Dublin and Monaghan bombings
|Dublin and Monaghan bombings|
|Part of the Troubles|
|Location||Dublin and Monaghan,|
Republic of Ireland
|Date||17 May 1974 |
5.28 pm, 5.30 pm, 5.32 pm; 6.58 pm IST (UTC+01:00)
|4 car bombs|
|Weapons||ANFO car bombs|
(26 in Dublin, 7 in Monaghan)
|Perpetrators||Ulster Volunteer Force|
The Dublin and Monaghan bombings happened in Dublin and Monaghan, Republic of Ireland on 17 May 1974. The Ulster Volunteer Force used 3 car bombs in Dublin and another one in Monaghan to kill 33 people and injure nearly 300 others. The bombings were the deadliest attack in the Troubles. It was also the deadliest attack in the Republic of Ireland's history.
Sources[change | change source]
- Barron Report:
- "Interim Report of the Independent Commission of Inquiry into the Dublin and Monaghan Bombings" (PDF). Joint Committee on Justice, Equality, Defence and Women's Rights. December 2003.
- Committee on Justice, Equality, Defence and Women's Rights (2004). "Proceedings of the Sub-Committee on the Barron Report". Oireachtas. Retrieved 5 February 2014.CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)
- "Final Report" (PDF). 31 March 2004.
References[change | change source]
- "Call for probe of British link to 1974 bombs". RTÉ News. 17 May 2008.
- Dublin-Monaghan bombs
- "UK urged to Release Dublin and Monaghan Bombing Files". The Irish Times. 17 May 2017. Retrieved 27 April 2018.
- Oireachtas Sub-Committee report on the Barron Report (2004), p.25