Ulster Defence Association
The Ulster Defence Association (UDA) is the largest Ulster loyalist paramilitary and vigilante group in Northern Ireland. It was formed in September 1971 and undertook a campaign of almost twenty-four...
Ulster Defence Association - Wikipedia
UDA South East Antrim Brigade
The UDA South East Antrim Brigade is one of the six brigades of the Ulster Defence Association (UDA). A mural in support of the group lists its areas of activity as being Rathcoole (the mural's locati...
UDA South East Antrim Brigade - Wikipedia
Jim Spence (loyalist)
Jim Spence (born c. 1960) is a Northern Irish former loyalist activist. Spence became notorious for his time in the Ulster Defence Association (UDA), serving two spells as Brigadier in West Belfast. S...
Ulster Political Research Group
The Ulster Political Research Group is an advisory body connected to the Ulster Defence Association (UDA), providing advice to them on political matters. The group was permanently founded in January 2...
Milltown Cemetery attack
The Milltown Cemetery attack (also known as the Milltown Cemetery killings or Milltown Massacre) took place on 16 March 1988 in Belfast's Milltown Cemetery. During the funeral of three Provisional IRA...
Milltown Cemetery attack - Wikipedia
Real Ulster Freedom Fighters
The Real Ulster Freedom Fighters, otherwise known as the Real UFF, is a dissident loyalist paramilitary group in Northern Ireland. It was founded in early 2007 by former members of the Ulster Defence ...
Real Ulster Freedom Fighters - Wikipedia
Sammy Smyth (loyalist)
Samuel "Sammy" Smyth (c. 1929 - 10 March 1976) was a Northern Irish loyalist activist. A founder member of the Ulster Defence Association (UDA) he was the early public face of the movement as the orga...
Timeline of Ulster Defence Association actions
This is a timeline of actions by the Ulster Defence Association (UDA), a loyalist paramilitary group formed in 1971. Most of these actions took place during the conflict known as "the Troubles" in Nor...
Loyalist Association of Workers
The Loyalist Association of Workers (LAW) was a militant unionist organisation in Northern Ireland that sought to mobilise trade union members in support of the loyalist cause. It became notorious for...
Greysteel massacre
The Greysteel massacre was a mass shooting that happened on the evening of 30 October 1993 in Greysteel, County Derry, Northern Ireland. Three members of the Ulster Defence Association (UDA), a loyali...
Greysteel massacre - Wikipedia
Loyalist feud
A loyalist feud refers to any of the sporadic feuds which have erupted almost routinely between Northern Ireland's various loyalist paramilitary groups since they were founded shortly before and after...
Paddy Wilson and Irene Andrews killings
The killings of Paddy Wilson and Irene Andrews took place in Belfast, Northern Ireland on the night of 25/26 June 1973. The victims, Roman Catholic Senator Paddy Wilson and his Protestant friend, Iren...
Paddy Wilson and Irene Andrews killings - Wikipedia
Ulster Democratic Party
The Ulster Democratic Party (UDP) was a small loyalist political party in Northern Ireland. It was established in June 1981 as the Ulster Loyalist Democratic Party by the Ulster Defence Association (U...
UDA West Belfast Brigade
The UDA West Belfast Brigade is the section of the Ulster loyalist paramilitary group, the Ulster Defence Association (UDA), based in the western quarter of Belfast, in the Greater Shankill area. Init...
UDA West Belfast Brigade - Wikipedia
Anne Ogilby killing
The murder of Anne Ogilby, also known as the "Romper Room murder", took place in Sandy Row, south Belfast, Northern Ireland on 24 July 1974. It was a punishment killing, carried out by members of the ...
Anne Ogilby killing - Wikipedia
Michael Stone (loyalist)
Michael Stone (born 2 April 1955) is an Ulster loyalist who was a volunteer in the Ulster Defence Association (UDA). Stone was born in England but raised in the Braniel estate in East Belfast, Norther...
Michael Stone (loyalist) - Wikipedia
Shankill Defence Association
The Shankill Defence Association was a loyalist vigilante group formed in May 1969 for the defence of the loyalist Shankill Road area of Belfast, Northern Ireland during the communal disturbances that...
Shankill Defence Association - Wikipedia
Andy Tyrie
Andrew "Andy" Tyrie (born 5 February 1940) is an Ulster loyalist and served as commander of the Ulster Defence Association (UDA) during much of its early history. He took the place of Tommy Herron in ...
Andy Tyrie - Wikipedia
Ulster Loyalist Central Co-ordinating Committee
The Ulster Loyalist Central Co-ordinating Committee (ULCCC) was set up in 1974 in Belfast, Northern Ireland in the aftermath of the Ulster Workers Council Strike, in order to facilitate meetings and p...
Ulster Army Council
The Ulster Army Council (or UAC) was set up in 1973 as an umbrella group by the Ulster Defence Association and the Ulster Volunteer Force to co-ordinate joint paramilitary operations during the Ulster...
Kevin McDaid (murder victim)
Kevin Brendan McDaid was a community worker in Coleraine, Northern Ireland who was killed by a mob outside his home in May 2009. The Police Service of Northern Ireland said the attack was sectarian. H...
Gary Smyth (loyalist)
Gary Smyth (sometimes written as Gary Smith or Garry Smyth) is a Northern Irish former loyalist paramilitary. Smyth was an active member of the West Belfast Brigade of the Ulster Defence Association d...
John White (loyalist)
John White (born 1950) is a former leading loyalist in Northern Ireland. He was sometimes known by the nickname 'Coco'. White was a leading figure in the loyalist paramilitary Ulster Defence Associati...
Frankie Gallagher
Frankie Gallagher is a loyalist politician from Northern Ireland and leading spokesman for the Ulster Political Research Group (UPRG) which offers political advice to the Ulster Defence Association (U...