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Irish War of Independence: A woman recites the Rosary in front of Mountjoy prison, Dublin, for imprisoned Sinn Féin members on hunger strike. Photograph: adoc-photos/Corbis via Getty Images

County: Cavan Incident: Ambush at Swanlinbar Date: December 17th, 1920 Fatalities: 1 Come out, ye Black and Tans, come out and fight me like a man, S(...)

Kevin Lunney was kidnapped, beaten and brutalised, his leg broken,  and his neck and chest slashed with a Stanley knife in a frenzied attack. Photograph: Lorraine Teevan

The empire built up by Seán Quinn over decades from humble beginnings sprawls across the landscape of south Fermanagh and Co Cavan, deeply entwined in(...)

The laneway where Kevin Lunney was abducted is cordoned off by PSNI. Photograph: Ronan McGrade/Pacemaker

A dozen-strong gang had prepared a horsebox as a mobile torture chamber before they carried out a two-hour attack on Kevin Lunney, the Quinn Industria(...)

Quinn Industrial Holdings executive Kevin Lunney, who was abducted and seriously assaulted before being dumped at the side of the road in Co Cavan. Photograph: Quinn Industrial Holdings/PA Wire

Security sources have described the attack on businessman Kevin Lunney as a throwback to the era of Provisional IRA punishment beatings. They added th(...)

 Kevin Lunney (pictured in Dublin last May) sustained a broken leg and other  severe injuries after being abducted in the Border area.  File image: Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

A senior executive in the network of companies once owned by businessman Sean Quinn has been abducted and badly beaten and his car burned out. The PS(...)

An Post has announced the locations of 159 post offices which are set to close in the coming weeks and months as part of a restructuring plan. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times.

An Post has announced the locations of 159 post offices which are set to close in the coming weeks and months as part of a restructuring plan. The g(...)

Margaret McCauley, a tourist administrator in Blacklion, and Kathy Griffin, a retired teacher

Every village has stories. Rural Blacklion, on the southern side of the Fermanagh-Cavan border, has one that is better than most. One that perhaps hol(...)

 Kevin McGeever with a Hummer. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

The swindles grew more audacious as he crossed continents, €70 million passing through Kevin McGeever’s nuanced hands as he seduced investors in Austr(...)