Free Derry

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 The Rev. Jesse Jackson tours the Bogside, Derry, with guide Paul Doherty, whose father Paddy was killed on Bloody Sunday.

Martin McGuinness was a peacebuilder of the same stature as Martin Luther King or Nelson Mandela, the civil rights campaigner Rev Jesse Jackson has sa(...)

Brendan Duddy was the first outsider ever to meet the IRA’s Army Council. Photograph: Trevor McBride

As a successful businessman, Brendan Duddy was used to being in the public eye, but his greatest achievement was for decades shrouded in the utmost se(...)

Gerry Adams and Martin McGuinness at the Sinn Féin ardfheis in 1996. “While he had a passion for politics, Martin was not one-dimensional. He enjoyed storytelling and he was a decent poet.” Photograph: Eric Luke

Yesterday, Ireland lost a hero. Derry lost a son. Sinn Féin lost a leader, and I lost a dear friend and a comrade. Martin’s family have suffered the b(...)

Sinn Féin’s Martin McGuinness is acknowledged as he leaves Bishops Gate hotel after announcing his intention not to see re-election in Derry, Northern Ireland, January 19th, 2017. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters

Taoiseach Enda Kenny said he was sorry to learn that Martin McGuinness has decided not to contest the forthcoming Northern Ireland Assembly election d(...)

 Derry  from its famous city walls: Two passionate and enlightening tours offer diverse insights into this  historically pivotal town. Photograph: Henryk Sadura/Getty

“You may be wondering if you’re going to hear the two sides of the story, well not really. Others can tell their story and I’ll respect it, but here’(...)

Counting of EU referendum votes at the Foyle Arena in Derry. Photograph: Trevor McBride

With the exception of the tiny enclave of Gibraltar, no constituency in the United Kingdom declared its wish to remain in the European Union more stro(...)