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Listing of Programmes for the Year: 1989 96 Programmes

Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
In Tyrone a Sinn Fein election worker survives Loyalist murder bid, thanks to his mother, John Rush was wounded in the leg. Film report with his sister Renee Horsfields eye-witness account. Report on take-over speculation concerning the Belfast newsletter. Derry arms find.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Thu 5th Jan 1989
Duration: minutes
4 mins 30 secs
DVD No.
D01210
Tape No.
90
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
2199



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
Disaster on flight BD92, forty-six dead as Belfast (London plane) crashes. Thatcher and King visit the scene. Film reports from scene, on rescue operation, local hospitals disaster plans operational. The pilot survived. Eye-witness accounts, and survivors tell what they saw, British Midland Chief gives casualty figures. Profile of the flight route going five years now. Film report gives time line of events. Other fatal crashes in 1953, 1956. Sabotage ruled out, Peter Viggers (N.Ireland Office Minister).
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Mon 9th Jan 1989
Duration: minutes
13 mins 3 secs
DVD No.
D01210
Tape No.
90
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
2200



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
In Smithfield market Ian Catney (27) (RC) shot dead by Loyalist gun men. Film report with Paul Lawrence (RUC Insp.).

In March 1987 he was shot in New Barnsley during INLA feud, his cousin Kevin McQuillan (IRSP spokesman) denies he had any connection. Car bomb attack on Crumlin Road courthouse, last Monday Dungannon courthouse bombed. Film report with hospital patients views of the matter. Then Bishop C.Daly views.

Funeral of Harry Keyes (36) (Ex-RUC) man killed in Donegal at his girlfriends house. Bishop Brian Hennon (Church of Ireland)comments. Then Canon Tom Moore recalls past funerals yet no government changes in scene.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Wed 18th Jan 1989
Duration: minutes
7 mins 3 secs
DVD No.
D01210
Tape No.
90
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
2201



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
RUC federation has condemned IRA attacks on soft targets In his magazine The Beat. Film report attacks car bombs in areas were police families live, Alan Wright interview on daily diet of cowardly shootings on RUC, and Ex-RUC men, he cites cases of Harry Keys and Jillian Johnstone, he alleges financial constraints on RUC, and wants selective internment.

Funeral of Ian Catney (27) in West Belfast, Kevin McQuillan present, UVF admit killing, Fr.Jim Donaghy sermon.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Fri 20th Jan 1989
Duration: minutes
6 mins 1 secs
DVD No.
D01210
Tape No.
90
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
2202



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
In Lisburn David Dornan (26) a Protestant building worker shot dead by Loyalists. Film report, four Twinbrook men arrested as they had muddy boots, Sinn Fein comment, Billy Bleakes (Lisburn Mayor) condemns killers. RUC think Protestant man was mistaken for Roman Catholic. I.Paisley (DUP), S.Close (Alliance), Attwood (SDLP) and J.Lowry (WP) reaction.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Wed 25th Jan 1989
Duration: minutes
3 mins 5 secs
DVD No.
D01210
Tape No.
90
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
2203



Series Title:
This Week
Programme Title:
Death On The Rock, The Inquiry
Description:
Investigation into the 'Gibraltar Three' shootings. The original document. Death on the Rock following the SAS shooting of the Gibraltar Three caused a massive back lash against the makers from the English press and establishment. Lord Windles home set up and Inquiry, his report is to be released. What were the programme motives? The original document is analysed for accuracy, it's views differ from government view, but journalist's acted in good faith says report. Did the document test the detail of its witnesses account, the government view from G.Howe, then the four document witness statements. Ken Asquiths statement did turn out to be untruthful, this torpedoed documents story. Report rebukes programmes for not explaining background of Asquiths evidence. Mrs Poetta (witness) views considered. Report says document underplays lack of threat from Gibraltar Three, and SAS warnings. Roger Bolton (producer) answers questions on the reports comments. Studio discussion follows with M.Mates (Tory), Andrew Neil (Sunday Times), argue the pros and cons, G.Howe had asked ITV not to show the programme, the Lord Thomson (IBA Chief) refused, he is vindicated by Windleham report. He joins the discussion. Makers cleared of bribery changes.
Type of Programme:
Documentary
Broadcast Company:
Independent Television (ITV)
Channel:
ITV
Date Broadcast:
Thu 26th Jan 1989
Duration: minutes
3 mins
DVD No.
D01210
Tape No.
90
Country of Origin:
England
Record No.
111



Series Title:
UTV News
Programme Title:
Description:
Tom King, John Hermon defend house searches in West Belfast. In Twinbrook RUC find explosives and guns. Film report. GPMG included, three sniper rifles, two grenade launchers. RUC say IRA are using hides in family homes, and house searches will continue. Tom King comments.

John McLaughlin gets fourteen years for role in Kurt Konig IRA killing in Derry. In courts under new clubs regulations the RUC opposed licences to one hundred and fifty clubs. Film report.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
Independent Television (ITV)
Channel:
UTV
Date Broadcast:
Mon 30th Jan 1989
Duration: minutes
5 mins 17 secs
DVD No.
D01210
Tape No.
90
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
2204



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
Arms found in Belfast and Derry.

Funeral of Stephen Montgomery (26) (RUC Con.) killed by an IRA drogne bomb in Sion Mills. Film report with comments of Rev.Bill Clark, then Dr William Fleming on security measures needed, no legitimate targets. He was two hundredth and fifty-eighth RUC death. RUC appeal in D.Dornan killing in Lisburn last week.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Tue 31st Jan 1989
Duration: minutes
4 mins 30 secs
DVD No.
D01210
Tape No.
90
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
2205



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
In West Belfast the PIRA kill Nick Peacock (Private) of RAR in Falls Road bomb trap. Film report with Joe Hendron (SDLP) reaction, the Mary McMahon (WP).
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Wed 1st Feb 1989
Duration: minutes
3 mins
DVD No.
D01210
Tape No.
90
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
2206



Series Title:
UTV News
Programme Title:
Description:
Joe Connolly (30) (PIRA Volunteer) dies as booby trap bomb he is placing under RUC mans car explodes in Tyrone.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
Independent Television (ITV)
Channel:
UTV
Date Broadcast:
Tue 7th Feb 1989
Duration: minutes
15 secs
DVD No.
D01210
Tape No.
90
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
2207



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
At Smithfield markets in Belfast, the UVF shoots dead Tony Fusco (33) (RC). Traders call for tighter security. Film report. Political reaction from A.Attwood (SDLP), M.McMahon (WP), and Sinn Fein and Alliance. Joe Hendron (SDLP Cllr.) says the PIRA now control West Belfast with punishment shootings and beatings. Film report on allegation. Includes government anti-terror advertisement, and statistics of punishments on Loyalists and Roman Catholic areas. Yesterday an entire Divis family forced out. Joe Hendron interview. Sinn Fein defend IRA actions. R.McAuley interview not allowed under censorship laws, RUC statement denies allegations.

Funeral in Tyrone of Joe Connolly (20) killed planting a bomb under RUC man's car. Film report with Fr.Pat Grient sermon comments.

Funeral of Private N.Peacock in Lincolnshire.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Thu 9th Feb 1989
Duration: minutes
9 mins 52 secs
DVD No.
D01210
Tape No.
90
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
2208



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
UFF kill Belfast solicitor, Pat Finucane (38) in his North Belfast home. IRA deny claim he was member. (Bulletin begins with report on fierce winds hitting N.Ireland). Finucane killing condemned by Patrick Mayhew in commons, D.Hoggs (Tory MP) remarks in Commons that some lawyers sympathise with IRA condemned. Profile of recent Finucane cases, his brother Dermot is maze escapers. S.Mallon (SDLP) comments on Hogg remarks, then PJ McCrory (Solicitor) comments. Mr Hogg condemns killing, Tom King says she sees no connection between remarks and murder. Cecil Walker (UUP) condemns killing. Colin Haddock (Law Society) comments on solicitors security and Hoggs statement. Magistrates reaction. IRA threats to Pickfords removals has forced it to quit province.

In Derry the IRA left device at Army base, it was defused. Ireland.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Sun 12th Feb 1989
Duration: minutes
11 mins 2 secs
DVD No.
D01210
Tape No.
90
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
2209



Series Title:
UTV News
Programme Title:
Description:
John Davey (60) (SF Cllr.) shot dead by Loyalists, his wife recalls what happened. M.McSorley (SDLP) reaction. Magistrates adjourn sittings for Finucane case.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
Independent Television (ITV)
Channel:
UTV
Date Broadcast:
Tue 14th Feb 1989
Duration: minutes
2 mins 48 secs
DVD No.
D01210
Tape No.
90
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
2210



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
Coverage of killing of J.Davey (SF Cllr.) in Co.Derry. Film report and wife's comments. Profile of his political career. Profile of five other gun attacks by Loyalists in Mid-Ulster, RUC think shootings linked. Funeral of Pat Finucane at St.Theresa's Church, courts close. Bishop Daly statement, priest praises his stand for justice. Adams and Magennis present. In Dublin Owen Carron fights extradition.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Tue 14th Feb 1989
Duration: minutes
7 mins 2 secs
DVD No.
D01210
Tape No.
90
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
2211



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
Five people injured in Shankill club by IPLO gunmen. Film report, eye-witness accounts, surgeon on injuries, Hugh Smyth's (PUP) reaction. Adams condemns shooting. P.Robinson views, then Cecil Walker, APNI, SDLP, WP.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Thu 16th Feb 1989
Duration: minutes
4 mins 2 secs
DVD No.
D01210
Tape No.
90
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
2212



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
Michael Stone's (Milltown killer) trial begins. Film report with library pictures. He wanted to kill more. Bomb defused on Belfast and Dublin rally.

