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DateCountryDetail
03/01/1972
Ireland An IRA bomb in a department store in Belfast injures 55 women and children
22/02/1972
United Kingdom Five women and an army priest are killed in an IRA bomb attack on army premises in Hampshire.
26/11/1972
Ireland Police foil an attempt by eight armed members of the IRA to rescue hunger striker Sean MacStiofain from a hospital in Dublin.
14/11/1973
United Kingdom Eight members of the Provisional IRA are convicted of planting bombs in London in March 1973.
27/01/1975
United Kingdom Five IRA bombs go off in London and 19 are injured in Manchester from another IRA bomb
22/09/1975
United Kingdom A series of IRA bombs explode across Northern Ireland effectively ending the ceasefire.
29/01/1977
United Kingdom Seven IRA bombs explode in London
21/06/1978
United Kingdom William Hanna was killed while walking home when shooting broke out between the British army and IRA gunmen at the Ballysillan post office depot in Belfast.
27/08/1979
Ireland Lord Louis Mountbatten is killed by an IRA bomb on his boat.
01/03/1981
United Kingdom Imprisoned IRA member Bobby Sands begins a hunger strike at the Maze prison.
10/04/1981
United Kingdom Imprisoned IRA hunger striker Bobby Sands is elected to Westminster as the MP for Fermanagh and South Tyrone.
20/07/1982
United Kingdom Two IRA bombs explode killing 11 soldiers in London.
25/09/1983
United Kingdom 134 IRA prisoners at the Maze prison escape.
08/11/1987
United Kingdom The IRA bomb Enniskillen Rememberance Day parade killing 11.
06/03/1988
Gibraltar Three members of the IRA are killed on Gibraltar by British troops.

 

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