Stephen Tumilty (35), Craigs Road, Carrickfergus, was due to stand trial next week for having the prohibited weapon and 15 drugs offences. Photograph: Getty Images/Comstock Images

A Co Antrim man has pleaded guilty to possessing a mobile phone stun gun. Stephen Tumilty (35), Craigs Road, Carrickfergus, was due to stand trial nex(...)

A woman in her 50s has died after a two-car collision in Co Antrim last night, the PSNI has said.

A woman in her 50s has died after a two-car collision in Co Antrim last night.The collision took place near the Marine Highway in Carrickfergus .Chief(...)

  Seafra Guilfoyle  will be going for gold at the ISAF Youth Worlds in Tavira, Portugal today.

Cork’s Seafra Guilfoyle lost his week-long lead late yesterday evening but can still deliver Ireland’s first ever gold at the ISAF Youth Worlds today (...)

Dr
Alasdair McDonnell:
“The situation in Northern Ireland has become volatile and, with threats of a ‘graduated response’ from unionism that will affect government and politics, could get worse.” Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA

Sinn Féin and the SDLP have briefed Taoiseach Enda Kenny and new Tánaiste Joan Burton on the political and community tensions triggered by next Satur(...)

Wood pellets: new technology from Active Energy Pelleting converts by-products from industry into biomass fuel granules for micro combined heat and power boilers

With a growing emphasis on reducing carbon emissions, driven by EU targets, attention has been turning in recent years to renewable energy resources, (...)

Ukip leader Nigel Farage  with  Ukip MLA David McNarry  having  a pint at the Europa Hotel in Belfast.  Photograph: Paul Faith/PA

Ukip leader Nigel Farage was nearly denied his customary pint after campaigning in Belfast yesterday. When he arrived at the Europa Hotel in central(...)

The PSNI has arrested and charged a 36-year-old man following a planned search in north Belfast. Detectives searched a property in the Bo(...)

Waves break on the seafront in  Newcastl, Co Down.

Heavy overnight rain, storm force winds and high tides have brought spot flooding, road closures and transport disruption to parts of counties Derry, (...)

 Ben Robinson: died as a result of head injuries suffered during a schools rugby game when playing for Carrickfergus Grammar. Photo: Alan Lewis/Photopress

In August the NFL, the most lucrative sports league in the world, announced that it had agreed the terms of a US$765 million personal injuries settlem(...)

The late Ben Robinson before a match with the Carrickfergus Grammar rugby team. Ben, 14, lost his life after repeated head injuries suffered during a match for his school in an Ulster Under-15 competition. Photograph: Alan Lewis/Photopress Belfast

On January 29th, 2011, 14-year-old Ben Robinson played rugby for his school. After being treated three times for blows to the head and sent back to th(...)