Ardoyne

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A peace wall at Flax Street, Ardoyne. 5 June 2019. Photograph: Darren Kidd/ ©Press Eye

Two years ago, two-thirds of respondents to the International Fund for Ireland’s (IFI) Community Atittudes to Peace Walls survey in the Upper north Be(...)

Authors of Children of the Troubles Joe Duffy and Freya McClements with former president Mary McAleese at the launch of the book  in Dublin. Photograph:  Laura Hutton

Fifteen-year-old schoolboy James Kennedy was shot dead in a Belfast bookmaker’s shop in February 1992. He was one of 186 children who lost their lives(...)

Children of the Troubles: Desmond Guiney, Charles Love, Lesley Gordon, Julie Livingstone and Siobhan McCabe (top row); John Dougal, Dessie Healey, Brian Stewart, Peter Watterson and Patrick Rooney (middle row); and Michael McIlveen, Paula Strong, Clare Hughes, Angela Gallagher and Philip Rafferty (bottom row)

Patrick Rooney loved horror movies and Halloween, and wanted to be a priest when he grew up. In August 1969, the nine-year-old was killed when the RUC(...)

Some 300 children had to leave Holy Cross Boys Primary School in north Belfast on Monday after the discovery of suspicious item in a sewer on the grounds. Photograph: Google Maps

Dissident republicans are likely to be behind the “improvised weapon” discovered in the grounds of a primary school in north Belfast, police have said(...)

After being satisfied the man before the court was   the person whose surrender was being sought and that he had been informed of his rights the High Court judge remanded him in custody to Cloverhill Prison.

Aodhan O Faolain and Ray Managh A man wanted in respect of a double murder in Northern Ireland over ten years ago has appeared before the High Court (...)

PSNI is asking anyone with any knowledge of the incident to contact them. Photograph: Paul McErlane/EPA

A man has been shot in “a paramilitary-style shooting” in Belfast, the PSNI has said. The man, in his 40s, was shot in both legs in the Ardoyne area (...)

Jim O’Hara, chair of the Irish Cutural Centre in Hammersmith for 13 years. ‘During the 1970s and 80s it was a difficult time for the Irish community here in Britain. One felt self-conscious reading an Irish newspaper.’ Photograph: Joanne O’Brien

Walking around the bright and airy Irish Cultural Centre in Hammersmith, Jim O’Hara still holds the strong strains of the accent he brought with him i(...)

Police and army bomb disposal experts at Shandon Park Golf Club in east Belfast last Saturday after a bomb was found  under a car in the car park. Photograph: David Young/PA Wire

The New IRA has said it was responsible for the attempt to kill a PSNI officer in an under-car bomb attack in east Belfast last weekend. The organisa(...)

Northern Irish Democratic Unionist Party  leader Arlene Foster (left) with Sinn Féin’s Mary Lou McDonald and Michelle O’Neill at the funeral service for  Lyra McKee in Belfast. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Pool/Reuters

Father Martin McGill’s words to the politicians gathered in front of him, including Sinn Féin’s Mary Lou McDonald and the Democratic Unionist Party’s (...)

The coffin of journalist Lyra McKee is removed after her funeral at St Anne’s Cathedral in Belfast. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

A priest at the funeral of Lyra McKee in Belfast on Wednesday asked “why in God’s name” it took her murder to bring politicians to a point where they (...)

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