Sinn Féin’s Chris Hazzard: “lack of discernible unionist political reaction.” Photograph: Alan Betson

Sinn Féin has questioned unionists’ response to the declaration by the Ulster Defence Association (UDA) that it remains in existence and has no inten(...)

President Michael D Higgins speaking with Thomas Kent’s nieces Kathleen Kent and Prudence Riordan and his grandnephew Michael Riordan, after Kent’s State funeral. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Ireland needs people who believe in their community, their country and in putting others before themselves, Taoiseach Enda Kenny told mourners at the (...)

 Seán Kavanagh in action for Tyrone. The arson attack badly damaged his Tír na nÓg clubhouse.

An arson attack has badly damaged the premises of Tyrone footballer Seán Kavanagh’s club. The attack on the Tír na nÓg clubhouse happened in the earl(...)

 Sunday Morning: In Berlin-Mitte, at Sammlung Boros, see a stunning private collection of art housed in a former Nazi bunker. Photograph: Andreas Meichsner for The New York Times

There are few cities that transform themselves as profoundly from season to season as Berlin. The purgatorial winter, with its lightless days and f(...)

Investor Klaus Hommels at his venture capital firm, Lakestar, in Berlin: “We won’t be afraid to back start-ups with high valuations if we can accelerate their growth.” Photograph: Robbie Lawrence/ The New York Times

Klaus Hommels has invested in some of Europe’s most successful start-ups. That includes the music-streaming service Spotify and Klarna, a Swedish onli(...)

I’m not sure if it’s the delicious creams and cleansers, the sunny tubs and tubes they come in, or the down-to-earth, homegrown spirit of the brand(...)

In the early hours of Wednesday morning, Sinn Féin’s Falls Road office was paint-bombed and graffiti scrawled on the century-old facade of the the Car(...)

Police officers  attempt to contain disturbances along the controversial Ardoyne flashpoint area on July 13th, 2015 in Belfast. Photograph:   Charles McQuillan/Getty Images 1:47

I was in Belfast last month for the Twelfth “festivities”. It was awful. Those “festivities” were held on a Monday, as the Twelfth this year fell on a(...)

Bia Beauty Natural Skincare: Tracey Ryan’s range combines plant-based exfoliants with cleansing and nourishing essential oils

Plastics are everywhere, but I’d bet most of us don’t realise they’re even in our skincare products. For years, cosmetic companies have been adding(...)

In excess of 600 Orangemen in Fermanagh, a third of the order’s membership there, took part in the survey, as did a further 161 members of the public. Photograph: The Irish Times

Just 10 per cent of Orangemen in Co Fermanagh would attend a GAA match while 73.8 per cent said they would not do so, according to a new survey. Simil(...)