Derek Wilford

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Bishop Daly was filmed waving a bloody handkerchief on Bloody Sunday. Photograph: RTÉ Archives

The 13 people killed on Bloody Sunday were shot dead by members of the 1st battalion (1 Para) of the British Army’s Parachute Regiment in the spa(...)

 Gen Sir Robert Ford: Commander of Land Forces in Northern Ireland on January 30th, 1972, when soldiers of the Parachute Regiment shot dead 13 civilians in  Derry. Photograph: PA Photo

Whatever the other career achievements of Gen Sir Robert Ford, who has died aged 91, his name will be forever associated in Ireland with what became k(...)