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 (...)