Hugh Orde

28 results

Martin McGuinness had a confidence, intelligence and empathy that stood out. But he also had a ruthlessness that was honed in the Derry cauldron of his time. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Martin McGuinness’s mother Peggy made great soup. So discovered Peter Sheridan, assistant chief constable of the PSNI and the most senior Catholic in (...)

A file photograph from 2007 showing then Northern Ireland   First Minister Ian Paisley (left) and Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness smiling after being sworn in as ministers. Mr  McGuinness died on Tuesday. Photograph: PA

Ireland came to know two Martin McGuinnesses. One was, for much of his life, a man of war and conflict, dedicated to fighting, as hard as he could, th(...)

Gerry Adams and Martin McGuinness of Sinn Féin  address the media about the IRA ceasefire. Photograph: Pacemaker

If Martin McGuinness, as they say in his native Derry, had been at himself in recent months, then Northern Ireland politics might not be in such a mes(...)

Desmond Rea and Sir Hugh Orde at the launch in Dublin of their book Bear in Mind these Dead.  Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Sir Hugh Orde, the former chief constable of the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI), has said he believes border controls between north and sou(...)

Bertie Ahern at Queen’s University Belfast. “A Brexit would be an obstacle to the cross-Border economic co-operation that is profoundly benefiting both states on this island.” Photograph: Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Northern Secretary Theresa Villiers’s assurances about free movement between Britain and the Republic continuing unaffected if Britain leaves the EU “(...)

Secretary of State for Northern Ireland Theresa Villiers last month said that she could see “no reason” why the Irish/UK Common Travel Area, allowing free movement for Irish citizens, would not continue. File photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Pledges by Northern Ireland secretary Theresa Villiers that a British vote to leave the EU will not lead to Border controls have been rejected as “unt(...)

Secretary of State for Northern Ireland Theresa Villiers continues to keep her head firmly stuck in a peat bog. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

When I became chief constable of the Police Service of Northern Ireland in 2002, I remember walking into my new office and seeing an impressive array (...)

A paramilitary mural is seen on a wall in East Belfast in Northern Ireland. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

Another week, another crisis in the peace process which passeth all understanding. Tuesday’s report into the state of the Northern Ireland ceasefires (...)

Assistant Garda Commissioner  John Fintan Fanning alleged the nature of  questions at a job interview from the Garda Commissioner, along with several other factors, rendered the conduct of the recruitment process unfair and flawed.  File photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

An Assistant Garda Commissioner who claimed the Garda Commissioner asked him unfair questions about his views on left-wing political “extremists” whil(...)

Sir Hugh Orde, former president of the Association of Chief Police Officers speaks at the launch of the new ‘Britain Stronger in Europe’ campaign launch in London, on Monday. Photograph: Reuters

Leaving EU would hamper the fight against crime, Britain will be less safe from international criminals, would be diminished on the world stage and su(...)

  • « First
  • Prev
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • Next
  • Last »