Johnny Adair

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A loyalist mural on the Newtownards Road in Belfast, as leaders of the UDA confirmed it had decommissioned all weapons under its control

Twenty-five years on, Gary McMichael, who led the Ulster Democratic Party when loyalist paramilitaries declared a ceasefire, believes that a generatio(...)

Johnny Adair has told BBC’s Spotlight programme that  a  stockpile of new weapons ‘came confidence to the men’. Photograph: PA

Former UDA commander Johnny Adair has described the deadly arsenal of weapons it received from the Ulster Resistance movement in the early 1990s as “a(...)

The son of former loyalist paramilitary Johnny ‘Mad Dog’ Adair (above) has been found dead in Scotland. Photoghraph: Cathal McNaughton/Getty Images

The son of former loyalist paramilitary Johnny ‘Mad Dog’ Adair has been found dead in Scotland. Police in South Ayrshire were called to a property i(...)

A police van at the scene in Sunningdale Gardens, north Belfast, after prominent loyalist John Boreland was shot dead. Photograph: David Young/PA Wire

After Sunday night’s murder of Ulster Defence Association member John Boreland in north Belfast the PSNI will have a list of potential suspects. They(...)

Interior of O’Toole’s bar in Loughinisland the morning after the UVF shot dead six people in 1994. Photograph: Pacemaker

Castle Street in Belfast is only minutes from Royal Avenue and City Hall, but it is a street in which the poverty which has outlasted the Troubles is (...)

Loyalist paramilitary leader Johnny Adair was one of the targets of the 1993 IRA bomb in Belfast. Photoghraph: Cathal McNaughton/Getty Images

Allegations that the IRA’s 1993 Shankill bombing was planned by an RUC informant and could have been prevented are to be examined by the NI Police Om(...)

A plaque commemorates  Shankill road bomber Thomas Begley in Belfast, Northern Ireland. It was erected in 2013.  Begley died in 1993 when the bomb he was planting on the Shankill Road in Belfast exploded prematurely killing nine people and injuring more than 50. Photograph: AFP

The Northern Ireland Police Ombudsman Dr Michael Maguire has received a complaint that the RUC had information that could have prevented the 1993 IRA (...)

View of the aftermath of the Shankill Road  bombing in Belfast on October 23rd, 1993. File photograph: Pacemaker Belfast

When Minister for Foreign Affairs Charlie Flanagan stood beside Secretary of State for Northern Ireland Theresa Villiers in Belfast on November 17th l(...)

Bobby Storey. Photograph: Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Gillen opposed peace process, but held firm with Adams and McGuinness Brian Gillen (58), from Belfast, is a senior republican who has generally manag(...)

Gerry Adams called on Dr Michael Maguire to set aside his conclusions until he ‘had access to British Army files and other pertinent intelligence records’.

The Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams has criticised a report by the North’s Police Ombudsman Dr Michael Maguire into his shooting by loyalists 30 years(...)

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