The full total of applicants from fans based in the Republic of Ireland was 70,480.Photographer: Dara MacDonaill

More than 70,000 Irish fans have applied for tickets for Uefa 2016, the FAI has revealed. The full total of applicants from fans based in the Republ(...)

“We are humbled that so many people entrust us with their love life. To come to work every day knowing you can effect so much positive change is just wonderful.”

The traditional scenario of "boy meets girl from the next parish, and lives happily ever after" is far less common than it used to be, and the love b(...)

Britain’s Northern Ireland Secretary Theresa Villiers said ‘full disclosure’ would be provided to the HIU so that it could fully investigate killings. Photograph: Stefan Wermuth/Reuters

Northern Ireland Secretary Theresa Villiers has stated that the British government and its agencies would provide “full disclosure” to a proposed new (...)

A worker removes a white line that was accidentally placed on a street made famous by the show Game of Thrones. Photograph: @natasha_utv/Twitter/PA Wire

Workers who painted road markings on a tree-lined avenue made famous by TV show Game Of Thrones have returned to burn them off again. Lovers of the f(...)

Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors residential property survey shows while demand is increasing in certain postcodes, the overall market in the North is still in recovery

Bidding wars on highly sought after homes in the greater Belfast area are again becoming a feature of the property market as “supply remains a key iss(...)

Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald at a press conference at the Department of Justice on Wednesday. Photograph: Cyril Byrne.

She probably doesn’t realise it but every time Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald goes in front of the media and insists the Garda is not short o(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny shakes hands with British prime minister David Cameron after a meeting in London. British MPs have criticised the Taoiseach’s intervention in the EU referendum debate, condemning as ‘scaremongering’ his warning about the potentially negative impact of a Brexit on the peace process in the North. Photograph: Matt Dunham/PA Wire.

British MPs have criticised the Taoiseach’s intervention in the EU referendum debate, condemning as “scaremongering” his warning about the potentially(...)

The DUP instead proposed the creation of a working group to look at how the issue of fatal foetal abnormality could be addressed. Photograph: Paul Faith/PA.

The Northern Assembly has voted to reject proposals to permit abortion in Northern Ireland in cases of fatal foetal abnormality, rape and incest. The(...)

Steve McQueen: Starred in the film a hotel is named after

Avios may have the key to your redemption Avios, the travel reward programme, is coming to Ireland with the appointment of Eileen McGuinness as head o(...)

Arlene Foster said she would still work with Mr McGuiness as “the past is the past”. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The North’s First Minister, Arlene Foster, has spoken of her difficulties with Martin McGuinness because he delivered a graveside oration for the IRA(...)