Thomas Begley

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Sean Kelly:  convicted of the IRA bombing of Frizzell’s fish shop on the Shankill Road in Belfast in 1993, which killed nine people, including two children.

The Shankill bomber Sean Kelly will not be prosecuted over an incident at a shopping centre in Belfast last month. A spokesman for the North’s Publi(...)

PSNI said they were aware of footage that had emerged on social media over the weekend. Photograph: Stephen Davison/PSNI/PA Wire

A video which appears to show Shankill bomber Sean Kelly being restrained during an incident in a shopping centre in North Belfast is being investigat(...)

Peter Heathwood  at the Long Gallery in Stormont’s Parliament Buildings.  Photograph:  Liam McBurney/PA Wire

What happened to Peter Heathwood – one of the campaigners for a pension for those seriously injured in the Troubles – is almost a “tale of Gothic horr(...)

 Judith Thompson, commissioner for victims and survivors in Northern Ireland:  ‘Their suffering increases by the day and their time is running out.’  Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The Northern Ireland commissioner for victims and survivors, Judith Thompson, has called on the British government to implement a backdated pension sc(...)

IRA killer Sean Kelly (centre) attends a controversial commemoration at Milltown Cemetery in west Belfast for his fellow Shankill Road bomber Thomas Begley, who died alongside the nine victims of the 1993 attack. Photograph: Peter Morrison/PA

Sinn Féin has defended its decision to attend a ceremony marking the 25th anniversary of the death of Shankill bomber Thomas Begley saying there is a (...)

Thomas Begley, the IRA bomber who blew himself up in the Shankill bomb in 1993.

Sinn Féin president Mary Lou McDonald has defended party members attending a commemoration to Shankill bomber Thomas Begley The memorial event has be(...)

An exhibition to commemorate the victims of the Shankill bombing in the Methodist Church on the Shankill Road, Belfast. Photograph: Matt Bohill/Pacemaker

The families of the victims of the Shankill bomb are “still awaiting proper justice” as they mark the 25th anniversary of the IRA attack with a series(...)

 David Bolton has written a book examining the  mental health impact of the Troubles. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Traumatic experiences have afflicted the lives of more than 210,000 people in Northern Ireland, says David Bolton, a 61-year-old retired social worker(...)

Northern Ireland Police Ombudsman Dr Michael Maguire:  Has complained that funding cuts are limiting his office’s ability to investigate police handling of such atrocities as the IRA Enniskillen bombing and the actions of the Shankill Butchers. Photograph: John Harrison/PA Wire

Investigations into the police handling of atrocities such as the Enniskillen and La Mon bombings and the actions of the Shankill Butchers are being d(...)

North Belfast: Sinn Féin candidate John Finucane and DUP contender Nigel Dodds have been deeply affected by the North’s Troubles. Photographs PA

There is a dark symmetry between the two main candidates in the Westminster general election contest for North Belfast. In 1989 the UDA went into the(...)

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