearly 1, people were killed in Northern Ireland, many of them slain by.

Book Review: Northern Ireland’s Ghosts, Living in Plain Sight. mounted an armed resistance against British rule and the Protestant community of Northern Ireland that governed the region. Complicating matters, the Protestant community organized its own paramilitaries to resist the Catholic movement.

This book took me a fair while to read, and to be honest I found it a bit of a slog for a number of reasons. Originally published inMcKay set out to give Protestants from Northern Ireland the chance to have their viewpoint represented, giving exposure to opinions supposedly ignored by mainstream media/5(7).

In Northern Ireland, the Irish Gaelic language has traditionally been a largely Catholic pursuit. The overwhelming majority of the 5, children in Irish-language education hail from nationalist.

InProtestant paramilitaries barged into a crowded pub in a place called Loughinisland in County Down. A World Cup match between Italy and Ireland.

An Early Attempt. A serious attempt to bring about a resolution to the conflict was made in when British and Irish prime ministers Margaret Thatcher and Garrett Fitzgerald signed the Anglo-Irish Agreement, which recognized for the first time the Republic of Ireland's right to have a consultative role in the affairs of Northern Ireland.

However, Protestant politicians who opposed the. In Northern Ireland, Getting Past the Troubles A decade after Protestants and Catholics agreed on a peace treaty, both sides are adjusting to a hopeful new reality. 2 days ago  A report by Northern Ireland’s police ombudsman said the police investigation was undermined by a desire to protect informants inside outlawed paramilitary groups.

'The Troubles' - Suggested Reading The following contains suggested reading on the topics of the Northern Ireland conflict and politics in the region.

The list is a. Northern Ireland is a part of the United Kingdom with a population divided along ethno-religious lines between Protestant unionists who want to remain a part of the UK and Catholic nationalists. The British Government outlawed Northern Ireland's largest Protestant paramilitary organization today, describing it as an illegal enterprise committed to "criminal terrorist acts.".

He soon came across Nelson, a fanatical and sectarian Protestant from Belfast's Shankill Road, who was recruited in by British military intelligence. The “lads” meaning, of course, the Irish Republican Army, which from to fought a bitter war against Protestant loyalist paramilitaries and the British Army—all for the quixotic goal of reuniting the six counties of Northern Ireland with the Republic of Ireland, which didn’t want them.

Increased paramilitary violence may or may not follow the U.K.’s eventual withdrawal from the EU, but the problems that gave birth to this new generation of militant republicans show no signs of abating. Regardless of how Brexit turns out, republican paramilitaries have again become a fixture of life in Northern Ireland.

Sir John has been investigating collusion between the security services and loyalist (Protestant) paramilitaries in Northern Ireland for 14 years. This is his third inquiry.

To be fair their is a book that I own " Lethal Allies British Collusion in Ireland" Anne Cadwallader Mercier Press about British collaportion with Protestant death squads.

Using death squads composed of civilians and police to commit extrajudicial killings is nothing new and occurred in the US in Philadelphia, Mississippi in   Police Service of Northern Ireland officers look at a burnt car in the Ardoyne area of north Belfast inafter Catholic and Protestant rioters clashed with police overnight.

(Peter Morrison. G erry Armstrong whose year-old brother Paul was beaten and then shot dead in said it would be "an obscene insult to innocent victims" if the Government agreed to the paramilitary.

Northern Ireland has been the scene of a violent conflict between Catholics and Protestants for the past thirty years. Each side in the conflict has its own paramilitary or terrorist groups. The Catholic terrorists, the Irish Republican Army (IRA), are well known.

BELFAST, Northern Ireland (AP) — The border was drawn insplitting communities and sometimes property, as the British government sought to create a home for the majority Protestant population of Northern Ireland at a time when the largely Catholic Republic of Ireland.

Infive of Northern Ireland’s main political parties and the British and Irish governments signed the Good Friday Agreement. Police reform was central to .

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