The Troubles in Clady (Tyrone)

The Troubles in Clady (Tyrone)

The Troubles in Clady (Tyrone) recounts incidents during, and the effects of, The Troubles in Clady, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland.

1971

On the Ulster Defence Regiment Regimental Roll of Honour the first name is that of Private Winston Donnell of 6 UDR, shot dead at a vehicle checkpoint near Clady, County Tyrone, on 9 August 1971. The Regiment had been called out following the introduction of internment that day.

*10 December 1971 - Kenneth Smyth (28), a Protestant off duty member of the Ulster Defence Regiment, and Daniel McCormick (29), a Catholic ex-member of the Ulster Defence Regiment, were shot and killed by the Provisional Irish Republican Army while travelling to work in a car at Clady, near Strabane.

1973
*15 December 1973 - Jim Mc Ginn (20), Catholic IRA man killed when bomb he was carrying exploded prematurely on Clady bridge.

1988
*10 august 1988 - James Mc Philemy (20), Catholic INLA man shot dead by British troops in Cladys main Street.

References

* [http://www.army.mod.uk/royalirish/history/the_ulster_defence_regiment.htm Ulster Defence Regiment]
* [http://cain.ulst.ac.uk/sutton/chron/ NI Conflict Archive on the Internet]


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