The celebration of the first same-sex marriage in the North might lull you into the false belief that we are now living in a fully tolerant society that allows people to be who they are, but change does not come fully formed.
Police in the North are appealing for information following an armed robbery in Carrickfergus, Co Antrim last night.
With both annual ISA All-Ireland Championships settled, the Autumn Leagues around the country are now in full swing, a subtle shift of gears between the main sailing season and the hardcore enthusiasts of the sport has taken place.
After 30 hours of sailing in the Volvo Round Ireland Race, the prospect of a small boat claiming overall victory is starting to become real as virtually all the 56-strong fleet had passed the Fastnet Rock off the West Cork coast last night.
The countdown is on and the transition from Rio 2016 to Tokyo 2020 was marked by a gathering of Olympic Sailing hopefuls in Dublin this week.
Three men have appeared in court in Northern Ireland on attempted intimidation charges as part of a police investigation into alleged paedophile hunting.
The renewed growth of cockfighting in Britain is a reminder that the ways of the past are not easily shaken, writes Paul Rouse.
Before Niamh Kavanagh underwent surgery on January 31 for an ongoing problem with her thyroid, she sounded as if she was asthmatic, writes Irene Feighan.
Four people have been arrested by detectives investigating the feud murder of a loyalist.
A man has been arrested over the murder of a father in front of his three-year-old son.
Homes have been boarded up at a number of huge bonfire sites in the North amid concerns around safety and risk to property.
Masked loyalists appear to have broken a court order banning them from extending an Eleventh night bonfire in Belfast.
While the opening regattas of the main Irish sailing season have proven to be robust affairs, it fell to Kinsale and the opening races of the O’Leary Life Sovereigns Cup to provide some respite yesterday.
The case against a man accused of the murder of a loyalist in a busy supermarket car park is "weak, tenuous and circumstantial", his lawyer has told a court.
A man has been charged with the murder of a loyalist in a busy supermarket car park as his three-year-old son looked on.
A man has been arrested over the murder of a loyalist in a busy supermarket car park as his three-year-old son looked on.
A man has been arrested after a loyalist supporter was shot dead in a supermarket car park in Bangor in County Down on Sunday.
British energy supply company InfraStrata is considering a sale of its potentially lucrative Islandmagee gas storage project in Co Antrim if it fails to land a much-needed investor to help develop the asset.
Two men have been charged with murder following the death of a prominent loyalist in the North.
The PSNI is appealing to anyone with information to come forward.
A member of staff at a bar in Carrickfergus has been left in a serious condition in hospital with head injuries following a gang attack.
A man was attacked and a woman and four children escaped injury in a burglary at a house in the North.
Police in the North are appealing for information after two men were attacked by armed robbers in county Antrim.
Update - 1.15pm: A second security alert is underway in Antrim today.
Police in the North are hunting a masked man who fired a crossbow bolt at a van in Co Antrim.
City Sightseeing Belfast is the latest company to try to take advantage of the Pokémon Go craze with the addition of Pokémon Go Hunting Trips.
The Munster Junior team took another big step towards the Junior Interprovincial Championship title with an 11-10 win over reigning champions Ulster at Clonakilty.
Two police officers have been left shaken but physically unharmed after coming under attack while on patrol in the North.
SET in Northern Ireland in 1987, Rain Dogs is the fifth in Adrian McKinty’s series of novels featuring RUC detective Sean Duffy.
A man in his 30s has died after his car was caught in floods in Co Offaly.
A pedestrian, in her 50's, has died following a road collision in county Antrim yesterday evening.
On his first gravel rally in his CombiLift Ford Fiesta WRC Monaghan’s Josh Moffett took an impressive second place in the Plains Rally in Wales where his older brother Sam, in an identical car, was sixth.
The showpiece match of the season takes place this weekend as the Munster Junior Cup final pits the dominant junior club of the season, Clonmel, with the top seconds of a senior club, Shannon, at Thomond Park on Sunday (5pm).
Brendan Cleary was born in Carrickfergus and now lives in Brighton. He has published eight collections of poetry and is editor of the journal The Echo Room.
A former Northern Ireland policeman who is one of three men sought in relation to an alleged racist incident involving Chelsea football fans on a Paris Metro train, has apologised for his involvement.
A former policeman who is one of three men sought in connection with an alleged racist incident involving Chelsea football fans on a Paris Metro train has apologised for his involvement.
Two men were so disappointed with the quality of cannabis sold in Carrickfergus, Co Antrim, that they decided to grow their own, a court heard today.
What began as a school project promoting concussion awareness is set to go national, as a group of young people honour the memory of a teenager who died from a head injury sustained playing rugby.
Legends from soccer, GAA and rugby have come out in support of a campaign to raise funds for a memorial for a footballer who was the first Irish man to play for Manchester United.
There has been a more than 40% increase in teenagers turning up at emergency departments with sports-related concussion in the last year, an Oireachtas committee has been told.
Martina Devlin has changed as a novelist and as a newspaper columnist. She spoke to Sue Leonard about her new book which is “a cracking good story”.
Ireland, 2014 Six Nations champions, are the only nation in the IRB’s top 20 test sides without a men’s Sevens team.
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The IRFU has warned parents, coaches and players of their responsibility to be extra vigilant for signs of concussion among amateur rugby players.
Viewing gets underway in Castlecomer tomorrow (Oct 6) for the Chatsworth fine art and antique sale by Fonsie Mealy auctioneers on Tuesday (Oct 8) at 10am.
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