Joe Campbell

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British paratroopers take away demonstrators on Bloody Sunday after the paratroopers opened fire on a civil rights march on January 30th, 1972 in the Bogside area of Derry, killing 14 civilians. Photograph: Getty

MLAs will return to Stormont on Tuesday to tell the UK government that they will not accept plans to end prosecutions for Troubles crimes. The Assemb(...)

Fr Martin Cosgrove celebrates Mass in an empty Church of the Annunciation Catholic church in Rathfarnham, Dublin. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/EPA

Easter liturgies will take place behind closed doors across Ireland as the coronavirus disrupts the most important week in the Christian calendar. It (...)

Former MP for Stormount Austin Currie in Kinnard Park, Caledon, where in 1968 his housing protest there helped instigate the civil rights movement in Northern Ireland. Photograph: Enda O’Dowd

On the evening of June 20th, 1968, Austin Currie sent a letter of thanks to Mrs McKenna, of Kinnard Park, Caledon. “I think today we have made histor(...)

Manus Deery (15), from  the Bogside in Derry, was standing on the street with some friends when a British soldier shot and killed him.

A re-enactment of one of the most controversial killings during the Troubles was carried out in Derry last night following an order for a fresh inques(...)

 Stephen Travers, bass player, Brian Maguire, road manager, Des Lee, saxophone player and Ray Miller, drummer, of the original Miami Showband, at a wreath-laying ceremony organised by at Parnell Square, Dublin, last August. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Alan McBride’s wife, Sharon was one of 10 people killed in the IRA’s bomb attacks on Frizzell’s fish shop on the Shankill Road in 1993, an explosion (...)

Joe Campbell, who has died aged 92, was a farmer from the Brantry in Co Tyrone who played a key part in the development of the civil rights movement i(...)

The Miami Showband: its members were subjected to a deadly attack in 1975 in which Robin “the Jackal” Jackson is believed to have been involved.

It’s difficult to challenge the notion, as contained in Anne Cadwallader’s newly published book Lethal Allies, that Robin “the Jackal” Jackson probabl(...)