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Draft List of Deaths Related to the Conflict in 2007

The following page has been compiled by Martin Melaugh to complement the Index of Deaths (1969-2001) by Malcolm Sutton. The information below is in draft form and should be treated with some caution. Some of the deaths listed below may be shown later to be unrelated to the conflict.


12 March 2007
Edward Burns (36) Catholic
Status: ?, Killed by: Continuity IRA?
Shot dead in a car park off Falls Road, near St Gall's GAA Club, west Belfast.[One of two people killed as the result of a linked pair of incidents. Police officers said the killings took place against the backdrop of tension within dissident republicanism. It was believed that the killing was the result of an internal dispute within the Continuity Irish Republican Army (CIRA).]
12 March 2007
Joseph Jones (38) Catholic
Status: ?, Killed by: Continuity IRA?
Beaten body discovered in Elmfield Street, Ardoyne, north Belfast. [He had severe head injures and was believed to have been beaten with a spade. The killing was linked to that of Edward Burns above. It was believed that the killing was the result of an internal dispute within the Continuity Irish Republican Army (CIRA).]
3 June 2007
Bryan McGlynn (28) Protestant
Status: Civilian, Killed by: Irish National Liberation Army (INLA)?
Shot dead at his home in Fountain Hill, Waterside, Derry. [There were allegations in the media that McGlynn had been a drug dealer; these were denied by his family. It was later reported that the killing had been claimed by the INLA (Sunday Tribune, 17 June 2007).]
Uncertain if conflict-related
20 October 2007
Paul Quinn (21) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Unknown (republican)
Died from his injuries follow a severe beating at farm buildings at Tullycoora near Oram in County Monaghan, Republic of Ireland. [His family claimed that the IRA had been involved in his killing following a dispute between Quinn and local IRA members. On 12 November 2007 John Grieve, an IMC member, said: "we do believe that those involved ... included people who are members or former members, or have associations with members or former members, of the Provisional IRA."]



For deaths between 1969 and 2001 see:
Malcolm Sutton's on-line database of deaths 1969-2001
based on a revised and updated version of Malcolm Sutton's book.

See also:
Draft lists of (yearly) deaths related to the conflict (in separate Web pages):
2002   2003   2004   2005   2006   2007   2008   2009   2010   2011   2012   2013   2014   2015   2016   2017   2018   2019   2020   2021   2022  
Draft list of deaths related to the conflict from 2002 to the present (in a single Web page).


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.
The photographs were obtained from various sources including: newspapers, magazines, books, other publications, video, memorials, Web sites, etc.
Removal of photographs:
If the nearest relative of any of those killed, objects to the use of a particular photograph then the image will be removed from this site. If the nearest relative would prefer a different photograph to be used this can be arranged.
Appeal for additional photographs:
If anyone has a photograph, or a series of photographs, of any of those killed during the conflict and would be willing to donate a (digital) copy to the Archive, please contact the CAIN Director. Please do not sent original photographs by post.




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