File photograph of IT Sligo. A 23-year-old student  whose body was discovered in his  apartment on Monday has been named as Jamie Shaw, a first-year performing arts student at the institute.

A 23-year-old student whose body was discovered in his Sligo apartment on Monday has been named as Jamie Shaw, a first-year performing arts student at(...)

The Enterprise train leaving Connolly Station, Dublin, for Belfast. Iarnród Éireann is encouraging customers to keep up to date with its social media feeds due to disruption on the line on Thursday, February 5th. File photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

Disruptions to the Dublin to Belfast rail line are continuing following the discovery of a suspect device on the tracks on Wednesday evening.Services (...)

LGBT activists at one of today’s protests in Northern Ireland over a proposed ‘conscience clause’ Photograph: Amanda Ferguson

Equality activists have taken to the streets of Belfast, Derry and Newry in Northern Ireland to demonstrate against the DUP’s proposed conscience clau(...)

A man is in a critical condition following shooting in a fast food restaurant on the Oldpark Road in Belfast. File photograph: Trevor McBride

A man is in a critical condition after he was shot in the head at a fast food restaurant in Northern Ireland. The attack took place on the Oldpark Roa(...)

File photograph of  Flybe flight BE130 from Glasgow to Belfast which was forced to make an emergency landing at Belfast International Airport on December 17th. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

A Flybe passenger plane arrived safely at Belfast’s George Best City Airport on Tuesday evening after requesting an emergency landing.The captain requ(...)

A man accused of rioting while wearing a Spiderman mask in central Belfast last year, went on trial today. Photograph: Michaela Rehle/Reuters

A man accused of rioting while wearing a Spiderman mask in central Belfast last year, went on trial today.Belfast Crown Court heard that a person with(...)

One man has died and a police officer was injured in two separate incidents involving motorbikes in Belfast. A 20-year-old man died after a motorbike (...)

An overnight explosion in Belfast city centre was caused by an ignited aerosol, police have said.

An overnight explosion in Belfast city centre was caused by an ignited aerosol, police have said.A security alert was triggered in the Chichester Stre(...)

The Mac (Metropolitan Arts Centre) in Belfast has shortlisted artists for its new biennial contemporary art prize, the Mac International, worth £20,(...)

Minister for Enterprise Arlene Foster: said the North’s new competence centres, which were being funded by Invest NI, were designed to rapidly transform research into commercial success.  Photograph: Eric Luke

A new £7 million hi-tech centre dedicated to pioneering engineering firsts is to be established in Belfast. The advanced engineering competence centr(...)