Gerry Adams: “I worked very closely with the commission and will continue to work with it”

Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams and the IRA were sharply criticised following Monday night’s RTÉ documentary on the Disappeared.Fianna Fáil foreign affai(...)

Gerry Adams has again insisted in a  television documentary that he had nothing to do with the death of Jean McConville: Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Opposition figures have urged anyone with information on the location of secret graves of people murdered by the IRA to make (...)

Did Gerry Adams see the icy-expressions on the faces around him as he spoke? Photograph: Alan Betson

It’s a pity the man who was commander of the IRA in west Belfast all those years ago wasn’t in the Dáil chamber yesterday afternoon. He could have cle(...)

The Taoiseach has challenged Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams over the IRA abduction, murder and secret burial of widowed mother-of-ten Jean McConville.

The Taoiseach has challenged Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams over the IRA abduction, murder and secret burial of widowed mother-of-ten Jean McConvill(...)

Gerry Adams has had ample opportunity to end this corrosive fiction. There is now little hope that he will ever do so. He should withdraw gracefully and take Joe McGuigan with him. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

One of the main political leaders in Ireland is Joe McGuigan. In March 1972, when Gerry Adams was arrested and interrogated at Palace barracks in Belf(...)

Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams: denies he was a senior IRA figure at the time of the murder of Jean McConville in 1972 and that he ordered her disappearance. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams is again the subject of claims he was involved in the killing and secret burial of Jean McConville in 1972.However, th(...)

Former US diplomat Dr Richard Haass during a press conference at the Department of Foreign Affairs on St Stephen’s Green, in Dublin on Friday. Photograph: PA

The failure to establish a truth process into the Northern Ireland conflict encourages tribal myth-making, the Human Rights Commission has said.An unr(...)

Kieran Megraw, brother of Brendan Megraw  from West Belfast, has made a fresh appeal for the whereabouts of his brother’s body. He vanished in April 1978 and is thought to have been secretly buried at a spot near Kells, Co Meath. Photograph: Paul Faith/PA Wire

The brother of a man kidnapped and killed by the IRA 35 years ago has made a fresh appeal for information about the location of his body.Newlywed Bren(...)

Guns for hire: Thompson sub-machine guns and other weapons being fired in the US in the 1930s. Photograph: Vintage Images/Getty

Given the national propensity to celebrate the landmark achievements of anybody with even a trace of Irish blood, it was a surprise this week to hear (...)

A file photo of the   scene on the M1 motorway where prison officer David Black was shot dead as he drove near the town of Lurgan on November 1st, 2012. Photograph: Reuters

Police investigating the murder one year ago of a prison officer in Co Armagh have appealed for information about the Dublin registered car used in th(...)

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