In England the PIRA bombed an Army barracks, the Paratrooper Head Quarters. Film report. Profile of recent IRA attacks on English barracks, and their attacks on Army bases in Europe.

Review of Bloody Sunday and Narrowater. Latest on J.Davey (SF) killing. Dundonald family attacked.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Mon 20th Feb 1989
Duration: minutes
8 mins
DVD No.
D01210
Tape No.
90
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
2213



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
In Derry the IRA ambush and kill a British Soldier driving a minibus on a school run. Film report with political reaction.

Day three of M.Stone's (33) trial on Milltown killings. Film report TV film clips.

Funeral of Pat Feeney (RC Security Guard) killed by Loyalists in Donaghloney. In 1975 Loyalists killed his uncle at Lurgan pub. Bishop comments in interview, and local people on condemnation.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Wed 22nd Feb 1989
Duration: minutes
5 mins 42 secs
DVD No.
D01220
Tape No.
90
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
2214



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
In East Belfast PIRA booby trap kills retired RUC Inspector. Film report with eye-witness reports, and political reaction from P.Robinson (DUP).

In West Belfast the PIRA shot dead Joe Fenton (35) in Lenadoon alleging he was Army agent, eye-witness reports political reaction from A.Attwood (SDLP), and M.McMahon (WP), at York Road. A bomb destroyed the Times Bar, film report.

In Derry explosives found, also bomb in traffic cone.

In North London a semtex find was made at reservoir.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Mon 27th Feb 1989
Duration: minutes
7 mins 26 secs
DVD No.
D01220
Tape No.
90
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
2215



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
Two Derry men charged with killing British Soldier N.Duncan (L.Cpl.) last week. Film report names men, three East Belfast men on attempting to murder Roman Catholics in markets area, four men arrested in Rathcoole as RUC find nine guns in different hides. Film report on Brengun find. Belfast and Dublin rail closed. Bishop Cathal Daly (RC) sermon at funeral of Gabriel Malally in East Belfast. In West Belfast funeral of Joe Fenton. Film report with Fr.Toner comments.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Tue 28th Feb 1989
Duration: minutes
7 mins 26 secs
DVD No.
D01220
Tape No.
90
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
2216



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
Milltown killer Michael Stone gets thirty years for six murders. Film report on three killings at Milltown and other killings. Loyalists jeer relatives of the dead as they leave court. Widow's interview. Profile of his terrorist career as "freelance" and yet he had always back-up except for Milltown attack. Who was he working for? Three of his killings claimed by UFF, Paddy Brady (1984) Kevin McPolin (1985) and Dermot Hacket (May 1987). Profile of his Milltown attack and his motivation, he walked up Falls, and describes what happened, his grenades date to 1987 and 1988 and are linked to UVF, Stones gun used to kill Roy Butler (UDR) at Park Centre, Belfast. Delbert Watson (Ex-UDR) and two others sentenced to life for killing Dundrum Jack Kielty (Dundrum GAA Official).
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Fri 3rd Mar 1989
Duration: minutes
10 mins 5 secs
DVD No.
D01220
Tape No.
90
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
2217



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
In Coagh, Co. Tyrone, three men have been shot dead, no further details yet. Railway management statement on bomb attacks on Belfast and Dublin rail line. Film report profiles IRA reasons for attacks. Roy Beattie (Rail Chairman) interview on financial costs. Further details from Coagh.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Tue 7th Mar 1989
Duration: minutes
3 mins 36 secs
DVD No.
D01220
Tape No.
90
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
2218



Series Title:
UTV News
Programme Title:
Description:
In Coagh, gunmen kill three men in Dallas' Garage, none of the victims had security force connections. No further details. Workers Party press conference on need for Northern Ireland devolution. S.Lynch comments on meeting with Euro government. Further reports from Coagh.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
Independent Television (ITV)
Channel:
UTV
Date Broadcast:
Tue 7th Mar 1989
Duration: minutes
2 mins 34 secs
DVD No.
D01220
Tape No.
90
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
2219



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
Coagh dead named as Austin Nelson (62) Ernie Rankin (72) and Leslie Dallas (39) UVF deny any were members. IRA claim Dallas and two who escaped were UVF. Film report with Adrian Ringland (RUC Chief Supt.) comments. Dallas was hot-rod driver, relatives comments on killings. Film of Austin Nelson on TV fiddle programme. Neighbour says Dallas threatened, William McCrea (DUP) knew all three men, his interview comments. Profile of Loyalists attacks on Sinn Fein and Roman Catholics. Tom King comments in Commons, Adams views, political analysis of embarrassment for Sinn Fein, and in January, Adams comments at Ard Fheis rejecting civilian deaths. Film piece on this issue and Kings scorn in Commons, then Kevin McNamara (Labour). Haughey's reaction, then Rev.James Mathews interview.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Wed 8th Mar 1989
Duration: minutes
9 mins 40 secs
DVD No.
D01220
Tape No.
90
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
2220



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
In Derry two British Soldiers killed in PIRA bomb attack. Film report on Royal Artillery men, named as Miles Amos and Steven Cummings. Bishop Mehaffey (Church of Ireland) views. Then G.Campbell (DUP) views. Then Pat Kane (SDLP Cllr.). Douglas Hurd warns the IRA will step up activity. Film report on twenty-one casualties last year, campaign fuelled by twentieth anniversary approaching. Review of two deaths so far this year. Bishop Robert Eames speaks in Coagh at funerals. RUC put killers car on display. First R.Dallas funeral, William McCrea present, Rev.R.Dickinson sermon, then of Austin Nelson and Ernie Ranking. Eames condemns sectarian murders.

In West Meath Garda find nineteen mortars. Film report.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Thu 9th Mar 1989
Duration: minutes
9 mins 25 secs
DVD No.
D01220
Tape No.
90
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
2221



Series Title:
UTV News
Programme Title:
Description:
Loyalists kill Jim McCarthy the doorman at the Orient Bar on Springfield Road. Man wounded in Ballynahinch shooting.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
Independent Television (ITV)
Channel:
UTV
Date Broadcast:
Mon 13th Mar 1989
Duration: minutes
55 secs
DVD No.
D01220
Tape No.
90
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
2222



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
Funeral of John Hardy (42) (UDR Private) in Dungannon, killed by the PIRA several days ago. Rev. D.Swann sermon on evil men roaming free. He was thirty-second victim of Co.Tyrone battalion.

In England funerals of Gunner Amos (18) and Stephen Cummins (24) film reports with their Commanding Officer's comments.

In Dublin, court rejects O.Carrons, and Paul Kane appeal against extradition. Rifles, grenades, ammo in Carrickfergus belonged to Loyalists. Film report. Review of recent Loyalist dumps seized. Thatcher supports RUC in Commons.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Thu 16th Mar 1989
Duration: minutes
6 mins 3 secs
DVD No.
D01220
Tape No.
91
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
2223



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
John Hermon (RUC Chief) report for 1988, ninety-three people died, fifty-four civilians. British Army bore brunt of IRA attacks, IRA well armed. Serious concern at Loyalist weapons. Five hundred recovered last year. Parades situation, two thousand allowed eight illegal. Comment on 1982 shooting is there was no shoot to kill policy. RTA big concern. RUC ethics published for first time, UVF say John Irvine shot by IRA in West Belfast had severed his links years ago. Political reaction and film report on Skegoneil Avenue shooting. With eye-witness account. In 1970s he was UVF brigade staff. Review of prominent Loyalists killed by Republicans over last two years. B.Feeney (SDLP) on sectarian killings in North Belfast. Tory Party to discuss organising in Northern Ireland.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Fri 17th Mar 1989
Duration: minutes
7 mins 2 secs
DVD No.
D01220
Tape No.
91
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
2224



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
Nial Davies (42) (RC) Glengormley, shot dead by Loyalists. Film report, car found in Rathcoole, Clifford Forsythe (UUP MP) reaction. Kevin Murray (Strabane) on killing UDR Private charge.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Sat 18th Mar 1989
Duration: minutes
1 mins 45 secs
DVD No.
D01220
Tape No.
91
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
2225



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
Two bodies found in a car in Jonesboro, South Armagh, no details yet.

