Andy Tyrie

Andrew Tyrie (born 5 February 1940[1]) is an Ulster loyalist paramilitary leader who served as commander of the Ulster Defence Association (UDA) during much of its early history. He took the place of Tommy Herron in 1973 when the latter was killed, and led the organisation until March 1988 when an attempt on his life forced him to resign from his command.

Andy Tyrie
Andrew Tyrie

(1940-02-05) 5 February 1940 (age 81)
EducationBrown Square School
EmployerBelfast City Council
OrganizationUlster Defence Association
Notable work
This is It (1982)
TitleChairman of the UDA
PredecessorCharles Harding Smith and Jim Anderson
Successorposition abolished