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Historic Handshake

AP | Posted 05.19.2015 | World

DUBLIN (AP) — Prince Charles offered a historic handshake Tuesday to Gerry Adams, longtime leader of the Irish nationalist Sinn Fein party and reput...

Head Of Major Irish Political Party Linked To Horrific Wartime Murder

The New Yorker | Posted 03.09.2015 | World

Gerry Adams has long denied being a member of the I.R.A. But his former compatriots claim that he authorized murder....

Gerry Adams

Paula Gordon | Posted 07.06.2014 | Media
Paula Gordon

I have no special knowledge of the Troubles. But I am personally acquainted with Mr. Adams. I found him to be a man of peace, not of violence, when we welcomed him to our program in 2004.

Shining Lights

Paula Gordon | Posted 02.10.2014 | Politics
Paula Gordon

The human animal is, quite reasonably, afraid of the dark. When living in it, we seek light. In accepting the reality of Nelson Mandela's death, my sad heart is drawn to the light of hope he offers us all: history will be what we make of it.

Woman In IRA Tape Scandal Found Dead

AP | SHAWN POGATCHNIK | Posted 03.26.2013 | World

DUBLIN -- An Irish Republican Army veteran who accused Sinn Fein party chief Gerry Adams of involvement in IRA killings and bombings has been found de...

Will Gerry Adams Face Trial Over IRA Past?

AP | By SHAWN POGATCHNIK | Posted 03.18.2012 | World

DUBLIN -- A trans-Atlantic legal showdown could determine whether Gerry Adams, the Irish republican chieftain long at the center of Belfast war and pe...

The Real IRA Lesson for U.S. in Middle East Peace

Niall O'Dowd | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Niall O'Dowd

Perhaps the notion of Hamas at peace talks sounds so far fetched as to be beyond the pale. It shouldn't be. An outreach from the United States worked in Ireland and it could work in the Middle East.

The Media's Role in Combating Unilateral Points of View

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

The following summarizes the author's comments at a round table this week to launch UNESCO's World Report "Investing in Cultural Diversity and Intercu...

Willie O'Dea, Irish Defense Minister, Resigns After Brothel Slur

AP | SHAWN POGATCHNIK | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

DUBLIN — Ireland's defense minister resigned from his post Thursday after falsely accusing a political rival of running a brothel – and th...

Northern Ireland Deal Reached: Protestants Accept Plan To Share Government With Catholics

AP | SHAWN POGATCHNIK | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BELFAST, Northern Ireland — Lawmakers from Northern Ireland's major Protestant party have unanimously backed a compromise plan with the Catholic...

Northern Ireland: Brown And Cowen Head To Belfast To Avert Power Sharing Crisis

AP | SHAWN POGATCHNIK | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

HILLSBOROUGH, Northern Ireland — The British and Irish governments launched a round-the-clock mission Monday to save Northern Ireland's unraveli...

Belfast Violence Erupts Around Parades

The Independent | David McKittrick | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A number of police officers were injured in scattered incidents in various parts of Northern Ireland yesterday as tensions rose in the wake of traditi...

Northern Ireland Needs Its Own Version of "Brown vs The Board of Education" - and Fast

Johann Hari | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Johann Hari

The blood-spilling of the past week - and the rock-solid resistance to it - should lead us to a new political cry. Prime Minister Brown, Taoiseach Cowen, First Minister Robinson - tear down this wall between Northern Ireland's children.

Northern Ireland Attacks Unite Region's Politics

The Huffington Post | Catherine Lyons | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Two deadly attacks on Northern Ireland security forces in the past few days have raised fears that the province may be returning to an era of violence...