Loyalist paramilitary leader Johnny Adair was one of the targets of the 1993 IRA bomb in Belfast. Photoghraph: Cathal McNaughton/Getty Images

Allegations that the IRA’s 1993 Shankill bombing was planned by an RUC informant and could have been prevented are to be examined by the NI Police Om(...)

A plaque commemorates  Shankill road bomber Thomas Begley in Belfast, Northern Ireland. It was erected in 2013.  Begley died in 1993 when the bomb he was planting on the Shankill Road in Belfast exploded prematurely killing nine people and injuring more than 50. Photograph: AFP

The Northern Ireland Police Ombudsman Dr Michael Maguire has received a complaint that the RUC had information that could have prevented the 1993 IRA (...)

View of the aftermath of the Shankill Road  bombing in Belfast on October 23rd, 1993. File photograph: Pacemaker Belfast

When Minister for Foreign Affairs Charlie Flanagan stood beside Secretary of State for Northern Ireland Theresa Villiers in Belfast on November 17th l(...)

Northern Ireland First minister and DUP leader Peter Robinson at Stormont, Belfast. Photograph: PA Wire

On Tuesday evening Peter Robinson was warning if the Stormont House talks, mark two, failed, Stormont could be down for a decade. By Wednesday evening(...)

Bobby Storey. Photograph: Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Gillen opposed peace process, but held firm with Adams and McGuinness Brian Gillen (58), from Belfast, is a senior republican who has generally manag(...)

File photograph of Shankill bomber Sean Kelly who was among three men and a woman released on Wednesday night after being questioned by detectives investigating the murder of former IRA member Kevin McGuigan (53). Photograph:  Paul Faith/PA Wire

Shankill bomber Sean Kelly was among three men and a woman released on Wednesday night after being questioned by serious crime branch detectives inves(...)

Shankill bomber Seán Kelly is being questioned by police investigating the killing of former Provisional IRA member Kevin McGuigan.

IRA Shankill bomber Seán Kelly is being questioned by police investigating the killing of former Provisional IRA member Kevin McGuigan. Mr McGuigan, a(...)

Crowds gather on the Shankill Road for the service in the West Kirk Presbyterian Church. Photograph: Aidan O’Reilly/Pacemaker Press International

Several hundred people have attended a moving ceremony in memory of nine people who died in the IRA Shankill bombing 20 years ago yesterday.The West K(...)

Gina Murray (mother of Leanne Murray killed in Shankill bomb) with her son Gary as they protest on the Crumlin Road in North Belfast. Photograph: Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker.

About 100 loyalists staged a protest in north Belfast today against a republican commemoration for the Shankill bomber Thomas Begley. The demonstratio(...)

Sinn Féin’s Gerry Kelly said the bombing was a ’terrible tragedy’ and that the family and friends of Thomas Begley will remember him with dignity and respect. Photograph: The Irish Times

Sinn Féin has defended a decision by north Belfast republicans to hold a commemoration for the Shankill bomber Thomas Begley. Unionists described the (...)