Report on Keyworth air crash released.

Last night in Ardoyne David Braniff (RC) shot dead by Loyalist in his home. RUC statement on upsurge. Cecil Walker (UUP MP) comments on Loyalist killings, then B.Feeney (SDLP) views, then G.McGuigan (SF Cllr.), government ban means no sound. Funeral of former J.Irvine (UVF).

In Derry remote control bomb defused.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Mon 20th Mar 1989
Duration: minutes
4 mins 35 secs
DVD No.
D01220
Tape No.
91
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
2226



Series Title:
UTV News
Programme Title:
Description:
PIRA ambush and kill B.Buchanan (RUC Supt.) and Harry Breen (Chief Supt.), returning from Dundalk meeting with Garda. Film report and reaction from S.Mallon (SDLP), then Tom King comments, film report on Loyalist killing of D.Breniff in Ardoyne.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
Independent Television (ITV)
Channel:
UTV
Date Broadcast:
Mon 20th Mar 1989
Duration: minutes
2 mins 1 secs
DVD No.
D01220
Tape No.
91
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
2227



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
Bob Buchanan and Harry Breen (RUC Senior Officers) killed by IRA at Jonesboro. Film report inquires launched. Eye-witnesses of attack, accounts. Search for booby traps before bodies removed, questions asked as how IRA knew their route, S.Mallon comments, then Ken Magennis (UUP) views. J.Hermon visits scene. Hermon sees no mole in Garda. Profile of Division H. South Armagh, and its casualties. Picture of H.Breen at Loughgall news conference. RUC Supt. Association spokesman interview on the two men and what evidence if any of any Garda, IRA mole. Sir J.Hermon gives press interview, he and Garda commissioner reject IRA mole theory. Garda contacts to continue with review. Eugene Crawley (Garda Commissioner) rules out mole leak. In Commons Tom King statement film report and analysis.

Funeral in Belfast of Nial Davies killed by Loyalists in Glengormley in sectarian killing. Cathal Daly comments on his thirty-third funeral of Roman Catholic victim of Loyalists.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Tue 21st Mar 1989
Duration: minutes
14 mins 5 secs
DVD No.
D01220
Tape No.
91
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
2228



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
Review of movements of Breen (RUC Supt.) and Buchanan, as Garda and RUC inquires begin. Funeral in Ardoyne of Davy Breniff (63) killed by Loyalists. Bishop Dr C.Daly comments.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Wed 22nd Mar 1989
Duration: minutes
2 mins 23 secs
DVD No.
D01220
Tape No.
91
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
2229



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
Funeral of Bob Buchanon (RUC Supt.), reformed Presbyterian. Church Minister comments on his church activities and his humble nature. Rev.McCollum calls for capital punishment. A book he had written on church history is to be published.

In Banbridge the funeral of Harry Breen (Chief Supt.), comments from Archbishop R.Eames. Film of his daughter reading lesson.

Its revealed PIRA took RUC files from dead Officers car, Jack Hermon comments. IRA comments.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Thu 23rd Mar 1989
Duration: minutes
8 mins 5 secs
DVD No.
D01220
Tape No.
91
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
2230



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
Reports of shooting at Orient Bar at Springfield Road, no details. At trial of two men accused of killing two Army Corporals in Andersontown, blood was on one of their clothes. Henry Maguire and Alex Murphy are defendants. Court security tight. Crown case outlined. Army helicopter pictures revealed.

In Rasharkin Loyalists kill Gerard Casey (29) (RC) as he lay in bed. Film report with views of Ian Paisley (DUP Leader), then Sean Farren (SDLP), then Roy Beggs (UUP) views.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Tue 4th Apr 1989
Duration: minutes
8 mins 5 secs
DVD No.
D01220
Tape No.
91
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
2231



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
A former UDR Private is shot and wounded in North Belfast, IRA statement and RUC rebuffal in film report.

Two booby trap devices found on Falls Road, and arms found in Finaghy. J.Hermon (RUC Chief) comments on current violence, and primarily, blames PIRA as main thread. He met Garda commissioner yesterday to discuss cross border contact.

In Rasharkin the funeral of Gerard Casey (IRA Volunteer), coffin carried by G.Adams and D.Morrison. Comments of Fr.Vincent McGinley.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Thu 6th Apr 1989
Duration: minutes
6 mins 35 secs
DVD No.
D01220
Tape No.
91
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
2232



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
In Warrenpoint a PIRA car bomb at the RUC base, kills Joanne Riley (19) and injures thirty, damage to houses and shops, Eye-witness comments, surgeon on injuries, reaction from E.McGrady (SDLP), and Eugene Markey (Cllr.). Then Maurice Murphy for businessmen. Review of Sinn Fein Ard Fheis views on IRA operations, killing of civilians, and IRA decision to refine its operations, look at previous casualties, Enniskillen, Gillian Johnston in Belleek. Sean Dalton, Sheila Lewis in Derry, B.Lavery and Emma Donnelly in Benburb, and three Coagh killings.

In Ards a display model of a blowpipe missile stolen from TA camp.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Wed 12th Apr 1989
Duration: minutes
10 mins 5 secs
DVD No.
D01220
Tape No.
91
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
2233



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
In Sydenham East Belfast, Francis Galbraith (29), the nephew of Joe Bennett a UVF informer shot dead. Film report with former Mayor Tommy Patton comments. In North Belfast a Roman Catholic man (27) seriously injured by Loyalists in the Newington areas, film report with eye-witness account.

Bomb defused under a car at Warringtown, Co.Down.

At Maguire and Murphy trial of killing two Andersontown Soldiers, heli-tele operator said he wasn't aware they were Soldiers.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Wed 19th Apr 1989
Duration: minutes
5 mins 5 secs
DVD No.
D01230
Tape No.
91
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
2234



Series Title:
UTV News
Programme Title:
Description:
Three Loyalists arrested in Paris, they were involved in stealing Shorts missile dummy to sell to South Africans, a South Africa diplomat was released.

In North Belfast taxi-driver Billy Thompson shot dead by PIRA, alleging he was Loyalist gunman. Reaction from Cecil Walker (MP).

Funeral of Francis Galbraith, in East Belfast, its believed he was mistaken for a Roman Catholic. In Derry suspect bomb defused.

In court UVF man to be charged with murder of David Breniff (Ardoyne).
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
Independent Television (ITV)
Channel:
UTV
Date Broadcast:
Sat 22nd Apr 1989
Duration: minutes
2 mins 40 secs
DVD No.
D01230
Tape No.
91
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
2235



Series Title:
UTV News
Programme Title:
Description:
IRA mortar attack on RUC base, Ormeau Road, Belfast. Film report reveals bombers had left one hundred pound device to catch security forces clearing area. Eye-witness accounts, and Denver Caldwell (Supt.) comments, then Tom King on incompetence of IRA and on the Paris arrests, G.Howe on security at Shorts.

The DUP at a news conference denies they have any links with Ulster Resistance or the Paris and South Africa arms deal. Film clip shows P.Robinson marching beside arrested Paris Loyalist Noel Lyttle at Resistance rally. Paisley denies they have no current formal connections. Then Brian Feeney (SDLP) comments on Ulster Resistance. A.Maskey (SF) signs anti-violence declaration with Sinn Fein candidates for council election, and sees no irony in that, he blames Thatcher.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
Independent Television (ITV)
Channel:
UTV
Date Broadcast:
Mon 24th Apr 1989
Duration: minutes
7 mins 50 secs
DVD No.
D01230
Tape No.
91
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
2236



Series Title:
Spotlight:
Programme Title:
The South Africian Connection, Guns for Missiles
Description:
How Loyalists obtained guns from right-wing South Africans. Programme deals with Loyalist links to South Africa, guns in exchange for blowpipe missile information. Review of Paris arrests, a US citizen was go between, South Africa have already supplied guns to Loyalists. Profile of blow pipe and javelin systems and sales, arms experts comments on Starstreak, other missile parts robberies and finds previewed. David McKitterick (journalist) views, then Alan Dukes (FG), profile of Arms Corp, the SA government weapons copier, operation Springbox in 1984 explained and SAS need for ground to air missile. Alan Murray (journalist) on approaches to UDA by SAS, previously Loyalists gave 150,000 to SA for AK P58 rifles. RPG's. Film of January 1988 seizure of UDA weapons from SA, journalists comment that the UVF and Ulster Resistance also got arms. M.Stone used SA weapons, SA techniques for forged destination certificates, arms originally from Lebanon S.Mallon says Israel sold them to SA. Profile of French arrest operation Daniel Storm (SA Off.) profile, Douglas Bernheart (USA) James King (Killyleagh) James Quinn (Ards) and Noel Lyttle (Markethill) all profiled Lyttle had links to DUP. Film of Paisley speech in Red Beret, Alan Murray on Ulster Resistance aims. After Paris arrests Paisley denies links and cuts off Finnola O'Connor (journalist) Alan Dukes (FG) views, Jim Molyneaux (UUP) supports DUP position, then S.Mallon views. From SA Abdul Minty (Anc) comments, on SA state involvement, family ties etc. discussed, Pik Botha (SA Minister) denies any government involvement. Labour MPs anger stated, Tories believe SA government, Patrick McBride whose brother was killed in Arc Bar attack by Loyalists using SA guns comments and attacks Paisley. Paris charges expected. Look at Eksund seizure by French, Tory party keen to maintain SA links.
Type of Programme:
Current Affairs
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC1
Date Broadcast:
Thu 27th Apr 1989
Duration: minutes
28 mins 30 secs
DVD No.
D01230
Tape No.
91
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
112



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
In Co.Armagh a British Soldier was killed in Crossmaglen bomb blast, three injured.

