The eight-man IRA unit killed in a shoot-out with soldiers following the bombing of the Loughgall RUC station. Clockwise from top left: Gerard O’Callaghan, Antony Gormley, James Lynagh, Eugene Kelly, Declan Arthurs, Patrick McKerney, Seamus Donnelly and Patrick Kelly. Photograph: PA

Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams was rumoured to have set up a notorious IRA gang for ambush by the SAS as they tried to blow up a police station in Ma(...)

Sinn Fein leader for Northern Ireland Michelle O’Neill addresses a memorial event in Cappagh, Co Tyrone, commemorating the 30th anniversary of the shooting dead of eight IRA members and bystander Anthony Hughes in an SAS ambush in Loughgall, Co Armagh. Photograph : Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Sinn Féin northern leader Michelle O’Neill has defended her decision to attend a “martyrs” commemoration for eight IRA men shot dead by the SAS 30 yea(...)

The widow of a civilian shot dead along with eight IRA men can challenge the Northern Ireland secretary’s intervention on whether to order fresh inquests into their deaths, a High Court judge has ruled. Photograph: Getty Images.

The widow of a civilian shot dead along with eight IRA men in 1987 can challenge the Northern Ireland secretary’s intervention on whether to order fre(...)

At the Digital Hub in Dublin: Only seven of the buildings on the sprawling site are currently occupied. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

The State-owned Digital Hub is considering allowing artists and cultural bodies to use existing derelict buildings on the site to help regenerate the (...)