O’Donovan Rossa’s Christopher McGuinness and Deaglin Murphy celebrate victory over Kilburn Gaels in the All-Ireland Intermediate Club Hurling Final at Croke. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

On Sunday Antrim open their home league campaign with the visit of All-Ireland semi-finalists Limerick. A week ago, Kevin Ryan’s team defied most pre(...)

Anti-fracking sign  near Belcoo, Co Fermanagh. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Rathlin Energy claims its proposal to drill an oil and gas exploration well into the shale layer at Ballinlea, in Co Antrim will have “no significant(...)

ESB workers in Drumcliffe, Co Sligo continue to restore power after Storm Rachel.  Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The clean-up in the wake of Storm Rachel, which claimed one life and left thousands of homes and businesses without power, continues this morning.Met (...)

Stephanie Meadow of Ireland is three off the lead at Daytona Beach. Photograph: Getty Images

Stephanie Meadow’s bid to secure a 2015 LPGA Tour card gathered real momentum on Day Two of the final weekend of Q-school as she shot a 66 at Daytona (...)

Chain Reaction Cycles ships bikes, components, clothing and accessories to more than 115 countries. Photograph: Getty Images/Comstock Images

It takes more than just a gear change to transform a family business that started out with just one small shop in the Antrim village of Ballynure i(...)

Police in the North have rescued 20 potential trafficking victims and have arrested three men on suspicion of forced labour and slavery.

Police in the North have rescued 20 potential trafficking victims and have arrested three men on suspicion of forced labour and slavery.The 14 men and(...)

Photograph: Reuters

A Co Antrim man was today jailed for a total of 11 years for the sex abuse of six children over nearly 20 years. Judge Gordon Kerr QC told father of (...)

Fire crews carried an elderly woman  from a burning house in Larne, Co Antrim,   and performed first aid before paramedics arrived, but she died at the scene. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

An elderly woman has died in a house fire in Co Antrim. The victim, aged in her late 70s, had been taken early today by the fire service from the bu(...)

Wright buses have become an integral part of the public transport infrastructure in many leading cities around the world from London to Hong Kong, Dublin and Las Vegas. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA

The Ballymena bus group Wrights plans to invest more than £14 million in five research and development projects and create 130 jobs in Northern Irelan(...)

Police in Northern Ireland have released two men who were questioned about an attempted car bombing in Belfast city centre two weeks ago.

Police have released two men who were questioned about an attempted car bombing in Belfast city centre two weeks ago.The men, aged 44 and 45 years, we(...)