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British army bomb disposal personnel investigate a suspicious package reported  in the Glasgow University mailroom, in Glasgow on March 6th. Photograph: Robert Perry/EPA

If the claim of responsibility by ‘the IRA’ for last week’s incendiary devices in Britain proves genuine the parcel devices would represent the latest(...)

Forensic officers inspect the remains of the vehicle  used as a car bomb outside Derry courthouse on January 20th, 2019. Photograph:  Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

Historian Marisa McGlinchey found herself being assailed for comment and explanation from a number of journalistic quarters following the “New IRA” ca(...)

A republican bonefire built in the Bogside of Derry on Wednesday night. Photograph: Margaret McLaughlin.

A bonfire lit in Derry that was emblazoned with the names of murdered police and prison officers has been met with widespread condemnation. The bonfi(...)

Murdered Northern Ireland prison officer David Black.

A senior garda has been appointed to examine reasons behind the collapse of a trial into the killing of Northern Ireland prison officer David Black. (...)

DUP leader Arlene Foster has criticisedTaoiseach Leo Varadkar’s decision to open the Féile an Phobail festival in Belfast. Photograph: Eric Luke

DUP leader Arlene Foster added her voice to criticism of Taoiseach Leo Varadkar’s decision to open a festival in Belfast because of the links between (...)

A prison Officer and a working dog inside Maghaberry Prison near Lisburn File photograph: Alan Betson

Cork County Council has called on the Government not to allow the extradition of any Irish citizen to Northern Ireland or any part of the UK amid fear(...)

David Black (52) was shot dead on the M1 motorway by dissident republicans as he drove to work in Maghaberry jail.

A 41-year-old man has appeared in court in Armagh charged in connection with the dissident republican murder of Northern Ireland prison officer David (...)

File photograph: Collins Courts.

A “trusted” IRA member who purchased in a “surreptitious manner” the car used in the murder of a Northern Irish prison officer David Black has been ja(...)

David Black, who worked at the high-security Maghaberry Prison in Co Antrim, was shot dead in 2012 as he drove to work on a motorway near Lurgan in Co Armagh on November 1st last.

A Dublin man who bought the car later used in the fatal shooting of Northern Ireland prison officer David Black will be sentenced later this month at (...)

David Black (52) was shot dead on the M1 motorway by dissident republicans as he drove to work in Maghaberry jail.

A suspected dissident republican will hear next month whether he is to be extradited to Northern Ireland in connection with the murder of prison offic(...)

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