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A convoy of Black and Tans and British soldiers arrives at the junction of Middle Abbey Street and O’Connell Street, Dublin, in 1921, during the War of Independence. Photograph: Sean Sexton/Getty Images

Nature: Northern nationalists’ sense of isolation Date: 1919-22 Michael Collins promised the IRA in the North back-up for a widespread wave of atta(...)

Muckamore Abbey Hospital, Co Antrim. Photograph: Google

Detectives investigating alleged mistreatment of vulnerable patients at Muckamore Abbey Hospital have arrested a man. The 30-year-old man was detaine(...)

On Tuesday, October 15th, The Irish Times will publish The Revolution Files On Tuesday, October 15th, The Irish Times will publish The Revolution Files

Newly released files have revealed the scale of violence that erupted in the Belfast in the early 1920s. Almost 500 people were killed in the city b(...)

On Tuesday, October 15th, The Irish Times will publish The Revolution Files

Newly released files have revealed the scale of violence that erupted in the Belfast in the early 1920s. Almost 500 people were killed in the city be(...)

A loyalist mural on the Newtownards Road in Belfast, as leaders of the UDA confirmed it had decommissioned all weapons under its control

Twenty-five years on, Gary McMichael, who led the Ulster Democratic Party when loyalist paramilitaries declared a ceasefire, believes that a generatio(...)

The North’s secretary of state, Julian Smith, held out some hope for a deal on Thursday. In a tweet, Mr Smith said the administrators of the business needed ‘space to get a deal over the line’. Photograph: PressEye

Wrightbus, the Ballymena bus-builder, faces liquidation as early as Friday after Jeff Wright, the pastor and majority shareholder of the property comp(...)

Ciaran Carson

Sinéad Morrissey, John Banville and fellow writers salute a great man and a great poet Sinéad Morrissey “It’s not about you, it’s about the lang(...)

Johnny Adair has told BBC’s Spotlight programme that  a  stockpile of new weapons ‘came confidence to the men’. Photograph: PA

Former UDA commander Johnny Adair has described the deadly arsenal of weapons it received from the Ulster Resistance movement in the early 1990s as “a(...)

One of Harland & Wolff’s giant gantry cranes looms over workers who had been protesting over the feared closure of the shipyard. Photograph: Jonathan Porter/PressEye

InfraStrata, the new owners of Belfast’s Harland & Wolff, plan to boost the size of the workforce at the shipyard by “several hundred over the nex(...)

A Mivan employee at work in one of its facilities.

The specialist fit out company Mivan grew its pre-tax profits to £3.2 million (€3.6 million) on turnover of £29 million last year, just five years aft(...)

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