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Chronolgical Listing: 1980 Total: 80

photo 01 January 1980
Bates, Simon (23) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Undercover British Army (BA) member. Shot in error, by other British Army (BA) members while setting ambush position, Tullydonnell, near Forkhill, County Armagh.
Memorials
  
photo 01 January 1980
Hardy, Gerald (18) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Undercover British Army (BA) member. Shot in error, by other British Army (BA) members while setting ambush position, Tullydonnell, near Forkhill, County Armagh.
Memorials
  
photo 01 January 1980
McGuinness, Doreen (16) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Shot while travelling in stolen car at British Army (BA) Vehicle Check Point (VCP), Whiterock Road, Ballymurphy, Belfast.
Memorials
  
photo 02 January 1980
Lundy, Samuel (62) Protestant
Status: ex-Ulster Defence Regiment (xUDR), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot at his workplace, Kingsmills, near Bessbrook, County Armagh.
Memorials
  
photo 03 January 1980
Crilly, Robert (60) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty reservist. Shot at his workplace, Main Street, Newtownbutler, County Fermanagh.
Memorials
  
photo 04 January 1980
Reid, Alexander (20) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Defence Association (UDA)
Found beaten to death in derelict garage, Berlin Street, Shankill, Belfast.
Memorials
  
photo 06 January 1980
Smyth, Robert (18) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed in land mine attack on Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR) mobile patrol, Burren Bridge, near Castlewellan, County Down.
Memorials
  
photo 06 January 1980
Cochrane, James (21) Catholic
Status: Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed in land mine attack on Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR) mobile patrol, Burren Bridge, near Castlewellan, County Down.
Memorials
  
photo 06 January 1980
Wilson, Richard (21) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed in land mine attack on Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR) mobile patrol, Burren Bridge, near Castlewellan, County Down.
Memorials
  
photo 12 January 1980
Purse, David (44) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot while on Royal Ulster Constabualry (RUC) patrol, at the main gate of Seaview football ground, Shore Road, Skegoneill, Belfast.
Memorials
  
photo 12 January 1980
Montgomery, Thomas (64) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: not known (nk)
Died one day after being injured when crowd threw missiles at his Shankill black taxi, junction of Woodvale Road and Crumlin Road, Belfast.
Memorials
  
photo 13 January 1980
Brown, John (47) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish National Liberation Army (INLA)
Died seven months after being shot during armed robbery at his post office, Main Street, Blackwatertown, County Armagh.
Memorials
  
photo 17 January 1980
Cochrane, Mark (17) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Died in premature bomb explosion while travelling on train between Lisburn and Belfast, County Antrim.
Memorials
  
photo 17 January 1980
Olorunda, Abayoni (35) nfNI
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Originally from Nigeria. Died in premature bomb explosion while travelling on train between Lisburn and Belfast, County Antrim.
Memorials
  
photo 17 January 1980
Delaney, Kevin (26) Catholic
Status: Irish Republican Army (IRA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Died in premature bomb explosion while travelling on train between Lisburn and Belfast, County Antrim.
Memorials
  
photo 18 January 1980
Cox, Graham (35) Protestant
Status: Prison Officer (PO), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot while driving home from Magilligan Prison, Limavady Road, Stradreagh, near Derry.
Memorials
  
photo 26 January 1980
Pryce, Errol (21) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot by sniper while on British Army (BA) foot patrol, Whiterock Road, Ballymurphy, Belfast.
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photo 02 February 1980
McAteer, William (40) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Shot while walking along Rugby Avenue, off Ormeau Road, Belfast.
Memorials
  
photo 05 February 1980
Abercrombie, Aubrey (44) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Shot at his farm, Edenmore, near Kinawley, County Fermanagh.
Memorials
  
photo 08 February 1980
Kaitcer, Leonard (50) nfNI
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: not known (nk)
Abducted from his home, Thornhill, Malone, Belfast. Found shot, Old Collin Road, off Glen Road, Belfast, on 9 February 1980.
Memorials
  
photo 10 February 1980
Maguire, Hugh (9) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: not known (nk)
Killed during street disturbances, Springfield Road, Ballymurphy, Belfast. Confrontation between local people and British Army (BA) patrol.
Memorials
  
