Jean McConville, Ivor Bell and Gerry Adams. Irish Times photomontage

During the eight-day trial of Ivor Bell for his alleged involvement in the murder of Jean McConville, five of her 10 children sat listening intently i(...)

Michael McConville, the son of murdered Belfast woman Jean McConville: He  and the rest of his family were now hoping to pursue justice for their mother through a civil case and through a possible war crimes action to be brought to The Hague. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The release of Gerry Adams was politically motivated, according to the son of Jean McConville, murdered and secretly buried by the IRA 42 year ago.Mic(...)

Asked whether he would urge the McConville family to pass on names to the PSNI, Taoiseach Enda Kenny said he would, and would urge anyone else with information about the killing to pass it on.  Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has praised the courage of the children of murdered Jean McConville and urged them to give the names of those they believed were (...)

Work continues on a mural depicting Gerry Adams on the Falls Road, in Belfast today. Photograph: PA

Gerry Adams’s period of detention for questioning over the murder of Jean McConville in 1972 has been extended for another 48 hours. Police in Northe(...)

Family members carry flowers and a picture of their mother Jean McConville. Mrs McConville, 37, was abducted and murdered by the IRA in 1972. Photograph: Paul Faith/PA Wire

Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams has spent a second night in police custody after his arrest by detectives investigating the notorious IRA murder of a Bel(...)