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Auxiliaries question a postman in Dublin. Photograph: Getty Images

The Government has found out late in the day that disentangling the memory of the Royal Irish Constabulary (RIC) and Dublin Metropolitan Police (DMP) (...)

Members of the Black and Tans and British army privates watch fighting during the siege of the Four Courts in Dublin in June 1922. Photograph: Topical Press Agency/Getty Images

The decision of the Government to hold a formal State event as part of the Decade of Centenaries to remember the policemen who served in the Royal Iri(...)

A pair of shoes reputedly given to the IRA’s Joe Cahill by Col Muammar Gadafy. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

A collection of Troubles-era artefacts that includes shoes reputedly owned by Colonel Muammar Gadafy is attempting to secure official museum status ah(...)

Keem Strand on Achill Island, Co Mayo: 73 members of the Junior Soldiers Company of the North-Irish Brigade in Ballymena had planned a week-long stay in August 1964. The adventure camp was to include swimming, climbing, canoeing and water skiing. Photograph : Design Pics / Gareth McCormack

Word gets out that a group of people are planning to come to Achill. They get the message they are not welcome, and the plan is aborted. Sounds famili(...)

The Belfast-Dublin express train arrives at Connolly Station, Dublin, in 1987. Photograph: Jack McManus

The regular targeting of the Dublin-Belfast railway line during the Troubles led one Government official to wonder if armed military should be placed (...)

 Lyra McKee:  was shot dead  during riots in the Creggan area of Derry in April. PSNI/AFP/Getty Images

Less than 24 hours after the murder of the woman she planned to marry, Sara Canning found herself on a platform in the middle of Derry’s Creggan esta(...)

Cardinal Tomás Ó’Fíaich. Photograph: PA Wire

A viciously brilliant lampoon by the infamous Cummings from The Sunday Express of May 31st, 1981, which adorns the cover of this riveting and seminal (...)

SDLP Leader Colum Eastwood: “In 1972, 14 innocent civil rights marchers were gunned down by the British army on the streets of Derry. Is prosecuting those veterans vexatious? No it is not.”   Photograph: Pacemaker Press

The consequences of last week’s general election on the shape of the House of Commons are most visible on the government benches, which can no longer (...)

Any attempt to introduce an effective amnesty for British soldiers will be resisted in the House of Commons, the SDLP leader and newly elected MP for Foyle Colum Eastwood has stated. Photograph: Eric Luke

Any attempt to introduce an effective amnesty for British soldiers will be resisted in the House of Commons, the SDLP leader and newly elected MP for (...)

A 19th-century coco de mer nut, which was said to have aphrodiciac qualities, €400-€600 Adam’s

Adam’s of St Stephen’s Green is holding its final At Home auction of 2019 on December 15th, and the catalogue of over 500 lots includes a collection o(...)

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