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Gerry Adams ‘unaware of Docklands bomb but would not have stopped it’
Sinn Féin leader said he would have faced ‘serious dilemma’ if he knew, according to declassified documents

Rory Carroll Ireland correspondent

30, Dec, 2022 @1:16 PM

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Minister said ‘elements’ in UK security services hostile to NI peace process
Notes from 2002 record John Reid saying there was a potential ‘coalition’ trying to frustrate peace process in Northern Ireland

Ben Quinn and Caroline Davies

30, Dec, 2022 @6:01 AM

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Boris Johnson urged ‘hard egg’ approach to NI peace process, papers reveal
Declassified documents suggest Johnson believed in 1996 that Britain could crush the IRA

Rory Carroll Ireland correspondent

28, Dec, 2022 @1:27 PM

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Geoffrey Elborn obituary
Other lives: Biographer who studied the life of Edith Sitwell and also wrote a history of vodka

RM Healey

18, Dec, 2022 @5:38 PM

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Potential suspect for 1974 Birmingham pub bombings identified, say police
With families of those murdered still to receive justice, CPS will review file of evidence from West Midlands force

Vikram Dodd

22, Nov, 2022 @6:27 PM

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Far-right activist Tommy Robinson ‘using former IRA mole to spy on opponents’
New book by Nick Lowles of Hope not Hate claims ex-MI5 informer who bombed for the Republicans is extremist’s ‘surveillance officer’

Mark Townsend Home Affairs Editor

13, Nov, 2022 @8:00 AM

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1984: was the year quite as awful as George Orwell predicted?
Big Brother wasn’t watching you, but there was the IRA Brighton bombing, famine in Africa and the miners’ strike to think about

Chris Hall

25, Sep, 2022 @5:45 AM

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Backlash after O’Neill says there was ‘no alternative’ to conflict during Troubles
Northern Ireland’s first minister designate under fire over comments suggesting IRA armed campaign justified

Rory Carroll Ireland correspndent

04, Aug, 2022 @11:17 AM

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Victim’s family criticise scope of inquest into Guildford pub bombings deaths
Relatives of Ann Hamilton voice frustration as coroner reaches conclusions over deaths of five victims in 1974

Haroon Siddique Legal affairs correspondent

21, Jul, 2022 @3:57 PM

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Stories of children killed in the Troubles to be told to MPs
Relatives and friends of the six victims will narrate their stories in a committee room at Portcullis House

Rory Carroll Ireland correspondent

27, Jun, 2022 @9:36 AM

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MP whose murder sparked Irish civil war to get Commons plaque
Field Marshal Sir Henry Wilson was assassinated by IRA gunmen 100 years ago and then all but forgotten

Rory Carroll Ireland correspondent

21, Jun, 2022 @9:21 AM

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Troubles-era investigations will give amnesty only to those who cooperate
Campaigners say UK government proposal must balance truth and justice for victims and survivors with rights of former combatants

Rory Carroll and Lisa O'Carroll

10, May, 2022 @5:29 PM

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