“IRA 2, Liverpool 0, and one hit the bar.” This is 35 year-old graffiti that seems to be more durable than the paint that was used to white it out. In 1987 IRA gunmen burst into the Liverpool Bar & Lounge on Donegall Quay – named for the nearby ferry terminal to Liverpool (Belfast Forum) – and killed two off-duty RUC detectives – Michael Malone and Ernest (Stanley) Carson – and injured two others (AP). The case came back into the public eye In 2016 when a man was arrested in connection with the shooting (RTÉ | News Letter); he was later released (BBC).
Islandbawn Dr, Belfast
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