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Lieut Peter Ames

MORNING Lieutenant Peter Ames (32): Ames was born into a wealthy American family in Pennsylvania. He moved to London in 1912, joined the Grenadier G(...)

Lieut Peter Ames

MORNING Lieutenant Peter Ames (32): Ames was born into a wealthy American family in Pennsylvania. He moved to London in 1912, joined the Grenadier G(...)

Lieut Peter Ames

MORNING Lieutenant Peter Ames (32): Ames was born into a wealthy American family in Pennsylvania. He moved to London in 1912, joined the Grenadier G(...)

Michael Fitzgerald says his uncle’s shooting had a profound impact on his family

On the morning of November 21st, 1920, John J Fitzgerald, known in the family as Jack, was shot dead in his bed at a lodging house in Earlsfort Terrac(...)

The weapon was found on waste ground at Lisheen Park, Patrickswell which is located about 6km outside Limerick city. Photograph: Frank Miller / The Irish Times

Gardaí in Limerick have seized a handgun and other items linked to criminal activity. The weapon was uncovered during a series of planned searches by(...)

Sinn Fein leader for Northern Ireland Michelle O’Neill addresses a memorial event in Cappagh, Co Tyrone, commemorating the 30th anniversary of the shooting dead of eight IRA members and bystander Anthony Hughes in an SAS ambush in Loughgall, Co Armagh. Photograph : Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Sinn Féin northern leader Michelle O’Neill has defended her decision to attend a “martyrs” commemoration for eight IRA men shot dead by the SAS 30 yea(...)

Late loyalist leader Billy Wright photographed  in front of a loyalist mural in early 1997. File photograph: PA Photo

Northern Ireland’s chief constable has expressed regret over the police’s handling of a controversy around the erection of a poster celebrating a not(...)