A woman walks past graffiti, a reference to a project by Boston College, on a wall off the Falls Road, Belfast. Photograph: Paul Hackett/Reuters

Former IRA prisoner Richard O’Rawe and three ex-republican paramilitaries are to sue Boston College over the oral history of the Troubles project, (...)

A man walks past graffiti on a wall off the Falls Road in Belfast last week. Photograph: Reuters

A temporary stability returned to Northern politics this week as Gerry Adams was released without charge by the PSNI, but there is a fresh degree of t(...)

 Jean McConville  with three of her children shortly before she disappeared in 1972. Photograph: Pacemaker Belfast

There are voices and they talk about the death of Jean McConville. It may not matter. After two years of legal proceedings in the US, a set of audiota(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny  is due to receive an honorary degree from Boston College at the May 20th commencement. Photograph: Julien Behal/PA Wire

Boston’s cardinal is to boycott a Jesuit college’s graduation where Taoiseach Enda Kenny is the commencement speaker, over his support for the (...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny speaking to media after the publication of heads of Bills in the Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill 2013, at Government Buildings, earlier this month. Photograph: Alan Betson / THE IRISH TIMES

Boston College has said it will not withdraw its invitation to Taoiseach Enda Kenny to speak at the US university later this month despite prot(...)