Northern Ireland

Episodes

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Programme Catalogue - Details: 1990102419901024

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SBH:Opening headlines R4 1800 Hrs News: Six soldiers & one civilian in N.

Ireland have been killed by so-called `proxy bombs' driven to army checkpoints.

PRE:"BBC News at Six o'clock".

"After the early morning bomb attacks in N.

Ireland, 6 soldiers are dead & a civilian who was forced to drive one of the bombs to its target is feared dead.

The IRA says it chose as its drivers contruction workers who had done jobs for the security forces...".

OTN:T 75780 TXN/TDT:R4 24-Oct-1990 CON:CRAWFORD Andrew (rdr)

Broadcast history

24 Oct 1990 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Andrew Crawford (rdr)

Notes: CAIRS 595551.

Programme Catalogue - Details: 1990102419901024

Description

SBH:News reports & comment after 6 soldiers & one civilian were murdered in IRA so-called `human bomb' attacks on army checkpoints in Newry & Londonderry.

Includes act.

of Commons statement by N./Ireland Sec.

Peter Brooke, who declares that the I.R.A.

have sunk to new levels of depravity & int.

with widow of coerced driver.

From R4 1800 Hrs News.

Broadcast history

24 Oct 1990 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Andrew Crawford (rdr)

Jeremy Cooke (Speaker)

Seamus Mallon (Speaker)

Ken Maginnis (Speaker)

Peter Brooke (Speaker)

Brian Rowan (Speaker)

Kathleen Gillespie (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 595628.

Programme Catalogue - Details: 1990102619901026

Description

SBH:Gerry Kelly relates how he was forced to drive to an army checkpoint in a car packed with IRA explosives.

Managed to shout a warning & free himself before it was too late.

Used in R4 2400 Hrs News.

OTN:90NT43/641 TXN/TDT:R4 26-Oct-1990 CON:KELLY Gerry (spkr)

Broadcast history

26 Oct 1990 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Gerry Kelly (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 595646.

Programme Catalogue - Details: 1996020919960209

Description

SBH:Headlines from R4 2200 Hrs News on The World Tonight: "The IRA ceasefire has ended with a huge explosion in the docklands area of the East End of London...".

Includes eye-witness accounts & reports.

Broadcast history

09 Feb 1996 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Robin Lustig (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 678563.