The funeral of veteran Irish republican Billy McKee is given a guard of honour by D Company members, former IRA members and prisoners as it stops at the republican Garden of Remembrance on in Belfast. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

A veteran republican who opposed the peace process died “unrepentant”, hundreds of mourners in west Belfast were told. Billy McKee, who died on Tuesd(...)

Billy McKee. Photograph: Facebook

One of the founding members of the Provisional IRA has died. Billy McKee, who led the organisation in Belfast at one stage, has died aged in his late(...)

Angels With Blue Faces, by Lyra McKee, will go on pre-sale this month. Photograph: Chiho Tang/ Oranga Creative/PA Wire

A book written by murdered journalist Lyra McKee will go on pre-sale later this month. Ms McKee was shot by dissident republicans on April 18 during (...)

Several thousand people gathered for the Time for Truth March in Belfast city on Sunday where victims of the  Troubles are calling for political action over legacy issues. Photograph: Cate McCurry/PA

A police chief who is investigating the British army’s top ranking IRA agent told the prime minister she “got it wrong” on legacy cases in Northern Ir(...)

Security personnel detain  Michael Stone in the lobby of the Stormont parliament buildings on November 24th, 2006.  Photograph: Stephen Hird/Reuters

Jailed loyalist killer Michael Stone’s bid to be freed early for a second time under the terms of the Belfast Agreement has been put on hold, Belfast’(...)

Police and army bomb disposal experts at Shandon Park Golf Club in east Belfast last Saturday after a bomb was found  under a car in the car park. Photograph: David Young/PA Wire

The New IRA has said it was responsible for the attempt to kill a PSNI officer in an under-car bomb attack in east Belfast last weekend. The organisa(...)

DUP leader Arlene Foster with Sinn Féin’s Mary Lou McDonald and Michelle O’Neill at the funeral service for murdered journalist Lyra McKee in April. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Reuters

While public attention was focused on Donald Trump’s promotional exercise for his hotel in Co Clare and his rather perfunctory meeting with Taoiseach (...)

Federation chairman Mark Lindsay: ‘Feedback from the coalface is disturbing and worrying’. Photograph: Michael McHugh/PA Wire

Northern Ireland politicians have been urged by the chairman of the Northern Ireland Police Federation to “settle their differences” and reinstate Sto(...)

The search for Columba McVeigh at Bragan bog near Emyvale, Co Monaghan, last year. Photograph: Alan Lewis/Photopress

The search for the remains of Disappeared victim Columba McVeigh resumes on Tuesday in Co Monaghan. The Disappeared is a group of 16 victims who were(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and British prime minister Theresa May: urged Northern Ireland’s main political parties to engage “substantively” on forging a deal.  File photograph: Brian Lawless/AFP/Getty

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and British prime minister Theresa May have urged Northern Ireland’s five main parties to engage “substantively” on forging a d(...)

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