BC is ordered to turn over IRA materials
- A federal judge has ordered Boston College to turn over recorded interviews of a former member of the Provisional Irish Republican Army to federal prosecutors in Boston.
In a case being watched closely on both sides of the Atlantic, Boston College filed a motion in US District Court yesterday to stop British authorities from getting records from an oral history project involving paramilitary fighters in Northern Ireland.
The Big Picture: The Queen in Ireland
- Though peace has come to Northern Ireland in the present, much work remains to be done between Ireland and Britain in the future. Into that hopeful but uncertain present stepped Queen Elizabeth II, making the first Royal visit to Ireland in her near 60-year reign. The historic four-day visit turned a new page in the relationship. (37 photos total)
Opinion: Goodwill travels
- THIS WEEK, Queen Elizabeth II will make a state visit to Ireland — the first such visit since Irish independence in 1921 changed political relations on these islands.