The Northern Ireland Assembly election will take place on Thursday, May 5th. Each of the 18 constituencies – including Newry and Armagh – will elect six Members of the Legislative Assembly (MLAs).

On paper, there is a possibility of change in Newry and Armagh - though not in the way the seats will be divided between the two religious traditions(...)

Tyrone’s Seán Cavanagh in action during his side’s victory over Cavan in the Allianz League Division Two final. Photograph: Inpho

In the aftermath of Dublin’s emphatic defeat of Kerry in Sunday’s AFL Division One final, there has been a lot of speculation that the team in action (...)

A Prince fan carries her dog past a sea of purple balloons and flowers at a memorial wall outside the Paisley Park compound in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on April 23rd, 2016. Photograph: Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images

Prince’s sister is not “business savvy” enough to handle the rights to her brother’s vast music catalogue, his former manager has said, amid reports (...)

The flagpole in the front garden of 120 Merrion Road suggests that this house is a former embassy as it is set among the many diplomatic offices that(...)

Stephen and Briege Quinn holding a picture of their late son Paul in their home in Cullyhanna, Co Armagh. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

Gardaí investigating the murder of a Co Armagh man almost nine years ago have arrested a suspect aged in his 50s. Paul Quinn, from Cullyhanna, was 2(...)

A handful of students are turning up to weekly Masses held in some third-level colleges, new figures show. File photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

A handful of students are turning up to weekly Masses held in some third-level colleges, new figures show. While colleges and universities spend abou(...)

Bert Williams with new British record cod

Bert Williams from Prenton, Wirral, in Liverpool, is celebrating after landing the biggest cod ever caught by a British angler, according to a report(...)

Sarah Rowe: scored two goals as Mayo defeated Monaghan in Ballina. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Two late Sarah Rowe goals preserved Mayo’s 100 per cent record in Division One yesterday as they made it seven wins from seven outings this year. Ma(...)

The City of Armagh High School expressed sadness at the tragic loss of a former head girl Lesley-Ann McCarragher. Photograph: City of Armagh High School/Facebook

A teenager has been killed in a hit-and-run crash in Co Armagh. Lesley-Ann McCarragher (19) was struck as she walked on the Monaghan Road, Armagh, a(...)

Tailback caused by a   lorry crash on the M1  which claimed the life of an elderly woman. Photograph: Justin Kernoghan/Alan Lewis/

An elderly woman has been killed in a six-car crash on the M1 motorway in Northern Ireland. It is understood a lorry hit the central reservation at(...)