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Frankie Quinn in Lisnuhull Park in Dungannon, the estate he grew up in. Photograph:James Forde

Frankie Quinn knew it was time for the IRA to call a ceasefire. “We were saying the armed struggle’s failed, it can’t win,” Quinn explains. “The jail(...)

Richard Harris in 1972: the actor recorded a poem titled There Are Too Many Saviours on My Cross. Photograph: Tony Russell/Getty

This report details the press conference Richard Harris held to announce the release of his record, and was originally published in the Guar(...)

A police road block close to the scene where an explosive device was detonated at Wattle Bridge close to Newtownbutler, Co Fermanagh earlier this month. Photograph: PA

The PSNI on Friday released one of two men arrested on Thursday by its terrorism investigation unit in connection with an investigation into alleged C(...)

A police roadblock close to the scene near Newtownbutler, Co Fermanagh, where a device was detonated on Monday. Photograph: PA Wire

Two men who were arrested in connection with suspected dissident republican attempts to kill police officers and British soldiers have been released u(...)

A police roadblock close to the scene near Newtownbutler, Co Fermanagh, where a device was detonated on Monday. Photograph: PA Wire

Two men were arrested on Sunday in connection with suspected dissident republican attempts to kill PSNI officers and British soldiers. The men, aged (...)

Handout file photo from August 28th, 1979   of the remains of the British army truck which caught the full force of an IRA bomb at Warrenpoint, Co Down, killing seven soldiers. Photograph: PA

A survivor of a double bomb attack which killed 18 soldiers in Co Down 40 years ago says he finally feels at peace with himself. Tom Caughey, a forme(...)

File photograph, from June 1995, of the border checkpoint at Clady, Co Derry, on the border with Donegal. Photograph: PA Wire

A hard Brexit could become a “trigger” for people to join dissident republican or loyalist paramilitary groups, the Chief Constable of the Police Serv(...)

PSNI deputy chief constable Stephen Martin said the incident was a deliberate attempt to kill police officers and soldiers from a British army bomb disposal unit. Photograph: Michael McHugh/PA Wire

Dissident republicans were behind the “indiscriminate and reckless” bomb attack close to the Border in Co Fermanagh in a deliberate attempt to kill of(...)

Stephen Martin, PSNI deputy chief constable: said  the uncertainty around the UK quitting the European Union was causing difficulty. Michael McHugh/PA Wire

In April the New IRA killed journalist Lyra McKee in Derry while attempting to shoot PSNI officers dealing with a riot. In June, an off-duty police o(...)

Veterans attend a parade in Lisburn at a memorial event organised by the Northern Ireland Veterans Association on Saturday to mark the 50th anniversary of the start of Operation Banner, the arrival of British troops onto the streets of Northern Ireland, in 1969. Photograph: Paul Faith/AFP/Getty

Thousands of people have gathered at a commemorative event in Lisburn to mark the 50th anniversary of British troops being deployed in Northern Irelan(...)

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