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The absence of information on Capt Robert Nairac’s fate is thought to have been a consequence of his being a British officer and of his rumoured links to several “atrocities”. File photograph: PA

The organisation charged with finding the remains of those who “disappeared” during the Troubles has said securing crucial information is their “great(...)

A cormorant flies over the South Wall as storm Ophelia builds off the East Coast. The story fascinated a public obsessed with meteorological matters. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

My late grandma never missed the weather forecast on TV. In fact, she never missed either of the evening weather bulletins – the one after Six O’Clock(...)

Political parties described the turnout in Friday’s general election as “uneven”, with many politicians claiming a significant number of people remain(...)

A previous search for the body of Columba McVeigh at Bragan bog in Co Monaghan. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons / The Irish Times

Time marches on but there are still people alive who must have knowledge about the seven disappeared whose bodies remain missing, says Geoff Knupfer, (...)

Some of the crowd who marched from the home of Alan Ryan, in Donaghmede, Dublin. for first anniversary commemoration march to Balgriffin cemetery.

Gardaí are reviewing a large volume of photographs and video footage recorded at a march in Dublin to commemorate the anniversary of the shooting dead(...)

File image of Minister for Justice, Equality and for Defence, Alan Shatter, with Garda Commissioner Martin Callinan.  Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill / THE IRISH TIMES

Minister for Justice Alan Shatter has secured Cabinet approval to begin recruitment to the Garda and expects the first class of students to enter the (...)