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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 (...)

A newly painted mural featuring murdered journalist Lyra McKee in central Belfast. Photograph: Paul Faith/AFP/Getty Images

Four men have been arrested by police investigating the death of Lyra McKee. The journalist (29) was shot dead while watching disturbances in Derry l(...)

Lyra McKee who was shot dead in Derry. Photograph: Jess Lowe/EPA

The partner of murdered journalist Lyra McKee has compared the dissident republicans behind her death to paedophiles. Sara Canning said the young peo(...)

 Gary Donnelly topped the poll for Moor Ward during the Derry and Strabane District local elections. Photograph: Margaret McLaughlin

It was a bruising election for Sinn Féin in Derry and Strabane, where the party lost five seats and their position as the largest party on the council(...)

World Press Freedom Day: “Lyra ... was fearless, as the women of Derry are fearless, and they will not be intimidated by sinister threats daubed on signposts in the dark of night.” Photograph: PA

The vulnerability of journalists like Lyra McKee - and of journalism - has been highlighted at an event to mark World Press Freedom day. Séamus Dool(...)

Thomas Ashe Mellon (43), Rathmore Road, Derry appearing in court in connection with the 2018 dissident republican parade. Photograph: Trevor McBride

Eleven men have been fined for taking part in an illegal dissident republican march in Derry last year. Petrol bombs and other missiles were thrown a(...)

 DUP leader Arlene Foster, Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald and Sinn Féin Vice President Michelle O’Neill at the funeral for murdered journalist Lyra McKee in St Anne’s Cathedral in Belfast on Wednesday. Photograph: Brian Lawless/EPA

The strong and loud public demand for political movement at the funeral of murdered journalist Lyra McKee wasn’t lost on the Taoiseach and British pri(...)

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