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Members of Republican Sinn Féin stand on Dublin’s O’Connell Street  during their Easter Rising commemoration on Monday. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/The Irish Times

Another march by dissident republicans, some of them wearing paramilitary style attire, took place on Dublin’s O’Connell Street on Monday to mark the (...)

Members of Saoradh after they marched in Dublin city centre on Saturday afternoon. Photograph: Sam Boal/

Every year dissident republican groups hold military-style marches in Northern Ireland and the Republic to mark the 1916 Easter Rising. In the South,(...)

‘Anybody who has a concern for Northern Ireland, for the people of Northern Ireland, for the future of Northern Ireland, whether it’s in or out of Brexit, should be working to ensure this type of violence doesn’t re-emerge,’ Archbishop Diarmuid Martin said on Friday. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The murder of Lyra McKee in Derry on Thursday night calls for “clear, courageous and unfailing leadership,” Catholic Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid has(...)

Armed police at the scene of rioting Creggan, Derry. Photograph: PA

The dissident republican group the New IRA is suspected by police of being responsible for the fatal shooting of journalist Lyra McKee during rioting (...)

McKee  was an author of Angels with Blue Faces,  and had just signed a two-book deal with Faber & Faber. Her book, The Lost Boys, was due for publication in 2020.

The woman shot dead during rioting in Derry last night was journalist and author Lyra McKee. The 29-year-old tweeted a picture of the disturbances s(...)

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