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Patrick Nugent, a 23 year-old banqueting manager in Bunratty, died in the early hours of February 11th, 1984.

The family of a banqueting manager who died in suspicious circumstances in 1984 said they have received “a very firm commitment” that a report into hi(...)

A  woman pushes her pram past a memorial to Stephen ‘Top Gun’ McKeag in west Belfast. One of his victims was 17-year-old Catholic Damien Walsh, who was shot dead in 1993. Photograph: Kaveh Kazemi/Getty Images

The Police Ombudsman for Northern Ireland, Marie Anderson, did not name the killer of 17-year-old Catholic teenager Damien Walsh in her long-awaited r(...)

The RUC chief constable at the time Sir Ronnie Flanagan stressed, as did the police ombudsman, that Damien Walsh was ‘completely innocent’ and not in any way linked to the IRA bomb operation. File image: Paul Faith/PA

The North’s police ombudsman Marie Anderson has found “significant investigative failures” and “collusive behaviours” by the RUC in relation to the 19(...)

Stephen Nolan is a BBC radio and television presenter. Photograph: BBC

A Twitter user is to pay Stephen Nolan a six-figure sum in damages for a “malicious” campaign of false and defamatory allegations about the broadcaste(...)

Patrick Stanley (16) from Clara, Co Offaly, was killed by the bomb in Belturbet, Co Cavan, in 1972, as was 15-year-old Geraldine O’Reilly.

Solicitors acting for the families of two teenagers killed in a loyalist bombing in Belturbet, Co Cavan in 1972 have lodged an application with the At(...)

Baby shoes left by a mother and baby homes protest in Phoenix Park, Dublin. File photograph: Tom Honan

At least 33 people have made criminal complaints to gardaí relating to mother and baby homes in the past five days. Last Thursday, the Garda made a p(...)

Patricia Devlin is a reporter with the Sunday World. Photograph: Patricia Devlin

A Northern Ireland journalist has lodged a complaint to the North’s Police Ombudsman Marie Anderson over an alleged PSNI failure to investigate a thre(...)

Sil Fox at home: ‘I just want to get back to telling a gag and making people happy.’ Photograph: Tom Honan

Sil Fox hasn’t really been himself since the day in early 2019 When he got a phone call asking him to come down to a Garda station There’s no gu(...)

It would be surprising if Gerry Adams did not seek recompense. Photograph Nick Bradshaw for The Irish Times

Gerry Adams, after his convictions for attempting to escape from the Maze or Long Kesh prison camp in 1973 and 1974 were quashed by the London Supreme(...)

The North’s agriculture minister Edwin Boots said in cases of ‘gross’ breach of the regulations, fines could be increased to £100,000.  File image: Kelvin Boyes/Press Eye/PA Wire

The number of deaths in Northern Ireland from coronavirus has increased to 21 after the North’s Public Health Agency (PHA) on Sunday reported there ha(...)

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