19 Jully 1981; Protesters walk across the pitch in advance of the Ulster GAA Football Senior Championship Final match between Down and Armagh at St Tiernach's Park in Clones, Monaghan. Photo by Jim Connolly / Connolly Collection/Sportsfile

Laurence McKeown was 25-years-old in April 1981. He was in year four of a life sentence, handed down for the attempted murder of an RUC man in 1977. H(...)

 Sean Brown, son of Sean Snr, and Chris Brown in the Bellaghy clubhouse in 2005. Photograph: Andrew Paton/Inpho

The 1971-72 season produced the greatest year in the history of Bellaghy Wolfe Tones GAC. Ignoring the brewing threat of the Troubles, they would conq(...)

Assault victim Graham Tobin: his wife said it was difficult enough to accept he had died from a violent assault but this was compounded by the way he was left lying ‘for hours’ in ‘a stranger’s house’ while critically injured.

A 27-year-old Co Monaghan man who caused the death of a popular chef and father of four in a “single-punch” incident has been sentenced to eight years(...)

The 10 hunger strikers who died in 1981: Our project, which includes this Irish Times series, a conference that took place in London at the University of Notre Dame and a special issue of the academic journal, The Irish Review, has sought to reassess the events of 1981, and their legacy, 35 years on

Irish identities, Ian McBride argues in History and Memory in Modern Ireland, are “constructed upon a grid of talismanic dates”. The commemorative pr(...)

Paul Breen: ‘I would be happy with the term Londoner. I embrace the culture, identity and history of the London Irish.’

Reading the Generation Emigration article by another Fermanagh-born writer, Kylie Noble, on Monday, I found it refreshing and thought-provoking. My ow(...)

Football Association of Ireland chief executive John Delaney. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The FAI has failed to respond to questions put to it regarding a video showing its chief executive, John Delaney, singing the republican ballad Joe(...)

A piper leading the funeral of Seamus Heaney through Bellaghy yesterday. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Seamus Heaney was laid to rest yesterday evening in a country churchyard in south Derry under the shade of sycamore and ash trees.“May the green sods (...)