In Loughgall John Griffiths (Prison Officer) was killed by PIRA car booby trap, he had been in British Army then UDR. Film reports with reaction from S.Mallon (SDLP). Soldier named as McGonagle (Cpl.) from Yorkshire. Cardinal O'Fiaich comments.

In England, Scotland Yard Terror Branch issue appeal to catch IRA suspects Patrick Sheehy and John Conraty, and now Susan Watson. It's Thatcher's tenth anniversary in power, profile of her security and politics, and film of ten years of Thatcherism in practice in Northern Ireland and the effects Northern Ireland has had on her.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Thu 4th May 1989
Duration: minutes
13 mins 3 secs
DVD No.
D01230
Tape No.
91
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
2237



Series Title:
UTV News
Programme Title:
Description:
In Co.Tyrone, a man is serious after being shot by UDR, following a bomb attack on UDR personnel in a van, eye-witness account.

In Belfast a mortar was fired at Grovensor RUC base. No injuries.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
Independent Television (ITV)
Channel:
UTV
Date Broadcast:
Mon 8th May 1989
Duration: minutes
3 mins 43 secs
DVD No.
D01230
Tape No.
91
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
2238



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
In Rathcoole, North Belfast, M.Trainor ( ) a Roman Catholic builder from South Down, was shot dead by Loyalists. Film reports with eye-witness accounts, political reactions. In Ardoyne the Sinn Fein advice centre was attacked by Loyalists firing a RPG rocket at the office, no injuries, film report with Gerard McGuigan (SF Cllr.) comments. Renewed speculation about Loyalist arms arriving here from South Africa, and Israel, preview of arms finds and Loyalist suppliers.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Mon 15th May 1989
Duration: minutes
6 mins 30 secs
DVD No.
D01230
Tape No.
91
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
2239



Series Title:
UTV News
Programme Title:
Ulster Decides
Description:
After two days of counting, the twenty-six Councils are elected. Overall voting results in seats. In Fermanagh Unionists win overall majority, in South Down SDLP take control, DUP and SDLP loose seats, WP win two seats, loose two, UDP win Derry seat. State of the parties across Councils, with film reports, and interviews, from Fermanagh and Belfast.
Type of Programme:
Documentary
Broadcast Company:
Independent Television (ITV)
Channel:
UTV
Date Broadcast:
Sat 20th May 1989
Duration: minutes
23 mins 5 secs
DVD No.
D01230
Tape No.
91
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
2240



Series Title:
Counterpoint
Programme Title:
Description:
The weaponry of the IRA over the last twenty years profiled. Two thousand, seven hundred and forty-three (the death total so far) programme assesses the changes in IRA weapons and tactics since August 1969. Gerry Fitt recalls events on the streets in 1969, he shows signatures on letter asking Army to be sent in, contemporary film clips of Shankill and Falls riots, and IRA armaments, David McKittrick comments, on arms procurement in the USA, one hundred Soldiers killed in 1972, Mark Broughton (Ex Solider) assesses 1970s IRA operations, compared to now. Then Jim Cusack (journalist) views on armalite, and creation of ASU caches, ATO recalls car bombs, booby traps, incendiary devices, with film clips of Bloody Friday, La Mon, Abercorn. D.McKittrick on car bombs, then Brian Feeney on Loyalist bombs like Dublin and Monaghan, also profile of home made Loyalist weapons and SA connection, also the IRA's Libyan connection, chess game and technology battle profiled, George Styles (Lt. Col.) original ATO Chief, recalls early IRA bombs they killed more of their own men he says, significance now of semtex, Omagh bus bomb example, profile of increasing civilian causalities. Will Army be on streets in twenty years (2008) contributors each answer, in their views.
Type of Programme:
Current Affairs
Broadcast Company:
Independent Television (ITV)
Channel:
UTV
Date Broadcast:
Thu 25th May 1989
Duration: minutes
25 mins 3 secs
DVD No.
D01230
Tape No.
91
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
114



Series Title:
UTV News
Programme Title:
Description:
Jack Hermon's (RUC Chief) final day in charge, praise and scorn in political reactions, Hugh Annesley to take over. He gives interview. Inquest into Peter Dolan, James Morris killing by UVF in August 1988.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
Independent Television (ITV)
Channel:
UTV
Date Broadcast:
Wed 31st May 1989
Duration: minutes
3 mins 9 secs
DVD No.
D01230
Tape No.
91
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
2241



Series Title:
ITN UK News
Programme Title:
Description:
H.Maguire and A.Murphy get twenty-five years for killings of Andersontown Soldiers in March 1988 of Howell (Cpl) and Wood (Cpl). Film flips of whole incident shown, and role of two accused profiled, background to the incident, video jigsaw, questions asked about army reaction to attack.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
ITN
Channel:
ITN
Date Broadcast:
Thu 1st Jun 1989
Duration: minutes
7 mins 5 secs
DVD No.
D01230
Tape No.
91
Country of Origin:
?
Record No.
2242



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
Gerry Kelly (Maze escaper) is released from the Maze. Film report and profile. (Faulty sound through bulletin).
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Fri 2nd Jun 1989
Duration: minutes
1 mins 33 secs
DVD No.
D01240
Tape No.
91
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
2243



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
PIRA bomb Castlecourt Centre in Belfast. Film report, Reg Empey (Belfast Mayor) attacks Sinn Fein and fools who vote for them. Tom King reaction to bombing. Preview of previous attacks, including killing of two UDR men at the site. (Slight sound warble).
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Tue 6th Jun 1989
Duration: minutes
3 mins 6 secs
DVD No.
D01240
Tape No.
91
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
2244



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
In North Belfast, Albert Gilbert (Marine) , shot by mistake by fellow Soldier on foot patrol, film report on incident.

In West Belfast a Soldier injured in sniper attack, three year old boy hit.

In Coleraine a fifteen year old boy was injured passing a booby trap car blast on Soldiers car, eye-witness account.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Thu 15th Jun 1989
Duration: minutes
3 mins 2 secs
DVD No.
D01240
Tape No.
91
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
2245



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
Glengormley builder is target of PIRA bomb trap in his car. Film report with allegations by IRA, his firm works for security forces.

In Euro Election Results its as you were Paisley 160, 110, Hume 136, 335, Nicolson 118, 785, voting statistics given, D.Morrison (SF) 48,914, other parties figures given plus interviews.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Mon 19th Jun 1989
Duration: minutes
7 mins 54 secs
DVD No.
D01240
Tape No.
91
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
2246



Series Title:
Spotlight
Programme Title:
Twenty Years On
Description:
A look back at 'the Troubles' first twenty years. As twentieth anniversary of British Army arriving on the streets, programme begins with G.Fitt recalling talking to Jim Callaghan, the Hugh Smyth (PUP) and Eileen Smith (Bogside resident), and Eamon McCann. Then Mina Wardle from the Shankill. In February 1972 bomb at Aldershot by OIRA in retaliation for Bloody Sunday, journalist recalls event, its first attack in England, but no support in town for troops pull out, other Republican attacks, Birmingham, cause anti-Irish feeling, Clare Short (MP) recalls the time, she supports 'Time to go' campaign, profile of its members, with interview includes Lord Gifford and former Soldier. December 1975 Gallop poll found sixty-four percent want withdrawal, 1988 found only forty-four percent, Ian Gow (Tory MP) refuses to withdraw troops from part of his country, then Paddy Ashtown views, and Clare Short. Gerry Fitt comments, profile of increased level of training for Army in N.Ireland, Bob Harker (Ex British Soldier) recalls being shot, and other deaths in his squad, then Paddy Ashtown recalls his tour of duty on the Crumlin Road, blast bomb blew him off his feet. Duncan Melville (Ex British Solider), Peter Lambon, both comments, Aldershot Soldier and Officer say to avoid defeat Army must stick it out. Claire Short on 'Time to go' campaign plans. Ian Gow on integration, profile of change in attitudes in N.Ireland. Eamon McCann on the honeymoon period. Film clip of Shankill women meeting Paratroopers Chief, Mina Wardle recalls relationships then. E.Doherty (Derry) gives Nationalist hostility to Army. Claire Short (Aldershot journalist) on N.Ireland switch-off factor, PIRA may be obstacle for 'Time to go', Brighton means British must appear undefeated, Ian Gow on never surrendering to terrorism. (No end titles).
Type of Programme:
Current Affairs
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC1
Date Broadcast:
Thu 22nd Jun 1989
Duration: minutes
24 mins 40 secs
DVD No.
D01240
Tape No.
91
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
113



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
Bomb blast in Derry, news coming in of four injuries and other bomb alerts. John Hume comments on IRA's wrecking process, and he's involved in building process, five hundred and eighty new jobs announced today. Report on Tom Kings job announcements today.

