Legacy

Legacy issues

ANALYSIS: Day one of the Newsletter’s Loughinisland series raises intriguing questions

ANALYSIS: Day one of the Newsletter’s Loughinisland series raises intriguing questions

Today marks the first of a five day series of articles being carried by the Newsletter which seeks to challenge the prevailing ‘collusion’ narrative and myths promoted by nationalist legacy activists. Unionist Voice has been campaigning against the Loughinisland ‘collusion’ narrative since 2017 and was at the forefront of challenging the ‘No Stone Unturned’ documentary, […]

#RebalancingLegacy- Nationalists have had it all their own way for too long

#RebalancingLegacy- Nationalists have had it all their own way for too long

By Jamie Bryson A tweet from Sinn Fein MLA and Old Bailey bomber Gerry Kelly on Sunday (10 February 2019) illuminated the necessity for unionism, loyalism and former members of the security forces to fight back on the battlefield of ‘legacy’. Kelly brazenly tweeted that Pat Finucane had been “assassinated” by “British State forces”. No […]

LEGACY: A list of legal professionals murdered by IRA terrorists

Unionist Voice has compiled a short list of legal professionals murdered by the IRA. None of these victims have ever had a public inquiry. Judge William Staunton- shot dead as he dropped his daughters off to St Dominic’s in 1972. He lay in a coma and died in 1973. Judge Rory Conaghan- shot dead in […]

ANALYSIS: Finucane campaign highlights the hypocrisy at the heart of republicanism’s legacy propaganda

By Jamie Bryson @JamieBrysonCPNI This weekend marks 30 years since the killing of republican solicitor Pat Finucane by the Ulster Freedom Fighters (UFF) in Belfast, who said in a statement at the time that they had not killed Pat Finucane the solicitor but “Pat Finucane, the IRA officer”. It cannot be disputed that Finucane came […]

EXCLUSIVE: IRA men- including suspected informer- plan to take legal action to prevent their DNA being taken by Op Kenova

EXCLUSIVE: IRA men- including suspected informer- plan to take legal action to prevent their DNA being taken by Op Kenova

By Jamie Bryson IRA members interviewed by Operation Kenova are planning to launch legal action to prevent their DNA being taken as part of the investigation. They are set to argue that anyone that has attended voluntarily and refused to provide a DNA sample should not then be arrested simply due to their failure to […]

Analysis: Sean Murray’s article paves the way for a genuine debate on republicanism’s one sided legacy narrative

Analysis: Sean Murray’s article paves the way for a genuine debate on republicanism’s one sided legacy narrative

You can read Sean Murray’s article HERE and the original ‘Glenanne Gang’ article published by Unionist Voice HERE By Jamie Bryson We, as unionists, must not be afraid of debate or to engage with our political opponents. If we are to use our increasingly broad platform to criticise and challenge then we must be brave […]

OPINION: Sean Murray responds to a recent article criticising his ‘Glenanne Gang’ film

OPINION: Sean Murray responds to a recent article criticising his ‘Glenanne Gang’ film

You can read Jamie Bryson’s analysis of this piece HERE By Sean Murray IN RESPONSE to your recent article ‘Glenanne Gang film is another piece of politically motivated republican propaganda’, I feel compelled to challenge a number of contentions that have been made within. This, along with other ad hominem attacks in recent weeks, has […]

EXPOSED: Unionist Voice reveals the identity of the republican named in the Kingsmill inquest as S54

EXPOSED: Unionist Voice reveals the identity of the republican named  in the Kingsmill inquest as S54

During the inquest into the Kingsmill massacre on Wednesday (5 September), the PSNI desperately sought to avoid naming ‘Micksey’ Martin as one of the key participants in the brutal and sectarian IRA murder. The PSNI argued that to name the prominent IRA terrorist would place his life in danger. Also deeply involved in the Kingsmill massacre was […]

NEWS: Large turnout for east Belfast legacy event

NEWS: Large turnout for east Belfast legacy event

There was a full house in the east Belfast Con Club as a wide range of people packed into the main room to participate in the legacy consultation and panel discussion. Despite many hoping that the event would prove to be a failure, it turned out to be a fantastic evening providing a platform for […]

OPINION: Growing anger at the PSNI witch hunt against the unionist community and our brave veterans

There is growing anger within the unionist community at the increasing politicisation of the PSNI, including from many former officers who served proudly in the RUC. Unionist disenchantment with the PSNI has been building for many years, ever since the disgraceful Patton reforms that demolished the RUC, tarnished its legacy and replaced it with a […]