The late Dr Ian Paisley with former taoiseach Bertie Ahern and the carbine musket that Dr Paisley presented to him.   Photograph: David Sleator

A gun famously presented to Bertie Ahern by Ian Paisley during a ceremony on the site of the Battle of the Boyne sold at auction in Belfast this summe(...)

The late Ian Paisley with former taoiseach Bertie Ahern and the carbine musket (circa 1685) that Dr Paisley presented to him. Photograph: David Sleator

A gun famously presented to Bertie Ahern by the Rev Ian Paisley during a ceremony on the site of the Battle of the Boyne was a loan and not a gift, (...)