Paisley still trading on fears

By Brian Feeney (for the Irish News)

It’s 40 years since the self-styled UVF murdered Peter Ward in the Malvern Arms off the Shankill Road - June 26 1966. The next day the victim of one of the gang’s earlier attacks, Matilda Gould, a 77-year-old Protestant widow, died of injuries she received when a petrol bomb meant for a Catholic-owned pub adjacent to her house exploded in her hallway. On June 11 the same gang had shot John Scullion dead.

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