Joe Mcveigh

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Funeral of IRA man and ex-hunger striker Kevin McKenna at St Mary’s Chapel, Magherarney, Smithborough. Photograph by Crispin Rodwell for the Irish Times

First came the sound; the refrain of the pipes, carrying through the hot, still air. Then the guard of honour shimmered into view – men and women, lin(...)

The funeral of IRA man and ex-hunger striker Kevin McKenna at St Mary’s Chapel, Magherarney, Smithborough. Photograph by Crispin Rodwell/The Irish Times

The IRA was “right” to fight against British rule in Ireland, former Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams has told mourners at the funeral of a former chie(...)

After a 42-day trial at Belfast Crown Court, Paddy Jackson  (left) and Stuart Olding were found not guilty of raping a then 19-year-old woman in 2016.

A lawyer for one of the two Ireland and Ulster rugby players at the centre of the Belfast rape trial has described some of the social media commentary(...)

Ireland and Ulster rugby player Paddy Jackson (left) with his solicitor Joe McVeigh outside Belfast Crown Court after he was found not guilty of raping a woman. Photograph:  Niall Carson/PA Wire

Ireland and Ulster Rugby players Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding have been acquitted of raping a 19-year-old Belfast student, following less than four(...)

Ireland and Ulster rugby player Paddy Jackson (left) with his solicitor Joe McVeigh outside Belfast Crown Court. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

Paddy Jackson thanked the judge and jury on Wednesday after he was acquitted of rape and sexual assault. “I would just like to thank the Judge and th(...)

Fr Joe McVeigh: “The most urgent need in our church is not for deacons or priests but for qualified catechists who would lead the people in reflecting on the scriptures”

The scarcity of priests in our diocese of Clogher has hit home in Enniskillen. There used to be five priests. We now have one parish priest, one full-(...)

The prank, originating in America, involves people dressing up as clowns to try to intimidate or scare the public. Photograph: Helen H Richardson

A senior police officer in Northern Ireland has warned anyone thinking of taking part in the “killer clown” craze to consider the possible consequence(...)

Fr Joe McVeigh, who will lead the Border protest this weekend over Brexit

Father Joe McVeigh usually spends his Saturdays dealing with callers to his parochial house at St Michael’s Church in Enniskillen, but tomorrow he wi(...)

Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams with relatives of the Ballymurphy massacre victims following their meeting with the Taoiseach at Leinster House last year. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

A west Belfast man convicted of rioting during events surrounding the military killing of his brother and nine other people has won a 44-year battle t(...)