National Public Radio
'That's That': A Memoir Of Loving And Leaving Northern Ireland
Colin Broderick's first book, Orangutan , told the story of the 20 years - at least, as he could remember it - of being drunk, drug addicted and often desperate struggling to make his way as an Irish immigrant to New York.
Fri May 17, 2013
Irish Republican News
McKevitt appeal decision 'another injustice'
The Republican Network for Unity has condemned the decision of a court in Dublin not to allow an appeal by Michael McKevitt to proceed, describing the case as a miscarriage of justice.
Wed May 15, 2013
Bail refused for brother of Alan Ryan
A 22-year-old brother of murdered dissident republican Alan Ryan has been refused bail at the High Court today.
US Congress critical of UK inquiry into 1989 killing of Pat Finucane
The British government was heavily criticised at a US congressional committee on Wednesday for reneging on a pledge to hold an inquiry into one of the most controversial incidents of the Northern Ireland Troubles, the killing of Belfast civil rights lawyer Pat Finucane .
Tue May 14, 2013
Belfast-set thriller The Fall joins the few dramas to tackle the Troubles
Throughout the 30 years of the Troubles - and even after - TV was reluctant to explore the divisions of Northern Ireland.
Mon May 13, 2013
Ita s time to appoint special counsel, explore impeachment of President Obama
Two big scandals dominated the mainstream media on Friday. First, the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee held hearings that shed more light on the fact that the truth on Benghazi was obscured by the State Department and that senior officials knew the attacks were not motivated by a YouTube video.
Northern Ireland warning: Paramilitaries are back on the march
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.
Duffy abandons legal action over murders
The 45-year-old Lurgan man was seeking damages for alleged wrongful arrest, false imprisonment and malicious prosecution over the shootings in his hometown 16 years ago.
The Indianapolis Star
Don't let fear guide U.S. drone policy
Consider this thought experiment: What if Great Britain identified U.S. citizens who were directing IRA terrorist activities, including a recent bombing in London? If the British had the same drone capabilities we do, would we be fine with them using targeted attacks on U.S. citizens they identify as terrorists? I am sure we wouldn't, and that ... (more)
More money for ex-IRA prisoners
Ex-IRA prisoners who received European Union funding through an organisation exposed for failing to comply with company law have been granted more money.
93% Shadow Dancer
A tense, thought-provoking thriller, Shadow Dancer is bolstered by sensitive direction from James Marsh and a terrific performance from Andrea Riseborough.
Sun May 12, 2013
In Paris Now
Mrs, Thatcher having passed away, a UMP - Union pour un Movement Populaire - councillor, JA©rA me Dubus, motioned at a Paris municipal meeting that a street or square in Paris should be named after her: Rue or Avenue or Boulevard, or Place Margaret Thatcher.
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
'Ourselves' weaves tale of Irish politics, women and their men
By Anne Devlin, directed by Matthew J. Carr. Presented by Pilgrim Soul Productions at the Worcester Hibernian Cultural Center, 19 Temple St.
Sat May 11, 2013
Northern Ireland gaol where Republican inmates staged a hunger strike ...
The listed historic former prison was constructed in 1780 and closed in 1986. A blueprint worth millions for its transformation has been approved by Armagh City Council.
Family appeals to McGuinness and Adams over IRA bomb in Birmingham
Julie and Brian Hambleton, brother and sister of Maxine Hambleton who died int he bombing, have started a campaign entitled Justice For The 21.
Fri May 10, 2013
The Sun Online
ira crossfire hell of voice star carla maney
OPERA sensation Carla Maney last night revealed how her father braved a hail of bullets to save her life after she was shot during an IRA gunfight.
Irish Republican News
IRA leaders divided on armed struggle, say Thatcher memos
The British government was aware before the 1981 hunger strike that some senior Provisional IRA figures were privately opposed to the use of physical force, according to secret documents found in the papers of Margaret Thatcher.
Irish Republican News
PSNI to pay for harassment
The harassment of republicans through 'Section 21' stop and search operations has been found to be illegal by the Court of Appeal in Belfast.
Barack Obama to visit Belfast ahead of G8
The President is expected to meet political and community leaders during a whistle-stop tour of the city next month.
Northern Ireland leaders outline new peace plan
First Minister Peter Robinson and his deputy, Martin McGuinness , have outlined plans to bring young people together across sectarian lines in Northern Ireland.