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A loyalist mural on the Newtownards Road in Belfast, as leaders of the UDA confirmed it had decommissioned all weapons under its control

Twenty-five years on, Gary McMichael, who led the Ulster Democratic Party when loyalist paramilitaries declared a ceasefire, believes that a generatio(...)

Children of the Troubles: Desmond Guiney, Charles Love, Lesley Gordon, Julie Livingstone and Siobhan McCabe (top row); John Dougal, Dessie Healey, Brian Stewart, Peter Watterson and Patrick Rooney (middle row); and Michael McIlveen, Paula Strong, Clare Hughes, Angela Gallagher and Philip Rafferty (bottom row)

Patrick Rooney loved horror movies and Halloween, and wanted to be a priest when he grew up. In August 1969, the nine-year-old was killed when the RUC(...)

Kevin Lunney was subjected to a 2.5 hour ordeal after his car was rammed off the road as he drove home from work last Wednesday evening . Photograph: PA

Quinn Industrial Holdings has contacted the Garda and PSNI with a formal request to obtain Facebook data from the social media company that it believe(...)

Hundreds gather at the Quinn company headquarters in Derrylin to show their support for Kevin Lunney. Photograph: Arthur Allison/Pacemaker Press

Workers at Quinn Industrial Holdings (QIH) in Derrylin, Co Fermanagh, have demanded an end to the “reign of terror” waged against the company’s manage(...)

Quinn executive Kevin Lunney underwent a two-hour ordeal

A so-called community page established to publish disparaging material about Quinn Industrial Holdings executives warned that a “kangaroo court” had p(...)

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(...)

Peter Heathwood  at the Long Gallery in Stormont’s Parliament Buildings.  Photograph:  Liam McBurney/PA Wire

What happened to Peter Heathwood – one of the campaigners for a pension for those seriously injured in the Troubles – is almost a “tale of Gothic horr(...)

Nasa handout photo of astronaut Buzz Aldrin on the moon. Photograph: Nasa/PA Wire

Mary Coughlan (singer) What were you doing in 1969? I was 13 and listening to Radio Luxembourg all the time! Just being a teenager around Galway a(...)

 Judith Thompson, commissioner for victims and survivors in Northern Ireland:  ‘Their suffering increases by the day and their time is running out.’  Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The Northern Ireland commissioner for victims and survivors, Judith Thompson, has called on the British government to implement a backdated pension sc(...)

Ms Justice Leonie  Reynolds, in adjourning the case for two weeks, said she wanted to be updated by the Garda, either by sworn statement or by an officer attending, about efforts to locate James  Doherty

A High Court judge has said she wants to be updated by gardaí about their efforts to locate a financial adviser and bring him before the court to answ(...)

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