Loyalist paramilitary organisations in Northern Ireland begin to decommission their weapons.
The Taoiseach has welcomed reports that loyalist paramilitary organisations have begun to decommission their weapons.
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A total of 56 police officers are injured in Belfast, Northern Ireland after a night of Ulster loyalism rioting.
Two loyalist paramilitary groups in Northern Ireland begin decommissioning their weapons.
The Ulster Volunteer Force, a loyalist paramilitary group in Northern Ireland, renounces the use of force.
The village of Derrylin, close to the border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland, is sealed off after a suspicious object is found. The object is later determined to be “nothing untoward”.
Prosecutors in Northern Ireland charge a former British Army soldier with murdering two people during the mass shooting in Derry during the Troubles in 1972, following a contemporary police investigation. The man, known only as Soldier F, is also charged with three attempted murders. It is also announced that no other charges against either soldiers or civilians will be brought due to insufficient evidence. Soldiers shot 28 unarmed protestors, killing 13.