Ireland players (l to r) George Dockrell, Niall O’Brien, Ed Joyce, William Porterfield and Paul Stirling have a look at the square at The Gabba during their training session on Monday ahead of tomorrow’s World Cup game against the United Arab Emirates. Photograph: Barry Chambers/Inpho

From the seaside idyll of Nelson to the subtropical expanse of Brisbane, from temporary stands to the multi-coloured seats in the giant concrete bowl(...)

Celtic fans unveil a banner depicting their version of the four horsemen of the apocalypse during the Premier League match between Celtic and Rangers at Celtic Park on April 29, 2012 in Glasgow, Scotland. Photograph: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

“I got feelings in my skin.” “What kind of feelings?” “It’s hard to say, kid. You know quite a bit before water boils, it gets to heavin’ around? That(...)

A horse in a field after heavy snow fall near Derry. More than 100 schools and nurseries have been shut and many roads closed as snow and wintry weather swept across Ireland. Photograph: AFP Photo/Paul Faith/Getty Images

One man has been killed and four others hospitalised as a result of storms which have battered parts of Northern Ireland. The van driver died when a t(...)

File photograph of a Translink Belfast bus. A woman died after being knocked down by a bus at Lisburn bus station in Northern Ireland, bus operator Translink said.

A woman has died after being knocked down by a bus in Co Antrim.The incident happened at Lisburn bus station in Northern Ireland this morning, operat(...)

It is understood the man handed himself in to police in Manchester on Saturday

A convicted murderer who went on the run after being let out of a high-security prison is back in custody, the Northern Ireland Prison Service has sai(...)

Northern Ireland is   better off than the Republic according to a report which has mapped affluence and deprivation across the entire island

Northern Ireland is significantly better off than the Republic, according to a new index, which has mapped affluence and deprivation across the ent(...)

Enda Winters: now works for Beijing’s premier craft brewer, Great Leap Brewing

Chinese beer is pretty good, and is about the best thing you can drink with Chinese food – pairing wine is difficult – but increasingly the country’s (...)

Although the witness had a happy childhood in Australia, she  said feelings of “abandonment and isolation came to the surface” when she got engaged.

A woman who was sent to Australia from a Belfast care home when she was a child has told the North’s Historical Institutional Abuse inquiry that she s(...)

 Ed Joyce in action for Sussex. Photograph: Charlie Crowhurst/Getty Images

England selector Angus Fraser believes Ed Joyce would have stood a great chance of making his Test debut against Sri Lanka at Lord’s in today’s first(...)

Chris Pelow holds his prosthetic leg: “When you get knocked down, you have to get right back up”

Some have sporting talent, many don’t. Some use it, many don’t. And a few have the rug pulled from under them. After playing for the Ireland un(...)