John Finucane was eight when loyalists murdered his father in the family home. Three decades later the Sinn Féin Lord Mayor of Belfast is juggling his search for answers with a law practice, the challenges of Brexit, and the captaincy of Lamh Dhearg in tomorrow’s Antrim SFC final.
Sat, 05 Oct, 2019
Margaret Thatcher’s chief legal adviser believed prosecutions would “go as high as chief superintendent” within the RUC over an alleged shoot-to-kill policy in Northern Ireland, newly released secret files reveal.
Mon, 01 Jan, 2018
A Real IRA leader who plotted an explosion during the State visit of Britain’s Prince Charles two years ago has been found guilty by the Special Criminal Court of directing the activities of a terrorist organisation.
Tue, 31 Oct, 2017
Newly released MI5 papers have added fresh speculation that second generation Irishman ‘Paddy’ Costello, the son of a Dublin grocer, could have been The Sixth Man in the infamous Cambridge Spy Ring. Writer/researcher looks at the evidence as to whether he was an Irish nightingale or a carrier pigeon?
Sat, 12 Aug, 2017
The Garda’s security service is examining whether any “pre-planning” for the London attacks occurred in Ireland following claims from a former Muslim radical that a second of the three terrorists had stayed here.
Wed, 14 Jun, 2017