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Lyra McKee's investigation into children who went missing during the Troubles – was due to have been published in 2020. Photograph: Jess Lowe/EPA

Lyra McKee was murdered by the New IRA in Derry in April 2019. A 29-year-old writer and journalist, she was watching a riot in the city’s Creggan es(...)

Nuala O’Loan,the former  police ombudsman for Northern Ireland  Photograph: Irish Times

The North’s former police ombudsman Baroness Nuala O’Loan has stated her “firm” belief that the Omagh bombing could have been prevented. Ms O’Loan on(...)

Gerry Adams speaks to the media after being released  in 2014 following questioning in Co Antrim in relation to the murder of Jean McConville. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Pacemaker

Declaring to the BBC’s Andrew Marr that his struggle for a united Ireland was not a failure, Gerry Adams made an implausible claim: the target had not(...)

The six men killed in O’Toole’s Bar in Loughinisland, Co Down, in 1994: (Top) Adrian Rogan (34), Barney Green (87), Don McCreanor (59); (bottom) Eamonn Byrne (39), Patsy O’Hare (34) and Malcolm Jenkinson (53).

Next Friday morning, a group, mostly men, mostly late middle-aged, hope and expect to hear a ruling from Mr Justice Bernard McCloskey in the Royal Cou(...)

A reconstruction of the scene of the Loughinisland massacre in ‘No Stone Unturned’.

The Police Ombudsman for Northern Ireland has said the creation of a historical inquiries unit would be a preferable and more comprehensive approach t(...)

Former senior loyalist paramilitary turned so-called supergrass Gary Haggarty. Photograph: Pacemaker

The evidence of loyalist “supergrass” Gary Haggarty is to be used against just one suspected Ulster Volunteer Force member who is alleged to be involv(...)

Jackie Larkin, whose brother Gerard Brady was murdered by the Mount Vernon UVF in 1994, and Ciaran Fox, whose father Eamon Fox was also murdered  by the UVF, speaking to the press after the DPP’s decision. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

Gary Haggarty had been billed as the “mother of all supergrasses” who could put away for life several senior Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF) members and(...)

Former senior loyalist paramilitary turned so-called supergrass  Gary Haggarty. Photograph: Pacemaker

Thirteen people implicated in paramilitary violence by a loyalist commander-turned supergrass, including two former police intelligence officers, will(...)

Malachi O’Doherty signing copies of his book Gerry Adams – An Unauthorised Life. Photograph: Arthur Allison/Pacemaker Press

The arresting sentence in the last chapter of Malachi O’Doherty’s Gerry Adams – An Unauthorised Life reads, “Gerry Adams is one of the most successful(...)

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.

Police and military chiefs have been ordered to disclose intelligence files as part of a legal action being taken by relatives of those who were kille(...)

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