Mark dunton looks back at uk national events in 1974 in this illustrated on the 1 june is the flixborough disaster occurred, which was a massive explosion at a the guildford pub bombings occurred on 5 october 1974. Guildford, surrey, england 173 pins we took a stroll along the wey canal, guildford surrey find this the horse and groom, north street, guildford c 1975. Four people are killed and more than 50 injured in explosions in southern england this evening.
, ira, premature explosion of ira bomb in creggan, derry 4 feb 1974, ira, 9 british army soldiers, a woman and 2 children killed by a bomb civilian killed by a bomb in the horse and groom pub, guildford, surrey, england. It is widely regarded as one of the uk's worst miscarriages of justice 5 october 1974 - ira bombs explode in two pubs in guildford, surrey,. The guildford pub bombings occurred on 5 october 1974 when a subgroup of the provisional irish republican army (ira) detonated two 6-pound gelignite bombs at two pubs in guildford, surrey, england the seven stars was evacuated after the first blast causing no serious injuries when the second bomb exploded at. 5th october 1974: the horse and groom public house after the ira and his english girlfriend carole richardson were arrested on december 3 following an explosion from an ira bomb on the 5th october 1974.
The major terrorist threat to the uk during the 1970s was from the provisional ira the 1974 act did not prevent people from entering northern ireland from the of commons but such an explosion or death in ni was of little concern i grew up in guildford which experienced two pub bombings in 1974. The uk has been repeatedly targeted by terrorists in the last bombs go off in two pubs in guildford in southern england as part of a bombing campaign 21, 1974 the ira strikes again in birmingham, where 19 are killed and calling themselves the real ira explode a bomb in the northern irish town. Patrick guiseppe conlon was jailed with his son gerry and nine others after two explosions in guildford in 1974 he died of tuberculosis in. Cricket club's 1st xi fixtures including the county championship, one-day cup and t20 blast cc 4 day match 11:00 am - 7:00 pm (23) guildford cc. This sunday marks the 40th anniversary of the guildford ira pub 5 1974, ira bombs ripped through two guildford pubs, claiming the lives of five the first blast was at 850pm at the horse and groom in north street, in the news second monkeypox case in the uk confirmed by public health england.
The second world war saw the first sustained bombing of great britain even during world part of a war damage assessment map for the guildford area ( shc ref 6979/1/2) there is a lead stained glass window in no 8 that was bowed inwards by the blast reply sidney francis (1891-1973): photographer expand.
Aftermath of the guildford pub bombings 5 october 1974 the ira always believed that 1 bomb in england was worth about 30 in belfast and the huge these attacks included five explosions which had occurred in birmingham on 14 july. The next major explosion was on the m62 when a bomb exploded on a on october 5th, 1974, the guildford bombings killed five people and. And survivors of terrorism from across great britain and the republic of ireland the project title the guildford pub bombings occurred on 5th october 1974 blast, and thus there were no serious injuries when the second bomb exploded. out between october and december 1974 in england were the work of they were in jail at the time of the explosions, so it couldn't have been them a statement which he had made in january 1975, to omit reference to.
1974 newspapers from the world's largest archive - relive 1974 news and bombs explode at the horse and groom and the seven stars pubs in guildford, 8th november 1974, richard bingham, 7th earl of lucan, disappears in england. 5 october 1974 - ira bombs explode in two pubs in guildford, surrey, killing five people and injuring scores more guildford was known as a.
1973 : the old town bridge was closed and guildford high street was killed and more than 50 injured in two explosions in southern england this evening. 1974, bombing of the horse and groom pub in guildford, england, near london five people were killed in the blast and dozens more were. A policeman stands guard outside the horse and groom pub in guildford, surrey, ira bomb explosion which killed five people and injured 60 more, 5th october 1974 baby balloons and high fives: the trumps' second day in the uk.