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 Dixie Elliott, at the H-Block monument in Derry’s  Bogside. “They [Sinn Féin] have no more in common with the ideals of Bobby Sands than the modern Labour Party has with the ideals of James Connolly.”  Photograph:  Margaret McLaughlin

Now 63, former IRA prisoner, Thomas “Dixie” Elliott, who shared cells in the late 1970s and early ’80s with H-Block hunger strikers Bobby Sands and Th(...)

PSNI vehicles block a road during a security operation after a bomb was found outside the home of an off-duty police officer last month in Dungiven, Co Derry. File photograph: Niall Carson/PA

Two men have been arrested in connection with the attempted murder of a police officer in Co Derry and a series of other offences linked to the New IR(...)

PSNI vehicles block a road during a security operation after  a  bomb was found outside the home of an off-duty police officer in Dungiven, Co Derry, on Monday. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

Two men arrested in connection with the attempted murder of a part-time police officer in the North have been released, police said. The pair, aged 2(...)

PSNI vehicles block a road during the security operation after a bomb was left in a car in  Co Derry. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Two men have been arrested in connection with the attempted murder of a part-time police officer in Co Derry on Monday. The police believe the dissi(...)

PSNI vehicles block a road during a security operation after  a  bomb was found outside the home of an off-duty police officer in Dungiven, Co Derry, on Monday. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

The PSNI has said a “strong line of inquiry” is that the New IRA dissident republican group was responsible for planting a bomb outside the home of an(...)

Lives Lost: Eugene Ferry from Derry, 1958-2020.

This article is one of a series about people who have died with coronavirus in Ireland and among the diaspora. You can read more of them here. If you (...)

Des Dalton: said he would be ‘untrue to myself and to ideas I passionately believe’  if he accepted his suspension by the party, and he had no choice but to resign. File photograph: Cyril Byrne

Former Republican Sinn Féin president Des Dalton has resigned from the party after its ardchomhairle suspended him for arguing against violent actions(...)

Des Dalton at the Republican Sinn Féin shop Parnell Street in 2016. File photograph: Cyril Byrne

Armed actions by dissident republicans are no longer helping to end partition but are distracting from traditional republican arguments for a united I(...)

Lives Lost: Seamus Loughrey from Derry, 1957-2020

This article is one of a series about people who have died with coronavirus in Ireland and among the diaspora. You can read more of them here. If you (...)

Former Foyle MLA Eamonn McCann has been diagnosed with neurological condition which makes it ‘increasingly difficult’ to fulfil his duties. File photograph: Margaret McLaughlin

Veteran activist Eamonn McCann is to step down as a councillor for health reasons. Mr McCann said he had been diagnosed with the neurological condit(...)

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