Muslim scholar Dr Ali Selim was congratulated this evening for stimulating debate on inclusivity in education in Ireland. “We owe Dr Ali a great debt (...)

Seán Quinn: a 20 per cent grant proposed by the North’s Industrial Development Board to help set up his Border cement factory fell far short of his expectations. Photograph: Jack McManus

The considerable difficulties faced by Fermanagh entrepreneur Seán Quinn in developing his cement business on the Fermanagh-Cavan Border in the 1980(...)

A man attempted to snatch a child from a home in Cookstown, Co Tyrone yesterday afternoon. Photograph: PA Wire

Police in Co Tyrone are hunting a man who attempted to snatch a child from outside a house in Cookstown yesterday afternoon.The child was playing outs(...)

Gardaí seized drugs, a gun and cars during a raid in an industrial estate in Tallaght yesterday morning.  Photograph: PA Wire

Gardaí seized drugs, a gun and cars during a raid in an industrial estate in Tallaght yesterday morning. Two men, aged 29 and 39 years ol(...)

A bereaved father who became involved in a €2 million cannabis operation over the bill for his daughter’s funeral has received a ten year priso(...)

Two men were killed in a single-car road crash in Co Tyrone early today, the PSNI has said. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / THE IRISH TIMES

Two men were killed in a single-car road crash in Co Tyrone early today, the PSNI has said. The car crashed into a garden on the Old Coag(...)

Undated Police Service of Northern Ireland handout photo of David Black. A 33-year-old man has been charged in connection with the prison officer’s murder in 2012. Photograph: PSNI/PA

A man is due to appear in court today charged in connection with the murder of a prison officer in Co Armagh in 2012.David Black (52) was shot dead a(...)

Road travel in parts of Northern Ireland has been disrupted by debris, fallen trees and flooding. Photograph: PA

The severe weather left around 5,000 homes and businesses without power across Northern Ireland. Ferry sailings were cancelled, roads and motorways bl(...)

A handout picture provided by the German Meteorological Service (DWD)  shows a map depicting the cloud and wind velocity forecast for today.  Photograph:  EPA/DWD Handout

ESB crews have restored power to thousands of homes after a powerful storm hit the country. Wind speeds of 130km/h were recorded at Malin Head at 10a(...)

Gary Shaw: got a hat-trick in Glenanne’s 5-2 success over  Kilkeel. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

The Irish Senior Cup quarter-finals has a distinctly Leinster-dominated hue as six Dublin sides progressed with wins over Ulster sides on Saturday aft(...)