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Former taoiseach Charles Haughey's father, John Haughey, was an active volunteer around the village of Swatragh.

County: Derry Incident: Killing of William Canning Date: December 12th, 1920 The family of an IRA volunteer, shot by British soldiers and thrown 100f(...)

The judge said it was clear the victim had been “quite badly affected by the incident” while the defendant himself had been previously convicted of similar offences and breaches of his life long Sexual Offences Prevention Order.

A former senior police officer turned paedophile has been jailed after he propositioned an eight year old girl in a caravan park. Ordering Raymond K(...)

Ian Paisley. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

A new BBC TV series on the Troubles claims former DUP leader Ian Paisley supplied money to the Ulster Volunteer Force to carry out a number of bombing(...)

During the hearing, it emerged that Clifford McKeown has turned down an offer to watch the funeral of his brother Malcolm from prison via a live link.

A convicted killer has failed in a High Court bid to secure temporary prison release for his murdered brother’s funeral. Clifford McKeown issued em(...)

Huts at Long Kesh internment camp back in 1971

Internment without trial, called Operation Demetrius, was introduced in Northern Ireland by the Stormont unionist government early on the morning of A(...)

Measurement of the Lough Foyle baseline in 1828-29.

On a glorious sunny June day we reached the summit of Céidín, south of the Glen of Imall, to find a triangulation station or trig pillar. These concre(...)

‘The Man Who Fell to Pieces’ by Patrick J O’Reilly

A young woman called Caroline is visiting the house, which her boyfriend John shares with his mother. She has brought with her a bag. In the bag is Jo(...)

Stormont Minister Claire Sugden, who says: “Identifying and supporting prisoners with mental health issues remains a high priority for the Northern Ireland Prison Service.” Photograph: Facebook

Stormont Justice Minister Claire Sugden announced a review of vulnerable inmates last month following the deaths of three prisoners within weeks of ea(...)

Prison healthcare in Maghaberry prison and at the Hydebank and Magilligan prison sites is the responsibility of the South Eastern Health and Social Care Trust

Solitary confinement can impact on the mental health of prison inmates, especially those already affected by psychiatric difficulties, a prison watch(...)

Daniel Sheridan was a pupil at St Kilian’s Senior School in Tallaght. A St Kilian’s Parents Association statement said: “The Parents Association would like to extend its deepest sympathies to Daniel Sheridan’s family and friends. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.”

The brother of a teenager who was killed in a motocross incident has paid tribute to him. Daniel Sheridan (13), from Finglas, Co Dublin, died of his(...)

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