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‘This is Paisley the insurrectionary rabble-rouser, Paisley the sinister ideologue’

When you’re making a series of programmes about one of the most complicated and violently contested periods of the recent past, it’s important to trea(...)

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(...)

Dessie Trainor at his mother’s grave in   Drumcree.  Photograph: Liam McBurney

Armagh man Dessie Trainor shares a stage with 10 others, but they all share much more than a stage. Over the course of two hours, Trainor and his fel(...)

Pat Rice in his kitchen which lies on the border – his left leg is in Northern Ireland and his right is in the Republic. Photograph: Enda O’Dowd

Pat Rice’s house is divided by the Border. It is an invisible one - for now. Straddling the geographical divide between the Republic of Ireland and N(...)

Frankie Quinn in Lisnuhull Park in Dungannon, the estate he grew up in. Photograph:James Forde

Frankie Quinn knew it was time for the IRA to call a ceasefire. “We were saying the armed struggle’s failed, it can’t win,” Quinn explains. “The jail(...)

Richard Harris in 1972: the actor recorded a poem titled There Are Too Many Saviours on My Cross. Photograph: Tony Russell/Getty

This report details the press conference Richard Harris held to announce the release of his record, and was originally published in the Guar(...)

A police road block close to the scene where an explosive device was detonated at Wattle Bridge close to Newtownbutler, Co Fermanagh earlier this month. Photograph: PA

The PSNI on Friday released one of two men arrested on Thursday by its terrorism investigation unit in connection with an investigation into alleged C(...)

A police roadblock close to the scene near Newtownbutler, Co Fermanagh, where a device was detonated on Monday. Photograph: PA Wire

Two men who were arrested in connection with suspected dissident republican attempts to kill police officers and British soldiers have been released u(...)

A police roadblock close to the scene near Newtownbutler, Co Fermanagh, where a device was detonated on Monday. Photograph: PA Wire

Two men were arrested on Sunday in connection with suspected dissident republican attempts to kill PSNI officers and British soldiers. The men, aged (...)

Handout file photo from August 28th, 1979   of the remains of the British army truck which caught the full force of an IRA bomb at Warrenpoint, Co Down, killing seven soldiers. Photograph: PA

A survivor of a double bomb attack which killed 18 soldiers in Co Down 40 years ago says he finally feels at peace with himself. Tom Caughey, a forme(...)

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