Capt Robert Nairac: on a covert operation in a pub in Dromintee in 1977 when, it is believed, his cover was blown and he was abducted, beaten, shot dead and then disappeared by the IRA

Those charged with trying to find the bodies of the disappeared victims of the Troubles have issued a fresh appeal for information that might lead to (...)

Supt Andrew Watters with PSNI Chief Constable George Hamilton (centre) and Deputy Chief Constable Drew Harris, at the State Funeral of Garda Tony Golden. Photograph: Dara MacDónaill/The Irish Times

The “cold reality” is that very few people will face prosecution for cold-case killings of the Troubles, PSNI chief constable George Hamilton has told(...)

PSNI superintendent David Moore said the violence was “nothing short of disgusting”. Photograph: Trevor McBride

Republican dissidents are set to launch attacks on Police Service of Northern Ireland officers to mark the Easter 1916 centenary commemorations, the N(...)

Loyalist paramilitary leader Johnny Adair was one of the targets of the 1993 IRA bomb in Belfast. Photoghraph: Cathal McNaughton/Getty Images

Allegations that the IRA’s 1993 Shankill bombing was planned by an RUC informant and could have been prevented are to be examined by the NI Police Om(...)

Attorney General John Larkin QC said at the time of the decision he was “profoundly disappointed”. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Northern Ireland’s Attorney General has lodged an appeal against the recent decision which could see abortion permitted in cases of fatal foetal abno(...)

A plaque commemorates  Shankill road bomber Thomas Begley in Belfast, Northern Ireland. It was erected in 2013.  Begley died in 1993 when the bomb he was planting on the Shankill Road in Belfast exploded prematurely killing nine people and injuring more than 50. Photograph: AFP

The Northern Ireland Police Ombudsman Dr Michael Maguire has received a complaint that the RUC had information that could have prevented the 1993 IRA (...)

A picture released by the PSNI of a police vehicle struck by a petrol bomb in Lurgan, Co Armagh on Sunday night. Photograph: PSNI via Twitter

At least one gunshot was fired at police during serious overnight disorder in Lurgan, Co Armagh, the PSNI said Monday. No officer was injured in the (...)

  Minister for Foreign Affairs Charlie Flanagan held his first meeting yesterday with  Arlene Foster since she was elected Northern Ireland First Minister and DUP leader. Photograph: Alan Betson

The Government is committed to making the Easter 1916 commemorations inclusive for all of the people on the island of Ireland, Minister for Foreign A(...)

Basil Blackshaw’s portrait of Brian Friel

One of Ireland’s most enigmatic artists Basil Blackshaw – who once attended an art exhibition with a bag over his head rather than be photographed – h(...)

Ruth Parks: was made redundant following her return to work after maternity leave

A Northern Ireland finance manager who was made redundant following her return to work after maternity leave has settled a claim alleging sex discrimi(...)