Concern has been voiced about the appearance of threatening graffiti at a republican bonfire site in north Belfast.
A Northern Ireland department failed to comply with its equality obligations ahead of a controversial decision on cutting an Irish language bursary, an investigation found.
The story of the anthems offers a sharp insight into how a United Ireland has been imagined by too many of those who profess to desire it as something that is united only in geography but not in much else, writes Paul Rouse.
But, the changing of the guard is coming and Mary Lou McDonald is the clear favourite to take over the role as Sinn Féin leader.
Pupils from Irish medium schools in Northern Ireland have rallied outside Stormont to protest at the ongoing deadlock over the introduction of language legislation.
A former Sinn Féin Assembly committee chairman has resigned following allegations that he communicated with loyalist Jamie Bryson before he gave explosive evidence about the Nama property deal.
One constituency remained undeclared as the Northern Ireland Assembly reached its conclusion.
Politicians in the North are to be sued over the lack of laws to promote the Irish language.
Stormont's politicians are to be sued over the lack of laws to promote the Irish language.
The late Nevin Spence’s family said that they were humbly honoured to have a state-of-the-art educational centre named after him at the revamped Kingspan Stadium in Belfast.
Last Wednesday afternoon the Mooreland/Owenvarragh Residents Association had their proverbial day in court.
Plans for a proposed new venue for Ireland’s rugby World Cup bid in 2023 have been quashed.
Doubt has been cast over the future of a multimillion-pound revamp of a stadium capable of hosting 2023 Rugby World Cup matches in Northern Ireland.
"Curry my yoghurt can coca coalyer", said DUP MLA Gregory Campbell, clearly taking the p*ss.
The whole island of Ireland would reap the benefits of a successful bid to stage the 2023 Rugby World Cup, Irish coach Joe Schmidt has said.
Gerry Adams will undergo a fourth day of questioning by detectives over the 1972 murder of Belfast mother-of-10 Jean McConville.
Scheduled to play their Sigerson Cup game against Queen’s University in Belfast, the management team of Galway and Mayo Institute of Technology made the sensible decision to book a hotel.
Growth and promotion of the Irish language in Northern Ireland is being blocked by hostile attitudes in Stormont and a lack of support for its use in the courts and in education, according to the Council of Europe.
A swimming pool and the dock that once housed the Titanic are among some of the unusual locations film lovers can watch classics in the coming weeks.
First Minister Peter Robinson tonight accused Sinn Féin MLA Gerry Kelly of reckless behaviour after he was seen clinging to the bonnet of a moving Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) Landrover.
The Police Ombudsman is investigating after a Sinn Fein Minister was injured by a police vehicle during a contentious parade in Belfast.
Assembly members in the North are today poised to vote through a controversial bill barring ex-prisoners guilty of serious offences from becoming special advisers to Stormont ministers.
MICKEY Harte is set to carry out a major overhaul of his Tyrone squad.
A major redevelopment at the home of Ulster Rugby will get under way later this month after the club secured almost £15m (€18.7m) of promised British Government funding.
More than twice as many Catholics as Protestants have been appointed to the board of Sport Northern Ireland, it was claimed tonight.
The lighting of the Paralympic Flame at Northern Ireland’s devolved parliament has shone the message of the power of human endeavour and energy, it has been claimed.
The highest mountain in the North will witness the lighting of the Paralympic flame tomorrow as the region prepares to celebrate the Games in London.
The Olympic Torch will visit the Belfast slipways where the Titanic was built today as it begins its five-day relay through the North before arriving in Dublin later in the week.
More than 40 torch bearers will carry the Olympic flame through the streets of Dublin when it tours the only city outside the UK.
HEINEKEN CUP organisers are likely to confirm this morning that the competition quarter-final between Munster and Ulster at Thomond Park will take place on Easter Sunday, April 8.
Plans for a major redevelopment of Ravenhill rugby stadium have been given the green light, Assembly ministers confirmed today.
PROMINENT loyalists, a financial adviser to the embattled Icelandic government, a Greek economics expert and a Cork sporting legend will be among the speakers at a major summer school organised by Sinn Féin.
GAA fans in the North face huge fines if they drink on buses to matches or celebrate with their team on the pitch in from now on.
Regret expressed by a Stormont adviser involved in the IRA murder of a primary school teacher in Belfast does not go far enough, the sister of her victim has said.
Death threats have been issued to Sinn Féin members linked to the controversial appointment of an IRA killer to the role of ministerial adviser at Stormont, the party has announced.
The Noth's political parties appointed their new power-sharing government today – with Sinn Féin replacing its entire ministerial team.
There are up to 180 crime gangs in the North engaged in lucrative activities such as counterfeiting and fuel smuggling, police said today.
AS Martin McGuinness jumps to the defence of Sinn Féin party leader, Gerry Adams, over his handling of sex abuse allegations against his brother, a Sunday newspaper has denied being behind a smear campaign.
Mitchel McLaughlin is standing down as the chairman of the Northern Assembly Finance and Personnel Committee as part of a reshuffle announced by Sinn Féin today.
Politicians in Northern Ireland condemned those responsible for a string of security alerts that brought traffic chaos to the North.
The North’s government has been locked in suspended animation by the dispute between the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) and Sinn Féin, it was claimed today.
Hundreds of Belfast community workers have not been paid since the end of August because of a funding crisis, representatives said today.
HUNDREDS of former IRA prisoners are to attempt to have their convictions overturned and claim compensation.
Hundreds of former IRA prisoners are to attempt to have their convictions overturned and claim compensation, it was revealed today.
Unionists are fed up with having the Irish language thrown in their faces at the Assembly, Stormont heard today.
The DUP and Sinn Féin were making significant gains in the Northern Ireland Assembly Elections.
Police chiefs in Northern Ireland today defended their handling of mob violence that left 11 officers injured.
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