Paddy Joe Hill (Birmingham Six) and Gerry Conlan (Guildford Four) together  at the University of Limerick in March this year . File. Photograph: Sean Curtin

Fellow miscarriage of justice victim Paddy Joe Hill has blamed prison conditions for the early death of Gerry Conlon who died this morning. Mr Hill, w(...)

Mikhail  Gorbachev and Charles Haughey after their  meeting  at Shannon airport. Photograph: Paddy Whelan

The charismatic Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev stopped over at Shannon on April 2nd, 1989, on his way to Cuba, for a meeting with then taoiseach Char(...)