Funeral of Liam McKee (36) murdered at weekend by UFF, at his home in Lisburn. UFF allege he was in IRA, denied by family.

Alex Cameron (22) dies after being hit in hatchet attack in Tigers Bay area of North Belfast, in believed sectarian attack, he was guarding a bonfire.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Tue 27th Jun 1989
Duration: minutes
6 mins 3 secs
DVD No.
D01240
Tape No.
92
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
2247



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
In Strabane, a PIRA car booby trap kills David Black (34) (RUCR). Film report on second member of his family killed here, his aunt Mrs Qunlivan was killed at Enniskillen. Clive McComb (RUC Deputy Commissioner) comments on fourth RUC death this year. Bomb blast in Castlederg as men gets into lorry, man injured has no security force connections.

Reports and reactions to bombs in Derry yesterday, four in hospital. Pat Kane (SDLP Cllr.), G.Campbell (DUP) reactions, then Bishop Edward Daly.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Wed 28th Jun 1989
Duration: minutes
5 mins 44 secs
DVD No.
D01240
Tape No.
92
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
2248



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
PIRA bombs Belfast Harbour Airport. Three bombs explode, three defused, airplanes damaged. Film report and previous security breeches at Shorts complex. Richard Needham (N.Ireland Office) comments. Rerouted air passengers comments. Northern Ireland Railways open again. Susan Annett released from hospital, her son N.Annett (RUC Con.) Garvagh, shot dead in home, he had survived previous murder attempt. Strabane man and his mother on D.Block previous murder charge on 28th June 1989. Thatcher condemns the PIRA car bomb in Germany that killed a British Soldier S.Smith (Cpl.), in Hanover.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Sun 2nd Jul 1989
Duration: minutes
4 mins 5 secs
DVD No.
D01240
Tape No.
92
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
2249



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
Body of Armagh businessman John McAnulty (48) found shot at border. PIRA allege he was informer for seventeen years and the man who had Raymond McCresh arrested, he was also uncharged in grain smuggling ring arrest.

In France, Pat Murray (45) arrested in Paris, he's Pat Magee associate. Film report on arrests. Film of him at Garda station and photo of him with Magee in England. Donna Maguire, Leonard Hardy arrested at Rossclare appear on IRA charges in Dublin. Funeral of Steven Smith in England, he died in Hanover on 2nd July 1989. Film report, West Belfast lorry causes hoax, film report.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Tue 18th Jul 1989
Duration: minutes
5 mins 42 secs
DVD No.
D01240
Tape No.
92
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
2250



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
Tom King to leave his Northern Ireland Secretary to State job. Look back at his troubled four years in the job including his problems with Unionists over the Anglo-Irish Accord, his strained relations with Dublin, over Stalker, Birmingham six, Gibraltar Three, Ryan Affair. King highlights benefits of the Accord. Raising death toll, IRA rearmed Loyalist killings up, all still problems. Governments forced into media bans, end of fifty percent remission. He has brought in industry and employment gains has brought him satisfaction. Tom King analysis of speculation T.King is to move on, and who will get his job.

The IRA bomb attack on Letterkenny Road foot patrol injured three British Soldiers. John Devine (37) shot dead in Fallswater Street. Three gunmen involved, car hijacked in Loyalist area, RUC say it is Sectarian attack.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Mon 24th Jul 1989
Duration: minutes
10 mins
DVD No.
D01240
Tape No.
92
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
2251



Series Title:
UTV News
Programme Title:
Description:
Peter Brooke is to replace Tom King as Northern Ireland Secretary. Film report and reaction from Paisley, Molyneaux and Hume.

Alex Bell (29) (RUC Con.) dies seventeen days after car bomb injuries in Carnbugh. Two other RUC men still seriously injured. IRA released second statement on the killings of John McAnulty on 18th July 1989.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
Independent Television (ITV)
Channel:
UTV
Date Broadcast:
Wed 26th Jul 1989
Duration: minutes
7 mins
DVD No.
D01250
Tape No.
92
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
2252



Series Title:
UTV News
Programme Title:
Description:
Sean Cahill (Nephew of Joe Cahill), survives car bomb trap. Report on attack on Sean Cahill by Loyalists with interview and reaction from Jim Neeson (West Belfast Taxi Association).

Funeral in Co.Armagh of Alex Bell (RUCR Con.). His Minister comments on Con. Bell and criticises the government for not showing Falklands attitude here.

George Fryers (36) of Lisburn charged with murder of Liam McKee, Lisburn, on 24th June 1989.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
Independent Television (ITV)
Channel:
UTV
Date Broadcast:
Fri 28th Jul 1989
Duration: minutes
5 mins 2 secs
DVD No.
D01250
Tape No.
92
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
2253



Series Title:
UTV News
Programme Title:
Description:
One thousand pound PIRA van bomb explodes at Belfast courts. Film report.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
Independent Television (ITV)
Channel:
UTV
Date Broadcast:
Mon 31st Jul 1989
Duration: minutes
1 mins 8 secs
DVD No.
D01250
Tape No.
92
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
2254



Series Title:
First Tuesday
Programme Title:
Description:
British soldiers' views of twenty years of entanglement in 'the Troubles'.
Type of Programme:
Documentary
Broadcast Company:
Independent Television (ITV)
Channel:
ITV
Date Broadcast:
Tue 1st Aug 1989
Duration: minutes
51 mins
DVD No.
D01240
Tape No.
92
Country of Origin:
England
Record No.
115



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
RUC plastic bullet kills Seamus Duffy (15) on New Lodge Road, Belfast. Film report with eye-witness accounts. RUC statement. Riots followed eightieth anniversary of internment. Boys father Brendan Duffy comments. Peter Brook (N.Ireland Secretary) reaction, then Brian Feeney (SDLP) is critical of RUC statement, then G.McGuigan (SF). (Voice banned from airwaves).

In Glengormley a young Roman Catholic husband and wife shot and injured by Loyalist gunmen, film report features other sectarian attacks in the area.

In Belfast court Sean Simpson (30) charged with killing of two Corporals in Andersontown at IRA funeral.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Wed 9th Aug 1989
Duration: minutes
9 mins 2 secs
DVD No.
D01250
Tape No.
92
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
2255



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
Funeral of Seamus Duffy (15). Family appeals to Dublin government to help ban plastic bullets. Film report with Fr.Pat Gown comments in sermon. Paul Cassidy, Duffy's uncle reads family statement. Army defused bomb under RUCR man car at his Portrush home. Film report, eight members of Troops Out movement held news conference in Belfast. Film report.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Fri 11th Aug 1989
Duration: minutes
4 mins 55 secs
DVD No.
D01250
Tape No.
92
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
2256



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
Molyneaux and Paisley meet Peter Brooke in no holds barred meeting. Film report with Molyneaux statement, Brooke to examine there alternative proposals to Accord, then Paisley comments. On the eightieth anniversary of troops arriving rioting erupts in West Belfast. Film reports on rioting. Ian Williamson (Chief Insp.) views on media interest. Film report on Sinn Fein demonstration.

In Derry two bombs defused, Jim Callaghan (former British Prime Minister) says suspend Accord something better has been found. He sees no solution nearer now than twenty years ago.

Steven Stewart (17) in court on rioting charge.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Mon 14th Aug 1989
Duration: minutes
7 mins 5 secs
DVD No.
D01250
Tape No.
92
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
2257



Series Title:
UTV News
Programme Title:
Description:
Film report on Apprentice Boys Parade in Derry. Two bombs defused in shops along route. Report on events that led to troops coming in, contemporary film clips of 14 August 1969, James Chichester-Clark (then Prime Minister) gives interview, he's asked what did Unionist do wrong that led to troops coming in, he blames events since Brookeborough, and lack of political reform he agrees with this, he sees inbuilt problem with opposition that can only ever be an opposition. He would still with hindsight have brought troops in, no military victory possible and troops would stay.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
Independent Television (ITV)
Channel:
UTV
Date Broadcast:
Mon 14th Aug 1989
Duration: minutes
7 mins 53 secs
DVD No.
D01250
Tape No.
92
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
2258



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
Martin Galvin (Noraid Leader) arrested in Derry. Film report on banned leader, he didn't avoid arrest, his news conference words banned from air. Film of his arrest. Preview of his last appearances in Northern Ireland include rally where Sean Downes was killed.

