Gene Hetherington finally collects her BA in Commerce at a ceremony alongside her 23-year-old granddaughter
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Tuesday 29 November 2011
The one-time leader of the Real IRA yesterday denied all knowledge of the murders of two senior policemen in a border ambush in 1989.
Friday 02 September 2011
Drawing on 40 years reporting, the BBC's investigative reporter has produced an engrossing account of ruthless fanaticism. Starting with the IRA ("glaring inequalities... were the dry tinder"), Taylor provides insightful accounts of victims, interrogators and terrorists.
Sunday 17 July 2011
Friday 08 July 2011
Two leaders of the Real IRA yesterday failed in their legal attempt to overturn a court order to pay more than £1.5 million for their part in the 1998 Omagh bombing which killed 29 people.
David Dunseith: Broadcaster whose 'Talk Back' programme served as a people's forum during the Troubles
Wednesday 06 July 2011
David Dunseith was a titan of Belfast broadcasting, presenting current affairs radio and television programmes for the entire length of the Troubles in a career that spanned almost four decades. During that time he coped with scores of atrocities and dozens of political cataclysms, earning himself an unrivalled reputation not just for incisiveness but also for courtesy and, above all, fairness and objectivity. In effect he set the gold standard as an interviewer, particularly within BBC Belfast, which broadcast to a society wracked by strong political and sectarian divisions, and all too often by violence as well.
Thursday 23 June 2011
Wednesday 22 June 2011
One of the darkest episodes in the long and bloody history of the IRA was highlighted yesterday in a police report into the killing of 10 Protestant workmen in Co Armagh in the 1970s.
Friday 20 May 2011
Sunday 08 May 2011
The Democratic Unionist Party and Sinn Fein yesterday consolidated their positions as the dominant forces in Northern Ireland politics by scoring well in elections to the Northern Ireland Assembly.
Saturday 07 May 2011
A tense battle for final seats in the Northern Ireland Assembly election will today decide the make-up of the next Stormont government.
Wednesday 04 May 2011
Water cannons from Northern Ireland have been deployed to Dublin ahead of the Queen's visit.
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