photo 11 February 1980
Rose, Joseph (21) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed in land mine attack on Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) mobile patrol, Lisnaskea Road, near Rosslea, County Fermanagh.
Memorials
  
photo 11 February 1980
Howe, Winston (35) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed in land mine attack on Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) mobile patrol, Lisnaskea Road, near Rosslea, County Fermanagh.
Memorials
  
photo 14 February 1980
Morrow, John (37) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Shot shortly after leaving Hatfield Bar, Ormeau Road, Belfast.
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photo 16 February 1980
Coe, Mark (44) nfNIE
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty British Army (BA) officer. Shot outside his home, Bielefeld, West Germany.
Memorials
  
photo 29 February 1980
McLaughlin, Brendan (32) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Shot from passing car while walking along Clonard Street, Lower Falls, Belfast. Sinn Fein (SF) member intended target.
Memorials
  
photo 06 March 1980
Livingstone, Henry (38) Protestant
Status: ex-Ulster Defence Regiment (xUDR), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot at his farm, Cortyna, near Tynan, County Armagh.
Memorials
  
photo 15 March 1980
Bateman, John (18) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot by sniper while on British Army (BA) foot patrol, Crossmaglen, County Armagh.
Memorials
  
photo 21 March 1980
Walker, Sean (18) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Died two weeks after being injured in remote controlled bomb attack on British Army (BA) foot patrol, Crossmaglen, County Armagh.
Memorials
  
photo 31 March 1980
Moan, Paul (15) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Shot while travelling in stolen car at British Army (BA) Vehicle Check Point (VCP), junction of Shaw's Road and Glen Road, Andersonstown, Belfast.
Memorials
  
photo 01 April 1980
Carr, Robert (21) Catholic
Status: Irish Republican Army (IRA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Died nine days after being injured in premature bomb explosion, Customs Office, Newry, County Down.
Memorials
  
photo 02 April 1980
McParland, Carl (21) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Shot at his sister's home, Leoville Street, off Springfield Road, Belfast.
Memorials
  
photo 04 April 1980
Montgomery, Bernard (33) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty reservist. Shot at his workplace, Glenbank Industrial Estate, Ligoniel, Belfast.
Memorials
  
photo 09 April 1980
Magill, Stephen (24) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot during gun attack on Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) mobile patrol, Stewartstown Road, Suffolk, Belfast.
Memorials
  
photo 11 April 1980
Wilson, Fred (43) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty reservist. Shot on his way to work, Franklin Street, Belfast.
Memorials
  
photo 13 April 1980
Doherty, Mary (53) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Shot while travelling in car approaching British Army (BA) Vehicle Check Point (VCP), Strabane, County Tyrone.
Memorials
  
photo 15 April 1980
Livingstone, David (35) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Association (UDA), Killed by: Ulster Defence Association (UDA)
Killed in premature bomb explosion at his workplace, Connsbrook Filling Station, Connsbrook Avenue, Belfast.
Memorials
  
photo 17 April 1980
Morrow, Victor (61) Protestant
Status: ex-Ulster Defence Regiment (xUDR), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot near to his home, Newtownbutler, County Fermanagh.
Memorials
  
photo 25 April 1980
Madden, Michael (65) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot at his home, Lenadoon Avenue, Belfast. Alleged informer.
Memorials
  
photo 29 April 1980
Kerr, George (44) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Shot at his home, Chadolly Street, off Newtownards Road, Belfast.
Memorials
  
photo 02 May 1980
Westmacott, Herbert (28) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Undercover British Army (BA) member. Shot during gun battle at house, Antrim Road, Belfast.
Memorials
  
photo 11 May 1980
Shields, Anthony (57) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Found shot, Mounthill, near Crossmaglen, County Armagh. Alleged informer.
Memorials
  
photo 14 May 1980
Hamilton, Roy (22) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Republican group (REP)
Shot at his workplace, a building site, Ballymagroarty, Derry.
Memorials
  
photo 04 June 1980
Turnly, John (44) Protestant
Status: Civilian Political Activist (CivPA), Killed by: Ulster Defence Association (UDA)
Irish Independence Party (IIP) member. Shot while travelling to political meeting, Carnlough, County Antrim.
Memorials
  
