Greysteel

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The funeral of Greysteel massacre victim Steven Mullan passes the Rising Sun bar where the atrocity took place. Photograph: Pacemaker

Even after 25 years, paramedic Adrian McAuley can still smell the gun smoke from inside the Rising Sun in Greysteel. On a Saturday night in October 1(...)

What is gained by reporting carnage in such minuscule, exhaustive detail – the severed feet, missing eyes?

In the immediate shock of devastation, as medical personnel and citizens sift through the wreckage of a bomb blast in a public place, every thought is(...)

The six men killed in O’Toole’s Bar in Loughinisland, Co Down, in 1994: (Top) Adrian Rogan (34), Barney Green (87), Don McCreanor (59); (bottom) Eamonn Byrne (39), Patsy O’Hare (34) and Malcolm Jenkinson (53).

Next Friday morning, a group, mostly men, mostly late middle-aged, hope and expect to hear a ruling from Mr Justice Bernard McCloskey in the Royal Cou(...)

 O’Tooles bar in Loughinisland, Co Down: Aiden  O’Toole (left) was the barman on duty on the night of the 1994 massacre during which Emma Rogan’s (right)  father was killed. Photograph:  Mark Marlow/Pacemaker

The lights of the Heights Bar shine out over the darkening fields of Loughinisland on Saturday evening. The occasional car slows down on the narrow co(...)

Damage to the main Derry to Moville road in Co Donegal. Photograph: Brian Hutton/PA

The first warning was a text message. “Floods in Derry,” it read. “Be careful getting home.” I put my phone into my pocket as I got into the car at 7(...)

Clean up operations underway at Cockhill Bridge in Buncrana, Co Donegal, after heavy rain.  Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

A huge cleanup effort is under way across the northwest following a catastrophic series of thunderstorms which washed away roads and bridges in Donega(...)