Kevin Lunney, who was abducted and tortured last month. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Vandalism to property owned by a brother of tortured Fermanagh businessman Kevin Lunney shows the intimidation of Quinn Industrial Holdings (QIH) exec(...)

 Britain’s prime minister Boris Johnson waves as he speaks in the House of Commons in London on Monday. Photograph: UK parliament’s Parliamentary Recording Unit/AFP via Getty Images

I try not to be a pedant but I do get annoyed when people use “disinterested” when they mean “uninterested”. To be disinterested is to be impartial, t(...)

Men, possibly of the Royal Irish Constabulary (RIC), resting in the hills of Tipperary during the War of Independence, 1921. From the AE Bell Collection. Photograph: Hulton Archive/Getty Images

County: Fermanagh Incident: Attack on Belleek police barracks Date: September 5th, 1920 Michael Collins personally wrote to congratulate an IRA leade(...)

Drumboe Castle

County: Donegael Incident: Battles between the IRA and the B Specials Date: May-June 1922 Donegal was a relatively quiet county during the War of Ind(...)

John Downey outside  the Old Bailey in London in  February  2014. Photograph:  Oli Scarff/Getty Images

A Co Donegal man wanted for the murder of two British soldiers has been extradited to the UK after handing himself in to the Garda. John Downey, who(...)

Tony Morgan in his shop, Lipton’s. Photograph: Lorraine Teevan

Most of the roads out of Clones, Co Monaghan, lead across the Border. On Tuesday afternoon this fact is repeated over and over again by people in the(...)

The Garda Press Office said the unit will provide ‘support to local policing and local Garda members’. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

A new armed support unit to police the border region is to begin operations in Cavan-Monaghan on Monday. The new unit is to be based in Cavan and wil(...)

Tony Lunney listens to Fr Oliver O’Reilly’s sermon condeming the attack on his brother Kevin. Photograph: Lorraine Teevan

The brother of businessman Kevin Lunney said his brother was “comfortable” after being discharged from hospital in recent days and is delighted to be (...)

Fr Oliver O’Reilly delivering his homily at Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Ballyconnell, on Sunday morning. Photograph: Lorraine Teevan

This is the full text of the homily delivered by Father Oliver O’Reilly, parish priest of Ballyconnell, Co Cavan at masses this weekend in the wake of(...)

Fr Oliver O’Reilly condemned the ‘paymaster or paymasters’ behind the attack on 50-year-old father of six Kevin Lunney (above) during his homily to parishioners at Our Lady of Lourdes Church in Ballyconnell. File photograph: Lorraine Teevan

A Co Cavan priest who has blamed a “Mafia-style group with its own ‘Godfather’” for the assault on local businessman Kevin Lunney was warned to “watch(...)

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