Micheál Martin said he had a huge issue with some in Sinn Féin calling those who took part in the Boston College oral history project “touts and informers”. Photograph: Alan Betson

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin has said his party will not go into Government with Sinn Féin, while Minister for Health Leo Varadkar said he “cann(...)

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‘Still not obscure enough” was James Joyce’s explanation to Jacques Mercanton on being caught “gleefully” inserting into a passage from Work in Progre(...)

A man walks past graffiti relating to the Boston College tapes on the Falls Road, west Belfast. The PSNI has announced it will seek access to all  remaining recordings which have not already been handed over to them. Photograph: Paul McErlane/EPA

Police in Northern Ireland are to seek the entirety of the controversial US oral history project that detectives relied upon to quiz Sinn Fein’s Gerry(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny: “nobody should be above law, and . . . we cannot have one law for one and a different one for somebody else.” Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins.

The Boston College tapes are a part of and a background to the problem with the North’s past and its legacy, Taoiseach Enda Kenny has told the Dáil.He(...)

A woman walks past graffiti, a reference to a project by Boston College, on a wall off the Falls Road, Belfast. Photograph: Paul Hackett/Reuters

Former IRA prisoner Richard O’Rawe and three ex-republican paramilitaries are to sue Boston College over the oral history of the Troubles project, (...)

A man walks past graffiti on a wall off the Falls Road in Belfast last week. Photograph: Reuters

A temporary stability returned to Northern politics this week as Gerry Adams was released without charge by the PSNI, but there is a fresh degree of t(...)

Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams was released on Sunday night after four days of questioning by detectives about the 1972 murder of Jean McConville. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams has refused to outline the formal complaint he made to the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) about aspects of (...)

Both sets of protagonists, in reality, are on the side of the angels. Or to be more precise, of “truth”. And yet both are irreconcilable. The argument(...)

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 president Gerry Adams said the old guard which is against change cannot be allowed to deny any of the people from our entitlement to a rights-based, citizen-centred society as set out in the Good Friday Agreement.

“Chuaigh mé fhéin chuig an bheairic in Aontroim.Mar sin níl mé ag gearán faoi sin. Ach bhí rogha ag na péas.Ní raibh mé ag lorg príbhléid speisialta a(...)