British Army

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File photograph of British army intelligence officer Robert Nairac

Captain Robert Nairac was not involved in the Dublin-Monaghan bombings or other incidents of loyalist collusion during the Troubles, a senior figure i(...)

Retiring Police Service of Northern Ireland Chief Constable George Hamilton. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

Three serving and one former senior police officer, including the man who is in charge of the investigation into the British army agent known as Stake(...)

Ellie O’Sullivan, aged 10, from Gaelscoil Inse Chór at the launch of Culture Date with Dublin 8 at the Irish National War Memorial Gardens. Photograph: Marc O’Sullivan

Two, four, six, eight, who do we appreciate? Actually, it’s all about the last number next weekend. Eight. As in Dublin 8. D8. Or DO8 as it seems doom(...)

Families of those who died in the Ballymurphy Massacre hold images of the deceased outside Laganside Court in Belfast. Photograph:  Niall Carson/PA Wire.

Anyone on the streets during the 1971 Ballymurphy shootings in west Belfast was considered to be associated with the IRA and liable to be shot, a form(...)

Members and supporters of the Ballymurphy families stage a protest outside Belfast City Hall last  weekend. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

Two former police officers have described witnessing a gun battle between soldiers and unseen men in Belfast. Former Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC)(...)

€2.25 million disclosed reserve: 11 Park Avenue, Sandymount, Dublin 4

Knight Frank has set a date of Thursday, May 23rd, for the auction of a fine detached house on Park Avenue in Sandymount that last changed hands a yea(...)

 Graffiti that has been amended to read “IRA are done. Defeated Army” instead of “IRA undefeated Army” in the Creggan area of Derry  close by the scene where  journalist yra McKee was fatally shot amid rioting on April 18. Photograph:Paul Faith/AFP/Getty Images

The New IRA was established in 2012 when members of the Real IRA, Republican Action Against Drugs and a number of independent republicans came togethe(...)

Members of Saoradh after they marched in Dublin city centre on Saturday afternoon. Photograph: Sam Boal/Rollingnews.ie

Every year dissident republican groups hold military-style marches in Northern Ireland and the Republic to mark the 1916 Easter Rising. In the South,(...)

In 1994 his contributions to British humour were acknowledged when he received a lifetime achievement award for comedy during a ceremony at the London studios. Photograph: Eddie Kelly

“What would you rather have, a boring truth or an exciting lie?” – Leo Alphonso Milligan. The above quote, attributed to his father by Terence Alan “(...)

Dessie O’Hare, who was jailed for seven years at the Special Criminal Court in  Dublin  for the violent attempted eviction of a man and his family from their home in Co Dublin in 2015. Photograph:  Courtpix

When Dessie O’Hare cut off the tops of two of Dr John O’Grady’s fingers he used a hammer and chisel. It was a savage attack ensuring he was depicted (...)

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