Pat Finucane

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John Finucane said it  is a proud day for him being elected Lord Mayor of Belfast. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA

The son of murdered human rights lawyer Pat Finucane has been elected as the new Lord Mayor of Belfast. At the council’s AGM at city hall on Tuesday(...)

Paul Whitters’s football boots, which are part of the Pat Finucane Centre’s exhibition In Their Footsteps. Photograph: Pat Finucane Centre

If there’s one thing Helen Whitters knows for certain, it’s that her son Paul would have had a family. “Knowing the type of boy he was, I’m sure he w(...)

Eddie Fullerton, a Donegal county councillor who was killed by the UDA. His daughter Amanda wants a meeting with the Taoiseach to discuss the implications of the non-disclosure

The North’s police ombudsman has called for an independent review to be carried out after “significant, sensitive information” about Troubles killings(...)

From left to right: John Finucane, lawyer Peter Madden, Geraldine Finucane, Michael Finucane and Dermot Finucane outside Government buildings in Dublin, following their meeting with the Taoiseach Leo Varadkar on Monday Photograph: Cate McCurry/PA Wire

An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has offered his support to the family of murdered Belfast solicitor Pat Finucane as they continue their lengthy campaign for(...)

John Finucane speaks at St Mary’s University College in Belfast at an event to mark the 30th anniversary of the death of his father, solicitor Pat Finucane. Photograph: Kelvin Boyes/PA Wire

Belfast solicitor Pat Finucane was murdered to silence other human rights lawyers, his son has said. This week marks 30 years since Finucane was shot(...)

Sinn Féin’s Gerry Adams at the party ard fheis last February.  Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Sinn Féin’s Gerry Adams has been given the go-ahead to challenge two historic prison escape convictions at the UK’s highest court. The former Sinn Fé(...)

Belfast solicitor John Finucane (left) is to stand for Sinn Féin in Belfast in next May’s local government elections.  Photograph: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images.

Belfast solicitor John Finucane is to stand for Sinn Féin in Belfast in next May’s local government elections, it was announced on Tuesday. Mr Finuca(...)

Michelle O’Neill and Mary Lou McDonald of Sinn Féin. Photograph : Niall Carson/PA Wire

Sinn Féin has described the British government as the “main conflict protagonist” during the Troubles. Sinn Féin in its 30-page submission to the Bri(...)

Geraldine Finucane  described Sir Desmond’s 2012 report into the killing of her husband as a “whitewash”. Photograph: Kirsty O’Connor/PA Wire

The family of murdered Belfast solicitor Pat Finucane has urged the United Kingdom’s highest court to rule that a public inquiry should be held into h(...)

Bloody Sunday anniversary parade makes its way through the Bogside in Derry in 2002. Photograph: Trevor McBride

Unlike many other international peace agreements, the Belfast Agreement did not include an overarching mechanism to deal with the legacy of the confli(...)

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