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The following is an alphabetical list of all those who have been killed as a result of paramilitary feuds in Northern Ireland between 1971 and 1998. The information has been taken from the Sutton database of deaths, 1969-1998

Bates, Robert

11 June 1997 (48) Protestant
Status: ex-Ulster Volunteer Force (xUVF), Killed by: Ulster Defence Association (UDA)
Shot, at his workplace, Ex-prisoners Interpretative Centre, Woodvale Road, Shankill, Belfast. Ulster Defence Association / Ulster Volunteer Force feud.

Berry, Denis

13 July 1975 (21) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Association (UDA), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Shot shortly after leaving Ulster Defence Association social club, Taughmonagh, Belfast. Ulster Defence Association / Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF) feud.

Berry, Thomas

31 October 1975 (27) Catholic
Status: Official Irish Republican Army (OIRA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot outside Sean Martin's Gaelic Athletic Association Club, Beechfield Street, Short Strand, Belfast. Official Irish Republican Army (OIRA) / Irish Republican Army (IRA) feud.

Best, Paul

18 Feburary 1976 (19) Catholic
Status: Civilian Political Activist (CivPA), Killed by: Official Irish Republican Army (OIRA)
Sinn Fein (SF) member. Died three months after being shot while walking along Monagh Road, Turf Lodge, Belfast. Official Irish Republican Army (OIRA) / Irish Republican Army (IRA) feud.

Brown, John

11 November 1975 (25) Catholic
Status: Official Irish Republican Army (OIRA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot at his home, Cooke Place, off Ormeau Road, Belfast. Official Irish Republican Army (OIRA) / Irish Republican Army (IRA) feud.

Brown, Jimmy

18 August 1992 (36) Catholic
Status: Irish People's Liberation Organisation (IPLO), Killed by: Irish People's Liberation Organisation Belfast Brigade (IPLOBB)
Shot while sitting in his car, Clonard Street, Lower Falls, Belfast. Internal Irish People's Liberation Oraganisation (IPLO) feud.

Casey, Comgall

11 November 1975 (18) Catholic
Status: Civilian Political Activist (CivPA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Former Republican Clubs member. Shot at his workplace, joinery firm, Andersonstown, Belfast. Official Irish Republican Army (OIRA) / Irish Republican Army (IRA) feud.

Conlon, Fergus

14 March 1987 (31) Catholic
Status: Civilian Political Activist (CivPA), Killed by: Irish National Liberation Army (INLA)
Irish Republican Socialist Party member. Found shot, Clontigora, near Forkhill, County Armagh. Irish National Liberation Army / Irish People's Liberation Organisation feud.

Costello, Seamus

05 October 1977 (38) nfNIRI
Status: Civilian Political Activist (CivPA), Killed by: Official Irish Republican Army (OIRA)
Leading member of Irish Republican Socialist Party (IRSP). Shot while sitting in stationary car, Northbrook Avenue, North Strand, Dublin. Official Irish Republican Army (OIRA) / Irish National Liberation Army (INLA) feud.

Cowan, Daniel

27 July 1977 (39) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Official Irish Republican Army (OIRA)
Shot at his home, Riverdale Park East, Andersonstown, Belfast. Previous occupier intended target. Official Irish Republican Army (OIRA) / Irish Republican Army (IRA) feud.

Crawford, Paul

12 April 1975 (25) Catholic
Status: Official Irish Republican Army (OIRA), Killed by: People's Liberation Army (PLA)
Shot while selling United Irishman newspaper outside Beagon's Bar, Falls Road, Belfast. Official Irish Republican Army (OIRA) / Irish National Liberation Army feud.

Cunningham, Patrick

08 December 1987 (27) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish National Liberation Army (INLA)
Found shot several months after being abducted, in outbuilding of deserted farm, near Castleblayney, County Monaghan. Irish National Liberation Army (INLA) / Irish People's Liberation Organisation (IPLO) feud.

Douglas, David

01 September 1975 (20) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Association (UDA), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Found shot, buried in field, off Gobbins Road, near Whitehead, County Antrim. Abducted 7th April 1975. Ulster Defence Association / Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF) feud.

Duffy, Kevin

22 March 1987 (20) Catholic
Status: Irish National Liberation Army (INLA), Killed by: Irish People's Liberation Organisation (IPLO)
Found shot in playground of St Brigid's School, Nursery Road, Armagh. Irish National Liberation Army (INLA) / Irish People's Liberation Organisation (IPLO) feud.

Duggan, Michael

12 November 1975 (32) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Official Irish Republican Army (OIRA)
Chairman of Falls Taxi Association. Shot while in St Paul's Hall, Hawthorne Street, Falls, Belfast. Official Irish Republican Army (OIRA) / Irish Republican Army (IRA) feud.

Elliman, Robert

29 October 1975 (27) Catholic
Status: Official Irish Republican Army (OIRA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot while in McKenna's Bar, Stanfield Street, Markets, Belfast. Official Irish Republican Army (OIRA) / Irish Republican Army (IRA) feud.

