Pat Finucane

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A well-known political and human rights activist, Jim Cullen served as Sinn Féin’s legal representative in the US and took over as president of Friends of Sinn Féin in 2012. He stepped down from the role this year. File photograph: Simon Carswell

The death has taken place of Jim Cullen, a former president of Friends of Sinn Féin, the political party’s US organisation, and a prominent member of (...)

Former British soldier Dennis Hutchings (left), who has been charged over the fatal 1974 shooting of a man in Northern Ireland, takes part in a protest to call for an end to prosecutions of veterans who served during the Troubles, on Horse Guards Parade, London. Photograph: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

Hundreds of army veterans have marched in Westminster alongside a former soldier who is facing prosecution in connection with the death of a vulnerabl(...)

 Dr Féilim Ó hAdhmaill said he believed he was going to die when water was poured over his mouth and nose.

A university lecturer who alleges he suffered “waterboarding” after he was arrested in Belfast in 1978 has said he believes torture “was the norm, rat(...)

Geraldine Finucane, wife of murdered  Belfast solicitor Pat Finucane, has been granted permission to take a case to the London Supreme Court seeking a full public inquiry into the 1989 killing. File photograph: Alan Betson

Murdered Belfast solicitor Pat Finucane’s widow Geraldine has been granted permission to take a case to the London Supreme Court seeking a full public(...)

North Belfast: Sinn Féin candidate John Finucane and DUP contender Nigel Dodds have been deeply affected by the North’s Troubles. Photographs PA

There is a dark symmetry between the two main candidates in the Westminster general election contest for North Belfast. In 1989 the UDA went into the(...)

Former vice-chairman of the NI Policing Board Denis Bradley delivers a speech at the 43th anniversary of the Dublin and Monaghan bombings in which 34 people were killed. Photograph: Gareth Chaney

Derek Byrne remembers working as a 14-year-old petrol pump attendant filling up the car of Patrick Fay at the Westbrook garage on Parnell Street in Du(...)

Arlene Foster’s comment about Michelle O’Neill’s hair colour was in essence all part of the interminable orange and green squabble. Photograph: Getty

As the Westminster election slips into a faster gear in Northern Ireland, there will be much discussion of Brexit, reinstating Stormont, the colour of(...)

Geraldine Finucane, who witnessed the shooting, had appealed against a 2015 judicial ruling that the decision taken  iby then prime minister David Cameron in 2011 was lawful.  Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

The British government was justified in denying a public inquiry into the killing of Belfast solicitor Pat Finucane, the Court of Appeal in Belfast ru(...)

A wind warning has come into effect. Photograph:Nic Bothma/EPA

1. Drivers warned of debris on roads as 100km/h gusts predicted A status yellow wind warning has come into effect, with Met Éireann predicting gusts (...)

British army soldiers on patrol in Derry in 1971. File photograph: Darde/AFP/Getty Images

The Pat Finucane Centre in Derry has produced papers from 1972 which document four cases of the alleged “waterboarding” of people in Northern Ireland (...)

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