Ronan Kerr

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Kevin Devlin stands on the pitch at St Enda’s GAA club in Glengormley which is named after his brother Gerry, who was killed by a loyalist gunman at the club in 1997. Photograph: Colm Lenaghan/ Pacemaker

‘We’re remembering everyone equally – their politics, or who killed them, is irrelevant’: Northern GAA clubs remember victims of the Troubles &n(...)

Scorched ground on Meenan Square in the Bogside area of Derry City after the burning of a bonfire with banners making threats towards police officers and a member of the public. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA

The chair of the body which represents rank and file police officers in Northern Ireland has condemned the placing of a banner naming a murdered polic(...)

Constable Ronan Kerr, a 25-year-old Catholic police officer, was killed when a bomb exploded under his car outside his apartment in Highfield Close in Omagh, Co Tyrone, on April 2nd, 2011.  File photograph:  PSNI/PA Wire

The detective leading the investigation into the murder of Constable Ronan Kerr has said he believes there are witnesses in the Omagh area who hold th(...)

Stephen Martin, PSNI deputy chief constable: said  the uncertainty around the UK quitting the European Union was causing difficulty. Michael McHugh/PA Wire

In April the New IRA killed journalist Lyra McKee in Derry while attempting to shoot PSNI officers dealing with a riot. In June, an off-duty police o(...)

Police and army bomb disposal experts at Shandon Park Golf Club in east Belfast last Saturday after a bomb was found  under a car in the car park. Photograph: David Young/PA Wire

The New IRA has said it was responsible for the attempt to kill a PSNI officer in an under-car bomb attack in east Belfast last weekend. The organisa(...)

 Graffiti that has been amended to read “IRA are done. Defeated Army” instead of “IRA undefeated Army” in the Creggan area of Derry  close by the scene where  journalist yra McKee was fatally shot amid rioting on April 18. Photograph:Paul Faith/AFP/Getty Images

The New IRA was established in 2012 when members of the Real IRA, Republican Action Against Drugs and a number of independent republicans came togethe(...)

Armed police at the scene of rioting Creggan, Derry. Photograph: PA

The dissident republican group the New IRA is suspected by police of being responsible for the fatal shooting of journalist Lyra McKee during rioting (...)

Forensic officers inspect the remains of the vehicle  used as a car bomb outside Derry courthouse on January 20th, 2019. Photograph:  Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

Historian Marisa McGlinchey found herself being assailed for comment and explanation from a number of journalistic quarters following the “New IRA” ca(...)

A republican bonefire built in the Bogside of Derry on Wednesday night. Photograph: Margaret McLaughlin.

A bonfire lit in Derry that was emblazoned with the names of murdered police and prison officers has been met with widespread condemnation. The bonfi(...)

The PSNI is most accountable police service in the European Union.

For those engaged in the negotiations leading up to the Belfast Agreement, the future of policing was a central, but seemingly intractable problem. A(...)

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