October 2003: A
Trust Betrayed >>>
On Friday, 17 May 1974 at 5.30 p.m., a series of no-warning bombs exploded
in Dublin city centre. An hour and a half later at 6.58 p.m., a car bomb
exploded in Monaghan Town. As a result of the bombings, 33 people lost
their lives and hundreds more were injured.
September 2003: Formal
The inquests into six of the deaths resulting from the Monaghan Bombing
of 17 May 1974 are listed before the Dublin City Coroner on Thursday,
18 September 2003. .
September 2003: Reopening
of Monaghan Inquests >>>
On Thursday, 18 September 2003, the Dublin City Coroner will deal with
applications relating to the inquests into the Dublin & Monaghan Bombings
of 17 May 1974 and the inquests into the Dublin Bombings of 1 December
1972 and 20 January 1973. By direction of the Attorney General the Coroner
will reopen the inquests into the deaths of six people who died in Monaghan.
Resumption, Dublin '72 & '73
The inquests into the deaths of the victims of the Dublin bombings of
December 1972 and January 1973 were formally reopened by the Dublin City
Coroner on 25 July 2003.
June 2003: Truth
in the Open - Public Meeting >>>
Justice for the Forgotten will hold a public meeting at 8.00pm on Friday
27 June 2003 at the Gresham Hotel in Dublin to discuss Britain's role
in colluding with loyalist paramilitaries during the recent conflict in
June 2003: Resumption of
Inquests, Dublin 1974
The inquests into the 26 deaths resulting from the Dublin Bombings and
1 death from the Monaghan bombings of 17 May 1974 are listed before the
Dublin City Coroner tomorrow. Friday, 20 June.
May 2003: Truth
in the Open >>>
Justice for the Forgotten launched its campaign 'Truth in the Open' on
Thursday 15 May, two days in advance of the 29th Anniversary of the Dublin
and Monaghan bombings. The Chairperson, Bernie McNally, called on the
Irish and British Governments and the parties to the Good Friday Agreement
to commit themselves to the pursuit of truth as an "essential act
Fund Commission >>>
Justice for the Forgotten welcomes the announcement by An Taoiseach, Mr.
Bertie Ahern, TD that the Government is to establish a Remembrance Fund
Commission. We welcome the initial allocation of €3m this year. We
hope to see this applied in part to acknowledgement payments to the bereaved
families and to provide assistance with ongoing medical expenses to injured