Justice Minister Alan Shatter and Garda Commissioner Martin Callinan give their reaction to the Smithwick report at Farmleigh House in Dublin. Photograph: PA

The findings of the Smithwick Tribunal have served to cast a chink of light into another dark aspect of the Troubles that destabilised Northern Irelan(...)

Former garda Owen Corrigan has said he rejects the fidings of the Smithwick Tribunal of Inquiry. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times.

Former Garda detective sergeant Owen Corrigan has completely rejected the findings of the Smithwick Tribunal that concluded he had an inappropriate re(...)

Minister for Justice Alan Shatter (left) and Garda Commissioner Martin Callinan speak to reporters at Farmleigh House in Dublin today about the Smithwick report. Photograph: PAA

Garda Commissioner Martin Callinan said he is “horrified” by revelations from the Smithwick Tribunal that there was collusion between members of the f(...)

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Owen CorriganOwen Corrigan was a detective sergeant at Dundalk Garda station. He appeared twice and was the last of the 200 witnesses to be heard. Det(...)

Mr Justice  Peter Smithwick arriving at the Tribunal. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times.

20 March 1989: RUC chief supt Harry Breen and supt Bob Buchanan are shot dead in an IRA ambush near Jonesborough, south Armagh. The officers were retu(...)

High-profile witnesses at the Smithwick Tribunal have included former Garda commissioner Noel Conroy, above. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

A long-awaited report into allegations of Garda collusion in the IRA murder of two senior RUC men will be be handed over to the Government today.The (...)

Enda Kenny: said the suggestion would be hard for families who had lost loved ones in the Troubles to accept

The proposal by the North’s Attorney General John Larkin for a cessation of all inquiries into Troubles-related killings up to the 1998 Belfast Agreem(...)

Andrew Gunnery (100), of the Royal Ulster Rifles,  vetern of the second World War, at the British Legion Annual Service of Rememberence at St Patrick’s Cathedral, Dublin. Photograph: Alan Betson

President Michael D Higgins led the large attendance at the Remembrance Day ceremony to commemorate Ireland’s war dead at St Patrick’s Cathedral, Dubl(...)

DUP Minister for Enterprise Arlene Foster:  said she had approached senior PSNI officers and  the Director of Public Prosecutions   over  Gerry Kelly’s  comments

The PSNI is investigating incidents at Sunday’s controversial republican parade in Co Tyrone and may prepare files for the DPP in relation to it. Unio(...)

New information has come to light about the murders following and investigation by the PSNI’s Historical Inquiries Team.

New inquests into the deaths of 10 Protestant workers murdered in Co Armagh in January 1976 have been ordered by the North’s attorney general.They die(...)

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