When the Troubles broke out, local press photographers in Northern Ireland were thrust on to the front line of daily shootings, bombings and murders, becoming war correspondents in their home towns, writes Dan Buckley.
Mon, 18 Nov, 2019
A coroner is set to consider the next steps after a UVF interlocutor failed to appear at the Ballymurphy inquest for the third time.
Wed, 16 Oct, 2019
Families of the Stardust victims have said they are disappointed and frustrated that they have not yet received a decision on their request for fresh inquests to be held into the deaths of their loved ones.
Wed, 31 Jul, 2019
“Martina Elaine Keegan died on the 14 February 1981 from extensive burns and carbon monoxide poisoning, received when fire broke out at the Stardust Club, Kilmore Rd Artane, Dublin, on that date.”
Sat, 06 Apr, 2019
Sinn Féin MP Paul Maskey has condemned the shooting of a man in the Ballymurphy area of Belfast tonight.
Sun, 28 Jan, 2018
Gerry Adams has said he understands how victims of IRA violence feel, as he prepares to step aside after 34 years as leader of Sinn Féin.
Sun, 19 Nov, 2017
Sinn Fein is still committed to making a deal with the DUP to return to powersharing, Gerry Adams has insisted.
Sun, 24 Sep, 2017
A man from west Belfast has been sentenced to seven years in prison after pleading guilty to a number of terrorism-related offences.
Thu, 06 Jul, 2017
A husband and wife from the North who died on the same day 45 years apart have been buried together, after the widow passed away as his remains lay in a morgue following exhumation.
Thu, 25 Aug, 2016
Israel may be wrong in many of its policies, especially in colonising the West Bank, but we are hypocrites, writes Gerard Howlin
Wed, 04 May, 2016
Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams qualified his apology for tweeting the N-word to his 111,000 followers, but defended the “context” in which he used the term.
Tue, 03 May, 2016
Gerry Adams has said his use of the n-word in his tweet last night was "inappropriate".
Mon, 02 May, 2016
Proximity to Cork city, an Innishannon area address, and a bit of land — that’s what got Lomond House under offer straight away, at its asking price, on first viewings, this week past.
Sat, 09 Apr, 2016
Gerry Adams has said he raised the cases of the families affected by the Bloody Sunday killings and the Dublin and Monaghan bombings with Prince Charles in a private meeting today.
Tue, 19 May, 2015
Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams hopes that the visit of Britain’s Prince Charles and his wife Camilla to Ireland next month will "promote reconciliation".
Tue, 21 Apr, 2015
A judge has ruled one of the Ballymurphy victims' body is to exhumed for a postmortum.
Thu, 18 Dec, 2014
Britain’s Ministry of Defence has been accused of showing contempt for an inquest investigating the Army killings of 10 people in Belfast.
Tue, 25 Nov, 2014
Seán Bronson rightly notes that the arrest of Gerry Adams in relation to the killing of Jean McConville "should highlight the lopsided version of the Troubles as depicted in the mainstream media" (Letters, May 6).
Sat, 10 May, 2014
Perhaps the arrest of Gerry Adams in relation to the killing of Jean McConville should highlight the lopsided version of the Troubles as depicted in the mainstream media.
Tue, 06 May, 2014
The British Government has rejected a call for an independent re-examination of a British Army operation that left 11 people dead in west Belfast more than 40 years ago.
Tue, 29 Apr, 2014
After the year just past, nobody needs to remind hurling folk that sometimes the stars just fall into place above a particular team.
Thu, 06 Feb, 2014
Thu, 22 Aug, 2013
Duo tackled a vacant farm cluster at the bottom of the Blackstairs and now it’s all fully restored, at a tempting price, Tommy Barker reports.
Sat, 17 Aug, 2013
A viable pipe bomb has been thrown at a house in west Belfast.
Tue, 01 Jan, 2013
A 37-year-old man has been shot in the legs in Belfast.
Fri, 30 Nov, 2012
An IRA bombing atrocity that killed nine people 40 years ago today in the village of Claudy in the North was appalling and indefensible, Sinn Féin's Martin McGuinness has said.
Tue, 31 Jul, 2012
A young man was shot in the leg in Belfast in what police have called “a paramilitary-style shooting”.
Fri, 22 Jun, 2012
The British government has told the families of 11 people killed by British troops in the case known as the Ballymurphy Massacre that there will be no independent investigation of the deaths.
Wed, 20 Jun, 2012
If ever the All-Ireland Club finals needed a reason for approval, Saturday was it.
Mon, 13 Feb, 2012
The bereaved families of 10 people shot dead by British soldiers have appealed to Taoiseach Enda Kenny to support their calls for an independent investigation.
Thu, 08 Dec, 2011
Police in West Belfast have seized a quantity of cannabis following the planned search of a house on the Glenalina Road area of Ballymurphy.
Thu, 04 Nov, 2010
New eyewitness accounts of the shootings of 11 people by British soldiers in the North were submitted to the region‘s Attorney General today in a bid to get fresh inquests opened.
Fri, 29 Oct, 2010
Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams clashed with Northern Ireland Secretary Owen Paterson after he wore a wristband supporting the Army at a meeting with families bereaved by British troops, it emerged today.
Fri, 08 Oct, 2010
The families of 11 people shot dead by the Parachute Regiment in west Belfast are to meet Northern Ireland Secretary Owen Paterson later.
Thu, 07 Oct, 2010
Government and society must have the guts to confront past wrongs in the North if the region is to look to a better future, a senior Catholic Church leader said today.
Fri, 30 Jul, 2010
The Catholic Church is set to release eyewitness reports on an incident in West Belfast nearly 40 years ago when 11 people were killed.
The Catholic Church today backed calls for an independent inquiry into the British Army killings of 11 people in west Belfast almost 40 years ago.
Thu, 29 Jul, 2010
Families of 11 people killed by the British Army six months before Bloody Sunday will meet the Northern Ireland Secretary, it was revealed today.
Thu, 17 Jun, 2010
Two men were questioned today by police investigating the theft of legally held guns in west Belfast.
Thu, 21 Jan, 2010
Two men were questioned today by police investigating the theft of legally-held guns in west Belfast.
A woman’s family was held captive by 'tiger kidnappers' today as she was forced to remove cash from her workplace.
Tue, 22 Dec, 2009
A man has been injured after shots were fired through a house window in the Northe police said today.
Sun, 06 Dec, 2009
The family of a teenager murdered by the IRA at the height of the Troubles said republican claims he was a security forces' informant had finally been dismissed.
Thu, 06 Aug, 2009
Police in the North are investigating a petrol bomb attack on a house in Belfast this morning.
Thu, 28 May, 2009
A man was shot several times in the legs in an attack in west Belfast today.
Wed, 20 May, 2009
Proposals to pay compensation to all victims of the North's conflict are a distraction, a nationalist victims’ campaigner said today.
Sun, 25 Jan, 2009
The inquest into the disputed killing of an IRA man by police has again been delayed, it was confirmed today.
Thu, 22 Jan, 2009
A number of people have been moved from their homes following the discovery of a suspicious object in west Belfast this morning.
Tue, 04 Nov, 2008
Police in the North are today investigating the theft of an oil truck in west Belfast.
Sat, 26 Jul, 2008
Police in the North are tonight hunting a gang who got into a struggle with a 97-year-old man after breaking into his house.
Sat, 21 Jun, 2008
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