Sinn Féin’s Martin McGuinness, Denis Donaldson and Gerry Adams in Stormont in December 2005. File photograph: Paul Faith/PA

A man to be charged in connection with the murder of former senior Sinn Féin and IRA figure and British agent Denis Donaldson is currently serving a l(...)

Martin McGuinness, Denis Donaldson and Gerry Adams in Stormont in December 2005. Photograph: Paul Faith/PA

A decision on a Garda file into the murder of former Sinn Féin member and British agent Denis Donaldson is expected to be taken by Director of Public (...)

The second man arrested over the murder of Denis Donaldson has been released by gardaí. Pictured are Martin McGuinness, Denis Donaldson and Gerry Adams at Stormont in 2005. Photograph: PA

A second man arrested as part of a Garda investigation into the murder of former Sinn Féin member and British agent Denis Donaldson has been released (...)

 Martin McGuinness, Denis Donaldson and Gerry Adams at Stormont in 2005. Photograph: PA

A dissident republican arrested in Co Donegal in connection with the murder of former Sinn Féin member and British agent Denis Donaldson has been rele(...)

From left: Martin McGuinness,  Denis Donaldson and  Gerry Adams at Stormont in 2005. Photograph: Press Association

Two men have been arrested by Gardaí investigating the murder of former senior Sinn Féin official and British agent Denis Donaldson almost 12 years ag(...)

Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams plans to take legal action against the BBC over a programme which alleged he sanctioned the killing in 2006 of Denis Donaldson (right), a former senior party official who turned out to be a British agent. Photographs: PA.

Lawyers for the Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams have formally contacted the BBC complaining about a Spotlight programme which alleged he sanctioned th(...)

Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams (left) has ‘totally and specifically’ rejected allegations that he directly ordered the killing of IRA informer Denis Donaldson in 2006, on foot of a demand by leading republican Thomas ‘Slab’ Murphy. Photographs: PA

Sinn Féin deputy leader Mary Lou McDonald has said the makers of a BBC Spotlight programme in which an alleged former British agent claimed Gerry Adam(...)

Former British spy Denis Donaldson. File photograph: Paul Faith/PA

I mostly listen to stories for a living. Stories that people are often reluctant to admit they know. They tell them to me in their homes, coffee shops(...)

On the nose: Taoiseach Enda Kenny with ploughing champion Brian Mahon, Michelle Mahon and their baby daughter Chloe, from  Blueball, Co Offaly, at the National Ploughing Championships at Screggan, Co Offaly. Photograph: Eric Luke

Screggan was awash with relieved sheep and anxious cows yesterday. The cattle were very uneasy. When the Taoiseach made that alarming announcement(...)

The allegation that Gerry Adams sanctioned the assassination of Denis Donaldson should be investigated, said Taoiseach Enda Kenny. Photographs: The Irish Times

Allegations Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams sanctioned the assassination of a high-ranking party official a decade ago should be investigated if they hav(...)

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