Tahar Rahim in The Mauritanian

Watching Kevin Macdonald’s gripping, righteous, shocking, insufficiently committed Guantánamo drama, one is again reminded that the subject – so appal(...)

The remains are carried to their final resting place, watched by gardaí pictured this morning at the funeral of Michael McKevitt. Photograph: Colin Keegan/ Collins Dublin

About 100 mourners, watched on by uniformed and armed gardaí, gathered in Co Louth on Tuesday morning for the funeral service and burial of former Rea(...)

The aftermath of the Omagh bombing in August 1998. Photograph: Frank Miller

The former Real IRA leader Michael McKevitt has “escaped justice” for his role in the 1998 Omagh bombing, the father of one of the victims has said. (...)

File image of Seamus McGrane

A Real IRA leader who plotted to carry out an explosion during the State visit of Prince Charles in 2015 has died in prison. Seamus McGrane (64) died(...)

RUC officers surveying the aftermath ofthe Omagh bombing in 1998. Photograph: Frank Miller

The High Court has adjudicated three Co Louth men found liable for the Omagh bombing bankrupt. On Monday, Ms Justice Teresa Pilkington said she was s(...)

The court found Seamus McGrane (63) discussed an operation involving explosives in the run-up to the State visit of Prince Charles two years ago.

A dissident republican leader convicted of directing the activities of a terrorist organisation which plotted an explosion during the State visit of B(...)

A 2008 file photograph of Real IRA leader Michael McKevitt, who has been released from prison after serving a  sentence for directing terrorism. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire.

Real IRA leader Michael McKevitt has been released from prison after completing a sentence for directing terrorism. McKevitt, who is battling cancer,(...)

The August 15th, 1998, Omagh  bombing took the lives of 29 people and a woman heavily pregnant with unborn twin girls. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

In terms of achieving justice the Omagh families have reached “the end of the line”, conceded Michael Gallagher. It is not going to happen. Mr Gallag(...)

 Thomas ‘Slab’ Murphy (66) of Ballybinaby, Hackballscross, Co Louth arriving for his sentencing hearing at the Special Criminal Court in Dublin. Photograph: Collins Courts

As a young police officer, former Police Service of Northern Ireland assistant chief constable Alan McQuillan once engaged in a bizarre game of cross-(...)

Prison conditions: A washroom in E Block of Portlaoise jail

Dissident republican prisoners in Portlaoise Prison are preparing to sue the State over what they believe are degrading and inhumane conditions in the(...)

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