SDLP Leader Dr Alasdair McDonnell after addressing the Party Conference in Armagh. Photograph: Bill Smyth/PA Wire

The level of British collusion with loyalist paramilitaries was “truly shocking” but it never justified the actions of the IRA, the SDLP leader Dr Ala(...)

Questions for Mr Adams

Questions are being asked about the integrity and principles of Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams, arising from the sexual abuse of his niece by his bro(...)

The late Paddy Barron

Paddy Barron, who has died in Dublin aged 81, was a brilliant photographer who won widespread acclaim for his achievements – first in newspaper journa(...)

Éamon de Valera under arrest in Richmond Barracks, Dublin after the 1916 Rising. Fifty years later his role in that event was used to assist his re-election as president.

The powerful television documentary about the disappeared has obviously proved embarrassing for Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams but it should also prompt(...)

Louth TD Ged Nash called on Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams and on former IRA members to “front up” and provide the necessary information to help in the recovery of the bodies of the seven remaining members of the Disappeared. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

The reluctance of Sinn Féin politicians to question the truthfulness of Gerry Adams’s denials that he was implicated in the 1972 murder of Jean McConv(...)

Gerry Adams says that former colleagues who accuse him of having ordered the death of Jean McConville are driven by hostility to the peace process

Gerry Adams says that former colleagues who accuse him of having ordered the death of Jean McConville are driven by hostility to the peace process, by(...)

Northern Ireland’s Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness who told the Oxford Union last night that he was “absolutely prepared to say sorry to people whose lives I have affected”. Photograph: Daniel Ming/Al Jazeera

The IRA could “have killed thousands on the streets of London and in Northern Ireland” during the Troubles, Northern Ireland’s Deputy First Minister M(...)

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(...)

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