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Chris Grant in A Queer Céilí at the Marty Forsythe.  Photograph: Loretta Hurson

It’s a typical summer day in Belfast; leaden skies, thick cloud, heavy drizzle. But when we meet in CS Lewis Square on the city’s revitalised east sid(...)

Fr Alex Reid gives last rites to one of the two soldiers murdered. Photograph: Trevor McBride

Thirty years ago, I rang Ian Paisley on a Sunday. That afternoon, everything seemed bleak and hopeless – following dreadful days that had seen the Gib(...)

PSNI chief inspector Norman Haslett said three masked and armed men had taken “law and order into their own hands” and shot the couple in the legs.

A man and woman have been shot in Northern Ireland while attempting to protect their son from paramilitaries. The couple, who are in their 50s, are i(...)

Police at the Belfast house where a man and a woman were shot on Thursday. Photograph: Pacemaker

A man and woman have been shot in Northern Ireland while attempting to protect their son from republican paramilitaries. The couple, who are in their(...)

Catherine Kenny, a 32-year-old mother of one, became the fifth homeless person to die on Belfast’s streets since January

Catherine Kenny’s life ended in the doorway of an empty shop last month in Belfast on Donegall Place just metres from the city’s majestic City Hall. (...)