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A file image showing the opening session of the independent Historical Institutional Abuse (HIA) Inquiry in Banbridge, Co Down last month. Photograph: PA

The Historical Institutional Abuse inquiry has heard claims that a child was forced to perform oral sex on a nun. A witness, who was a r(...)

Historical Institutional Abuse Inquiry heard today from a witness who was in home in Derry run by   Sisters of Nazareth nuns

A boy looked after by Sisters of Nazareth nuns at a home in Derry used to faint regularly during morning Mass because of hunger.The Historical Institu(...)

An image above a door at Nazareth House on Bishop Street in Derry. Photograph: Trevor McBride

A priest told a former resident of a Derry residential home run by nuns that he must never repeat allegations of sex and other abuse.A witness told th(...)

A witness told the Historical Institutional Abuse Inquiry he was known by an ID number and beaten repeatedly.

A priest allegedly told a former resident of a Derry orphanage run by nuns that he must never repeat allegations of sexual and other abuse.A witness t(...)

Young people at Sisters of Nazareth properties in Derry were known by their numbers rather than names and many allegedly subjected to humiliation, threats and physical abuse, counsel to the Historical Institutional Abuse Inquiry Christine Smith QC said

Some children at residential homes run by Catholic nuns in Northern Ireland were made to eat their own vomit, a lawyer has said. Those who wet their b(...)

The opening session of the independent Historical Institutional Abuse (HIA) Inquiry in Banbridge, Co Down. Photograph: Paul Faith/PA Wire

An order of Catholic Brothers has apologised for abusing boys at its residential care home in Northern Ireland. The De La Salle religious figures ran (...)

(left to right front) Margaret Luby and Caroline Magee, (let to right back) John Heaney, William Lynch, and Kenny McLaughlin arrive for the opening session of the independent Historical Institutional Abuse (HIA) Inquiry at Banbridge Court, Northern Ireland. Photograph: Paul Faith/PA Wire

The Historical Institutional Abuse inquiry will examine the “soul of Northern Ireland”, the inquiry’s senior counsel has promised. It will be the larg(...)

Chief Superintendent Harry Breen

Harry Breen Chief Supt Henry Alexander “Harry” Breen, from Banbridge, Co Down, was the divisional commander for “H” Division of the RUC. This inc(...)

The Miami Showband: its members were subjected to a deadly attack in 1975 in which Robin “the Jackal” Jackson is believed to have been involved.

It’s difficult to challenge the notion, as contained in Anne Cadwallader’s newly published book Lethal Allies, that Robin “the Jackal” Jackson probabl(...)

Nothing fills the tabloid media (and certain members of the public) with such unbridled joy as the prospect of a woman to demonise. When the woman is (...)

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