A man (39) who was arrested in connection with a series of “suspicious” approaches to children in Bangor, Co Down was released on Friday evening. Po(...)

Joe Lynch in a classic pose as Dinny Byrne in TV series Glenroe. File photograph: RTÉ

As principal writer of two hugely popular television series based in rural Ireland, Wesley Burrowes had an unlikely background. He was a Northern Pr(...)

The Beamish and Crawford cooperage in 1900. The brewery was once the biggest in the country, producing more stout than Guinness

It once was Ireland’s biggest brewery, producing more stout than Guinness and exporting it as far afield as Australia, the United States and the Carib(...)

Four men dressed in black and wearing gloves pushed their way into a house at Park Parade (above), east Belfast, on Thursday. Photograph: Google Street View

An elderly couple have been traumatised after being robbed in their east Belfast home. Four men dressed in black and wearing gloves pushed their way (...)

A teenage delivery driver accused of trying to strip three women in so-called ‘sharking’ attacks has denied any sexual motivation for the incidents in Northern Ireland’s High Court. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A teenage delivery driver accused of trying to strip three women in so-called “sharking” attacks denies any sexual motivation for the incidents, Nor(...)

A man who repeatedly stabbed and cut the throat of his Northern Ireland-born wife has been found guilty of murder. The body of Comrie Cullen (39), fro(...)

An Irish woman was allegedly strangled and raped by her husband in the months before he stabbed her to death, the New South Wales Supreme Court heard on Tuesday.

An Irish woman was allegedly subjected to a strangulation attempt and raped by her husband in the months before he stabbed her to death, the New South(...)

Pope Francis (above) has dismissed convicted abuser James Donaghy, a priest of Down and Connor diocese in Northern Ireland, from the clerical state. Photograph: Max Rossi/Reuters

Pope Francis has dismissed convicted abuser James Donaghy, a priest of Down and Connor diocese in Northern Ireland, from the clerical state “on his ow(...)

 Claire and Daniel Smyth, Louise and Bethany Watson and Cameron and Charlotte Taylor enjoying the new Firefly Upsee. Photograph: William Cherry/Presseye

It was fun and games in and outside the Leckey factory in Lisburn, Co Antrim, yesterday morning as beaming young children with cerebral palsy “(...)

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First World War memorabilia is expected to feature prominently at auctions here and in Britain over the next four years as collectors respond to cente(...)