Writer Martina Devlin, facilitator Ciaran Carty and author Xiaolu Guo judging the 44th Hennessy literary awards. Photograph: Alan Betson
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A 21-year-old Derry man pleaded guilty to possession of a firebomb, arms and ammunition with intent to endanger life or to enable some other person to do so at Belfast Crown Court today

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Like many of his contemporaries in 1922, George Gavan Duffy, the minister for external affairs in the provisional government of the fledging Irish Fre(...)