Reg Empey (Belfast Lord Mayor) has told foreign TV crews to go home. Film report and interview with angry Empey.

Railway closed in bomb alert.

Two Rathcoole (MISSING) in murder attempt of husband and wife on 9th August 1989.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Mon 14th Aug 1989
Duration: minutes
5 mins secs
DVD No.
D01250
Tape No.
92
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
5451



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
Two UDR men appear in court on L.McGinn murder charge last month, one of men is also charged with killing Liam McKee (RC), Lisburn, in June. Andrew Brown (25) and Andrew Smith (24), and third man Ed Johns named as accused.

Damien Hill (Derry) gets life for murder of Clive Graham (Con.). RUC says Senior Officer to investigate disappearance of security document from Ballykinlar Army Camp. Film report on recent embarrassments for the government, and John Cope (Security Minister). Reaction from S.Mallon (SDLP) wants UDR disbanded, Ken Magennis (UUP) replies. Gerry Collins (Irish Minister) to discuss issue at Accord conference this week.

In Germany police issue photo-fit picture of gun man who killed Mrs Hazell. Film report.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Mon 11th Sep 1989
Duration: minutes
8 mins
DVD No.
D01250
Tape No.
92
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
2260



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
Thatcher flys in for one day visit, on the UDR she says she has confidence in the regiment. Film report as she visits Dupont and rubber factory. (tape ends in report).
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Tue 12th Sep 1989
Duration: minutes
3 mins 20 secs
DVD No.
D01250
Tape No.
92
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
2261



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
One hundred and twenty-five officers interviewed about missing document at Dunmurray RUC base. John Stevens (English policeman) brought in to investigate. Film report on document contained twelve IRA suspects. Political reaction from Joe Hendon (SDLP), the J.Allerdyce (APNI), then P.Robinson (DUP) views, Adams comments reported (his voice is banned) man told he was on list gives interview, he denies any Sinn Fein connection, Profile of John Stevens. In Dublin the Anglo-Irish conference meet, Brookes first meeting. Film report with G.Collins comments then analysis of meeting from politics journalist Tom Kelly. In Co.Tyrone a six hundred pound bomb defused at Moy bridge after shooting incident. Film report. Funeral in West Belfast of Seamus Twonmey, a former IRA leader.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Mon 18th Sep 1989
Duration: minutes
11 mins 40 secs
DVD No.
D01250
Tape No.
93
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
2262



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
S.Mallon (SDLP) says another document is leaked from RUC. Film report on Mallon allegation, he says Rory McShane (solicitor) was given the document eighteen months ago. He explains it came from UVF. Sequence of events beginning last month profiled by journalist. RUC they foiled Dungannon effort to kill security forces at home of Ken Magennis (UUP). Film report and comment from Ken McMagennis, second device found. Vincent Currie (SDLP) views. Castlewellan bomb alert. Film report.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Tue 19th Sep 1989
Duration: minutes
8 mins 20 secs
DVD No.
D01250
Tape No.
93
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
2263



Series Title:
BBC UK News
Programme Title:
Description:
Bomb at Marine's Army School of music in Deal in Kent, England, kills eight people and injures thirty. First reports. (1.00pm News)
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC UK
Date Broadcast:
Fri 22nd Sep 1989
Duration: minutes
5 mins
DVD No.
D01250
Tape No.
93
Country of Origin:
England
Record No.
2264



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
PIRA bomb at Marines bandsmen college in Deal, Kent, England kills eleven and injures twenty-two with two still missing. Film report with eye-witness accounts, preview of recent IRA attacks on targets in England and Germany. Marines currently based in West Belfast, analysis of current threat from IRA. Political reactions. UDR controversy rages on, Ray Burke (Ireland) comments on RTE, result in angry reaction from John Cope (N.Ireland Office Security Minister), other political comment.

In court Leslie Mahwinney (35) and Fiona Bell (21) convicted of holding Loyalist arms including a Bren gun. It's also revealed they had security documents on Republican suspects, but weren?t charged with this.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Fri 22nd Sep 1989
Duration: minutes
10 mins
DVD No.
D01260
Tape No.
93
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
2265



Series Title:
BBC UK News
Programme Title:
Description:
Scotland Yard says its looking for three specific Irish men in relation to Deal bombing. Film report with Mrs Jean Clitheroe, a Soldiers mother comments, interviews with injured Soldiers in hospital, visited by Archbishop of Canterbury. People queue to give blood, MOD issues list of names of the dead, Thatcher comments from Moscow.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC UK
Date Broadcast:
Sat 23rd Sep 1989
Duration: minutes
5 mins 4 secs
DVD No.
D01260
Tape No.
93
Country of Origin:
England
Record No.
2266



Series Title:
Sullivan's Story
Programme Title:
Halocast (Part 1)
Description:
Jim Sullivan Official Republican's views on twenty years of Troubles. Film of 1969 on the Falls Road, residents comments, Jim Sullivan believes what happened was incredible, contemporary film clip of him in 1969 addressing media, he recalls now the community anger. More residents comment in 1969 clip, John Carson (UUP Cllr) recalls 1969 form his point of view, more contemporary film clips, James Kelly (Captain) on Irish Army officer and Neil Blaney to give their opinions, film of Queen's University Belfast Civil Rights marchers, with Paddy Joe McClean voice over, he was chairman of NICRA, Rebecca McGlade comments on progressive Republicans, Sullivan in Duke Street, Derry recalls CRA marches. 5th October 1968 film of RUC attack, journalist views on CRA aims. PJ McClean on CRA successes, film of Jim Callaghan's visit to Derry in 1969, with Sir Arthur Young, who disarmed RUC, Sullivan views on him, Young asked him to join RUC, residents comment on unarmed RUC, as barricades begin to come down. Film comment from I.Freeland, (Lt. General) Sullivan recalls him. The falls curfew of 1970 changed things, Sullivan film at the time, he recalls now, Army terrible to deal with, then Bloody Sunday. 1972 film clips, Jack Lynch's speech. J.Kelly (Captain) recalls demand for guns, Sullivan recalls rumours about Irish Army approaches to Republicans, Kelly recalls Republican demands which went up to Irish Ministry of Defence. Sullivan met Neil Blaney, he offers weapons, Blaney on film denies it, Francie Donnelly (Maghera) recalls Blaney conversation and his grasp of things. Blaney recalls his broad remit, then Captain Kelly views Sullivan tells of September 1969 meeting with Charles Haughey for defence of North. Including rifles, Sullivan says they formed PIRA, Blaney denies this, Dublin January 1979, the split on film, Sullivan recalls, Blaney denies doing away with the Red IRA and getting a Green one, he criticises OIRA, Captain Kelly view, He meets Sullivan in Cavan to discuss the setting up of the PIRA, 70,000 was overall figure, 30,000 bought guns. Both men discuss Northern situation. Film of Lynch comments after arms trial, PJ McClean on what Southern government should have done, then and now, Sullivan calls FF bigots, film of La Mon 1978, then Bloody Friday Part III. War of Liberation. Abercorn film, Donegall Street film. Sullivan comments when he was in UK, and shop bombed on Shankill, child killed, PIRA comment shocking. Film of Republican parade in Leeson Street, and film of IRA training camp. Internment recalled by Sullivan, beaten for two days, PJ McClean recalls his treatment now and on contemporary film clip at the time, he recalls ill-treatment and torture, he sued the British government in 1976 and won. Sullivan recalls PIRA with guns trying to arrest him, John Carson speaks about Sullivan as they meet in City Hall. Sullivan runs down Sinn Fein Cllrs role, he was Cllr for WP from 1973-1981. Film of inside Cyprus Street Club, he recalls canvassing everywhere, PJ McClean says PIRA campaign causes ghettos. John Devine (Irish Independent) reinforces this point. Rebecca McGlade on heart broken people, Sullivan repeats view FF feared Socialists and created PIRA, a Frankenstein. Finally he visits Wolfe Tone memorial and says his ideals further away than ever, PT McClean on the paramount right - the right to life.
Type of Programme:
Documentary
Broadcast Company:
Independent Television (ITV)
Channel:
UTV
Date Broadcast:
Thu 28th Sep 1989
Duration: minutes
56 mins
DVD No.
D01260
Tape No.
93
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
116



Series Title:
The Cook Report
Programme Title:
Blood Money
Description:
Examination of fund raising schemes used by the IRA. And profile of Fr Pat Ryan, Conway Mill, and the killing of Joe Fenton by the IRA. Political comment from Brian Feeney (SDLP) and Ken Magennis (UUP).
Type of Programme:
Current Affairs
Broadcast Company:
Independent Television (ITV)
Channel:
ITV
Date Broadcast:
Fri 29th Sep 1989
Duration: minutes
25 mins
DVD No.
Tape No.
326A
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
798



