Families of those killed in the Ballymurphy massacre outside the Royal Courts of Justice, Belfast ahead of a preliminary Photograph:  Rebecca Black/PA Wire

A new inquest into the Ballymurphy massacre in which 11 people were killed is set to start on November 12th. The fresh inquest into the shootings, wh(...)

Drew Harris has begun his new career as Garda Commissioner.

Drew Harris has begun his new career as Garda commissioner - at one minute past midnight. Acting Garda commissioner Donall O’Cualain stepped down fro(...)

Investigative journalists Barry McCaffrey (left) and Trevor Birney (right) outside Musgrave Street police station in Belfast. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

Two investigative journalists who were on Friday arrested over the suspected theft of confidential documents relating to the Loughinisland massacre, w(...)

Then taoiseach Albert Reynolds shakes hands with Sinn Féin’s Gerry Adams and SDLP’s John Hume outside Government Buildings on September 6th, 1994. Hume and Adams began a dialogue in 1993. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

This week the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (Proni) is releasing files mainly relating to 1993 as a result of a decision by legislative ord(...)

A priest helps rescue workers carry the body of one of the 15 people killed in the loyalist bombing  at McGurks’ pub in  Belfast in December 1971.  Photograph: Pat Langan

A High Court judge has dismissed an action aimed at blocking the PSNI’s Deputy Chief Constable Drew Harris from becoming the next Garda Commissioner. (...)

A counter protest by loyalists  at an anti-internment march in Belfast city centre, which passed off peacefully. Past conflict continues to feed present anger but could that alone restart conflict?  Photograph: Mark Marlow/PA

Fifty years after the Civil Rights Association was beaten off the streets northern nationalists are once again a “restless people”, SDLP leader Colum (...)

An Orange Order parade passes the Hands Across the Divide statue in Derry. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Parades to commemorate the 228th anniversary of the Battle of the Boyne concluded peacefully throughout Northern Ireland on Thursday evening following(...)

Avril McGlinchey lives in the Fountain in Derry, which has  come under attack from youths throwing petrol bombs, bricks and bottles

On Saturday night, 86-year-old Avril McGlinchey slept in her clothes. Earlier, the area where she lives, the Fountain in Derry, had come under attack (...)

Victims campaigner Raymond McCord displays Irish passport together with his British passport last year. File photograph: Gerry Moriarty

A victims campaigner has lost his legal battle to have the British government compelled to put in place a policy for holding a Border poll in Northern(...)

Former MP for Stormount Austin Currie in Kinnard Park, Caledon, where in 1968 his housing protest there helped instigate the civil rights movement in Northern Ireland. Photograph: Enda O’Dowd

On the evening of June 20th, 1968, Austin Currie sent a letter of thanks to Mrs McKenna, of Kinnard Park, Caledon. “I think today we have made histor(...)

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