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).
28 April 2013 12:00 AM
Sinn Fein welcomes surprise PUP move toward active involvement in 'reconciliation' process
22 April 2013 07:02 PM
Sinn Fein president Gerry Adams gave evidence in a Belfast court today at the trial of his brother Liam, who is accused of child sex abuse.
19 April 2013 12:20 PM
Today would have been her wedding anniversary
18 April 2013 06:21 PM
The Nobel peace laureate and spiritual leader crossed the city's symbolic peace bridge
11 April 2013 06:44 PM
He is regarded as one of Ireland’s literary giants and most innovative wordsmiths, but James Joyce has himself just become the subject of an unintended piece of linguistic innovation.
Husband relives when his wife Savita Halappanavar asked for a termination, only to be told 'this is a Catholic country'
08 April 2013 07:20 PM
Inquest hears that dentist asked twice for an abortion and was denied on both occasions
05 April 2013 12:04 AM
An audacious attempt by an Irish property developer to rid himself of debts of half a billion dollars by declaring himself bankrupt in the US has caused outrage in Dublin.
01 April 2013 09:59 PM
The Westminster MP for east Belfast tells David McKittrick why she's still optimistic
16 March 2013 12:00 AM
McGeever was sought by the FBI and police in Germany investigating fraud
10 March 2013 07:14 PM
The ghastly image of Father Alec Reid, his face blood-stained after he had tried in vain to save the life of two soldiers, created near-despair in Belfast in 1988.
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