Wilson Padraic

16 results

Sinn Féin Deputy  Pearse Doherty (left), new president Mary Lou McDonald, new deputy president Michelle O’Neill and Conor Murphy MLA celebrating  at  the RDS on Saturday. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Sinn Féiners are now getting used to a leadership that is not only chromosomally different to what went before – but a leadership where the top post h(...)

Maíria Cahill, above, and two other women alleged they were sexually abused by IRA member Martin Morris when they were in their teens. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The North’s Public Prosecution Service, which mishandled the investigation of rape allegations made by Maíria Cahill, has improved its performance but(...)

Freddie Scappaticci sent a young boy “on a message”, as they say in Belfast, up to the home of 44-year-old Anthony McKiernan in January 1988, asking M(...)

Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams TD speaks at the Sinn Fein 1916 commemoration at Milltown Cemetery, Belfast. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

Divisions must be healed and sectarianism ended to realise the vision of 1916, Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams said at the Easter Rising centenary par(...)

‘It is a measure of the cynicism surrounding policing and justice in the North in cases which are politically sensitive or can be made to seem so that speculation is widespread that the matter will never reach court.’ Photograph: Getty Images

The Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) has made a number of arrests following the killing of Kevin McGuigan in Belfast last week. No inference (...)

Paula  and Claire McCartney, sisters of  Robert McCartney, who together with their three other sisters were to have been key witnesses in the case against two senior republicans charged with IRA membership. Photograph: REUTERS/Paul McErlane

The sisters of Robert McCartney, who was murdered in 2005, were to have been key witnesses in the case against two senior republicans charged with I(...)

Northern Ireland’s Director of Public Prosecutions Barra McGrory  apologises to the three women who were “let down” by the North’s Public Prosecution Service

“That’s a fair description,” said Barra McGrory when asked if his Public Prosecution Service’s handling of the Maíria Cahill sex abuse and IRA interro(...)

Maíria Cahill outside the Dáil. The North’s DPP Barra McGrory, QC, has apologised to Ms Cahill  and two other women over how the PPS dealt with criminal allegations that they were sexually abused by an IRA member. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The North’s Director of Public Prosecutions Barra McGrory QC has apologised to Maíria Cahill and two other women over how the Public Prosecution Servi(...)

Paudie McGahon claims he was raped by an IRA member.

  An alleged victim of rape by an IRA member said republicans who had questioned him about his claim offered to put a bullet in the back o(...)

    Mairia Cahill and two other victims of alleged sexual abuse by an IRA member have held a “constructive” and “positive” meeting with Sir Keir Starmer, QC. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Mairia Cahill and two other victims of alleged sexual abuse by an IRA member have held a “constructive” and “positive” meeting with Sir Keir Starmer, (...)

  • 1
  • 2
  • Next
  • Last »