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Ulster Defence Association

Colin Shaw

Ulster Defence Association

a search for identity, an institutionalised mafia or a state sponsored terrorist group?.

by Colin Shaw

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Published by The Author in Belfast .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Thesis (B.A.) - Queens University, Belfast, 1992.

The Physical Object
Pagination57p. ;
Number of Pages57
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17571381M

  Narrative Summary. Uster Defence Association (UDA) Other/cover names include the Ulster Freedom Fighters (UFF) and Red Hand Defenders (RHD). The youth wing is called Ulster Young Militants. The UDA was formed in out of a number of neighborhood watch groups and vigilante organizations in Belfast, which had emerged in response to the outbreak of the Troubles.   Ulster magazine reflects the views of McDonald and his political allies in the Ulster Political Research group. The Ulster Defence Association confront the army in Belfast in

COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.   Excerpt: Tommy "Tucker" Lyttle (c. - 18 October ), was a high-ranking Northern Irish loyalist who was a member of the Ulster Defence Association (UDA). He served as the UDA's spokesman as well as the leader of the organisation's West Belfast Brigade until his arrest and imprisonment in

Ireland: Ulster Defence Association Ireland: Ulster Defence Association is the largest Ulster loyalist paramilitary and vigilante group in Northern Ireland. It was formed in September and undertook an armed campaign of almost twenty four years as one of the participants of Seller Rating: % positive.   James Hamilton was the supreme commander of the Ulster Defence Association (UDA) in : Norman Silvester.


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Ulster Defence Association (UDA), loyalist organization founded in Northern Ireland in to coordinate the efforts of local Protestant vigilante groups in the sectarian conflict in the province. Originally based in the Shankill Road area of Belfast, the UDA was responsible for political murders.

Narrative Summary. Uster Defence Association (UDA) Other/cover names include the Ulster Freedom Fighters (UFF) and Red Hand Defenders (RHD). The youth wing is called Ulster Young Militants. The UDA was formed in out of a number of neighborhood watch groups and vigilante organizations in Belfast, which had emerged in response to the outbreak of the Troubles.

Ulster Defence Association (UDA) has killed This figure includes 2 killinqs claimed by the Loyalist Retaliation and Defence Group (LRDG) during The UDA has never claimed responsibility for any killing, preferring to use a nom de guerre, Ulster Freedom Fighters (UFF).

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The Ulster Defence Association (UDA) is an Ulster loyalist paramilitary group in Northern was formed in September as an umbrella group for various loyalist groups and undertook an armed campaign of almost twenty four years as one of the participants of the declared goal was to defend Ulster Protestant loyalist areas and to combat Irish republicanism, particularly.

The end of Ulster loyalism. explores the dynamics and divisions within paramilitary groups since the mids. It, despite contrary public opinion, details and explains the nature of Loyalist conflict transformation.

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Andy Tyrie, the organisation’s then commandant, wrote an introduction and the work was dedicated ‘To all the long-suffering people of. Footnotes - Age: (-9) missing. Religion: Catholic from Catholic community in NI; Protestant from Protestant community in NI; nfNI not from Northern Ireland killed in Northern Ireland; nfNIB killed in Britain; nfNIRI killed in Republic of killed elsewhere in Europe; Religion Summary: Catholic from Catholic community in NI; Protestant from Protestant community in NI; nfNI not from.

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To contact us via email: udrassociation. The Ulster Defence Association has pale blue flags with the UDA shield: The red hand of Ulster on a white background, surmounted by a crown and underneath the words 'Quis Separabit' or 'who will make us separate'. It sometimes includes a Cross of St George in the top corner.

Ulster Defence Association synonyms, Ulster Defence Association pronunciation, Ulster Defence Association translation, English dictionary definition of Ulster Defence Association. n 1. a Loyalist paramilitary organization. This is an excellent book on the paramilitary organisation,the ulster defence association(UDA).

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Ulster Defence Association definition: (in Northern Ireland) a Loyalist paramilitary organization | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples. the Ulster Freedom Fighters (UFF)—whose role was to carry out attacks on republican and nationalist targets.

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From its establishment in to a nominal ceasefire in the grouping killed and wounded hundreds of Irish men, women and children. Despite the declaration of a formal end to its campaign of violence in the UDA continues to carry out low-level intra-communal.Status: Ulster Defence Association (UDA), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF) Shot while in Alexandra Bar, York Road, Belfast.

Ulster Defence Association (UDA) / Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF) feud. 13 March Funston, Ronald (28) Protestant Status: ex-Ulster Defence Regiment (xUDR), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA).