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Peter Sheridan, a former RUC and PSNI assistant chief constable, said  threats made policing ‘much more difficult along the Border’. Photograph: Trevor McBride

Two of Northern Ireland’s former top police officers have rejected the idea of a cross-Border agency to catch those responsible for the torture of Qui(...)

Larne port. Photograph: Enda O’Dowd

Lorry driver Tony Grady has lost count of the number of times he has taken his truck on the ferry from Scotland to Northern Ireland, but he can rememb(...)

Crossmaglen Rangers and Armagh senior footballer Oisín O’Neill: “Clontibret have some really, really good players”. Photograph: Sam Barnes/Sportsfile 22

For anyone close to Crossmaglen Rangers the memory of the British army barracks looming next to their home ground at St Oliver Plunkett Park is as muc(...)

 Crossmaglen’s Rian O’Neill celebrates at the final whistle. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Armagh SFC final: Crossmaglen Rangers 2-18 Ballymacnab 2-9 A dramatic second-half turnaround during which they produced an electrifying scoring burst(...)

Dessie Trainor at his mother’s grave in   Drumcree.  Photograph: Liam McBurney

Armagh man Dessie Trainor shares a stage with 10 others, but they all share much more than a stage. Over the course of two hours, Trainor and his fel(...)

Pat Rice in his kitchen which lies on the border – his left leg is in Northern Ireland and his right is in the Republic. Photograph: Enda O’Dowd

Pat Rice’s house is divided by the Border. It is an invisible one - for now. Straddling the geographical divide between the Republic of Ireland and N(...)

Police under attack during the civil rights demonstration in the Bogside area of Derry city. Photograph: Express Newspapers/Getty

How the Troubles broke out. February 1967: The Northern Ireland Civil Rights Association (NICRA) is founded as a non-sectarian organisation to tackle(...)

Dermot Muldoon, who runs Muldoon’s pub in Drumconrath, Co Meath. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

When the licensing laws changed last year, allowing pubs to serve alcohol on Good Friday for the first time since 1927, there was relief among publica(...)

Gerard Holland, 65, of Tir na Nean, Lislevane near Bandon pictured at Cork Circuit Criminal Court.Pic Daragh Mc Sweeney/Cork Courts

A 65-year-old man has been jailed for two years for running “a chop shop”. Gerard Holland cut up cars and tractors stolen in Border counties by a crim(...)

The modern Irish Border as proposed in Sir James Dougherty’s final assessment, May 11th, 1914.

Nearing a century in existence the Irish Border has become the defining feature of Ireland’s political geography. The Border was established in law in(...)

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