The Unitarian Church’s annual act of commemoration, which is the only religious service of its kind in Ireland, begins at 12pm and is held over three hours during which the names of those who died in the Northern Ireland Troubles are read out. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/ The Irish Times

The names of the more than 3,500 people who died as a result of the conflict in Northern Ireland will be read out today at the annual Good Friday cere(...)

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(...)