Kathleen Gillespie (left), Therese McCann (centre) and Anne Walker, who have all shared stories of their experiences of the Troubles  through performance, pictured alongside the  River Foyle in Derry. Photograph: Trevor McBride

On a rainy day in Derry, 69-year-old Kathleen Gillespie arrives at the city’s Playhouse theatre. As she shakes the raindrops from her coat and collaps(...)

The British army checkpoint at Buncrana Road, outside Derry, where a car bomb driven by Patsy Gillespie exploded, killing him and five soldiers. Photograph: George Jackson

The widow of Patsy Gillespie, who died after he was strapped into a car and forced to drive an IRA car bomb into a British Army checkpoint, has said (...)

A file photograph from 2007 showing then Northern Ireland   First Minister Ian Paisley (left) and Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness smiling after being sworn in as ministers. Mr  McGuinness died on Tuesday. Photograph: PA

Ireland came to know two Martin McGuinnesses. One was, for much of his life, a man of war and conflict, dedicated to fighting, as hard as he could, th(...)

A book of condolence was opened in Derry for retired bishop Edward Daly. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The bells tolled for one hour solid at St Eugene’s Cathedral in Derry on Monday morning after confirmation of the news of the death of the retired bis(...)