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The Miami Showband, killed in 1975. From left: Stephen Travers, Tony Geraghty, Ray Millar, Brian McCoy, Fran O’Toole, Des Lee

The new documentary ReMastered: The Miami Showband Massacre has been tagged on Netflix under two uneasy, seemingly unrelated categories. The first is(...)

Come Out Ye Black and Tans: the rabble-rouser was sung by The Wolfe Tones. Photograph: Terry Thorp

It has been swirling around the head for nearly a week. After decades of never hearing Come Out Ye Black and Tans, I’m going around humming it to myse(...)

Chester and Marian Raphael on their wedding day, in 1943

When we speak over Skype from her home in Forest Hills in New York, the same house she has lived in for 68 years, Marian Raphael is planning a “whole (...)

Question 100: What was Father Ted’s routine explanation for alleged financial misconduct?

What was Father Ted’s money doing? What did Mary Robinson’s electors rock in 1990? And could Lindsay Lohan play soccer for the Republic of Ireland? (...)

Martin Graham claimed he had accepted cash, clothes and cannabis from gardaí in return for trying to get Ian  Bailey to speak about the Sophie Toscan du Plantier’s death.

The death has taken place of an important witness whose handling by gardaí in the investigation into the 1996 murder of French film producer Sophie To(...)

Bishop Daly was filmed waving a bloody handkerchief on Bloody Sunday. Photograph: RTÉ Archives

The 13 people killed on Bloody Sunday were shot dead by members of the 1st battalion (1 Para) of the British Army’s Parachute Regiment in the spa(...)

Photograph: Stanley Matchett/Pacemaker

As Jackie Duddy (1) lay dying on Bloody Sunday, Hugh McMonagle (2) spotted a cameraman. “I ran down to him and said, ‘if you’re looking for a great st(...)

Fr Edward Daly and others run with an injured man on Bloody Sunday in Derry on January 30th, 1972.

On Thursday morning, the relatives of those killed on Bloody Sunday will gather at the memorial in the Bogside to walk together to the city centre whe(...)

The group claims it posted five devices to addresses in Britain, however only four have been discovered. Photograph. Robert Perry/EPA

A group calling itself the IRA has claimed responsibility for the incendiary devices sent to three London transport hubs and a Glasgow university last(...)

While in London, Michael O’Shea would perform in Covent Garden and on the tube passageways of the West End. The instrument he is playing, which he called Mo Chara, was made out of a door he found in a skip. Photograph: Edward Graham Lewis

 “The music echoes in the emptiness. It reminds us where we came from and where we’re bound.” David Mutti Clark was referring to the blues in his(...)

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