Henry Barron

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Séamus Ludlow was shot dead near his home outside Dundalk in May 1976. File photograph: Tom Conachy

The Supreme Court will rule later on a bid to compel the State to set up a commission of inquiry into the Garda failure to effectively investigate the(...)

The family of Séamus Ludlow. From left: nephew Eoin Larkin, nephew Michael Donelan, nephew Thomas Fox, nephew Brendan Ludlow and solicitor Gavin Booth, Phoenix Law. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Garda Commissioner Drew Harris has given commitments to re-examine the case of a man shot dead more than 40 years ago in a suspected loyalist paramili(...)

The Morton report on the RUC Special Branch is so sensitive that it took Britain’s freedom of information watchdog 18 months to reach a decision. Photograph: Peter Morrison/AP

An MI5 report on policing compiled at the height of the Troubles will remain secret nearly half a century after it was written, Britain’s freedom of i(...)

Former vice-chairman of the NI Policing Board Denis Bradley delivers a speech at the 43th anniversary of the Dublin and Monaghan bombings in which 34 people were killed. Photograph: Gareth Chaney

Derek Byrne remembers working as a 14-year-old petrol pump attendant filling up the car of Patrick Fay at the Westbrook garage on Parnell Street in Du(...)

 Kevin Ludlow left (brother of Séamus Ludlow) with his nephew  Jimmy Sharkey. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The handling of the investigation into the murder of Co Louth man Séamus Ludlow 40 years ago suggests a “scandal” extending to the “highest levels” o(...)