When asked if the IRA should be admitted to Northern Ireland talks without first ending its campaign of violence, Mandela fumbled his reply
Tributes paid to Father Alec Reid, trusted go-between of both the IRA and British Government
Former IRA commander repeatedly abused Aine Adams when she was aged between 5 and 9
David McKittrick reports on former terrorist’s visit to Warrington, where two boys died 20 years ago in bombing
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
‘Peace envoy’ to Northern Ireland appointed in a bid to resolve issue of contentious parades
The rich can have different sensibilities from the rest of us. Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, a relative of the King of Saudi Arabia and reputedly the world’s richest Arab, has been deeply offended by Forbes Magazine placing him 26th on its rich list, with an estimated wealth of $20 billion.
Theresa Villiers says dissident republican groups will continue to plan attacks
Priest reveals how he tried to save two undercover British soldiers discovered at a Belfast funeral in 1988.
Sinn Fein veteran Francie Molloy insisted his party colleague Martin McGuinness would be a hard act to follow after winning the Westminster seat vacated by Stormont's deputy First Minister.
'Mass fatalities' avoided in major coup for security forces as three men arrested
It will be an election with an extraordinary subplot, where one candidate has been publicly accused of killing the father of the other.
Police were bracing themselves for another night of violence after a protest by loyalists against new restrictions on flying the Union flag passed peacefully.
US secretary of state Hillary Clinton urged an end to the new outbreak of violence in Northern Ireland today.
Violence which erupted in Belfast after a controversial vote on the Union flag was unacceptable, Northern Ireland's First Minister warned today.
In January Colin Duffy, now under arrest for questioning about the killing this week of the prison officer David Black, was acquitted of the murders of two soldiers outside Massereene Barracks in Antrim who were about to leave for duty in Afghanistan.