Tag Archives: Paddy Wilson

Lost Lives…People I Knew

Last night, I was talking to my sister on the phone. She has lived in London for forty one years and we talked about my visit to Milltown Cemetery on Good Friday and the old neighbourhood in Greater Ballymurphy/Upper Springfield.. She mentioned Fr … Continue reading

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Justice Delayed

Nearly four decades ago, Dinny Mullen was murdered at his home near Moy in County Tyrone. The murderers were members of the British Security Forces. Writs have been served on the PSNI and Ministry of Defence. Denise Fox, SDLP Executive … Continue reading

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SDLP And Its History

In his welcome to SDLP members and guests to an Economic Forum yesterday, the first words Vice-Chair Fearghal McKinney said was a tribute to Paddy Wilson, the founder member murdered forty years ago this week. History is a continuum…not just … Continue reading

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Paddy Wilson…Forty Years Ago Tonight

On the night of 25th June 1973, one of the eight people who founded the SDLP was murdered. He was murdered with a friend in North Belfast. They died in horrific circumstances, too gruesome to recount here. Paddy Wilson visited … Continue reading

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Paddy Wilson RIP

A declaration…Paddy Wilson was a friend of my father who occasionally visited our house. Elected to the old Stormont Senate in 1969, he was one of the eight founder members of the SDLP a year later. The last occasion that … Continue reading

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Around The Councils

A few snippets from around the Councils. Mickey Coogan, Chair of Down Council, has left Sinn Féin. Seems it is nothing more than the usual in-fighting and personality clash. Sinn Féin is a minor player on Down Council. I dont … Continue reading

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