Springhill-Westrock Massacre

On 9th July, 1972, British Army snipers fired from Corry’s timber yard overlooking the Westrock bungalows. Five civilians were killed: John Dougal, Margaret Gargan, Fr Noel Fitzpatrick, David McCafferty, Patrick Butler. The memorial garden shown here is in Westrock Drive, Belfast.


Copyright © 2001 Peter Moloney

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