Patsy O Hara

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19 Jully 1981; Protesters walk across the pitch in advance of the Ulster GAA Football Senior Championship Final match between Down and Armagh at St Tiernach's Park in Clones, Monaghan. Photo by Jim Connolly / Connolly Collection/Sportsfile

Laurence McKeown was 25-years-old in April 1981. He was in year four of a life sentence, handed down for the attempted murder of an RUC man in 1977. H(...)

The 10 hunger strikers who died in 1981: Our project, which includes this Irish Times series, a conference that took place in London at the University of Notre Dame and a special issue of the academic journal, The Irish Review, has sought to reassess the events of 1981, and their legacy, 35 years on

Irish identities, Ian McBride argues in History and Memory in Modern Ireland, are “constructed upon a grid of talismanic dates”. The commemorative pr(...)

The funeral procession of veteran Derry republican Peggy O’Hara on  its way  towards the city cemetery following Mass at Longtower Church, July 18th, 2015. File photograph: Margaret McLaughlin

Two people, a man and a woman, were arrested on Wednesday by police investigating paramilitary displays during the wake and funeral of a veteran repub(...)

The funeral procession of veteran Derry Republican Peggy O’Hara in Derry on Saturday. Mrs O’Hara’s son Patsy O’Hara died in the 1981 hunger strike protest.  Photograph: Margaret McLaughlin

A police investigation is under way in Derry into the large-scale paramilitary trappings at the funeral of Peggy O’Hara, a well known republican and m(...)

Football Association of Ireland chief executive John Delaney. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The FAI has failed to respond to questions put to it regarding a video showing its chief executive, John Delaney, singing the republican ballad Joe(...)

Once upon a time there was a faraway land called the North, where the only tourists from the South were Provos and press photographers and reporters. (...)