photo 07 June 1980
Latimer, Richard (39) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Shot at his shop, Main Street, Newtownbutler, County Fermanagh.
Memorials
  
photo 13 June 1980
Wright, Michael (25) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Association (UDA), Killed by: Ulster Defence Association (UDA)
Killed in premature bomb explosion at community centre, Highfield Drive, Highfield, Belfast.
Memorials
  
photo 26 June 1980
Daly, Miriam (45) Catholic
Status: Civilian Political Activist (CivPA), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Irish Republican Socialist Party (IRSP) member. Found shot at her home, Andersonstown Road, Andersonstown, Belfast.
Memorials
  
photo 28 June 1980
Elliott, William (48) Protestant
Status: ex-Ulster Defence Regiment (xUDR), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
From Northern Ireland. Shot at cattle mart, Ballybay, County Monaghan.
Memorials
  
photo 01 July 1980
O'Neill, Terence (26) Catholic
Status: Irish Republican Army (IRA), Killed by: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC)
Shot while running away from Whiterock Community Centre, Ballymurphy, Belfast.
Memorials
  
photo 19 July 1980
Watson, Christopher (20) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Shot while in Village Inn, Rosemount, Derry.
Memorials
  
photo 24 July 1980
McCartan, Michael (16) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC)
Shot by undercover Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) member, in entry, off Dromara Street, Ormeau Road, Belfast.
Memorials
  
photo 27 July 1980
Thompson, Robert (26) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed by remote controlled bomb hidden in parked car, detonated when British Army (BA) foot patrol approached, Moy Bridge, near Aughnacloy, County Tyrone.
Memorials
  
photo 03 August 1980
Clarke, William (59) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Shot while travelling in his car along laneway, Gortnessy, near Pettigoe, County Donegal.
Memorials
  
photo 09 August 1980
McCarren, James (19) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish National Liberation Army (INLA)
Shot during sniper attack on British Army (BA) mobile patrol, Shaw's Road, Andersonstown, Belfast.
Memorials
  
photo 09 August 1980
Brown, Brian (29) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed by remote controlled bomb while on British Army (BA) foot patrol, Forkhill, County Armagh.
Memorials
  
photo 09 August 1980
Donnelly, Michael (21) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Shot by plastic bullet at the junction of Leeson Street and Falls Road, Belfast.
Memorials
  
photo 14 August 1980
Bell, James (24) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Shot during attempted burglary of Greenvale Restaurant, Cookstown, County Tyrone
Memorials
  
photo 15 August 1980
Younger, William (87) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: not known (nk)
Found shot and stabbed at his home, Wolfhill Avenue South, Ligoniel, Belfast.
Memorials
  
photo 15 August 1980
Younger, Letitia (57) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: not known (nk)
Found shot and stabbed at her home, Wolfhill Avenue South, Ligoniel, Belfast.
Memorials
  
photo 16 August 1980
Meek, Colette (47) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot outside her home, during sniper attack on Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) mobile patrol, Alliance Avenue, Ardoyne, Belfast.
Memorials
  
photo 24 August 1980
McCormick, Rodney (22) Catholic
Status: Civilian Political Activist (CivPA), Killed by: Ulster Defence Association (UDA)
Irish Republican Socialist Party member. Shot outside his home, Antiville, Larne, County Antrim.
Memorials
  
photo 29 August 1980
McGrory, Frank (52) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish National Liberation Army (INLA)
Killed when detonated booby trap bomb, hidden in hedgerow, Carnagh, near Keady, County Armagh.
Memorials
  
photo 31 August 1980
Allen, Wallace (49) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty reservist. Abducted while driving milk lorry, near Newtownhamilton, County Armagh. Found shot, Trainor's Bridge, near Newtownhamilton, County Armagh, on 12 September 1980.
Memorials
  
photo 04 September 1980
Hearst, Ross (56) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Abducted outside friend's home, Silver Stream, near Monaghan. Found shot several hours later, Wards Cross, near Middletown, County Armagh.
Memorials
  
