Former IRA man Brendan Hughes, in Long Kesh prison with Gerry Adams. Hughes featured in the oral history project. Photograph: Alan Lewis/Photopress

Boston College in the US is to hand back the tapes which formed part of its Belfast Project to those interviewed for it. The decision follows the arre(...)

Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams: “unlikely to be convicted given evidence is hearsay.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

SIMON CARSWELLJournalist Ed Moloney, one of the researchers behind the Boston College oral history project, has criticised the Obama administration fo(...)

 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(...)

Jean McConville (left) pictured with three of her children shortly before she disappeared in 1972. Photograph: Pacemaker, Belfast

A journalist and former IRA prisoner are to lodge a freedom of information inquiry with the British government in an effort to cast further light on t(...)

Transcripts of interviews with the convicted IRA bomber Dolours Price, who died in January, have been handed over to the PSNI. Photograph: PA

Transcripts of interviews with the convicted IRA bomber Dolours Price, who died in January, have been handed over to the PSNI. The police in Northern (...)

An undated family hand-out of Eugene Moloney, who died from a bleed to the brain that occurred because the blow to his neck was so hard he suffered tears to an artery. Photograph: Family hand-out/PA Wire

Eugene Moloney’s death was an example of a “one-punch” killing. It is a phenomenon police forces in the UK have become so concerned about they have re(...)

Jean McConville with three of her children in 1972, shortly before she was abducted and murdered by the IRA. Photograph: Pacemaker

A US court ruling has paved the way for the PSNI to begin formal moves to gain copies of the Boston College tapes relating to the 1972 abduction and m(...)

A file photo dated May 1972 of prominent Republican and former IRA member Dolours Price. In April the US Supreme Court declined to hear an appeal from the two men to block the release of interviews with the late Dolours Price, who was jailed for the IRA bombing of the Old Bailey in 1973. Photograph: PA/PA Wire

Only interviews dealing directly with the 1972 abduction and killing of Belfast widow Jean McConville must be turned over by Boston College to police (...)

The late Dolours Price. The republican, who died in January, was one of those who gave evidence to the Belfast Project on condition it would not be released until after her death.

The Police Service of Northern Ireland has confirmed it is seeking details of the testimony given to an oral history project at Boston College (...)

Glanbia group managing director John Moloney left, and chairman of Glanbia Ingredients Ireland Liam Herlihy. Photo: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times

Glanbia Ingredients Ireland today announced a new dairy plant which will result in 1,600 direct and indirect jobs over the next five years. (...)