Gerry Jones, Neil Blaney and John Kelly (right) during the Arms Trial in Dublin in 1970

A group representing victims and survivors of the Troubles has called on the Irish government to carry out an independent inquiry into the 1970 Arms C(...)

Cyril Fitzsimons is pictured at  Cyril’s Fish House,  in New York, US, in August 2008. File photograph: Gordon M Grant/Bloomberg via Getty Images

This article is one of a series about people who have died with coronavirus in Ireland and among the diaspora. Read more at irishtimes.com/covid-19-li(...)

Private Patrick Kelly, who was killed by the IRA as he searched for the kidnapped businessman Don Tidey in Co Leitrim in 1983. Image courtesy Kelly family.

The son of the only Irish soldier killed by the IRA during the Troubles has welcomed the acknowledgment by Mary Lou McDonald that his death was “wrong(...)

In an interview with the Sunday Independent, Mary Lou McDonald has said the IRA’s campaign was “justified” and, had she been older, there was “every chance” she would have joined.  Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The son of the only Irish Army member to be killed by the IRA during the Troubles has called on the Sinn Féin leader to acknowledge that his father’s (...)

‘Fat’ Freddie Thompson and Daniel Kinahan pictured at the funeral of David Byrne who was shot dead in the Regency Hotel attack at St Nicolas of Myra Church,on Francis Street , Dublin. Photograph: Collins Dublin.

Daniel Kinahan has been in the news a lot lately and it has little to do with his leadership of the most profitable organised crime group in Irish his(...)

NI First Minister Arlene Foster said the Executive was ‘committed to delivering this pension’. Photograph: Kelvin Boyes/PressEye/PA Wire

The North’s First Minister has insisted it is up to the UK government to fund a compensation scheme for victims of the Troubles which has been delaye(...)

A member of the public found the bullets wrapped in plastic while out walking in Bishop’s Wood by the village of Dundrum on Saturday. Photograph: Garda Press Office

Gardaí have seized more than 1,300 rounds of ammunition which were found in a wood in Co Tipperary at the weekend. A member of the public found the b(...)

The Nassau Street bombing aftermath in Dublin, 1974. Three bombs exploded in Dublin and one in Monaghan in May 1974. Photograph: Pat Langan/The Irish Times

A former English chief constable who is also investigating the British army agent known as Stakeknife and the loyalist Glennane Gang has pledged to do(...)

Brendan Behan: Liverpool and its docks were infamously the target of a 16-year-old Brendan Behan. Photograph: Hulton Archive/Getty Images

Thanks to Paul Cooper (Letters, May 14th), I now know there is a Fontenoy Street in Liverpool as well as Dublin.  And as I have since learned, th(...)

It would be surprising if Gerry Adams did not seek recompense. Photograph Nick Bradshaw for The Irish Times

Gerry Adams, after his convictions for attempting to escape from the Maze or Long Kesh prison camp in 1973 and 1974 were quashed by the London Supreme(...)

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