Tony Doherty

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Mourners gather for Martin McGuinness’s funeral on March 23rd, 2017. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

In Derry, the dead keep watch over the living. Perched high on the Creggan hillside, the headstones in the City Cemetery look down over Derry and its (...)

If you have not been up a mountain previously, Carrauntoohil may not be the recommended starting point. Photograph: Getty Images

When Killarney gardaí alerted Kerry Mountain Rescue to an incident on Carrauntoohil last weekend, it seemed like another “dinner in the oven” evening (...)

Bloody Sunday witness Paddy Walsh creeping towards Patrick Doherty, who was shot dead by Soldier F. The Saville Report found  Doherty  had been shot and mortally wounded as he tried to crawl to safety. Photograph: Gilles Peress

It takes time to walk the length of Clarendon Street in Derry – especially with a bomb in each hand. A long, steep street lined with Georgian houses, (...)

Bloody Sunday, Derry, 1972: British soldiers in the Bogside just before paratroopers opened fire, on January 30th. Photograph: William L Rukeyser/Getty

‘I remember, at the age of about five, standing in the Diamond in Derry and hearing people singing We Shall Overcome. It was sung in a very gentle but(...)

Within half an hour the structure had collapsed amid the flames. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

A timber memorial to people who have died was ceremoniously burned in Derry on Saturday night in front of a massive crowd.Messages from thousands of p(...)