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Fr James Hurley SJ:  “He was a rebel in ways and involved with revolutionaries but he was the most obedient man in terms of his vows and poverty and gave away everything.”

This article is one of a series about people who have died with coronavirus in Ireland and among the diaspora. Read more at irishtimes.com/covid-19-li(...)

The PSNI has asked anyone with information to contact their investigation team. Photograph: Stephen Barnes/Alamy News/iStock

A 37-year-old man arrested on suspicion of the attempted murder of a police officer in Co Fermanagh was released without charge on Friday night after(...)

Mother of 10 Jean McConville, who was abducted and murdered in 1972.

What happened Jean McConville? Jean McConville was a 38-year-old widowed mother of 10 children from the Divis Flats area of west Belfast who sometime(...)

Billy Hutchinson  told the conference the PUP believed “a deal will be done” on Brexit. Photograph: Twitter/@OfficialPUP

An all-embracing unionist forum is urgently needed in response to calls for a Border poll on Irish unity, delegates at the Progressive Unionist Party’(...)

Jim Coney (C), whose brother was shot dead as he attempted to escape Long Kesh prison camp in 1974, at Belfast Coroner’s Court on Thursday. Photograph: Rebecca Black/PA Wire

The brother of an internee shot dead in 1974 as he attempted to escape from the Long Kesh prison camp in Co Down has welcomed the first step towards a(...)

Frankie Quinn in Lisnuhull Park in Dungannon, the estate he grew up in. Photograph:James Forde

Frankie Quinn knew it was time for the IRA to call a ceasefire. “We were saying the armed struggle’s failed, it can’t win,” Quinn explains. “The jail(...)

A PSNI inspector  commended the brave actions of the police officers involved.

Three police officers have been treated in hospital after entering a Fermanagh lake to rescue a woman from a submerged car. They were responding to a(...)

Brian Morgan(Rockie) and his pet dog Saoirse: “Our generation’s day is gone. The people are in a good place. This is the first time from 1916 the Irish people is uniting.” Photograph: Arthur Allison/Pacemaker

“See this area? It’s staunch. They wouldn’t let you say a bad word about Gerry Adams. He’s one of our own, a top-notcher. There’s ones from his family(...)

 Danny Morrison with Gerry Adams  in west Belfast canvassing for the EEC elections in June 1984. Photograph: Pacemaker

I’m sure that there is a little nervousness within Sinn Féin as Gerry Adams steps down as president of the party, having led it to great electoral suc(...)

Gerry Adams speaks to the media after being released  in 2014 following questioning in Co Antrim in relation to the murder of Jean McConville. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Pacemaker

Declaring to the BBC’s Andrew Marr that his struggle for a united Ireland was not a failure, Gerry Adams made an implausible claim: the target had not(...)

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