UDA man  John Boreland: “Shot multiple times and left to die.” Photograph: PA

The family of prominent Ulster Defence Association figure John Boreland, who was murdered in north Belfast three years ago, have offered a £10,000 (€1(...)

Former US president Bill Clinton called on Northern politicians to follow the example of their predecessors and make compromises to allow the power-sharing institutions to be restored. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The British and Irish governments have been urged to devote greater energy to resolving the impasse in Northern Ireland by former taoiseach Bertie Ahe(...)

Paddy Harte TD at Leinster House in 1996.

This year marks the centenary of the Armistice and also the 20th anniversary of the Island of Ireland Peace Park in Flanders. From conception to ope(...)

Glen Barr “did what he did because he believed it was the right thing to do,” his funeral heard

Former Ulster Defence Association (UDA) leader Glen Barr’s “desire to help the working class” had “motivated him into the political realm”, his funera(...)

File image of the Island of Ireland Peace Park in Messines, Belgium. File photograph: Aidan Crawley

Glenn Barr’s work on the Island of Ireland Peace Park at Messines in Belgium was a “gamechanger in the maturing of relationships” between Britain and (...)

Portrait of Damien McNally by Colin Davidson:  McNally says sitting for the portrait as part of the Silent Testimony series of paintings of people who suffered loss in the Troubles was therapeutic

In June 1976 26-year-old Paul McNally, a Catholic, walked out of the bookies at the Ardoyne shops in north Belfast. He was with a friend. As they were(...)

Alliance leader Naomi Long and DUP Deputy leader Nigel Dodds at UTV Studios on Monday for the Westminster Election Debate. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

A group which has the support of three loyalist paramilitary organisations has urged unionists not to vote for Alliance candidates in Thursday’s Westm(...)

The murder is being linked to a long-running feud between two different factions of the Ulster Defence Association. Photograph: PA Wire

The man shot dead in front of his son in a supermarket car park in Bangor, Co Down on Sunday has been named locally as Colin Horner. The 35-year-old(...)

The PSNI Serious Crime Branch said the suspects had been charged with two counts of attempted murder and possession of a firearm or ammunition with intent to endanger life or property.

Two men are to appear in court on Saturday morning in Belfast charged in connection with the murder of prominent loyalist George Gilmore in Carrickfer(...)

Northern Ireland Minister for Justice Claire Sugden said  there had been successes  against gangs which comprise groups such the Ulster Volunteer Force (East Belfast mural above), the Ulster Defence Association, republican dissident groups and some eastern European gangs. File photograph: Getty Images

Close to 140 organised crime gangs, many of them with paramilitary connections, are now operating in Northern Ireland, according to the PSNI and North(...)

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