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(...)

Ukip leader Nigel Farage  with  Ukip MLA David McNarry  having  a pint at the Europa Hotel in Belfast.  Photograph: Paul Faith/PA

Ukip leader Nigel Farage was nearly denied his customary pint after campaigning in Belfast yesterday. When he arrived at the Europa Hotel in central(...)

Irish blues guitarist Rory Gallagher performing at the Rainbow Theatre in London in 1972. File Photograph: Debi Doss/Hulton Archive/Getty Images

The family of Irish rock and blues legend, Rory Gallagher have donated a replica of the guitarist’s famous Fender Stratocaster along with an original (...)

 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(...)

Rory Gallagher photographed with the guitar. Peter Drayne from Lisburn  bought the JS Berlin Legend at auction. The guitar was custom built for Gallagher who first made first headlines with his band, Taste.

An Irish entrepreneur and music fan has spoken of his delight at being able to bring a limited edition electric guitar specially crafted for Ir(...)