Ronnie Bunting
Assassinated on 15 October 1980

IRSP member Ronnie Bunting, aged 32, was shot and killed by the SAS along with Noel Lyttle in Bunting's Turf Lodge home in Belfast. Three previous attempts on Bunting's life had taken place between 1975 and 1978.

Bunting, the son of Major Ronald Bunting who was a former aide to the Rev. Ian Paisley, was the Belfast commander and senior chief of staff of the INLA, as well as a founding member of the Irish Republican Socialist Party.

While an arts student at Belfast's Queens University, Bunting had been the only Protestant to be interned without trial by British security forces for several months during 1972.