File photograph of former SDLP deputy first minister Seamus Mallon with David Trimble, Bill Clinton and Tony Blair at Stormont. A dinner in honour of Mr Mallon was attended by hundreds in Armagh. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The former SDLP deputy first minister Seamus Mallon has been hailed as a “great Irishman” and a “genuinely historic figure” who had shown “disdain for(...)

File photo of SDLP leader Alasdair McDonnell: A hospital consultant has said that Mr McDonnell’s recent comments about the inability to detect foetal abnormalities undermine the professional integrity of doctors. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

A senior Belfast hospital consultant who specialises in foetal medicine has accused SDLP leader Alasdair McDonnell of undermining her profession after(...)

Northern Secretary Theresa Villiers has called for a fresh comprehensive process to try to resolve the annual Twelfth of July frequently violent parad(...)

 Bernard McGinley was buried in Athlone on Monday. Photograph: Colin Keegan, Collins Dublin.

PSNI detectives investigating the murder of Bernard McGinley (63) at a wedding in Newtownbutler, Co Fermanagh, last week have been granted additional (...)

Attorney General Maire Whelan. The Pat Finucane Centre has said it has informed her of this “new evidence”

New documents have been uncovered that confirm interrogations of detainees who became known as the “hooded men” were taped, according to the Pat Finu(...)

Oisín McGrath who died after an incident at his school. Photograph: Pacemaker

Police investigating the death of Oisín McGrath (13) from Belcoo, Co Fermanagh suspect that a row over a football was the trigger for the incident th(...)

Derek Brockwell. It is understood he was arrested while having a drink at a pub on Bedford Street, Belfast

Escaped Portlaoise prisoner Derek Brockwell was recaptured by police outside a pub in Belfast city centre last evening.Police said they used a taser(...)

PSNI Det Insp Michelle Griffin appealed for anyone who witnessed the incident or anyone with any information to contact the police

As another young man is treated in hospital after the latest so-called punishment attack, the most recent PSNI figures show a significant increase in (...)

Former DUP minister for social development Nelson McCausland has described a decision by Newry, Mourne and Down district council to put Irish first on its logo and literature as an exercise in “cultural sectarianism”. File photograph: Paul Faith/PA Wire

Former DUP minister Nelson McCausland has described a decision by one of the North’s new super councils to put Irish first on its logo as an exercise (...)

Two men were shot at a wedding in Newtownbutler,  Co Fermanagh on February 11th. Photograph: Ronan McGrade/Pacemaker Press

The suspect police were chiefly looking for on both sides of the Border in connection with the murder of 63-year-old Bernard McGinley in Newtownbutler(...)