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A spokesman for the New IRA, the organisation responsible for the murder in Derry earlier this year of the 29-year-old journalist, Lyra McKee, speaking on Channel 4 News. Photograph: Channel 4 News

The New IRA has said that it would consider attacking any Border infrastructure installed as a result of Brexit, and those manning such infrastructure(...)

Rugged Lane is a winding boreen linking the Strawberry Beds to Porterstown. Situated on an elevated site surrounded by mature trees, Overlook is a 294(...)

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(...)

A PSNI landrover  at Creggan in Derry after a day-long series of searches by the PSNI. Photograph: Trevor McBride

Northern Ireland’s top police officer says the terrorist threat is sophisticated and changing. Chief Constable of the Police Service of Northern Irel(...)

A handout picture released by the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI)shows a Command Wire Initiated Improvised Explosive Device, discovered in a vehicle in a residential area, during a search operation in the Creggan area of Derry. Photo: PSNI

The Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) has said dissident republicans are making a “concerted effort” to kill its officers. A bomb discovered (...)

Police at  Creggan Heights, Derry, on Monday after residents were evacuated when a suspicious device was found in a house. Photograph: Aoife Moore/PA Wire

PSNI officers came under petrol bomb attack in the Creggan area of Derry on Monday night while they were carrying out a security operation targeted at(...)

Late journalist Lyra McKee, shot dead during disturbances in Creggan, Derry, in April of this year.  File photograph: Jess Lowe/EPA

An “intensive investigation” is continuing into the murder of journalist Lyra McKee, according to the detective leading the inquiry. The 29-year-old(...)

Irish-language protesters dressed in crocodile costumes. Photograph: Justin Kernoghan

Fifty years ago Northern Ireland was facing into an uncertain future with no notion of the horror ahead. Today there is no doubt the North is facing i(...)

Caoimhe O’Reilly: “There’s so much has happened elsewhere in the world, and it’s good to see how they’ve got over things and dealt with them”

The streets of Derry’s Creggan estate are a long way from the tree-lined campus of The Lawrenceville School, New Jersey. One of the United States’ to(...)

Angels With Blue Faces, by Lyra McKee, will go on pre-sale this month. Photograph: Chiho Tang/ Oranga Creative/PA Wire

A book written by murdered journalist Lyra McKee will go on pre-sale later this month. Ms McKee was shot by dissident republicans on April 18 during (...)

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