Series Title:
The Cook Report
Programme Title:
Blood Money
Description:
This document begins with a street interview with Fr.Pat Ryan who recently avoided extradition from Belgium or Ireland to England, Cook alleges he is IRA's money man and fund raiser, the programme deals with methods of fund raising used by IRA. He mentions exposure of Eddie Sayers (UDA) years ago. In Belfast today with comment from Brian Feeney (SDLP), they name John Deery (Andersontown) and allege he's IRA No. 2, also estate agents used for laundering, this leads to a profile of the murder of Joe Fenton, an estate agent killed this year, his father comments. Cook then names Conway Mill as the centre of the PIRA business empire, but he alleges they control companies in England. (There is a fifty-four second blank spot in the middle due to a court ruling on its content.) Cook shows film of Loughgall, and an IRA ASU shooting down a helicopter in South Armagh, then profiles of IRA gun runners Donal Moyna and Gabriel McGaughey, in the USA. Back then to Fr Ryan's alleged roll as fund raiser, Cook looks at his Euro bank accounts, Gadaffi money, his Brussels flat held since 1976, one in Benidorm since 1979, link to Gibraltar Three. Profile of his avoidance of extradition, his return to Ireland, and finally the Waterford Street interview again, with Ken Magennis (UUP).
Type of Programme:
Current Affairs
Broadcast Company:
Independent Television (ITV)
Channel:
ITV
Date Broadcast:
Fri 29th Sep 1989
Duration: minutes
24 mins 13 secs
DVD No.
D01260
Tape No.
326A
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
2267



Series Title:
Irish Ways
Programme Title:
Description:
Pro-Republican film of events in Northern Ireland with IRA patrols, funerals, and SF councillor. Interviews Republican prisoners on their struggle. An independent made film by Arthur MacCaig, it begins with Brendan Hughes a former IRA commander doing a talk over on a Pro-IRA piece of film, next on patrol on the Falls Road with RUC men, then two women, Cathy Stenton and Patricia McDaid who were caught with bomb timers recall their arrests. In the Markets area, the killing of Brendan 'Ruby' Davison (July 1988) is recalled, with film of his funeral and wake. B.Hughes recalls his arrest on the Malone Road, and the bugging operation they ran against Army HQ, then Davison's funeral with (MISSING) carrying the coffin, Brendan, Jimmy and a young Jack walk behind. The programme then switches to the Shankill and interviews Gusty Spence (UVF leader), he gives his views of Irish situation. On the Republican side Patricia McDaid justifies her involvement, then a film from August of anti-internment parades. A former Soldier recalls why he joined the Army in 1976, Booby Harker recalls arriving in N.Ireland, the power social conditions, then profile of Ballymurphy and Emma Groves recalls being blinded by Paratroopers bullet in her own house, real film clip of Emma's wounds in 1971, she tells her story, then RUC officer gives his mission statement, media and government advertising, then wall murals, P McIntyre (a 1978 Maze escaper) recalls his time on the run. 9 August street party, film of IRA men in Ardoyne with M60, a former British Soldier recalls being caught in an ambush, followed by B.Hughes recollection of the Hunger Strikes with pictures of the dead strikers. Visit to Crossmaglen and free Derry corner, G.Doherty (SF Cllr.) recalls bombing Derry City Hall. In the Bogside a British Soldier patrol interrupts filming, then film of the Ballygawley bus bomb site were eight Soldiers died, film crew p-checked. Pat McIntyre views on March 1988. Gibraltar Three killings, film of Stone attack, B.Hughes recalls, Patricia McDaid on sacrifices, August 1988 extradition of Robert Russell, film of riots on Falls Road, and IRA gunmen moving about.
Type of Programme:
Documentary
Broadcast Company:
not broadcast
Channel:
Independent
Date Broadcast:
Sun 1st Oct 1989
Duration: minutes
52 mins
DVD No.
D01270
Tape No.
224
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
119



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
Controversy over security leaks to Loyalists from security forces intensifies. Irish News report says a group called Inner Circle is behind organised leaks. Terry McLaughlin (Journalist) interview on his information Seamus Mallon (SDLP) views, this is significant, worrying, dangerous mutiny in the RUC.

In England the Northern Echo was given one hundred and fifty photos of terror suspects to local paper John Allerdyce (Alliance Leader) meets Northern Ireland Office. In Randalstown five hundred pound bomb wrecks RUC base and damages homes. Film report with eye-witness accounts, and reaction from C.Smyth (UUP MP)
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Mon 2nd Oct 1989
Duration: minutes
8 mins
DVD No.
D01260
Tape No.
93
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
2268



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
James Babbington (RC) shot dead by IRA in mistake for a Loyalist paramilitary. On Antrim Road, North Belfast. Film report with eye-witness account, reaction from B.Feeney (SDLP) and Tom Campbell (Alliance).

Also in North Belfast a man shot and wounded from a van. John Cope (N.Ireland Office Minister) says a propaganda war is going on against the RUC and the Anglo-Irish Accord.

In England forty more photos given to a newspaper. Stevens inquiry now involved, the paper editor gives interview. John Cope comments.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Wed 4th Oct 1989
Duration: minutes
6 mins
DVD No.
D01260
Tape No.
93
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
2269



Series Title:
Programme Title:
Behind the Mask
Description:
Republicans recall events from the troubles including - J.Cahill, B.Hughes, M.Meehan, S.Twomey, T.Clarke and others. After twenty years of violence, this the first documentary on the IRA made by former activists in the Republican movement, who describe their experiences and opinions, and personal sacrifices. Brendan Hughes a former IRA commander in Belfast contributes as does Martin Meehan, Billy Kelly, Joe Cahill, S.Twomney, G.Adams, M.McGuiness, Terence Clarke, Liam Boyle. Programme uses contemporary film clips of CRA, 1969 violence, Short Strand attacks, the 1974 ceasefire, the Lower Falls curfew, internment, Bloody Sunday. B.Hughes recalls his escape from prison, the Hunger Strikes, M.Meehan talks of the beatings he took from the RUC. T.Clarke on how prison educated young volunteers, the criminalisation policy highlighted by Danny Morrison, film of IRA training camps and discussion on economic targets. Directed by Frank Martin the video argues that unless an attempt is made to understand their motivations how can anyone understand the nature of the conflict and work towards solving it. Joe Cahill calls this generation of Republicans the greatest yet. Final statements of expectations by the contributors.
Type of Programme:
Documentary
Broadcast Company:
not broadcast
Channel:
SF video
Date Broadcast:
Sun 8th Oct 1989
Duration: minutes
64 mins
DVD No.
D01270
Tape No.
203
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
118



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
In Kilrea, Co.Derry PIRA kill Thomas Gibson (28) (L/Cpl.) In the TA. Film report with his employers reaction, then Robert Catherwoods (DUP Cllr.) views, then Fr.Brendan Doherty comments.

In Co.Down Brendan Curran (SF Cllr.) is serious after being shot by Loyalists at his mothers home.

Meanwhile in Lisburn Alwyn Harris (RUC Supt.) was killed in Lisburn.

A Prison escape from Crumlin Road jail has been foiled, film report riots co-ordinated, bomb on digger to blow walls, twenty men planned to escape. RUC aware of escape plans. Film report semtex uncovered in prison.

In Kent, police issue photo of women they want in relation to Deal bomb attack on Marines.

Four UDR Soldiers in court on firearms offences, names given, film report, Paisley has attacked Stevens inquiry as gesture to please Dublin, at press conference Robinson and Paisley anger at arrests of twenty-eight UDR men yesterday. Film report on DUP's "Hands off the UDR" campaign, John Cope (N.Ireland Office Minister) says no government involvement in UDR arrests.

In Dublin A.Sloan ordered to be extradited, Paul Magee, Michael McKee cases coming up.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Mon 9th Oct 1989
Duration: minutes
11 mins 42 secs
DVD No.
D01260
Tape No.
93
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
2270



Series Title:
Families at War
Programme Title:
Description:
The O'Doherty family from Derry are profiled, by Peter Taylor in this documentary Shane O'Doherty became an IRA bomber, he recalls his early life and beliefs. Why he joined the IRA and his career in the IRA. His brothers Murdoch, Bernard (in the USA), Eamon, give their recollections of growing up in Derry during troubled times, they all critise their brother Shane IRA membership and bombing campaign. Programme has contemporary film clips of IRA men on streets of Derry, and rioting in Derry, Shane O'Doherty recalls various incidents including Eamon Lafferty (19) being shot dead in 1971, he was O'Doherty friend. Film of Bloody Sunday, O'Doherty was there and recalls visiting the morgue looking for his friend, Peter Taylor states of importance of Bloody Sunday in the mind of Republicans and Nationalism. By the time his father died he was on the run, and disguised when at the funeral, O'Doherty recalls his bomb making in Derry. His brothers all recall meeting him at rare events. In 1973 the IRA bombed Old Bailey, London, the next wave was letter bombs, O'Doherty was behind this, he calls, with contemporary film clips, and Michael O'Cock (Brig.) recalls getting a letter bomb. Eventually Shane was arrested at a time of ceasefire, the IRA shot Paul Gray (RUC) in Derry in retaliation, Loyalists meanwhile threatened his brother. Shane's trial included Baker Street underground bomb, his family express their shock and horror. His mother recalls the five hundred mile trip to visit him in London prison. By 1978 after long reflection and reading O'Doherty had been converted from violence, he apologised to his victims, they weren't impressed. By 1980s he was transferred to Maze, then Magherberry. His brothers give their views of things now, all the brothers have since left N.Ireland. O'Doherty says he done disservice to the ideals he followed.
Type of Programme:
Documentary
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC
Date Broadcast:
Tue 10th Oct 1989
Duration: minutes
44 mins 43 secs
DVD No.
D01280
Tape No.
326A
Country of Origin:
Ireland
Record No.
2271



