Belfast-born David McKittrick has been reporting on Northern Ireland since 1971, He has written for the East Antrim Times, the Irish Times and was The Independent's Irish correspondent for many years. He is the author of several books including Making Sense of the Troubles (2000) and Lost Lives (1999).
01 October 2013 08:57 PM
Former IRA commander repeatedly abused Aine Adams when she was aged between 5 and 9
18 September 2013 07:52 PM
David McKittrick reports on former terrorist’s visit to Warrington, where two boys died 20 years ago in bombing
13 September 2013 08:51 PM
Northern Ireland deputy first minister Martin McGuinness has criticised the British government’s decision not to set up a public inquiry into the Omagh bomb attack which killed 29 people in 1998.
02 September 2013 03:27 PM
Presidents and poets pay tribute to Seamus Heaney as son reveals content of last text message sent by the Nobel laureate to his wife
11 August 2013 09:01 PM
The Northern Ireland Secretary said the violence was ‘a hugely regrettable step backwards’
11 August 2013 12:00 AM
Police in Northern Ireland are bracing themselves for a fresh wave of violence today after officers came under sustained attack during riots that again proved that no solution has been found to the parades problem.
11 August 2013 12:00 AM
Knock was a shanty town in the west of Ireland that had but a single blessing: in 1879, 15 people saw an apparition of the Virgin Mary . One visit from the Pope a century later, and a local priest was graced with a vision of how to transform this tiny backwater. Four decades on, is his dream still alive?
09 August 2013 06:52 PM
Extra police will be deployed in Northern Ireland this weekend to deal with a number of potentially contentious parades involving both loyalists and republicans.
09 August 2013 06:50 PM
Chief officer of Portlaoise Prison was left brain-damaged and paralysed after he was shot in the back of the neck in Dublin in 1983
08 August 2013 07:35 PM
New information shows that atrocity which claimed 29 lives could have been prevented
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
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