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 Martin McGuinness, Denis Donaldson and Gerry Adams at Stormont in 2005. Photograph: PA

A dissident republican arrested in Co Donegal in connection with the murder of former Sinn Féin member and British agent Denis Donaldson has been rele(...)

Aidan O’Driscoll (37) who at one point was the self-styled chief-of-staff of the Real IRA in the south.

A full file on the murder of former Real IRA chief-of-staff, Aidan O’Driscoll is to be forwarded to the Director of Public Prosecutions, an inquest in(...)

Aidan O’Driscoll, who was shot dead in December in Cork

Gardaí investigating the murder of former Real IRA chief of staff Aidan O’Driscoll shot dead in Cork city last year have arrested a sixth person for q(...)

Karen Quilligan O’Flynn told an inquest that her partner, Gerald ‘Topper’ Staunton (41), had  placed her  daughter (7) in the back seat of his car and was about to get into the driver’s seat when a lone gunman apprached and shot him. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A woman has recalled seeing her partner shot dead outside their home in Co Cork as she stood holding her two-year-old daughter just a few feet away. (...)

The funeral of dissident republican Vincent Ryan in Donaghmede, Dublin.

The distance between the Ryan family home on Grange Abbey Drive and the Church of the Holy Trinity in Donaghmede, Dublin is no more than 1.5km, but it(...)

Michael Gallagher (right) who lost his son Aiden, and Stanley McComb, who lost his wife Ann in the Omagh bombings, arrive at Ballymena Court. Photograph: Niall Carson /PA Wire

Omagh bomb victims’ representative Michael Gallagher has called for a meeting with the Taoiseach following the collapse of a case against a man charg(...)

A Derry man has denied bringing a note into Maghaberry  Prison on behalf of the leadership of the Real IRA during an arraignment hearing at Belfast Crown Court. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A Derry man has denied bringing a note into Northern Ireland’s top security prison on behalf of the leadership of the Real IRA. William McDonnell (28)(...)

The family of the late former Sinn Féin official Denis Donaldson has accused the State of wilful obstruction in the investigation of his death nine years ago. Photograph: Paul Faith/PA Wire.

The family of the late Sinn Féin official Denis Donaldson has accused the State of wilful obstruction in the investigation of his death nine years ago(...)

McKevitt (59), of Beech Park, Blackrock, Co Louth, was jailed for 20 years in 2003 with is sentence backdated to 2001.  Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times
Judgment reserved in McKevitt case
  • Courts
  • October 10, 2014, 09:04

Co Louth man Michael McKevitt, who is serving 20 years for directing terrorism and membership of the Real IRA, has claimed his participation in struct(...)