Another IRA Honey Trap Killing
Key Events & Deaths on this day in Northern Ireland Troubles
Tuesday 23 March 1971
Faulkner Became Prime Minister
Brian Faulkner succeeds as Northern Ireland Prime Minister after defeating William Craig in a Unionist Party leadership election.
[Faulkner’s tenure of office was to prove very short.]
The Local Government Boundaries (Northern Ireland) Act became law. The Act provided for the appointment of a Boundaries Commissioner to recommend the boundaries and names of district council and ward areas.
Friday 23 March 1973
IRA Honey trap Killings
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Three members of the British Army were shot dead by the Irish Republican Army (IRA) in a house in the Antrim Road, Belfast. The soldiers had been lured to the house. A Catholic civilian was shot dead by Loyalists in Belfast.
Saturday 23 March 1974
The Ulster Workers’ Council (UWC), a new Loyalist grouping, issued a…
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