Desmond Fahy, defending, hit out at the pace of the PSNI investigation of the case, describing progress to date as “lamentable”.

Prosecutors failed on Tuesday in a High Court bid to block the release from custody of a father and son accused of killing a relative at a family wedd(...)

William McGinley is led away from  Omagh Magistrates’ Court where he was charged with murdering his great-uncle Bernard McGinley close to a church in rural Co Fermanagh, Northern Ireland. Photograph: David Young/PA Wire

A man has been remanded in custody accused of murdering his great-uncle outside a family wedding. William McGinley (26), is charged with killin(...)

Peter Swanson: ‘Goldfinger by Ian Fleming... was the first adult book I read. It was filled with sex and violence and it was a real page turner. I thought: Where can I get more books like this?’

Peter Swanson is the author of two novels, The Girl with a Clock for a Heart, and The Kind Worth Killing (Faber & Faber, £14.99). His poems, st(...)

Patrick McGinley’s best-known novel is probably Bogmail , first published in 1978, and it’s (...)