Alex Reid

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Mary Holland’s report on the front page of The Irish Times, March 21st 1988.

Kevin Brady’s funeral started peacefully. As with other funerals in west Belfast last week, police were nowhere to be seen, and the only evidence of a(...)

Alan Frame’s beautifully illustrated book contains many stories about its alumni who include writers John Hewitt, Robert Greacen and Glenn Patterson; artists Paul Henry, Basil Blackshaw and Colin Davidson; concert pianist Barry Douglas; actors Jamie Dornan and James Ellis, and stained-glass artist Wilhemina Geddes, who has a crater named after her on Mercury. Above, detail from the book’s cover

Methodist College, which is celebrating its 150th anniversary this year, has left its imprint on Belfast and Northern Ireland in terms of the arts, sc(...)

The show feels as exhausted and unhappy as Katie Price looks. Photograph: Pete Norton/Getty Images

There is something about Katie Price and her dramatic travails that is reminiscent of those harrowing women on the cover of That’s Life! or Take a Bre(...)

 Danny Morrison with Gerry Adams  in west Belfast canvassing for the EEC elections in June 1984. Photograph: Pacemaker

I’m sure that there is a little nervousness within Sinn Féin as Gerry Adams steps down as president of the party, having led it to great electoral suc(...)

New year, old ways. While the politicians recover their voices, the Provos and the Loyalists and the British Army go right on blasting away – nine peo(...)

Kevin Brady’s funeral started peacefully. As with other funerals in west Belfast last week, police were nowhere to be seen, and the only evidence of a(...)

Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams said the old guard which is against change cannot be allowed to deny any of the people from our entitlement to a rights-based, citizen-centred society as set out in the Good Friday Agreement.

“Chuaigh mé fhéin chuig an bheairic in Aontroim.Mar sin níl mé ag gearán faoi sin. Ach bhí rogha ag na péas.Ní raibh mé ag lorg príbhléid speisialta a(...)

Albert Reynolds with Dick Spring: Reynolds’s achievements as taoiseach have not been sufficiently recognised.

Occasionally Government whips can engineer standing ovations from their own side in the Dáil for major ministerial announcements. However, spontaneous(...)

 President Michael D Higgins (left) with Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams at the thanksgiving mass for Fr Alec Reid at Marianella, Orwell Road, today .Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times.

Moving tributes were paid today to Father Alec Reid, the Redemptorist priest who played a key role in stimulating the Northern Ireland peace proces(...)

Fr Alec Reid after he was presented with “Tipperary Person of the Year” in 2006. Photograph: John Cogill

Fr Alec Reid, who was a pivotal figure during the emerging peace process in Northern Ireland, died yesterday.Fr Reid has been described as a “pillar o(...)

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