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'... the British army and the RUC could have prevented Paddy being killed ...', about Paddy McKenna (testimony details) CAIN Website

Story Title: '... the British army and the RUC could have prevented Paddy being killed ...', about Paddy McKenna

Collection: Ardoyne: The Untold Truth (collection) [NC]
Organisation: Ardoyne Commemoration Project (organisation) [NC]

A testimony about the killing of Paddy McKenna, based on a joint interview with his brother and friends. The testimony is part of a collection compiled by the Ardoyne Commemoration Project.

"Paddy was shot dead as he walked along the Crumlin Road on the morning of Saturday 2 September 1989. He was shot 11 times by UVF gunman Brian Robinson, who was a pillion passenger on a motorbike. An undercover British army unit was in the immediate vicinity of the shooting and witnessed Paddy’s killing." (from Ardoyne: The Untold Truth)

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Title
'... the British army and the RUC could have prevented Paddy being killed ...', about Paddy McKenna (testimony details)
Description
A testimony about the killing of Paddy McKenna, based on a joint interview with his brother and friends. The testimony is part of a collection compiled by the Ardoyne Commemoration Project.
Creator
Ardoyne Commemoration Project Committee
Source
http://cain.ulster.ac.uk/issues/victims/ardoyne/ardoyne02b.htm#mckenna
Publisher
Ardoyne Commemoration Project
Date
2002
Format
Text
Language
English
Coverage
Ardoyne [Belfast, Northern Ireland] | 1968 to 1998
CAIN: Sutton's Index of Deaths: Patrick McKenna
Story Title
'... the British army and the RUC could have prevented Paddy being killed ...', about Paddy McKenna
Story Available
Testimony published in book but also available on the CAIN Web site.
Story Format
Text
Story Source
Story contained in the book: 'Ardoyne the Untold Truth'.
Details of book at:
http://cain.ulster.ac.uk/issues/victims/ardoyne/ardoyne02a.htm
Text of testimony available on CAIN site:
cain.ulster.ac.uk/issues/victims/ardoyne/ardoyne02b.htm#mckenna
Story Abstract
"Paddy was shot dead as he walked along the Crumlin Road on the morning of Saturday 2 September 1989. He was shot 11 times by UVF gunman Brian Robinson, who was a pillion passenger on a motorbike. An undercover British army unit was in the immediate vicinity of the shooting and witnessed Paddy’s killing." (from Ardoyne: The Untold Truth)
Dates Mentioned
2 September 1989
Places Mentioned
Crumlin Road [Belfast, Northern Ireland]
Specific Deaths Mentioned
Paddy McKenna

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Title
Ardoyne: The Untold Truth (collection) [NC]
Description
A collection of testimonies based on interviews with over 300 people. The testimonies tell the stories of 99 people from Ardoyne, north Belfast, who were killed during the conflict. The collection was published in the book: 'Ardoyne: The Untold Truth' in 2002.
Creator
Ardoyne Commemoration Project Committee
Source
http://cain.ulst.ac.uk/issues/victims/ardoyne/
Publisher
Beyond the Pale / Ardoyne Commemoration Project
Date
2002
Format
Book
Language
English
Stories Collected
300
Stories Deposited
0 (However, 5 testimonies are available on the CAIN Web site)

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Title
Ardoyne Commemoration Project (organisation) [NC]
Description
The Ardoyne Commemoration Project was established in 1998 with the aim of collecting testimonies related to the 99 people from Ardoyne who had been killed during the Troubles. The project conducted interviews with over 300 people and published a book based on its work in 2002 entitled 'Ardoyne: The Untold Truth'.
Creator
Ardoyne Commemoration Project Committee
Publisher
Beyond the Pale / Ardoyne Commemoration Project
Date
2002

Citation

Ardoyne Commemoration Project Committee. (2002). '... the British army and the RUC could have prevented Paddy being killed ...', about Paddy McKenna. Ardoyne Commemoration Project.
Accounts of the Conflict; Accessed: 17 February 2019 <http://accounts.ulster.ac.uk/repo24/items/show/2527>

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