Paralympic gold medallist Kelly Gallagher swapped her skis for a hurley as she joined a wheelchair hurling project in Mid Ulster.
Mon, 19 Aug, 2019
Detectives in the North have arrested a man and a woman as part of an investigation into potential human trafficking and labour exploitation.
Tue, 19 Aug, 2014
The British Government is facing mass legal action over alleged collusion with loyalists in murders in the North during the 1970s.
Fri, 11 Apr, 2014
Components of an improvised explosive were seized from the car of a woman charged with terrorism offences in the North, a court has heard.
Fri, 09 Aug, 2013
Sinn Féin veteran Francie Molloy insisted his party colleague Martin McGuinness would be a hard act to follow after winning the Westminster seat vacated by Stormont’s deputy First Minister.
Fri, 08 Mar, 2013
Voters in Mid Ulster go to the polls today in a Westminster by-election contest that has become heavily associated with a historic Troubles murder.
Thu, 07 Mar, 2013
The race to succeed Martin McGuinness as MP for the Mid Ulster constituency has been confirmed as a four-way fight.
Fri, 22 Feb, 2013
A nationalist assembly member in the North has received a death threat.
Mon, 07 Jan, 2013
Three people have been killed in road crashes in Northern Ireland over the past 24 hours, police said tonight.
Fri, 07 Dec, 2012
A school bus carrying 28 pupils veered off the road in Northern Ireland today, police said.
Wed, 05 Dec, 2012
The family of murdered prison officer David Black denounced his killers as cowards at his funeral.
Wed, 07 Nov, 2012
The family of murdered prison officer David Black denounced his killers as cowards at his funeral today.
Tue, 06 Nov, 2012
Gardaí last night released a man they had been questioning in connection with the murder of prison officer David Black.
Sinn Féin MP for Mid Ulster Martin McGuinness is to resign his seat, forcing a by-election, as part of a shake-up to end Sinn Féin dual mandates at Westminster.
Mon, 11 Jun, 2012
It’s time a new generation of Irish women discovered more about this inspiringrole model, politician and activist, writes Linda Kelly
Fri, 25 Nov, 2011
Martin McGuinness has insisted that voters will not focus on his IRA past in the Irish presidential contest and will instead judge him on his record as a peacemaker.
Mon, 19 Sep, 2011
A DUP politician who had his car burned out said the attack could have easily endangered his family.
Sun, 03 Jul, 2011
The story of the 2011 Assembly election has repeated the same plot-line that has been played out for the last 10 years in the North.
Sun, 08 May, 2011
A public inquiry into a hospital bug outbreak in the North can provide a better understanding of how to cope with such infections in the future, its chair said today.
Mon, 04 Oct, 2010
COULD Northern Ireland decide the course of British politics tomorrow, after all?
Wed, 05 May, 2010
The Ulster Unionist Party’s sole MP Lady Sylvia Hermon today said she will “weigh up her options” after refusing to fight the next election under a joint banner with the Conservative Party.
Thu, 25 Feb, 2010
A man was arrested by detectives investigating the murders of two soldiers outside a military base in the North.
Wed, 22 Jul, 2009
A man was arrested tonight by detectives investigating the murders of two soldiers outside a military base in the North.
Sinn Féin is being widely tipped to top the poll when the European election results are counted in the North tomorrow.
Sun, 07 Jun, 2009
Early figures for voter turnout for the European Parliament election have confirmed fears of a huge drop in the numbers voting.
Fri, 05 Jun, 2009
Four men and a woman were being questioned in connection with the murder of journalist Martin O’Hagan seven years ago.
Thu, 11 Sep, 2008
Nine men were arrested today in a major new PSNI anti-drugs offensive.
Thu, 29 Nov, 2007
One in three people in parts of the North have used cocaine, a new report revealed today.
Tue, 15 May, 2007
Republicans who broke away from Sinn Féin 20 years ago are to challenge Gerry Adams' party in at least 11 constituencies in the forthcoming Stormont Assembly Election.
Mon, 05 Feb, 2007
A Sinn Féin Assemblyman quit today amid heightening tensions inside the party over policing.
Wed, 03 Jan, 2007
A Sinn Féin Assembly member tonight became the second member of its Stormont team to step down after only serving one term.
Mon, 01 Jan, 2007
TAOISEACH Bertie Ahern yesterday dismissed claims that Sinn Féin chief negotiator Martin McGuinness was a British spy.
Tue, 30 May, 2006
A RADICAL reorganisation of the way the North is governed will reduce the number of public bodies across local government, health and social services and education from 67 to 20.
Wed, 23 Nov, 2005
Patsy McGlone has been selected as the SDLP candidate for Mid Ulster in the forthcoming general election.
Fri, 25 Mar, 2005
A suspected drugs baron at the centre of a major investigation in Northern Ireland is a former police officer, it emerged today.
Thu, 24 Mar, 2005
Assets which include nearly 50 properties have been frozen as part of a major investigation into the affairs of an alleged Northern Ireland-based drugs dealer, it was revealed today.
A Sinn Féin Assembly election candidate was among around 70 people in the bar where Belfast father-of-two Robert McCartney was murdered, it emerged today.
Sat, 12 Mar, 2005
The counting of votes cast in the European election in Northern Ireland gets underway this morning with the Irish and British government anxiously awaiting the results to assess the impact on efforts to revive devolution.
Mon, 14 Jun, 2004
The British government was today anxiously awaiting the results of Northern Ireland’s European election poll, which will be declared tomorrow, to assess the impact on efforts to revive devolution.
Sun, 13 Jun, 2004
Northern Ireland’s politicians were tonight preparing for a nail-biting European Parliament election count with the Ulster Unionists and the nationalist SDLP expected to fight it out for the final seat.
Fri, 11 Jun, 2004
Motorists in Northern Ireland were facing a treacherous drive into work and school after heavy snow fell overnight.
Thu, 26 Feb, 2004
The site for Northern Ireland’s new £80m (€119.1m) police college will be selected today.
Thu, 19 Feb, 2004
Carmel Hanna of the SDLP has been elected in South Belfast.
Fri, 28 Nov, 2003
Democratic Unionist MP Nigel Dodds and Sinn Féin’s Gerry Kelly today became the first two Assembly members to be elected in Northern Ireland.
Thu, 27 Nov, 2003
The problems of sectarianism in Northern Ireland were due to become a major campaign issue today as Northern Ireland’s politicians prepared for the final day of nominations for this month’s Assembly elections.
Tue, 04 Nov, 2003
Ecstasy tablets destined for Northern Ireland with a street value of £7.5m (€10.8m) were seized by police in a major operation near Amsterdam today.
Mon, 27 Oct, 2003
A senior member of Sinn Féin is to quit the party before new Assembly elections in Northern Ireland, it emerged today.
Sat, 18 Oct, 2003
Sinn Féin was today deciding who its Northern Ireland candidate will be for next year’s European Parliament elections.
Tue, 02 Sep, 2003
The Ulster Unionist Party's officer board is meeting to pick names for a new disciplinary committee.
Tue, 22 Jul, 2003
A top United Nations inspector will travel to Northern Ireland later this year to probe allegations that the Army operated a shoot-to-kill policy towards IRA men, it was claimed tonight.
Tue, 10 Jun, 2003
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