Richard Behal: jailed for an attack on a British naval ship in Waterford in 1965.  Photograph: Liam Burke/Press 22

A former IRA prisoner, who escaped from Limerick Prison 50 years ago, has called for an amnesty for all political prisoners to mark the centenary of (...)

Band members from Carrick-on-Suir stand to attention at the Gen Liam Lynch memorial for the annual commemoration in Goatenbridge, Co Tipperary. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Irish republicans should aim to achieve the unity enjoyed by Sinn Féin in 1918 if they wish to realise the vision of a genuine republic held by War o(...)