Ferguson, Hugh

20 Feburary 1975 (19) Catholic
Status: Civilian Political Activist (CivPA), Killed by: Official Irish Republican Army (OIRA)
Irish Republican Socialist Party (IRSP) member. Shot at his workplace, building site, Whiterock Drive, Ballymurphy, Belfast. Official Irish Republican Army (OIRA) / Irish National Liberation Army feud.

Flynn, James

04 June 1982 (37) Catholic
Status: Official Irish Republican Army (OIRA), Killed by: Irish National Liberation Army (INLA)
Shot from passing motor cycle as he left Cusack's Bar, North Strand Road, Dublin. Official Irish Republican Army (OIRA) / Irish National Liberation Army (INLA) feud.

Fogarty, James

03 November 1975 (22) Catholic
Status: Civilian Political Activist (CivPA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Former Republican Clubs member. Shot at his home, Rock Grove, Ballymurphy, Belfast. Official Irish Republican Army (OIRA) / Irish Republican Army (IRA) feud.

Foots, James

27 July 1977 (27) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Official Irish Republican Army (OIRA)
Shot as he got out of car, Unity Flats, off Upper Library Street, Belfast. Brother member of Sinn Fein (SF). Official Irish Republican Army (OIRA) / Irish Republican Army (IRA) feud.

Fox, Sean

25 Feburary 1975 (32) Catholic
Status: Official Irish Republican Army (OIRA), Killed by: People's Liberation Army (PLA)
Shot while walking along Cullingtree Row, Divis Flats, Lower Falls, Belfast. Official Irish Republican Army (OIRA) / Irish National Liberation Army (INLA) feud.

Frame, Alexander

13 March 1976 (26) Protestant
Status: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF), Killed by: Ulster Defence Association (UDA)
Found beaten to death, Aberdeen Street, Shankill, Belfast. Ulster Defence Association / Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF) feud.

Fulton, John

15 March 1975 (20) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Association (UDA), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Shot while in Alexandra Bar, York Road, Belfast. Ulster Defence Association (UDA) / Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF) feud.

Gargan, Emmanuel

21 March 1987 (25) Catholic
Status: Irish National Liberation Army (INLA), Killed by: Irish People's Liberation Organisation (IPLO)
Shot while in Hatfield Bar, Ormeau Road, Belfast. Irish National Liberation Army / Irish People's Liberation Organisation feud.

Goatley, Stephen

15 March 1975 (19) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Association (UDA), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Shot while in Alexandra Bar, York Road, Belfast. Ulster Defence Association (UDA) / Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF) feud.

Haddock, Thomas

15 November 1975 (51) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Shot during fracas at Park Bar, Lawther Street, Tiger's Bay, Belfast. Ulster Defence Association (UDA) / Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF) feud.

Hughes, Charles

08 March 1971 (26) Catholic
Status: Irish Republican Army (IRA), Killed by: Official Irish Republican Army (OIRA)
Shot while leaving house, Leeson Street, Lower Falls, Belfast. Official Irish Republican Army (OIRA) / Irish Republican Army (IRA) feud.

Kearney, Michael

18 Feburary 1987 (33) Catholic
Status: Irish National Liberation Army (INLA), Killed by: Irish People's Liberation Organisation (IPLO)
Shot near his home, Springhill Avenue, Ballymurphy, Belfast. Irish National Liberation Army / Irish People's Liberation Organisation feud.

Kelly, Eileen

30 October 1975 (6) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot at her home, Beechmount Grove, Falls, Belfast. Father intended target. Official Irish Republican Army (OIRA) / Irish Republican Army (IRA) feud.

Kelly, John

09 November 1975 (19) Catholic
Status: Official Irish Republican Army (OIRA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot as he walked along Ponsonby Avenue, near to his home, New Lodge, Belfast. Official Irish Republican Army (OIRA) / Irish Republican Army (IRA) feud.

Loughran, Daniel

06 April 1975 (18) Catholic
Status: People's Liberation Army (PLA), Killed by: Official Irish Republican Army (OIRA)
Shot while walking along Albert Street, Lower Falls, Belfast. Official Irish Republican Army (OIRA) / Irish National Liberation Army feud.

Mackin, Desmond

19 June 1972 (37) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot during altercation with Irish Republican Army (IRA) members in Cracked Cup Social Club, Leeson Street, Lower Falls, Belfast. Official Irish Republican Army (OIRA) / Irish Republican Army (IRA) feud.

Macklin, Michael

11 September 1992 (31) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish People's Liberation Organisation (IPLO)
Shot outside his home, Whiterock Gardens, Ballymurphy, Belfast. Internal Irish People's Liberation Oraganisation (IPLO) feud.

Maguire, Thomas

07 March 1987 (19) Catholic
Status: Irish People's Liberation Organisation (IPLO), Killed by: Irish National Liberation Army (INLA)
Found shot near Forkhill, County Armagh. Irish National Liberation Army / Irish Peoples Liberation Army feud.

McAllister, John

11 November 1975 (19) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot while standing at bus stop, Springfield Road, Ballymurphy, Belfast. A relative of a member of Republican Clubs. Official Irish Republican Army (OIRA) / Irish Republican Army (IRA) feud.

