His unlikely friendship with Ian Paisley became iconic for my generation. If an establishment preacher who once heckled the Pope could develop a true and tender relationship with a former IRA commander, then the rest of us had no excuse for clinging to prejudice and division
Isis has broken down the precious wall which separates childhood from adulthood, innocence from guilt. This, far more than mass murder, is its final dark achievement
The successful enquiry into the Hillsborough disaster has offered a positive example of what can be achieved by a fresh look at the evidence
Three people have been shot inside 24 hours in West Belfast this week, prompting fears the terror group may be increasing its activities
Dissident republicans say they carried out the attack on the promised to kill more "drug dealers and criminals"
Exclusive: Man alleged to have carried out assaults while staying at 'safe houses' in Northern Ireland and Irish Republic in the 1990s
During the Troubles, it was well known British intelligence had informants inside paramilitary organisations
Former IRA comrades claim man 'jarked' bomb to cause more civilian casualties and weaken those opposed to ceasefire
Mr O'Callaghan shot and killed a Special Branch detective in Omagh in 1974 and was linked to a fatal mortar attack the same year
The double agent was alleged in 2003 to be Freddie Scappaticci, a claim he has consistently denied
Northern Ireland Secretary Theresa Villiers called on paramilitary organisations in the region to disband
Irish president Michael D Higgins and Garda commissioner Noirin O'Sullivan lead tributes
Deputy First Minister says killings had not been in the interest of Sinn Fein
The sister of one IRA victim said Corbyn's refusal amounted to an “insult to all our dead loved ones"
This veteran intellectual giant of the frothing right has been a delight since first being elected in 1983
Nationalist leader had blamed unionists for former US diplomat Dr Richard Haass’s failure