photo 23 September 1980
Johnston, Ernest (36) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty reservist. Shot while driving into the laneway of his home, Lisrace, near Rosslea, County Fermanagh.
Memorials
  
photo 30 September 1980
Shields, Robert (44) Protestant
Status: ex-Royal Ulster Constabulary (xRUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot at his workplace, ambulance depot, Royal Victoria Hospital, Falls Road, Belfast.
Memorials
  
photo 10 October 1980
Hewitt, James (48) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Killed by booby trap bomb attached to his car parked at cattle mart, Tandragee Road, Portadown, County Armagh.
Memorials
  
photo 13 October 1980
Quaid, Seamus (42) nfNIRI
Status: Garda Siochana (GS), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot during exchange of gunfire, shortly after stopping vehicle while on Garda mobile patrol, Ballyconnick, near Cleariestown, County Wexford.
Memorials
  
photo 15 October 1980
Bunting, Ronnie (32) Protestant
Status: Irish National Liberation Army (INLA), Killed by: Ulster Freedom Fighters (UFF)
Shot at his home, Downfine Gardens, Turf Lodge, Belfast.
Memorials
  
photo 15 October 1980
Little, Noel (44) Catholic
Status: Irish National Liberation Army (INLA), Killed by: Ulster Freedom Fighters (UFF)
Shot at Ronnie Bunting's home, Downfine Gardens, Turf Lodge, Belfast.
Memorials
  
photo 11 November 1980
McQuade, Owen (31) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot while sitting in stationary British Army (BA) minibus, main driveway of Altnagelvin Hospital, Derry.
Memorials
  
photo 12 November 1980
Walsh, Oliver (39) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed by land mine while travelling in his car, Lislea, near Camlough, County Armagh. Mistaken for undercover Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) mobile patrol.
Memorials
  
photo 14 November 1980
Valente, Peter (33) Catholic
Status: Irish Republican Army (IRA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Found shot in entry, off Highfield Drive, Highfield, Belfast. Alleged informer.
Memorials
  
photo 19 November 1980
Orr, Thomas (38) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish National Liberation Army (INLA)
Shot outside his workplace, Ulster Bank, Boucher Road, Belfast.
Memorials
  
photo 26 November 1980
Donaldson, Norman (59) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot while leaving Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) base, Derrygonnelly, County Fermanagh.
Memorials
  
photo 10 December 1980
Quinn, Colin (19) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR), Killed by: Irish National Liberation Army (INLA)
Off duty. Shot shortly after leaving his workplace, Fox Row, off Durham Street, Belfast.
Memorials
  
photo 27 December 1980
Pollock, Heather (53) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Died three weeks after being shot in her home during sniper attack on Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) mobile patrol, Strabane, County Tyrone.
Memorials
  
photo 28 December 1980
McGinn, Hugh (40) Catholic
Status: British Army Territorial Army (TA), Killed by: Irish National Liberation Army (INLA)
Off duty. Shot outside his home, Umgola Villas, Umgola, near Armagh.
Memorials
  
photo 30 December 1980
Burns, William (45) Protestant
Status: Prison Officer (PO), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Off duty. Shot shortly after leaving his home, Knocknagoney Park, Belfast.
Memorials
  
photo 31 December 1980
Stephenson, William (50) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: not known (nk)
Died six days after being injured when hit on head by missile thrown during street disturbances outside his home, Newtownards Road, Belfast.
Memorials
  

Note on the photographs:
Most of the photographs in this section were provided by family members, relatives or friends of the person killed, to the local media at the time of death. In most cases the photographs were taken by a member of the family, a relative or a friend. At the time the photographs were provided to the local media, the name of the photographer was not recorded. No payment was made for the photograph. In some cases the original image was never returned.
Copyright of the photographs:
Copyright © of the photographs remains with the (unknown) original photographer. If anyone believes they own the copyright of any of the photographs in this section, and objects to its reproduction on this Web site, they should contact the CAIN Director.
Sources:
Text is taken with permission from Malcolm Sutton's 'Index of Deaths'.
The photographs were obtained from various sources including: newspapers, magazines, books, other publications, video, memorials, Web sites, etc.
Removal of photographs:
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Appeal for additional photographs:
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