Gerry Adams: “I worked very closely with the commission and will continue to work with it”

Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams and the IRA were sharply criticised following Monday night’s RTÉ documentary on the Disappeared.Fianna Fáil foreign affai(...)

Did Gerry Adams see the icy-expressions on the faces around him as he spoke? Photograph: Alan Betson

It’s a pity the man who was commander of the IRA in west Belfast all those years ago wasn’t in the Dáil chamber yesterday afternoon. He could have cle(...)

Alan Hutch was armed with a knife and threatened to kill three gardai with a grenade when he was apprehended during a robbery on Dublin’s Dorset Street. Photograph: Julien Behal/PA Wire

A man who claimed to have a grenade and threatened to kill three gardai with it before assaulting them has received an eight year jail sentence.Alan H(...)

The search for the body of IRA murder victim Columba McVeigh, one of the so-called Disappeared, has resumed in Bragan, County Monaghan.The 19-year-old, from Donaghmore, County Tyrone, was kidnapped in 1975. Photograph:  Philip Fitzpatrick

“I am confident that he is here. Are we in exactly the right place? That’s a different matter.” Jon Hill overlooks a bleak bog on a wind(...)