Dan Breen as pictured in a wanted poster issued by police.

A woman who sheltered Dan Breen and Seán Treacy after the incident which started the War of Independence was eventually awarded a military pension. M(...)

File photograph: Collins Courts.

A “trusted” IRA member who purchased in a “surreptitious manner” the car used in the murder of a Northern Irish prison officer David Black has been ja(...)

 Richard Hayes: librarian and code-breaker

One morning in May 1947, a German wartime spy named Hermann Görtz was brought to the Aliens’ Office in Dublin Castle and told he would be deported hom(...)

Former US president Bill Clinton met Sinn Féin leader Michelle O’Neill  at George Best Belfast City Airport

The Government believes that Sinn Féin’s leader in Northern Ireland, Michelle O’Neill, was ready to do a deal with the Democratic Unionist Party to re(...)

Former US president Bill Clinton  and DUP leader Arlene Foster wave as they leave after a meeting at a hotel on the outskirts of Belfast on October 17th, 2017. Photograph: Paul Faith/AFP/Getty Images

Former US president Bill Clinton, who held separate meetings on Tuesday afternoon in Belfast with DUP and Sinn Féin leaders, has predicted that Stormo(...)

The six months of winter will cost us an average €570 more on gas and electricity than the six months of summer.

We won’t know it ‘til it’s Christmas. Brown Thomas has been selling baubles for two months, and big supermarket chains are shamefully selling selectio(...)

 Johnny Depp: the US actor has been urged to visit Limerick to see how the city has progressed since his brief visit there in 1991. Photograph: Atsushi Tomura/Getty Images

The Mayor of Limerick has said actor Johnny Depp “owes” the city a visit so he could see how it has moved on from its “Stab City” past. Metropolitan (...)

Maíria Cahill, above, and two other women alleged they were sexually abused by IRA member Martin Morris when they were in their teens. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The North’s Public Prosecution Service, which mishandled the investigation of rape allegations made by Maíria Cahill, has improved its performance but(...)

A surveillance device was placed in the Coachman’s Inn near Dublin Airport after gardaí saw Seamus McGrane meeting another man there on a monthly basis. Image: Google Streetview

A Co Louth man accused of directing the activities of the IRA discussed bomb-making in the snug of a Dublin pub that had been bugged by Garda detectiv(...)

David Black, who worked at the high-security Maghaberry Prison in Co Antrim, was shot dead in 2012 as he drove to work on a motorway near Lurgan in Co Armagh on November 1st last.

A Dublin man who bought the car later used in the fatal shooting of Northern Ireland prison officer David Black will be sentenced later this month at (...)

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