Widow Joanne McGibbon (centre) with her daughters Michaela and Seana and Fr Gary Donegan (extreme right) joins members of the public at a vigil in the grounds of Holy Cross Church, Ardoyne, in memory of  taxi driver and father-of-four Michael McGibbon, who was shot dead in North Belfast at the weekend. Photograph: Kelvin Boyes/Press Eye

At Holy Cross Church in north Belfast last week, Joanne McGibbon said the local Ardoyne community was stronger than those who just days earlier had mu(...)

Family and friends attend the funeral of Michael McGibbon at  the Holy Cross church in Belfast today. Photograph: David Young/PA Wire

No one has the right to act as “judge, jury and executioner” in a civilised society, mourners were told on Thursday at the north Belfast funeral of Mi(...)

Michael McGibbon was shot in an alleyway at Butler Place close to Elmfield Street, near the Crumlin Road in north Belfast. Photograph: Justin Kernoghan

Michael McGibbon, the 33-year-old who was murdered in a suspected dissident so-called punishment shooting in north Belfast on Friday night, went to f(...)

PSNI Det Supt John McVea discussing the fatal shooting of Michael McGibbon in north Belfast with members of the media at the weekend. Photograph: David Young/PA Wire

A north Belfast republican being questioned over the fatal shooting of a father of four in the city on Friday night has been released unconditionally.(...)

“Every rumour prompted flight. We would head off with other families to spend the night, wrapped in blankets, in the fields above Ballysillan, looking down over the lough”

If rosary beads were found on the dead, they were assumed to be Catholic. The unidentified were buried in mass graves at the Catholic Milltown Cemeter(...)

Members of the 32 County Sovereignty Movement on parade in Creggan Cemetery during a centenary commemoration of the  1916  Easter Rising in Derry, Easter Monday 2016. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters

Police in Northern Ireland are investigating a number of suspected breaches of parading legislation by dissident republicans following the weekend of (...)

Conor McCann and Naoise McSherry in the Clann Eireann Youth Club in Lurgan, Co Armagh. Photograph: Arthur Allison/Pacemaker

History is not just history in a place like Lurgan. The Co Armagh town has not fully emerged from the Troubles and the vast majority of Protestants an(...)

Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams speaks to the media at Leinster House in Dublin as senior unionists met to discuss the next phase of their protest against a decision to ban a controversial Orange Order parade from passing a nationalist neighbourhood. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Unionist leaders are being pressed to clarify what they mean by a “graduated response” in protest at a decision to ban an Orange demonstration at a no(...)

Police in Northern Ireland have released two men who were questioned about an attempted car bombing in Belfast city centre two weeks ago.

Police have released two men who were questioned about an attempted car bombing in Belfast city centre two weeks ago.The men, aged 44 and 45 years, we(...)

Two men have been arrested in connection with an attempted car bombing at Victoria Square in Belfast city centre.

Two men have been arrested in connection with an attempted car bombing in Belfast city centre.The suspects, aged 44 and 45 years, were detained in Ar(...)