South Armagh man Conor McGinn, the son of a former Sinn Féin councillor, has won a Merseyside seat for the Labour Party in the House of Commons, increasing the party’s majority in St Helen’s North by four votes. Photograph: Conor McGinn Twitter page.

South Armagh man Conor McGinn, the son of a former Sinn Féin councillor, has won a Merseyside seat for the Labour Party in the House of Commons, incre(...)

Bernard McGinn, an IRA sniper convicted of killing the last British soldier to die before the Good Friday peace agreement, has been found dead in Co Monaghan. Photograph: Paul Faith/PA Wire.

Gardaí are investigating the death of a man who confessed to his part in the murder of the last British soldier to die before the Good Friday peace ag(...)