Rev Bridget Spain: “It does underline very movingly, I think, the frailty of life and the randomness of death in conflict.”

The names of the more than 3,500 people who died in the Northern(...)

President Michael D Higgins: will be present at ecumenical service to mark death 1,000 years ago.Photograph: Alan Betson

President Michael D Higgins will attend an ecumenical service in Dublin on Wednesday to mark the death of Brian Boru 1,000 years ago at the Battle (...)

A man has been arrested by the PSNI following the discovery of a mortar bomb and a command wire in west Belfast late last night.

A man has been arrested by the PSNI following the discovery of a mortar bomb and a command wire in west Belfast late last night. The arre(...)

Gardai at the scene of the shooting outside a creche on Holywell Avenmue, Donaghmede, Dublin, last week. Photograph: Collins

Gardai have begun a murder investigation following the death of a well known paramilitary figure who has succumbed to his injuries a week after(...)

Prison officers carry the coffin of their colleague David Black to Molesworth Presbyterian Church in Cookstown,  Co Tyrone on November 6th 2012. A woman has been charged with attempting to pervert the course of justice in connection with his killing. Photograph: Paul Faith/PA Wire.

A second person has been charged in connection with the murder of a prison officer in 2012.David Black (52), a father of two, was shot dead as he trav(...)

Undated Police Service of Northern Ireland handout photo of David Black. A 33-year-old man has been charged in connection with the prison officer’s murder in 2012. Photograph: PSNI/PA

A man is due to appear in court today charged in connection with the murder of a prison officer in Co Armagh in 2012.David Black (52) was shot dead a(...)

Paul Givan, DUP chairman of the Stormont justice committee, welcomed  pay award, saying “prison staff live under a general threat of violence”.

More than 1,000 Northern Ireland prison officers, mostly recruited since 2002, are to receive extra “danger money” pay in light of the threat from dis(...)

More than 1,000 prison officers in Northern Ireland are to receive danger money because of the threat posed by dissident republicans : Niall Carson/PA Wire

More than 1,000 prison officers in Northern Ireland are to receive danger money because of the threat posed by dissident republicans. In November 2012(...)

Forensic officers search the scene on the M1 motorway where prison officer David Black was shot as he drove near the town of Lurgan on  November 1st, 2012. Photograph: Cathal McNaughton/Reuters.

Two suspected dissident republicans have been arrested over the murder of a prison officer in Northern Ireland. The men, aged 51 and 34, were arrested(...)

A file photo of the   scene on the M1 motorway where prison officer David Black was shot dead as he drove near the town of Lurgan on November 1st, 2012. Photograph: Reuters

Police investigating the murder one year ago of a prison officer in Co Armagh have appealed for information about the Dublin registered car used in th(...)