The case against the only remaining suspect in the Omagh bomb Seamus Daly has collapsed after the evidence provided by a civilian witness last week was called into question.  Photograph: Peter Morrison/PA Wire

Prosecutors in the North have dropped all charges against Seamus Daly in connection with the 1998 Omagh bomb in which 29 people died. At Ballymena M(...)

Methodist notes

The Omagh & Fintona Methodist Circuit will present Gospel Fest Goes West today. This night of Gospel music will feature both local and visiting a(...)

Declan Garrity, from Omagh, was put on leave by Barclays following the arrest, US news company CNBC reported. Photograph: Instagram

An Irish banker living in New York has been arrested after allegedly torturing his roommate’s cat over a period of three months. The cat, named Lucy,(...)

Church of Ireland  Archbishop of Dublin  Michael Jackson: “The geography and the tradition from which I come is one of dissent.” File photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times

The following is the full text of a speech delivered by Michael Jackson, archbishop of Dublin, launching Dublin City University’s 1916 centenary progr(...)

Church of Ireland Archbishop of Dublin,  Dr Michael Jackson:  Everyone in Ireland with a shared interest in a different future should be alert “to the repercussions of the abuse of memory and commemoration from within our fractured history”, he said. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

People in the Republic may still not be aware how 1966 commemorations of the Easter Rising alienated people of a different identity in Northern Irelan(...)

Michael Gallagher, whose son Aiden was among 29 people killed by the Real IRA in the August 1998 bombing of Omagh, is seeking to have a decision by Northern Ireland Secretary of State Theresa Villiers judicially reviewed. File photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

A landmark bid for a partially secret hearing over intelligence gathered on the Omagh bombing has begun at the High Court in Belfast. Lawyers for th(...)

Seamus Daly arrives at Omagh court in county Tyrone, he is accused of murdering 29 people in the Real IRA bomb in Omagh in 1998. Photograph: Peter Morrison/PA Wire

A bricklayer accused of murdering 29 people in the Omagh bombing has appeared in court in the town for the first time. Seamus Daly (45) sat in the do(...)

A long-delayed inquest into the death of murdered schoolgirl Arlene Arkinson began on Monday, nine years after it was ordered.

The prime suspect in the case of murdered teenager Arlene Arkinson posed an extreme danger to vulnerable girls, a coroners’ court has been told. Conv(...)

Sinn Féin will continue to vote against the annual renewal of emergency legislation to tackle terrorism introduced after the Omagh Bombing, party leader Gerry Adams has told The Irish Times Inside Politics podcast. Mr Adams (right) spoke to Political Reporter Sarah Bardon and presenter Hugh Linehan. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times.

Sinn Féin in government would not pursue people with unpaid water bills or give money back to those who have made payments, party leader Gerry Adams h(...)

Independent TD Michael Lowry  denies charges of allegedly filing incorrect income tax returns for the year 2002 and of conniving in the alleged delivery by his company Garuda of incorrect corporation tax returns for the years ending 2002 and 2006.

The DPP has incorrectly placed “centre stage” an Appeals Commissioner finding that Michael Lowry misappropriated €372,000 from a company of his in 200(...)