Mr Conlon

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The woman, who failed in her bid to get asylum here,  fears if returned to Angola she will be harmed or killed

A pregnant woman and her Irish citizen fiance have secured High Court permission to challenge the State’s decision to deport her. The State has agreed(...)

 One of the Birmingham Six, Paddy Hill wipes a tear as the coffin of Gerry Conlon is carried into St. Peter’s Cathedral for his funeral Mass in Belfast today. Photograph:  Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

Gerry Conlon was a “victorious human being” who “defeated a mighty foe”, his solicitor and friend Gareth Peirce told mourners at his funeral Mass in S(...)

President Michael D Higgins: he said Mr Conlon was “the victim of a grave miscarriage of justice as was his father, Giuseppe”. Photograph: Alan Betson

The death of Gerry Conlon, who was wrongly jailed for the IRA’s bombing of pubs in Guildford, Surrey in 1974, represents a loss “not only in Ireland, (...)

 Taoiseach Enda Kenny said the financial practices of the charity were ‘indicative of a time in Irish politics’ that he hoped was long gone. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has described revelations that the former head of the Central Remedial Clinic (CRC) received a secret €742,000 retirement pay-off(...)