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(...)

Colm Cooper has been named on the substitutes’ bench again for the Munster final replay against Cork in Killarney. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

The news came and went on Thursday night with all the fanfare of a fógra in the bottom corner of the parish bulletin. Four changes on the Kerry team, (...)

Colm McFadden, seen here in action against Derry in the Ulster semi-final, is playing his best football since Donegal’s All-Ireland win. Photograph: Andrew Paton/Presseye/Inpho

In the space of a few years these counties have passed milestones in Ulster football. Monaghan are in a third successive final for the first time in (...)

Sister Íde Woulfe, one of a family of five who all took holy orders, has died in Belfast months short of her 100th birthday. She was also just short o(...)

Speaking on behalf of the Court of Appeal, Mr Justice George Birmingham said it seemed as though the sentencing judge was heavily influenced by the awful consequences of Declan O’Donnell’s driving rather than the actual driving itself. File photograph: Collins Courts

A 28-year-old teacher whose careless driving caused the death of a woman has had his 12-month prison sentence suspended on appeal on condition he unde(...)

More than 100 data protection breaches involving sensitive personal information held by the HSE occurred over the past year. File photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

More than 100 data protection breaches involving sensitive personal information held by the Health Service Executive (HSE) occurred over the past year(...)

Séamus and Philomena Lappin, Corran, Tassagh, Co Armagh, were given a number of loan facilities by AIB between September 2007 and October 2009.

AIB is seeking summary judgment for €6.6 million against a couple over alleged default on loans to buy and build property. Séamus and Philomena Lappi(...)

Maidenhead Regatta, a 1932 painting by Sir John Lavery, sold for £52,500

Auction Results: Friday (June 26th) Christie’s, London. Auction of Modern British & Irish Art, London. Two paintings by Jack B Yeats went under (...)

EU commissioner Phil Hogan: “I cannot get satisfaction from the Greek authorities or even get replies to letters sent since last Christmas.” Photograph: Patrick Bolger

The impending arrival of the commissioner for agriculture sparked panic in the Oireachtas catering division on Tuesday as worried staff rushed to hide(...)

A motorist, who reached out and pushed a 13-year-old schoolboy from a bicycle as he was driving past, has been jailed for 10 months. Thomas McCarron ((...)