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Veterans attend a parade in Lisburn at a memorial event organised by the Northern Ireland Veterans Association on Saturday to mark the 50th anniversary of the start of Operation Banner, the arrival of British troops onto the streets of Northern Ireland, in 1969. Photograph: Paul Faith/AFP/Getty

Thousands of people have gathered at a commemorative event in Lisburn to mark the 50th anniversary of British troops being deployed in Northern Irelan(...)

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(...)

Nine-year-old Patrick Rooney was  the first child to be killed in the Troubles in Belfast in 1969. Pictured are his  brother Con Rooney and mother Alice  at there home in Belfast. Photograph: Arthur Allison/Pacemaker.

Next week marks the 50th anniversary of the opening days of the Troubles. Here Susan McKay starts a week-long series of articles where she looks backs(...)

David Clifford: his accuracy, along with the likes of Seán O’Shea, Paul Geaney and Stephen O’Brien, can help Kerry prevail against Tyrone on Sunday. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

What a waste of time Sunday’s game in Omagh was. If you were left it in a will, you’d contest it. All-expenses paid, nice hotel, good feeding, all the(...)

Jim Gavin in Omagh: “You saw what it meant to play for Dublin. A lot of fatigued, tired bodies inside there. They gave it everything. That’s all you ask.” Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Down in the tunnel, it’s duelling declarations of “no-really”. No, really, it mattered. No, really, it was a chance for a lot of guys to show what the(...)

Diarmuid Connolly of Dublin and Tyrone’s Michael McKernan vie for possession in Healy Park, Omagh. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Four teams left in the football championship, and a winter of yakkety-yak is the only certainty. The final weekend of the Super-8s had one compelling (...)

The PSNI issued an appeal for any witnesses to the crash to contact them on 101.

A 17-year-old man has been killed in a car crash in Co Tyrone on Sunday night, and several others injured. The head-on collision between two cars oc(...)

Tyrone’s Cathal McShane celebrates scoring a goal. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Tyrone 2-15 Cork 2-12 This could have changed everything. After what started out as another strangely subdued Super 8s contest, things soon heated up(...)

Beatrice Worton’s son Kenneth was among those killed in a sectarian massacre of 10 protestant workmen in 1976 near the Co Armagh village of Kingsmill. File photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The funeral of Kingsmill massacre campaigner Bea Worton (91) was told on Monday that she had “experienced the greatest pain that a mother could experi(...)

Edward Barnard, whose brother Patrick was murdered by the Glenanne gang, outside Belfast High Court. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Bea Worton died last week aged 91. She was the latest campaigner for truth and justice following the loss of a family member in the Troubles to die wi(...)

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