Enda Kenny tried to  to pin some kind of blame on Gerry Adams who said he would recruit 3,000 gardaí and reopen 140 Garda stations. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne

Will the last person to politicise the recent gangland murders please turn off the lights? And will the last person to use the murderous activity of g(...)

Firemen survey the damage outside the Tavern in the Town pub in Birmingham, after an IRA bomb blast. Photograph: Getty Images

British police may have been tipped off about the deadly Birmingham pub bombings by an IRA “mole” before the blasts, a coroner has been told. It was (...)

 Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams, with Mary Lou McDonald TD and Cllr Rose Conway Walsh at the launch of Sinn Féin’s election manifesto in the Royal Irish Academy in  Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

For Gerry Adams, when it comes to IRA atrocities, the past is another country. We have all moved on from the conflict. But in his obvious irritation (...)

Arlene Foster said she would still work with Mr McGuiness as “the past is the past”. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The North’s First Minister, Arlene Foster, has spoken of her difficulties with Martin McGuinness because he delivered a graveside oration for the IRA(...)

Jimmy Guerin, Brother of Veronica Guerin   said: “Jurors should not be exposed to anything that is going to cause them to live in terror or in fear.”  Photograph: Alan Betson

Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams yesterday appeared to downplay his party’s position on the abolition of the Special Criminal Court. The party’s man(...)

September 24th, 2015 Gary Hutch (34) is shot dead pool-side at an apartment block near Marbella after a life of crime. The killing is believed to h(...)

International media outlets report on recent shootings in Dublin. Photograph: El Mundo/Libération/The Telegraph/The Guardian/Diario De Noticias/AFP

‘The return of the IRA to Dublin’ was the headline in French newspaper Libération’s website on Monday evening following the shooting of David Byrne at(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald. Photograph: Collins

Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald has confirmed the second Special Criminal Court will open on April 4th and condemned the shooting in the Regen(...)

Gerry Adams: gave warning that ceasefire was not going to last. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

A senior American Congressman has recounted how he was warned by Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams in November 1995 that unless there was political move(...)

A touchingly rare display of cross-candidate praise in Dublin Bay South. Renua leader Lucinda Creighton was so taken by Mannix Flynn’s offering for t(...)