Andrew Balbirnie:  his unbeaten 103 helped Leinster claim the reverse fixture at Milverton at the beginning of May. Inpho/Presseye/Rowland White

After defending their three-day title with a weather-affected draw against the Northern Knights during the week, Leinster Lightning will set their si(...)

The PSNI said it is concerned for the welfare of Ni Xiaofang (30), and Ni Zhiling (26) who have not been seen since visiting the Giant’s Causeway in Co Antrim on Tuesday. Photograph: Getty Images

Police in Northern Ireland are trying to track down two tourists who have not been seen since visiting the Giant’s Causeway on Tuesday.The Police Serv(...)

The players from Mexico and Northern Ireland square up in an Under-19 Milk Cup match at the Coleraine Showgrounds

Two vicious, mass brawls marred the U19 Milk Cup game between Northern Ireland and Mexico at the Coleraine Showgrounds on last night.Mexico’s Victor (...)

It takes a Cork person. Pat Murray, president of the Cork branch of the Royal British Legion, reduced Queen Elizabeth to laughter when he reminded her(...)

Queen Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh at the Cenotaph in Coleraine.

Queen Elizabeth concluded her busy three-day visit to Northern Ireland by travelling to Coleraine, Co Derry, yesterday to lay a wreath at the town’s (...)

People involved in the British armed forces off to see Queen Elizabeth. “We are going because she is our patron. We’re not a unionist throw-off from the Republic.”  Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Pat Murray took the seven o’clock train from Cork to Dublin and now we were on the bus north to Coleraine. It is suggested that this is going to be(...)

Queen Elizabeth  meets Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness at a private audience in Hillsborough Castle tonight. Photograph:  Aaron McCracken/Harrison Photography via Getty Images.

Queen Elizabeth and Sinn Féin Deputy First Minister Martin McGuiness passed another peace process milestone when they held their first private, “posit(...)

Margaret Farrelly of O’Egg. The company’s operation involves around 160,000 hens. photograph: seán curtin
New innovator: O’Egg

Margaret and Leo Farrelly have been producing and packing free-range eggs under the Clonarn Clover brand since 1988. They started with 150 hens on the(...)

 1949: A female factory worker folds linen for tea towels at a   linen factory. Photograph:     George Konig/Keystone Features/Getty Images

There is not much trace of the Dublin Linen Hall now. The names of the nearby streets (Lisburn, Lurgan, Coleraine) are among the few reminders that fo(...)

Independent member and deputy speaker of the Northern Ireland Assembly David McClarty, who has died aged 63 after a battle with cancer, was a w(...)