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Portlaoise Prison

A man has been arrested in Northern Ireland under the Terrorism Act for allegedly being involved in an illegal lottery to benefit dissident republican(...)

Gregory Campbell: ‘There is not, and never has been, any justification for terrorism. Unfortunately some have sought to ‘talk up’ violence as part of their attempts to thwart Brexit.’ Photograph: Getty Images

The DUP has described the New IRA as “sick and twisted” after the violent republican organisation said it would be remiss of it not to “capitalise on (...)

The @EireSaoradh account was suspended by Twitter.

The Twitter account of dissident Republican group Saoradh has been suspended, following the murder of Derry-based journalist Lyra McKee. Saoradh is (...)

Peter Butterly (pictured) was ‘an excellent, loving and proud father to our three children and their lives without him to protect and nurture them have been horrific to say the least,’ his widow told the court

The leader of the so called New IRA in Dublin has been jailed for life for the murder of another dissident republican almost six years ago. Kevin Bra(...)

A CCTV image of the car bomb exploding outside the courthouse on Bishop Street in Derry.

It’s an image that people in Derry have become unused to seeing. CCTV footage shows the moment the car explodes outside the city’s courthouse. In an i(...)

Constable Ronan Kerr died in an under-car bomb explosion in Omagh, Co Tyrone in 2011. Photograph: PSNI/PA Wire

The PSNI has arrested two men in connection with the dissident republican murder of Constable Ronan Kerr in an under-car bomb explosion in Omagh, Co T(...)

Forensic officers attend the scene on the Crumlin Road in Belfast where a PSNI officer was shot on Sunday night. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

The dissident republican group, the “New IRA”, has said it was responsible for the attempted murder of a PSNI officer in north Belfast on Sunday night(...)

Widow Joanne McGibbon (centre) with her daughters Michaela and Seana and Fr Gary Donegan (extreme right) joins members of the public at a vigil in the grounds of Holy Cross Church, Ardoyne, in memory of  taxi driver and father-of-four Michael McGibbon, who was shot dead in North Belfast at the weekend. Photograph: Kelvin Boyes/Press Eye

At Holy Cross Church in north Belfast last week, Joanne McGibbon said the local Ardoyne community was stronger than those who just days earlier had mu(...)

Forensic officers search the scene on the M1 motorway where prison officer David Black was shot as he drove near the town of Lurgan, Northern Ireland on November 1st, 2012. Photograph: Reuters

The group calling itself “the IRA”, which also goes under the name of the New IRA and which claimed responsibility for the attempted murder of a Belfa(...)