Joe Rock 

The True Story Behind A U2 Classic

  • 11:39 am Monday, January 30th, 2017 by Joe Rock
A general view of Free Derry Corner in the Bogside area of Londonderry, in Northern Ireland June 11, 2010. The Saville Inquiry into Bloody Sunday will be published on June 15, 2010 after 12 years and a cost of £190 million pounds (275 million dollars, 230 million euros), the 5,000-page report examines the events of January 30, 1972 in Londonderry, Northern Ireland, when 13 civilians were shot dead by British soldiers at a civil rights march. Another man died later from his wounds. AFP PHOTO/ Peter Muhly (Photo credit should read PETER MUHLY/AFP/Getty Images)

Learn the story about the events that inspired U2’s “Sunday Bloody Sunday”.