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The Miami Showband massacre

Stephen Travers

The Miami Showband massacre

a survivor"s search for the truth

by Stephen Travers

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Published by Hodder Headline Ireland in Dublin .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Travers, Stephen.,
  • Ulster Volunteer Force.,
  • Miami Showband.,
  • Victims of terrorism -- Ireland.,
  • Musicians -- Crimes against -- Ireland.,
  • Murder -- Ireland -- Case studies.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementStephen Travers and Neil Fetherstonhaugh.
    GenreCase studies.
    ContributionsFetherstonhaugh, Neil.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination302 p., [8] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages302
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19304690M
    ISBN 100340937920
    ISBN 109780340937921
    OCLC/WorldCa137313042

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As such, The Miami Showband Massacre stands as an obscene monument to Collusion between official British security services and Loyalist terrorists. At the time the very notion of Collusion was often thought of as “conspiracy theory”.

Now of course, even mainstream media considers Collusion as the last untold story of The Troubles. The Miami Showband Massacre Book Launch. 11th September Former Taoiseach Albert Reynolds is one of the guest speakers at The Miami Showband Massacare book launch, an eye-witness account written by Stephen Travers.

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He explains his pivotal role in bringing peace to Northern Ireland and also the time he ran out of petrol in Northern Ireland. Neil Featherstonhaugh & Stephen Travers.

First Neil. The scene of The Miami Showband Massacre. The Miami Showband killings (also called the Miami Showband Massacre) was a paramilitary attack at Buskhill, County Down, Northern Ireland, in the early morning of 31 July It left five people dead at the hands of Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF) gunmen, including three members of The Miami Showband.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(13). “The day the music died” The Miami Showband Massacre, as it became known, shocked music fans on both sides of the border and was known as “the day the music died”.

Stephen Travers – As this week marked the anniversary of the Miami Showband massacre, Miriam spoke to one of the surviving band members; Stephen Travers about his memories of that night, about questions unanswered and about his life since then.

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This Friday marks the 40th anniversary of one of the most shocking atrocities of the Troubles, The Miami Showband Massacre. Belfast man Des Lee, who survived the attack that killed three of his. THE Miami Showband Massacre took place 31 Julynear Newry, in south Armagh, while the band was travelling home to Dublin after a gig in Banbridge, County Down.

Their tour bus was stopped at a roadblock, flagged down by men who were not only serving soldiers in the British Army’s Ulster Defence Regiment but active members of a unionist. The latest from Netflix's ReMastered series focusses on the Miami Showband massacre, which took place at Banbridge, Co.

Down on J Video: Netflix The Miami Showband, killed in The Miami Showband Massacre is a uniquely grim moment in our history. It happened around 2am on J Three musicians were shot at point blank range on the way home from a gig. Directed by Stuart Sender. With Stephen Travers, Bertie Ahern, Alan Brecknell, Anne Cadwallader.

Inwhile on the way home from a gig, the apolitical rock group, The Miami Showband, fell into the crosshairs of a Protestant unionist paramilitary group that planted explosives on their bus when it was stopped at a fake checkpoint.7/10(). A child of Northern Ireland's Troubles recalls, 45 years later, that fateful night when The Miami Showband was ambushed by the Ulster Volunteer Force, a loyalist paramilitary group.

Miami Showband massacre: ‘I heard my platform shoes click against each other. I still had both legs’ Stephen Travers, who survived that night 45 years ago today, now works for reconciliation Yvonne Watterson. Irish Times. Dublin. Friday, J Yvonne Watterson is an educator and writer living in the Lake Chapala area of Mexico.

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I still had both legs’ Stephen Travers, who survived that night 45 years ago today, now works for reconciliation. ReMastered: The Miami Showband Massacre. ReMastered: The Miami Showband Massacre (Trailer) More details. Watch offline. Available to download. Based on the Newbery-winning children's books, this animated film follows a young boy who runs away to an island to rescue and befriend a baby dragon.

In 'The Miami Showband Massacre', Stephen Travers remembers the highs of being in the most successful showband of the s and how it all ended in a terrifying moment of death and destruction. But he also looks for answers as to why his friends - Tony Geraghty, Fran O'Toole and Brian McCoy - were killed/5.

In 'The Miami Showband Massacre', Stephen Travers remembers the highs of being in the most successful showband of the s and how it all ended in a terrifying moment of death and destruction. But he also looks for answers as to why his friends - Tony Geraghty, Fran O'Toole and Brian McCoy - /5.Miami Showband massacre survivor demands ‘answers’ from Britain Declassified documents from revealed a letter stating MI5 supplied UVF with detonators Sun,Updated.

The Miami Showband Massacre Directed by Stuart Sender Written by Jeff Zimbalist & Michael Zimbalist Screening on Netflix now It’s a strange thing, scrolling through the options on Netflix and seeing a documentary on the Miami Showband.

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