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Stories with place: Northern Ireland
  • Belfast IRA figure killed in splinter-group feud 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 2:46 pm
  • BELFAST, Northern Ireland - A senior Irish Republican Army hard-liner has been shot to death in Belfast three years after former comrades in his splinter group threatened to kill them.

  • Michigan State, Northern Ireland school renew pact 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 4:07 am
  • EAST LANSING, Michigan - Michigan State University officials say they have renewed and expanded an agreement with an agricultural college in Northern Ireland.

  • Real IRA man charged with 29 Omagh bomb murders 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 3:35 pm
  • DUBLIN - An Irish Republican Army veteran was charged Thursday with 29 murders over the 1998 car bomb attack on Omagh, the deadliest bombing of the entire Northern Ireland conflict.

  • Queen hosts Irish president on 1st UK state visit 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 7:17 pm
  • LONDON - Amid regal pomp at Queen Elizabeth II's Windsor Castle home, the Irish president and the British monarch have begun Ireland's first state visit to Britain with expressions of mutual affection and respect - and a shared determination to consign national hatreds to a sorrow-tinged past.

  • Century of clashes, compromise between UK, Ireland 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 4:10 pm
  • DUBLIN - Relations between Britain and Ireland have experienced a century of rebellion, terror and treaties, culminating in this week's first-ever state visit by Ireland's president. A look at key flashpoints:

  • Maine teacher charged with sex assault on student 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 5:55 am
  • BELFAST, Maine - A teacher at the Waldo County Technical Center who also coaches softball at an area high school has been charged with sexually assaulting a student.

  • Ex-IRA chief charged over killing of Belfast widow 
    Updated: Mar-21-14 5:49 pm
  • DUBLIN - A former Irish Republican Army commander was charged Friday in connection with the 1972 abduction, killing and secret burial of a Belfast woman, a politically explosive crime because of its disputed links to Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams.