Officers discovered 2.7kg of heroin, 1.1kg of ecstasy, almost 1kg of cannabis resin and 0.2kg of LSD tablets in a vehicle which had arrived in Rosslare from Cherbourg. Photograph: Revenue

Gardaí believe the seizure of more than 60kg of heroin, cocaine and other drugs worth almost €7 million in three separate raids will significantly dis(...)

President Michael D Higgins: he said Mr Conlon was “the victim of a grave miscarriage of justice as was his father, Giuseppe”. Photograph: Alan Betson

The death of Gerry Conlon, who was wrongly jailed for the IRA’s bombing of pubs in Guildford, Surrey in 1974, represents a loss “not only in Ireland, (...)

Northern Ireland’s Housing Executive, said it was “actively working with local representatives and agencies to try to resolve the issue” in relation to Michael Abiona.

A disabled Nigerian man living in Belfast since 2010 will not move into social housing allocated to him following a protest at the door of what should(...)

A Nigerian family has decided not to move into social housing allocated to them by the Housing Executive following a protest.

A disabled Nigerian living in Belfast since 2010 will not be moving into social housing allocated to him following a protest at the door of what shoul(...)

The Northern Ireland Council for Ethnic Minorities has published a series of proposals and is pressing Stormont ministers to “maximise the realisation of rights for ethnic minorities”. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Dan KeenanAn independent body which monitors racism and racial inequality is pushing the British government to devolve immigration and asylum powers t(...)

Six men, including a serving PSNI officer and a former officer, have been arrested for questioning over alleged bribery involving the awarding of lucr(...)

The British Open will return to Royal Portrush in Co Anrtim, possibly in 2019.

It’s official. Golf’s oldest Major championship – is to return to Royal Portrush, possibly as soon as 2019 - 68 years after it was last staged on the (...)

Northern Ireland’s First Minister Peter Robinson is expected to attend the Thales factory to announce that the Ministry of Defence in London has awarded a £48 million(€60 million) contract to Thales Belfast to design and manufacture a new missile system for the Royal Navy’s attack helicopters. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Senior British government and Stormont Executive figures are expected at an east Belfast missile development factory later this morning to announce a (...)

A 41-year-old man has been charged with the murder of a woman in Ballymena, Co Antrim. He is expected to appear in court later this morning.The 32-yea(...)

A 41-year-old man is being held by the PSNI following the suspected murder of a woman in Ballymena, Co Antrim.The 32-year-old woman was found dead at (...)