Sir  Douglas Haig. He  reports artillery activity at several points on the western front, and air raids by German aircraft at Hazebrouck and St-Omer
A DIARY 1916/2016

January 11th, 1916 Russian general Yudenich launches winter offensive and advances west. Sir Douglas Haig (pictured) reports artillery activity at se(...)

Glór music centre in Ennis, Co Clare, is one of Des McMahon’s designs. Photograph: Frank Miller

Architect Des McMahon continually places emphasis on community and social democracy when discussing his work. His inclusive nature starts with the J(...)

Singer Ivan Vaughan, who performed under the name Simon Scott, died during Storm Desmond when he was caught in a flood on the Monaghan-Tyrone border n(...)

Joe Campbell, who has died aged 92, was a farmer from the Brantry in Co Tyrone who played a key part in the development of the civil rights movement i(...)

Gardaí excavating a site in Co Monaghan as part of the search for the body of Columba McVeigh. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

It is just an entry in a diary, a memory written 40 years ago by a young woman who had left her brother to a bus stop, shortly after she had brought h(...)

Elena Tice: the 17-year-old from Loreto, a cricket international at 13, has been included in Ireland’s hockey squad.  Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

When a player called up to the Irish senior panel has a 1997 date of birth, time is moving a little too fast. But having made her cricket debut for I(...)

Jack and Grace Dobson from Dunbia at the awards ceremony in City West. Photograph:  Maxwell Photography

Jack Dobson of meat processing firm Dunbia was last night named EY Industry Entrepreneur of the Year. He is credited with masterminding the company’s(...)

Police in Co Tyrone are treating the death of a man found in a garage in Coalisland as suspicious. The body of the 32-year-old was found in the garage(...)

 Seán Kavanagh in action for Tyrone. The arson attack badly damaged his Tír na nÓg clubhouse.

An arson attack has badly damaged the premises of Tyrone footballer Seán Kavanagh’s club. The attack on the Tír na nÓg clubhouse happened in the earl(...)

Senior judges have thrown out Martin Murray’s appeal against being found guilty of the fatal knife attack on Eamonn Hughes seven years ago. Photograph: Graham Hughes/Photocall Ireland

Alan Erwin A man jailed for murdering a father as he walked home from his daughter’s 18th birthday party failed today in a bid to overturn his convict(...)