McCartan, Thomas

21 December 1986 (31) Catholic
Status: Irish National Liberation Army (INLA), Killed by: Irish People's Liberation Organisation (IPLO)
Shot outside his home, Commedagh Drive, Andersonstown, Belfast. Irish National Liberation Army (INLA) / Irish People's Liberation Organisation (IPLO) feud.

McCarthy, Anthony

15 March 1987 (31) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish National Liberation Army (INLA)
Shot while travelling in car along Springhill Avenue, Ballymurphy, Belfast. Irish National Liberation Army / Irish People's Liberation Organisation feud.

McCluskey, Anthony

05 Feburary 1987 (32) Catholic
Status: Irish People's Liberation Organisation (IPLO), Killed by: Irish National Liberation Army (INLA)
Found shot, Middletown, County Armagh. Irish National Liberation Army / Irish People's Liberation Organisation feud.

McCusker, Seamus

31 October 1975 (40) Catholic
Status: Irish Republican Army (IRA), Killed by: Official Irish Republican Army (OIRA)
Shot as he walked along New Lodge Road, Belfast. Official Irish Republican Army (OIRA) / Irish Republican Army (IRA) feud.

McKibben, Hugh

27 August 1992 (21) Catholic
Status: Irish People's Liberation Organisation (IPLO), Killed by: Irish People's Liberation Organisation Belfast Brigade (IPLOBB)
Shot outside Lamh Dearg GAA Club, Hannahstown, Belfast. Internal Irish People's Liberation Oraganisation (IPLO) feud.

McMillen, Liam

28 April 1975 (48) Catholic
Status: Official Irish Republican Army (OIRA), Killed by: People's Liberation Army (PLA)
Shot while walking along Falls Road at the junction with Spinner Street, Belfast. Official Irish Republican Army (OIRA) / Irish Nationalist Liberation Army feud.

McNamee, Brendan

05 June 1975 (22) Catholic
Status: Irish National Liberation Army (INLA), Killed by: Official Irish Republican Army (OIRA)
Shot outside mobile chip van, Stewartstown Road, Suffolk, Belfast. Official Irish Republican Army (OIRA) / Irish National Liberation Army feud.

McNulty, Trevor

27 July 1977 (26) Catholic
Status: Civilian Political Activist (CivPA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Republican Clubs member. Shot in the foyer of Alexander House, New Lodge, Belfast. Official Irish Republican Army (OIRA) / Irish Republican Army (IRA) feud.

McVeigh, Hugh

01 September 1975 (36) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Association (UDA), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Found shot, buried in field, off Gobbins Road, near Whitehead, County Antrim. Abducted 7th April 1975. Ulster Defence Association / Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF) feud.

McVeigh, Owen

11 November 1975 (28) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Official Irish Republican Army (OIRA)
Shot at his home, Grosvenor Place, Lower Falls, Belfast. Mistaken for Irish Republican Army (IRA) member. Official Irish Republican Army (OIRA) / Irish Republican Army (IRA) feud.

Moorehead, James

31 January 1977 (30) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Association (UDA), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Found beaten to death, Adela Street, off Antrim Road, Belfast. Ulster Defence Association (UDA) / Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF) feud.

O'Reilly, John

20 January 1987 (26) Catholic
Status: Irish National Liberation Army (INLA), Killed by: Irish People's Liberation Organisation (IPLO)
Shot while in Rossnaree Hotel, Drogheda, County Louth. Irish National Liberation Army / Irish People's Liberation Organisation feud.

Power, Thomas

20 January 1987 (34) Catholic
Status: Irish National Liberation Army (INLA), Killed by: Irish People's Liberation Organisation (IPLO)
Shot while in Rossnaree Hotel, Drogheda, County Louth. Irish National Liberation Army / Irish People's Liberation Organisation feud.

Rosato, Joseph

21 July 1972 (59) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot at his home, Deerpark Road, Belfast. Father of intended target. Official Irish Republican Army (OIRA) / Irish Republican Army (IRA) feud.

Shaw, Joseph

18 May 1974 (22) Protestant
Status: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF), Killed by: Ulster Defence Association (UDA)
Shot during fracas in North Star Bar, North Queen Street, Belfast. UDA/UVF feud.

Shaw, Noel

30 November 1975 (19) Protestant
Status: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Found shot on back seat of abandoned taxi, Nixon Street, Shankill, Belfast. Internal Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF) feud.

Steenson, Gerard

15 March 1987 (29) Catholic
Status: Irish People's Liberation Organisation (IPLO), Killed by: Irish National Liberation Army (INLA)
Shot while travelling in car along Springhill Avenue, Ballymurphy, Belfast. Irish National Liberation Army / Irish People's Liberation Organisation feud.

Toland, Thomas

27 July 1977 (31) Catholic
Status: Irish Republican Army (IRA), Killed by: Official Irish Republican Army (OIRA)
Shot while walking along Divismore Crescent, Ballymurphy, Belfast. Official Irish Republican Army (OIRA) / Irish Republican Army (IRA) feud.

Waller, Archibald

29 November 1975 (24) Protestant
Status: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Shot while sitting in parked car outside social club, Downing Street, Shankill, Belfast. Internal Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF) feud.

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