Series Title:
Programme Title:
Families At War
Description:
A documentary, made by Peter Taylor, which profiles Derry man Shane O'Doherty who was an IRA volunteer. Programme looks at the effect that his conviction for bombing offences had on his family; with interviews and archive film clips.
Type of Programme:
Documentary
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC
Date Broadcast:
Tue 10th Oct 1989
Duration: minutes
45 mins
DVD No.
Tape No.
326A
Country of Origin:
England
Record No.
796



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
The Guildford four are set to be released. In 1974 bomb attack killed seven and injured ninety, the four innocents jailed are Patrick Armstrong, Gerry Conlon, Paul Hill and Carol Richardson. Film report with families reaction and from Fr.Denis Faul. Sarah Conlon recalls her husband Giuseppe's death in Prison. Joe Hendron (SDLP) comments, journalist Tom Kelly on political implications of this case, and lessons for Dublin from the release concerning extradition problems.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Tue 17th Oct 1989
Duration: minutes
7 mins 16 secs
DVD No.
D01280
Tape No.
93f
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
2272



Series Title:
BBC UK News
Programme Title:
Description:
Three of Guildford released, Lord Chief Justice says policemen lied, release is one of most important in British legal history. Paul Hill held on conviction for killing British Soldier. Film report with history of case including alleged confessions, doubts, Lord Lane comments and its implications. Film of release of Gerry Conlan, to hundreds of onlookers and journalists, he comments "I watched my father die in a British prison". Richardson and Armstrong leave in car. Westminster press conference, relatives views. Paul Hill to go to Belfast to begin appeal in Belfast against killing British Solider. Profile of Paul Hill. Paul Hill's solicitor Michael Fisher comments. D.Hurd (Home Secretary) tells parliament of a judicial inquiry by Lord May and compensation. Roy Hattersley's (Labour) view, then Mervyn Rees on capital punishment. Three Surrey policemen suspended. Profile of reaction in Surrey force. Pressure groups against confession only convictions. Douglas Hurd interview on convictions and system, and possible police corruption.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC UK
Date Broadcast:
Thu 19th Oct 1989
Duration: minutes
14 mins
DVD No.
D01260
Tape No.
93
Country of Origin:
England
Record No.
2273



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
Paul Hill released on bail in Belfast, his confession to killing British Soldier was made to Surrey police with bombing confession. Film report on bail application, and family reunion, he gives interview to BBC on his fifteen years in jail, he believes police knew they were innocent from the start, he profiles hard time in prison includes beatings. Spotlight gives new hope for Birmingham six, Paddy McIlkenny, brother of Richard, gives interview on their hopes, even though Hurd rejects their calls for another appeal.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Fri 20th Oct 1989
Duration: minutes
7 mins 3 secs
DVD No.
D01280
Tape No.
93
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
2274



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
Mike Marshall (RUC Con.) shot dead in Camlough, South Armagh second officer injured. Film report with S.Mallon reaction.

In Castlewellan a bomb wrecked the telephone exchange.

Funeral of Roy Metcalf (40) shot by PIRA at weekend in Lurgan.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Sat 21st Oct 1989
Duration: minutes
2 mins 30 secs
DVD No.
D01280
Tape No.
93
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
2275



Series Title:
BBC UK News
Programme Title:
Description:
Mick Islandia (34) (RAF Cpl.) and his baby daughter shot dead by PIRA in West Germany. Film report.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC UK
Date Broadcast:
Sun 22nd Oct 1989
Duration: minutes
1 mins 20 secs
DVD No.
D01280
Tape No.
93
Country of Origin:
England
Record No.
2276



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
IPLO claim killing of Robert Burns (49) in Dunmurray. Film report with eye-witness accounts. Mr Burns had been Church of Ireland, but became Roman Catholic when he married. Minister comments and political reaction.

David Mellor's (Assistant Chief Constable RUC) home bombed in Drumbo by PIRA. Film report with Alan Wright (police federation) comments. Preview of previous IRA attacks on senior RUC men.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Tue 7th Nov 1989
Duration: minutes
5 mins 15 secs
DVD No.
D01280
Tape No.
93
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
2277



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
Ivan Johnston (31) (RUC Con.) shot dead by accident by a colleague during a Newlodge Road search operation. Film report says shot man not in uniform, RUC find rifle, three arrested.

In Co.Tyrone a one thousand pound bomb defused at Sion Mills. Film report also on bomb in centre of Sion Mill, John Bustard (RUC Chief Insp.) says it was attempt to kill RUC men at first bomb.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Fri 10th Nov 1989
Duration: minutes
4 mins
DVD No.
D01280
Tape No.
93
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
2278



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
Moneymore businessman Robert Glover (37) killed by PIRA booby trap in his car, for his firm carrying out security forces jobs. Film report and eye-witness account, political reaction from Ken Magennis (UUP). Further condemnation from Fr.Denis Faul, then William McCrea (DUP MP), Mr Glover is eleventh killing of contractor, thirteen years ago his UDR uncle was shot by IRA.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Thu 16th Nov 1989
Duration: minutes
5 mins 12 secs
DVD No.
D01280
Tape No.
93
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
2279



Series Title:
BBC UK News
Programme Title:
Description:
In England the PIRA booby trap the car of A.Mudd (Sgt.), he looses his legs. Film report from Colchester. In Mayobridge, South Devon, three paratroopers killed, one injured in IRA land mine attack. Film report dead named as Steven Wilson (L/Cpl.), Paul McCauley and Mathew Marshall. Thatcher comments, Haughey's public reply.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC UK
Date Broadcast:
Sun 19th Nov 1989
Duration: minutes
2 mins 46 secs
DVD No.
D01280
Tape No.
93
Country of Origin:
England
Record No.
2280



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
Mayobridge bomb was five hundred pounds, film report on weekend of IRA activity in England and Ireland.

In Armagh David Halligan (UDR L/Cpl) was shot dead by PIRA. Political reactions. Paisley accuses P.Brooke for saying the IRA can't be defeated. S.Mallon (SDLP) defends P.Brooke. Report on funeral of Halligan (L/C) in Armagh and Archbishop R.Eames sermon.

In court case against six men on murder charge over attack on Corporal Howell and Woods, four men are acquitted. Film report, T.Clarke, G.Reid jailed.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Mon 20th Nov 1989
Duration: minutes
9 mins 16 secs
DVD No.
D01280
Tape No.
93
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
2284



Series Title:
UTV News
Programme Title:
Description:
Reports coming in of two bombs at Sydenhams Harbour Airport. Peter Brooke now says it is possible to beat the IRA militarily, and he criticises Cardinals idea of British withdrawing.

In Poleglass two Paratroopers injured in PIRA bomb trap. Film report.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
Independent Television (ITV)
Channel:
UTV
Date Broadcast:
Mon 27th Nov 1989
Duration: minutes
7 mins
DVD No.
D01280
Tape No.
94
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
2281



Series Title:
UTV News
Programme Title:
Description:
Two men shot dead by Loyalists in Ardboe Bar, Liam Ryan (39) (bar owner) had been convicted in USA on arms charges, also killed Michael Devlin (33) and third man injured. Film report from Battery Bar. Reaction from Denis Haughey (SDLP), and G.Collins (Irish Justice Minister). Widow of John Downes awarded compensation for 12th August 1984 killing by RUC in Andersontown. Film reports with interview with widow.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
Independent Television (ITV)
Channel:
UTV
Date Broadcast:
Thu 30th Nov 1989
Duration: minutes
3 mins 48 secs
DVD No.
D01280
Tape No.
94
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
2282



Series Title:
BBC NI News
Programme Title:
Description:
Ardboe shooting coverage, details of Liam Ryan USA conviction, eye-witness account. F.McNally (SF Cllr.) says RUC told him his photo was on missing document. Relatives interview, no retaliation. William McCrea wants condemn death of Liam Ryan just innocent citizens. S.Mallon comments in Commons. Other political and church reactions. Film report on Brooke and Collins meeting.
Type of Programme:
News Report
Broadcast Company:
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Channel:
BBC NI
Date Broadcast:
Thu 30th Nov 1989
Duration: minutes
7 mins 40 secs
DVD No.
D01280
Tape No.
94
Country of Origin:
Northern Ireland
Record No.
2283



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