Eoin MacNeill said in 1914: ‘I have been absolutely forced to the front in this Volunteer movement.’

One hundred years ago today, Eoin MacNeill, professor of early and medieval history at UCD and one of the leading lights of the Irish language revival(...)

Ian Paisley and Martin McGuinness: both have benefited in the past from amnesties. Photograph: PA

The comedian Harry Enfield created a character called “William Ulsterman”. This caricature was quick to offend and to take offence, a little loud but (...)

Former US diplomat Dr Richard Haass is due to meet the Taoiseach and Tánaiste in Dublin on Thursday. Photograph: Paul Faith/PA Wire

The “vast majority” of people in Northern Ireland want political progress and are willing to compromise, Richard Haass has said.The former US diplomat(...)

A wrecked car near the explosion in Talbot Street, Dublin, in May 1974, a bombing in which Robin “the Jackal” Jackson is believed to have been involved. Photograph: Keystone/Hulton|Archive

The Northern Ireland Police Ombudsman Dr Michael Maguire is investigating complaints from 24 families over how the RUC inquired into more than 70 loya(...)

Daniel Doherty (23) and William Fleming (19) were shot dead in the grounds of the Gransha Hospital in Derry in December 1984. Relatives of the two men have  claimed the SAS soldiers did not provide full details on the ambush when interviewed by Royal Ulster Constabulary detectives in the wake of the killings. Photograph: Stephen Hird/Reuters

A senior detective has been appointed in a bid to obtain fresh statements from six SAS soldiers involved in the ambush and killing of two suspected IR(...)

Burmese pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi arrives at Parliament buildings at  Stormont today. Photograph: Cathal McNaughton/Reuters

Nobel peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi was briefed on lessons from Northern Ireland’s peace process today during a visit to Belfast. The Bu(...)

Crowds gather on the Shankill Road for the service in the West Kirk Presbyterian Church. Photograph: Aidan O’Reilly/Pacemaker Press International

Several hundred people have attended a moving ceremony in memory of nine people who died in the IRA Shankill bombing 20 years ago yesterday.The West K(...)

LE Emer’s role has encompassed maritime defence and security, ocean governance, safety and surveillance; port security, fishery protection, drug interdiction, pollution control and search and rescue.   Photograph: Irish Naval Service

The former Naval Service vessel the LE Emer, which was stood down last month after 35 years, has been sold at auction in Cork today for €320,000 to a (...)

A memorial listing the names of people killed on Bloody Sunday. Photograph: Paul McErlane/Reuters

DUP MP Gregory Campbell has warned that the prosecution of British soldiers who were involved in the Bloody Sunday killings could be “disastrous” for (...)

Gina Murray (mother of Leanne Murray killed in Shankill bomb) with her son Gary as they protest on the Crumlin Road in North Belfast. Photograph: Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker.

About 100 loyalists staged a protest in north Belfast today against a republican commemoration for the Shankill bomber Thomas Begley. The demonstratio(...)

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