Garda officers at the scene of the shooting of Eddie Hutch  on Poplar Row in Dublin’s  North Strand. Two journalists at Independent News & Media hwho have been reporting on recent gang violence have had threats made on their lives, the group’s editor-in-chief said. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire.

A newspaper editor has said it is frightening to think that journalists are having threats made on their lives some 20 years after the murder of Veron(...)

State agents appear to have played a part in the bombing of Frizzell’s fish shop on the Shankill Road in 1993 in which nine people died. Photograph: Pacemaker.

The question arising from this week’s allegations in the Irish News of the extent of British security service involvement in IRA killings is: What was(...)

 The Priests, Fr. David Delargy, and brothers Fr. Martin O’Hagan and Fr. Eugene O’Hagan, pictured in Dublin. ahead of the concerts around Ireland, Christmas with the Priests.Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Eight years, four albums, numerous tours and over three and a half million album sales later, the members of The Priests remain as calm as they surely(...)

The funeral of journalist Martin O’Hagan whose 2001  murder featured in a Panorama programme. Former Northern Ireland Police Ombudsman Baroness Nuala O’Loan has claimed that “hundreds and hundreds” of deaths happened in Northern Ireland as a result of security force collusion.  Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

The former Northern Ireland Police Ombudsman Baroness Nuala O’Loan has claimed that “hundreds and hundreds” of deaths happened in Northern Ireland as (...)

The office of the North’s Police Ombudsman has confirmed that a file is to be sent to the Northern Ireland director of public prosecutions to determine if two former police officers should be charged for a number of crimes including conspiracy to murder

The office of the North’s Police Ombudsman has confirmed that a file is to be sent to the Northern Ireland director of public prosecutions to determin(...)

Comments by Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams in New York recently about holding an editor at gunpoint have come in for widespread criticism. Photograph: The Irish Times

Bodies representing newspapers and editors across the world have joined organisations such as the National Union of Journalists and the National Newsp(...)

Crowds attend the funeral of  Sunday World journalist Martin O’Hagan in 2001. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

The North’s Public Prosecution Service (PPS) has announced it is no longer in a position to ask a court to review the sentence given to a loyalist sup(...)

Jason Loughlin leaves Belfast Crown Court after being acquitted in February of the murder of Ulster Defence Association (UDA) chief Tommy English. Photograph: PA

The outcome of one failed and one non-instigated “supergrass” trial has raised a serious question for the North’s Director of Public Prosecutions, Bar(...)

Northern Ireland’s Director of Public Prosecutions Barra McGrory: has announced decisions on two high-profile cases. Photograph: Paul Faith

The North’s Director of Public Prosecutions Barra McGrory has announced decisions on two high-profile “supergrass” trials, one relating to notoriou(...)