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The following is a chronological 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

08 March 1971

Hughes, Charles (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.

19 June 1972

Mackin, Desmond (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.

21 July 1972

Rosato, Joseph (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.

18 May 1974

Shaw, Joseph (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.

20 February 1975

Ferguson, Hugh (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.

25 February 1975

Fox, Sean (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.

15 March 1975

Fulton, John (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.

15 March 1975

Goatley, Stephen (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.

06 April 1975

Loughran, Daniel (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.

12 April 1975

Crawford, Paul (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.

28 April 1975

McMillen, Liam (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.

05 June 1975

McNamee, Brendan (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.

13 July 1975

Berry, Denis (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.

01 September 1975

Douglas, David (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.

01 September 1975

McVeigh, Hugh (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.

29 October 1975

Elliman, Robert (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.

30 October 1975

Kelly, Eileen (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.

31 October 1975

Berry, Thomas (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.

31 October 1975

McCusker, Seamus (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.

03 November 1975

Fogarty, James (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.

09 November 1975

Kelly, John (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.

11 November 1975

Brown, John (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.

11 November 1975

Casey, Comgall (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.

11 November 1975

McAllister, John (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.

11 November 1975

McVeigh, Owen (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.

12 November 1975

Duggan, Michael (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.

15 November 1975

Haddock, Thomas (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.

29 November 1975

Waller, Archibald (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.

30 November 1975

Shaw, Noel (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.

18 February 1976

Best, Paul (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.

13 March 1976

Frame, Alexander (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.

31 January 1977

Moorehead, James (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.

11 June 1977

Bates, Robert (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.

27 July 1977

Cowan, Daniel (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.

27 July 1977

Foots, James (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.

27 July 1977

McNulty, Trevor (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.

27 July 1977

Toland, Thomas (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.

05 October 1977

Costello, Seamus (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.

04 June 1982

Flynn, James (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.

21 December 1986

McCartan, Thomas (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.

20 January 1987

O'Reilly, John (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.

20 January 1987

Power, Thomas (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.

05 February 1987

McCluskey, Anthony (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.

18 February 1987

Kearney, Michael (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.

07 March 1987

Maguire, Thomas (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.

14 March 1987

Conlon, Fergus (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.

15 March 1987

McCarthy, Anthony (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.

15 March 1987

Steenson, Gerard (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.

21 March 1987

Gargan, Emmanuel (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.

22 March 1987

Duffy, Kevin (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.

08 December 1987

Cunningham, Patrick (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.

18 August 1992

Brown, Jimmy (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.

27 August 1992

McKibben, Hugh (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.

11 September 1992

Macklin, Michael (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.

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