The McGurk's Bar Bombing

The Troubles Podcast

Apr 6 2021 • 22 mins

It was a Saturday evening in the New Lodge area of Belfast. There was a jovial atmosphere in the Catholic Owned McGurk's Bar. Outside the pub, a man appeared and placed a parcel at the pub entrance and rushed back to their car before driving off. Moments later the bomb exploded. causing the whole building to collapse, killing and injuring most of the patrons inside.