Kate Owens (36), who suffocated her baby boy, was an “exemplary prisoner”, according to the Catholic chaplain. Photograph: David Sleator

Two women who received death sentences for murder were later released from prison into the care of religious orders, according to State papers from th(...)

 Colin and  Eithne Bell, who set up the Kevin Bell Repatriation Trust in memory of their son. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Colin Bell usually takes the call at his house in Newry. Somebody, somewhere, thousands of miles away has died, and their family doesn’t know what (...)