UUP leader Mike Nesbitt: said  he hopes to meet Mr Gilmore in the near future to seek elaboration on the comments made by the Tánaiste at the British-Irish Association conference in Cambridge at the weekend

The Ulster Unionist Party leader Mike Nesbitt is to follow up on Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore’s offer that the Government would address unionist perceptions(...)

Eamon Gilmore: “The Irish State made huge efforts to curb the violence,” he said, adding that successive Irish governments had made “repeated efforts made to get talks going”. Photograph: Eric Luke

The Irish State must acknowledge that many unionists believe that it did not do enough to combat the Provisional IRA during the Troubles, Minister f(...)

Some of the crowd who marched from the home of Alan Ryan, in Donaghmede, Dublin. for first anniversary commemoration march to Balgriffin cemetery.

Gardaí are reviewing a large volume of photographs and video footage recorded at a march in Dublin to commemorate the anniversary of the shooting dead(...)

Tánaiste a Eamon Gilmore: “We need to acknowledge those unionists who feel that, notwithstanding the sacrifices made by members of An Garda Síochána and the Irish Army throughout the Troubles, the Irish State could have done more to prevent the IRA’s murderous activities in Border areas,” he said in Cambridge on Saturday night.  Photograph: Paul Faith/PA

Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore has made a strong overture to unionists that the Government is prepared to investigate allegations that the State could have(...)

The Birthday Man Black Box, Smock Alley Theatre***The Birthday Man is an incredibly ambitious undertaking, not just in its reach – which encompasses a(...)

Some of the crowd who marched from the home of Alan Ryan to Balgriffin Cemetery today. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

A memorial march to mark the first anniversary of the death of Real IRA leader Alan Ryan has passed off without major incident in north Dublin today. (...)

Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore has criticised last month’s IRA commemoration rally in Castlederg. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore is urging communities in Northern Ireland to respect their neighbours during commemorations, adding the province is now a bett(...)

The Hyde Park explosion in July 1982 killed four British soldiers,  injured other members of the Royal Household Cavalry and killed seven horses as they travelled from their barracks to Buckingham Palace. Photograph: PA Wire

A man has appeared in court charged with the murder of four British soldiers in the 1982 Hyde Park IRA bomb blast.John Downey (61) from Co Donegal was(...)

Big Benn
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  • September 7, 2013, 01:00

Tony Benn has always had something of a special relationship with Scotland; whether in solidarity with the 1971 Upper Clyde Shipyard protests or gener(...)

A Cork man charged with IRA membership and firearms offences has had his bail conditions varied so he can attend the All-Ireland hurling final.Anthony(...)

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