Scene of Jim Donegan shooting in West Belfast Glen Road close to St Mary’s grammar School. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

A senior police officer has blamed the Irish National Liberation Army (INLA) for the murder of Jim Donegan who was shot dead outside a school in west (...)

Forensic officers inspect the remains of the vehicle  used as a car bomb outside Derry courthouse on January 20th, 2019. Photograph:  Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

Historian Marisa McGlinchey found herself being assailed for comment and explanation from a number of journalistic quarters following the “New IRA” ca(...)

Pastor David Bell of Mountain Lodge Pentecostal Church who survived the Darkley massacre. “We have peace and comfort knowing that those who died were in right standing and are in God’s presence now.”  Photograph: Liam McBurney

Pastor David Bell of Mountain Lodge Pentecostal Church near Darkley in Co Armagh, is 60 years old but can remember, as though it were yesterday, the d(...)

 Democratic Unionist Party MP Ian Paisley jnr: With 28,521 votes, he polled highest in last year’s Westminster election and his nearest challenger, Sinn Féin’s Cara McShane, was on 7,878 votes. Photograph: Mark Marlow/Pacemaker Press

Watching Ian Paisley in the House of Commons apologising for taking free holidays worth up £100,000 in Sri Lanka, choking back tears as he did, Quenti(...)

Gerry Adams , Sinn Féin president Mary Lou McDonald,  and Sinn Féin vice-president Michelle O’Neill in Gormanstown, Co Meath. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Sinn Féin’s US fundraising arm raised a further $309,802 (€265,000) between November 2017 and April 2018 and spent another $15,931 on the party in Nor(...)

 Bookmaker Dessie Fox who  was shot dead on September 30th 1990.  Photograph: Garda handout/PA Wire

The two men arrested over the murder of Dessie Fox nearly 28 years ago have been released without charge by gardaí. On Tuesday gardaí had arrested a(...)

Patsy McAteer  and Anne Morgan, the sisters of Seamus Ruddy, arrive for his inquest at Dublin Coroner’s Court on Wednesday. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The family of a republican activist murdered by erstwhile colleagues and buried in secret 33 years ago have urged those with information about the re(...)

The six men killed in O’Toole’s Bar in Loughinisland, Co Down, in 1994: (Top) Adrian Rogan (34), Barney Green (87), Don McCreanor (59); (bottom) Eamonn Byrne (39), Patsy O’Hare (34) and Malcolm Jenkinson (53).

Next Friday morning, a group, mostly men, mostly late middle-aged, hope and expect to hear a ruling from Mr Justice Bernard McCloskey in the Royal Cou(...)

In January, UK prime minister Theresa May confirms Britain will leave the single market after Brexit.  Controls on the Border appear likely to return. Photograph: Toby Melville/Reuters

JANUARY Martin McGuinness resigns as deputy first minister of Northern Ireland following a “cash-for-ash” scandal involving first minister Arlene Fo(...)

A memorial will be unveiled on Friday afternoon by Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan near Loughglynn Co Roscommon to two gardaí shot dead in a sho(...)

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