|Culzie||Date: Saturday, 2015-03-28, 7:53 PM | Message # 1|
|Police probe Kingsmills links with Tullyvallen attack and McCreesh |
Saturday 28 March 2015
The PSNI is probing links between the Kingsmills massacre and another major attack in south Armagh – as well as IRA man Raymond McCreesh.
The information was disclosed yesterday during a preliminary hearing in Belfast for the inquest for the Kingsmills massacre. The IRA shot dead 10 Protestant workmen as they drove home near Kingsmills in 1976.
Four months earlier three masked IRA men opened fire on Tullyvallen Orange Hall near Newtownhamilton, killing five men and injuring six.
IRA hunger striker Raymond McCreesh was arrested months after Kingsmills with a weapon used in the massacre. His name has caused international headlines in recent years after Newry and Mourne District Council named a children’s playground after him.
Ulster Protestants consider themselves to be a separate nation. This nation they call Ulster