Des Long

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Former  Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams:  ‘A party that calls itself the Democratic Unionist Party have to recognise that the majority of people voted to remain within the European Union.’  File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Former Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams has called on DUP leader Arlene Foster to “accept the vote of the people of the North” on Brexit as he welcomed re(...)

Des Long on A Secret History, a BBC Northern Ireland Spotlight series on the Troubles. Photograph: BBC

Outside, Des Long’s modest three-bedroom midterrace house in a Limerick suburb gives no clue of his past life as a founding member of the Provisional (...)

Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams, who has been accused of lying by claiming he was never a member of the IRA. Photograph: PA

Former Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams’ assertion that he was never a member of the IRA is a “lie”, a former IRA leader has claimed in a new BBC TV serie(...)

The house formerly owned by Victor Fagg in Athlone where the Provisional IRA was founded December 23rd 1969, according the BBC documentary Spotlight On The Troubles. Photograph: BBC NI

Step inside my parent’s home on the outskirts of Athlone, Co Westmeath and you’ll probably be presented with a cup of tea and some kitchen-baked scone(...)