Damien Walsh

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A  woman pushes her pram past a memorial to Stephen ‘Top Gun’ McKeag in west Belfast. One of his victims was 17-year-old Catholic Damien Walsh, who was shot dead in 1993. Photograph: Kaveh Kazemi/Getty Images

The Police Ombudsman for Northern Ireland, Marie Anderson, did not name the killer of 17-year-old Catholic teenager Damien Walsh in her long-awaited r(...)

The RUC chief constable at the time Sir Ronnie Flanagan stressed, as did the police ombudsman, that Damien Walsh was ‘completely innocent’ and not in any way linked to the IRA bomb operation. File image: Paul Faith/PA

The North’s police ombudsman Marie Anderson has found “significant investigative failures” and “collusive behaviours” by the RUC in relation to the 19(...)

 Shelly Gaynor: “We’re not looking for anything special. We’re looking for equal rights that everyone else has.” Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

Ireland’s recent ratification of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities (UNCRPD) is “ironic” given the ongoing lack o(...)

Carrickshock players celebrate their victory over Ahascragh-Fohenagh in the All-Ireland Club Intermediate Hurling Championship Final at Croke Park. Photograph: Tommy Grealy/Inpho

Carrickshock (Kilkenny) 2-15 Ahascragh-Fohenagh (Galway) 0-6 A Carrickshock side fortified by a handful of Kilkenny legends coasted to a convincing v(...)

Clara’s Shane Prendergast and James Nolan celebrate their team’s win at Nowlan Park. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Clara 1-15 Carrickshock 2-10A late Lester Ryan goal saw Clara blast their way to the Kilkenny senior hurling title.Midfielder Ryan came forward to dri(...)