How many died at Warrenpoint?

Eighteen British soldiers were killed and over twenty were seriously injured, making it the deadliest attack on the British Army during the Troubles. An English civilian was also killed and an Irish civilian wounded, both by British soldiers firing across the border after the first blast.

How many IRA were killed by the SAS?

All eight IRA members were killed in the hail of gunfire; all had multiple wounds to their bodies, including their heads. Declan Arthurs was shot in a lane-way opposite Loughgall F.C. premises; he was unarmed and holding a cigarette lighter in his right hand.

What really happened to Paul Quinn?

Attack, torture and murder in Tullycoora When he arrived at the farm, a group of some ten or more men beat him with iron and nail-studded bars for upwards of half an hour, breaking every major bone in his body. He was taken at around 18:00 to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda, where he died two hours later.

What happened Crossmaglen?

On 13 January 1921, during the Irish War of Independence, the Irish Republican Army (IRA) shot dead an Ulster Special Constabulary (USC) constable in Crossmaglen.

Is Warrenpoint Catholic or Protestant?

The 2011 census recorded the religious breakdown of the population of Warrenpoint and Burren as follows: Catholic 87.7% Protestant 9.6%

How much does the SAS make?

SAS soldiers’ pay ranges from less than £25,000 a year to around £80,000, depending on their skills and rank. This compares with a basic £13,000 for privates in other regiments.

Who were the SAS soldiers in Gibraltar?

The three —Seán Savage, Daniel McCann, and Mairéad Farrell who were members of Provisional IRA Belfast Brigade — were believed to be mounting a car bomb attack on British military personnel in Gibraltar. Plain-clothed SAS soldiers approached them in the forecourt of a petrol station, then opened fire, killing them.

How many soldiers died in Crossmaglen?

Between 1971 and the erection of the hilltop sites in the mid-1980s (the first in 1986), 84 members of the security forces were killed in the Crossmaglen and Forkhill areas by the IRA.

Is Rostrevor Catholic or Protestant?

48.68% of the population were male and 51.32% were female; and. 88.96% were from a Catholic community background and 7.75% were from a ‘Protestant and Other Christian (including Christian related)’ community background.

Is Rathfriland Catholic or Protestant?

48.24% of the population were male and 51.76% were female. 39.64% were from a Roman Catholic background and 55.41% were from a Protestant background.