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).
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.
Father Alec Reid reveals how he tried to save two British soldiers killed in one of the most shocking episodes of the Troubles
10 March 2013 07:08 PM
Priest reveals how he tried to save two undercover British soldiers discovered at a Belfast funeral in 1988.
Mid-Ulster by-election: campaign eerily quiet as IRA murder victim's son faces alleged killer in polls
06 March 2013 04:03 PM
Most assumed it would be a by-election as bitter as any seen in Northern Ireland, not least because one candidate has been accused of involvement in the murder of the father of another.
Sustained immigration has not harmed Britons' employment, say government advisers
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