Undated family handout photo issued by PSNI of Kevin McGuigan with a then-hospitalised  grandson  in 2011. File photograph: Family handout/PSNI/PA Wire

Serious crime branch detectives investigating the murder of former Provisional IRA member Kevin McGuigan snr in east Belfast have described his killin(...)

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(...)

Gerard “Jock” Davison died in the Markets area earlier this month. His killer shot him from behind before discharging four more rounds into his head. File photograph: PSNI/PA Wire

An unusual Eastern European-made gun was used to shoot an ex-IRA commander dead in Belfast. Gerard “Jock” Davison died in the Markets area earlier thi(...)

Former IRA commander Gerard “Jock” Davison, who was gunned down in the street close to his home in the staunchly republican Markets area of Belfast on Tuesday of last week. Photograph: PSNI/PA Wire

Detectives probing the murder of a former IRA commander shot dead in Belfast have said it will be a lengthy investigation.Gerard “Jock” Davison was gu(...)

Gerard Davidson, who was shot dead in the markets area of Belfast this morning. Photograph: Pacemaker

The funeral has taken place of a former IRA commander shot dead in Belfast.Gerard “Jock” Davison was gunned down in the street close to his home in th(...)

A PSNI officer watches over the scene of the fatal shooting of former senior IRA figure, Gerard ‘Jock’ Davison on Welsh Street in the Markets area of Belfast on Tuesday. Photograph:  Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

A 41- year-old man was being questioned on Wednesday by detectives from the PSNI’s serious crime branch about Tuesday’s murder of former IRA commander(...)

Gerard ‘Jock’ Davison was viewed as an assertive figure in the area and would not have been universally popular. Photograph: Daily Ireland

The PSNI has ruled out dissident involvement or a sectarian motive for the murder of former IRA commander Gerard Davison (47) who was shot on Tuesday (...)

In the republican strongholds of the North where the writ of the RUC did not run, the local wiseacres had a saying: “There is no law – but there is order.”

In the wake of the Maíria Cahill disclosures of her sexual abuse, Sinn Féin has found itself caught in an uncomfortable spotlight over the manner in w(...)

Bridgeen Hagans (centre), fiancée of murdered Belfast man Robert McCartney, with four of his five sisters, Donna, Claire, Catherine and Gemma, in 2005. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Wronged women have brought the republican movement to its knees in the past. In a very different context from the Maíria Cahill case, the heroic siste(...)

Kincora Boys Home – scene of homosexual prostitution scandal and never the subject of an inquiry. Photograph: Pacemaker

The former British intelligence officer Colin Wallace told Radio Ulster last weekend that any inquiry into Kincora Boys’ Home will not be able to get (...)

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