Former DUP minister for social development Nelson McCausland has described a decision by Newry, Mourne and Down district council to put Irish first on its logo and literature as an exercise in “cultural sectarianism”. File photograph: Paul Faith/PA Wire

Former DUP minister Nelson McCausland has described a decision by one of the North’s new super councils to put Irish first on its logo as an exercise (...)

Photograph of the aftermath of the 1998 Omagh bomb in which 29 people died. Photograph: PA

The trial of a man accused of murdering 29 people in the Omagh bombing will go ahead, a prosecutor said.Seamus Daly is charged with the 1998 Real IRA (...)

Photograph of the aftermath of the 1998 Omagh bomb in which 29 people died.  Photograph: PA

The case against a republican accused of killing 29 people in the Omagh bombing of August 1998 is likely to proceed, the high court in Northern Irelan(...)

Kerry’s Pa Kilkenny and Adam Gallagher of Mayo hit the ground in their Allianz Football League Division 1 tussle in Fitzgerald Stadium, Killarney. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Opening matches in the league rarely become reference points later in the year. It was of historical interest that Kerry have lost all of their openi(...)

Michael Gallagher, the father of a young man killed in the Omagh bombing , has  won the legal right to challenge the government’s refusal to hold a public inquiry into the atrocity. File photograph: Eric Luke

The father of a young man killed in the Omagh bombing today won the legal right to challenge the British government’s refusal to hold a public inquiry(...)

Police and firefighters at the scene in the aftermath of the 1998 Omagh Bombing, which killed 29 people. File Photograph: PA Photo.

A range of intelligence material could have been drawn together before the Omagh bombing in a bid to stop the killers in their tracks, the High Court (...)

A mast at RTÉ’s Donnybrook facilities in Dublin. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Retired RTÉ employees are the latest to oppose plans by the broadcaster to close down its Longwave 252 service from January 19th. The veteran staff jo(...)

The visit of  Northern Ireland Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness to Flanders in Belgium coincides with a programme of commemorative events that is planned to mark the centenary of the Christmas Truce, where British and German soldiers played football in no man’s land. Photograph: Chris Radburn/PA Wire

Northern Irish Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness is to travel to Belgium on Saturday on a historic official visit to commemorate the centenary o(...)

File photograph of Seamus Daly who is the only man charged in connection with the 1998 Omagh bomb. Photograph: Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

The only man charged in connection with the Omagh Bomb of 1998 has been remanded in custody for further four weeks. Seamus Daly, who is charged with m(...)

File photograph of Seamus Daly who is the only man charged in connection with the 1998 Omagh bomb. Photograph: Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

The only man charged in connection with the Omagh Bomb of 1998 has been remanded in custody for further four weeks. Seamus Daly, who is charged with m(...)