Jean Mcconville

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Sinn Féin European election candidate for Dublin Lynn Boylan (second left) said the arrest of party president  Gerry Adams (centre) had not negatively affected her campaign. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times.

Sinn Féin’s European election candidates have said the arrest and detention of party president Gerry Adams in connection with the abduction and murder(...)

Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams was released on Sunday night after four days of questioning by detectives about the 1972 murder of Jean McConville. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams has refused to outline the formal complaint he made to the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) about aspects of (...)

Both sets of protagonists, in reality, are on the side of the angels. Or to be more precise, of “truth”. And yet both are irreconcilable. The argument(...)

Detectives investigating the IRA murder of Belfast mother-of-10 Jean McConville have re-arrested a 56-year-old man.

The PSNI has made another arrest in connection with the murder of Jean McConville in 1972.The suspect was originally detained by officers last month b(...)

DUP leader Peter Robinson: was planning to seek the removal from office of Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness and the four senior and junior Sinn Féin Ministers for allegedly being in breach of their ministerial pledge of office. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The DUP would have sought the expulsion of Sinn Féin from the Northern Executive had it not retreated from its position that it would review its su(...)

Broadcaster Eamon Dunphy and artist Robert Ballagh attending the Sinn Féin election rally held in the Alexander Hotel, Dublin last night. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams has insisted his party is fully committed to new policing arrangements in Northern Ireland and to measures to deal wit(...)

Former IRA man Brendan Hughes, in Long Kesh prison with Gerry Adams. Hughes featured in the oral history project. Photograph: Alan Lewis/Photopress

Boston College in the US is to hand back the tapes which formed part of its Belfast Project to those interviewed for it. The decision follows the arre(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has told Northern Ireland’s Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness that he should complain to the Ombudsman’s office about his allegation of a cabal in the PSNI.

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has told Northern Ireland’s Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness that he should complain to the Ombudsman’s office about his a(...)

As the pre-eminent public face of the republican movement, as a strategist and apologist, Gerry Adams is the most divisive figure in Irish politics. T(...)

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(...)

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