Stefan McCusker stars as Paul Hill in a new short film, Fifteen, about the letters he sent to his family from prison, which screens at the Belfast Film Festival this weekend.

Earlier this year the British government announced that the inquest into the 1974 IRA pub bombings in Guildford is to be reopened. But why revisit a h(...)

 The aftermath of an IRA bomb at the Horse and Groom pub in Guildford, Surrey. Photograph: Michael Stroud/Express/Getty Images

The inquests into the 1974 Guildford pub bombings are to resume more than 40 years since they were suspended, after a coroner ruled that the public we(...)

Former British prime minister David Cameron during the Brexit referendum campaign. Photograph: Gareth Fuller/AFP/Getty Images

The Cabinet has had its last meeting until autumn, Ministers will soon be off on their holidays, Vincent Browne has retired and so we are now official(...)

Paddy Armstrong and his wife Caroline and family at their wedding in 1998

Paddy Armstrong is one of the so-called “Guildford Four”, wrongly convicted of a 1974 pub bombing in Guildford, Surrey. He was sentenced to life impri(...)

 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(...)

Gerry Conlon after his release from the Old Bailey, London, October 1989.  Photograph: Peter Thursfield

Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams was urged by Taoiseach Enda Kenny to use his IRA contacts and help reveal those responsible for the bombing of pubs in G(...)

Gerry Conlon (left), Paul Hill (centre), and Paddy Hill of the Birmingham Six after after the funeral of Birmingham Six member Richard McIkenny in 2006. File Photograph: Julien Behal/PA.

Gerry Conlon’s death yesterday brought back “a lot of difficult emotions and memories”, Paul Hill said today. The two men were among the four Irish pe(...)

Gerry Conlon, one of the Guildford Four, after his release from the Old Bailey, London in  October 1989.File Photograph: Peter Thursfield/The Irish Times.

Gerry Conlon, who spent 15 years in jail for a crime he did not commit, has died in Belfast at the age of 60. Mr Conlon was jailed for life in 1975 fo(...)