Mayo’s defeat to Cork last weekend was overshadowed somewhat by the controversy regarding Lee Keegan’s concussion at Páirc Uí Rinn. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Saturday (All matches 2pm unless stated) Allianz League Division One Mayo v Dublin, McHale Park, 7.0 – Viewed in a certain way it possibly suits(...)

Gerry Hagan, from the Rivers Agency, operates a pump near Dungannon where locals are feeling the effects of rising water levels in Lough Neagh. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

Three Northern Executive Ministers held an emergency meeting in Cookstown, Co Tyrone yesterday to try to devise a plan to assist those who have been a(...)

Retired champion jockey Tony McCoy: In a career of more than two decades, he rode over 4,300 winners. Photograph: PA

Recently retired 20-time champion jockey AP McCoy from Moneyglass, Co Antrim, has received a knighthood in the British new year’s honours list for ser(...)

The site on Gateside Road, Coleraine, where the mosque is situated

A Co Antrim man has been charged with making threats on Facebook when he allegedly wrote that people should be “burned alive” in a mosque. (...)

Kevin McDaid (49) who was beaten to death by a sectarian mob in May 2009 after a Celtic v Rangers football match. Photograph: Handout/PA Wire.

The North’s Police Ombudsman Dr Michael Maguire has found no evidence that PSNI officers failed to act to protect a Catholic man who was beaten to dea(...)

Amyan Macfadyen, who has died aged 94, was one of the most influential figures in ecology research and environmental education during the latter half (...)

 No one seriously injured after ambulance was flipped on its side after it collided with a car close to Portrush. Photograph: NIAS/PA Wire

Ambulances have been involved in two separate road crashes in Northern Ireland. One vehicle, which was transporting a patient to hospital, was sent o(...)

Dairy cows in a row

Northern Ireland’s oldest diary, Ballyrashane Creamery in Coleraine, a co-operative owned by local farmers has agreed to merge with the Town of Monagh(...)

Police line up in front of Loyalist protesters on the Crumlin Road in Belfast. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA.

Violence in north Belfast during Orange Order parades has been condemned on all sides in Northern Ireland. Twenty-four police officers were hurt and (...)

The plan was the brainchild of a lecturer at Reading University, Christy Davies, who warned that when Britain handed back Hong Kong to China in 1997, there would be no future for its 5.5 million inhabitants.

Even at the time it must have seemed like a truly bizarre idea. In the midst of the Northern Ireland Troubles, it was suggested that the entire popula(...)