Two priests have been robbed at gunpoint in an armed raid on their homes in Omagh. Police said two thieves, one thought to have been armed with a gun,(...)

Real IRA leader Michael McKevitt  is nearing the end of a 20-year sentence.

Real IRA leader Michael McKevitt is set to begin an ongoing programme of temporary releases within weeks to prepare him for his full release from pris(...)

Photograph from February 2008 of Real IRA leader Michael McKevitt. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The news that a number of TDs are supporting the release from prison of Michael McKevitt as he recovers from surgery prompted some different reactions(...)

Photograph from February 2008 of Real IRA leader Michael McKevitt. File photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The family of jailed dissident republican leader Michael McKevitt has received the support of five TDs, including former Fianna Fáil minister Éamon Ó (...)

New government-backed scheme, backed by £2.2 million, is to be rolled out in Northern Ireland to help 160 people who have been out of work in one of the worst areas for unemployment in the UK.

A new scheme, backed by £2.2 million of public money, is to be rolled out in Northern Ireland to help 160 people who have been out of work in one of t(...)

Donegal’s Karl Lacey with Aaron Findon and Aidan Forker of Armagh: their clash at the Athletics Grounds promises to be a hard-fought encounter. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Championship draws take place in a blur of optimism and expectation but many a long-term surprise sharpens into something a bit more predictable as(...)

The Galantas gold mine in Omagh, Co Tyrone. The company said the planning consent would permit the expansion of its gold mining operations on the site and is expected to create hundreds of jobs locally

Canadian gold miner Galantas has secured planning permission to develop an underground operation at its Omagh prospect in Co Tyrone. The company said (...)

Down will play either Westmeath or Wexford after losing out to Derry yesterday. Photo: Lorcan Doherty/INPHO

Tyrone and Limerick was the standout tie from the draw for the first round of the All-Ireland Senior Football Championship, made this morning on Mo(...)

A postmortem revealed Jason McGovern had a fractured skull and died from resulting bleeding on the brain. Photograph: Stephen Hird/Reuters

Co Tyrone man Mark Donnelly will learn later this month if he is to face a trial for the fourth time for the one-punch unlawful killing of Co Monaghan(...)

A new study on living standards in Northern Ireland has stated that communities that have been disadvantaged for generations have continued to decline despite nearly a decade of devolved government at Stormont. Photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Lisburn has the highest quality of life among Northern Ireland’s 11 local authority areas and Derry City & Strabane has the lowest, according to(...)