Undated handout photo issued by the PSNI of child serial killer Robert Black, who has died in prison in Northern Ireland aged 68. File photograph: PSNI/PA Wire

Paedophile and serial child killer Robert Black has died in Maghaberry Prison in Co Antrim, the North’s prison service has confirmed. It appears the (...)

The five-bedroom home includes an impressive dining room, as well as two spiral staircases. Photograph: Robin Millar

This house would suit diehard Game of Thrones fans down to the ground. It couldn’t be more of a gothic extravaganza if it tried. The story of Heathfie(...)

Nevin Spence down on the farm: tragic death in slurry tank accident. Photo: John Dickson

He was all that we want our sporting heroes to be. Nevin Spence was a talented centre with the Ulster rugby team. At just 22 years of age he was on(...)

Irish-born American labour organizer Mother Jones (Mary Harris Jones 1830 - 1930) poses with a five-tiered cake in celebration of her 100th birthday, May 1st, 1930.  Ger O’Mahony of the Spirit of Mother Jones Festival Committee based in Cork said Ms Aspinall through her work as the Chairperson of the Hillborough Family Support Group was a worthy winner of the inaugural Spirit of Mother Jones Award. Photograph: FPG/Getty Images

A woman who has spent almost quarter of a century campaigning for justice for the victims of the Hillsborough Disaster is to be honoured in Cork next (...)