Hockey Ireland have conceded there's no further avenue of appeal they can pursue over the Irish men’s video nasty in the Olympic qualifiers last October in Vancouver.
The Green Machine were already celebrating their ticket as their Canadian hosts seemingly had run out of time in their bid to reel in a two-goal deficit.
David and Conor Harte are set to return to the scene of their first international caps following their inclusion in the Irish men’s squad for the FIH Series finals in Le Touquet, France.
The Irish women’s team’s Olympic Games hopes received a huge boost as they were confirmed as one of the host nations for the next phase of qualifiers for Tokyo.
A former Stormont minister appeared emotional as he claimed he was “just one boy” against multiple attempts to “smear” him.
Tyrrell Hatton reaped the rewards of his patience as he added the Italian Open title to his defence of the Dunhill Links Championship.
A relaxed Rory McIlroy made the most of a little help from his friends as he tries to end a disappointing season in style in the British Masters.
Irish hockey had a Saturday to savour as the men guaranteed their place at the 2018 World Cup while the women have to wait a few months but look well set to match their efforts.
Sinn Féin has warned a collapse of the powersharing institutions at Stormont is an option if First Minister Arlene Foster refuses to stand down to allow a probe into her handling of a botched green energy scheme.
The Stormont Assembly has been plunged into crisis after all non-Democratic Unionist members walked out ahead of a disputed statement by the North's First Minister on her role in a botched renewable energy scheme.
Stormont's First Minister Arlene Foster will face a vote of no confidence in her leadership at the devolved Assembly later today as the fall out from a botched green energy scheme intensifies.
Senior Democratic Unionist Jonathan Bell has been suspended from the party.
Sinn Féin wants an urgent independent investigation into the role played by their Democratic Unionist part-ners in government in a botched green energy scheme.
One of the most technically-advanced global export facilities in Europe was officially opened by Lakeland Dairies in Newtownards, Co Down, yesterday.
Ireland 1 Pakistan 0: Alan Sothern’s 46th-minute goal moved Ireland within touching distance of Olympic qualification as they saw off Pakistan 1-0 yesterday in Antwerp.
One of the tallest buildings in Ireland is to be turned into a 200 bedroom hotel as part of a £30m redevelopment.
Airline Jet2 is creating almost 90 jobs at Belfast International Airport as it announced four new routes from its base in the North.
Ireland pushed world number five England hard, but ultimately fell in a shoot-out after drawing yesterday’s men’s Investec Cup final 2-2 in London.
Nobel peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi will meet schoolchildren today during a brief visit to Belfast.
Senior members of the Democratic Unionist Party, including a minister in the power-sharing executive, crowded into the public gallery at a Belfast court as a party colleague was accused of posting an offensive Facebook message.
Talks on the policing of Belfast public order events with a history of large-scale unrest have produced a commitment to non-violence, it was revealed.
A Government minister has made history after becoming the first to address delegates at the DUP’s annual conference.
Playing on European rugby’s most exclusive stage may be a rarity to Ulster but they pack more than enough experience to offset any big-game jitters according to Jonathan Bell who won the Heineken Cup with the province in 1999.
A bomb found in Derry on Sunday night was left outside the family home of a serving police officer, the PSNI has said.
Peter Robinson’s appeals for a shared future in the North are aimed at wooing liberal Protestants rather than Catholics, a rival unionist has claimed.
A man found shot dead in a car in the North may have been the victim of a fall-out among criminals, it emerged today.
A major inquiry into the abuse of children in institutions run by the Catholic church and the state is to be launched in the North, it was announced today.
THE terms of an inquiry into historic institutional abuse in the North will be announced in the autumn.
The Noth's political parties appointed their new power-sharing government today – with Sinn Féin replacing its entire ministerial team.
Thousands of people marched for peace in Omagh yesterday, one week after the murder of constable Ronan Kerr in the Co Tyrone town.
Dissident groups attacking the peace process are a threat to the public and must be faced down by politicians, Sinn Féin’s Martin McGuinness has said.
A massive 500lb bomb has been discovered in Newry packed in a wheelie bin in a van stolen from Co Kildare.
The PSNI have confirmed that the van bomb on the A1 route near Newry was a “substantial” device.
Three children injured in a bomb attack in the North had a miraculous escape, police said today.
There were calls today for a renewed focus on safety around Eleventh night bonfires after a blaze destroyed a house in Co Down.
The introduction of a controversial £1 (€1.20) toll for dropping off passengers at Belfast International Airport prompted calls today for a Stormont investigation.
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HEINEKEN Cup-winning former Ulster stars Andy Ward and Jonathan Bell headed south yesterday to launch the 2010 Heineken Kinsale Sevens in the coastal Cork town last night.
The replacement for disgraced Northern Ireland Assembly Member Iris Robinson was named today.
Police in the North are seeking an extra £76m (€82.7m) from the UK government to help combat the increased threat from dissident republicans, the Chief Constable said today.
Some unionist criticisms of the proposed Bill of Rights for Northern Ireland are factually incorrect, the Human Rights Commission claimed today.
Celebrity agent Colin Angus was killed in a car crash in the North today.
The British government is tonight facing a fresh row over plans for a Bill of Rights for the North.
Detectives were today probing a suspicious blaze which destroyed almost 40 agricultural vehicles.
IN order to prevent Napoleon landing in Dun Laoghaire, the Fortieth Regiment of Foot was sent by the British Army to build fortifications to the north and south of the town — and they built strong and lasting defences.
The head of the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission should be removed from office, Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) leader Ian Paisley claimed today.
A JURY yesterday returned a verdict of accidental death on a 10-month-old baby girl who died in April after choking on a piece of apple at a nursery.
Tommy Bowe returns from international duty and Jonny Bell will fill in for Andrew Trimble as the two changes to the Ulster side that will meet Munster at sold-out Ravenhill on Friday evening.
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