Sinn Féin has denied the claims of a former IRA member that he was ordered by Gerry Adams and Martin McGuinness to transport explosives. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Sinn Féin has denied a claim by a former IRA member that he was given direct orders by Sinn Fein president Gerry Adams and Deputy First Ministe(...)

 Dominic Óg McGlinchey: “There were things done that were unimaginable, not normal, but normal for people who lived in the occupied Six Counties.” Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Dominic Óg McGlinchey has serious misgivings and questions to ask about the strategic, pragmatic and even moral purpose of the continuing dissi(...)

Undated file photo of Jean McConville  with three of her children before she was abducted in 1972. Photograph:  PA Wire

Detectives investigating the IRA murder of Belfast mother-of-10 Jean McConville more than 40 years ago have arrested a 57-year-old woman. The s(...)

Actor Stephen Rea at the Coroners Court inquest into the death of Dolours Price-Rea.  Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Old Bailey bomber Dolours Price-Rea died as a result of the toxic effect of a mix of prescribed sedative and anti-depressant medications, an in(...)

President Michael D Higgins and  Queen Elizabeth  before the banquet held at Windsor Castle. Photograph: Alan Betson

History, good and bad, has happened inside the walls of the Houses of Parliament in Westminster for centuries and then, sometimes, it comes bac(...)

Former Conservative Party chairman Norman Tebbit  withdraws remarks. Photograph: Dan Chung/Reuters

Former Conservative Party chairman Norman Tebbit has withdrawn remarks he made about wishing to see Martin McGuinness shot by (...)

  Duncan Stewart on Newstalk: ‘Give me 10 minutes or I’m not staying in this studio’

It is an unprecedented visit, the momentousness of which is reflected in the logistics of the occasion. From the moment Cathal Mac Coille intro(...)

Norman Tebbit, whose comments have been condemned by the Northern secretary. Photograph: David Levenson/Getty Images

The former British cabinet minister who said he wished to see Martin McGuinness shot by dissident republicans has been rebuked(...)

Officers survey the aftermath of the Omagh bombing in 1998. Photograph: Paul McErlane/PA Wire

A Co Monaghan man charged with the murders of the 29 men, women and children who died in the 1998 Omagh bombing is due in court this morning. T(...)

President Michael D Higgins and his wife Sabina, with Alderman Fiona Woolf, the Lord Mayor of the city of London, last night. Photograph: Chris Bellew/Fennell Photography

The Government will invite a senior member of the British royal family to attend commemor(...)

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