Battle of Loos– Scottish regiments charging and overwhelming German trenches. Photograph: Ann Ronan Pictures/Getty Images

Patrick MacGill became known as the “Navvy Poet” when a slim little volume of poetry which he had mostly written when working on the railways in Scotl(...)

The Detail, a Belfast-based news and analysis website, has pulled together statistics from various sources to “paint a picture of modern Northern Ireland”.

Changes in the demographics of Northern Ireland mean the percentage of Protestants and Catholics living in the region is now closer than at any time i(...)

Gardaí are investigating the collision which occurred on the N2 at Tuiterath, Balrath, Co Meath.

Six people have died this weekend following separate road crashes across Ireland. A male pedestrian has died after being hit by a car on the N2 betwee(...)

‘This is the first time trades unions have opposed a Stormont deal. On every previous occasion, the ICTU and individual unions have hailed the outcome as a welcome contribution to the consolidation of peace’. Photograph: Getty Images

One of the factors behind Sinn Féin’s decision on Monday to pull out of the Stormont House Agreement was a series of trade union demonstrations tomorr(...)

Arolco managing director John Paul McHugh: ‘Our business has been steadily growing in recent years and we’re doing well both in Northern Ireland and the Republic, but we want to grow further in the coming years.’

Having entered 2015 with a £20,000 cash injection to help his company expand into new markets, John Paul McHugh, managing director at Co Tyrone-based (...)

Shauna O’Neill, who was previously awarded a Clipper round world race bursary and now works for the Children in Crossfire charity. File photograph: Clipper Round the World Yacht Race

Organisers of the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race have appealed to young people in Derry or Strabane who are over 18 and currently out of work to a(...)

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 (...)

“The nature of the work is very physical”, roof thatcher, Kyran O’Grady, Knockrobin, Wicklow. Photograph: Garry O’Neill 3:03

Kyran O’Grady works in a craft that dates back nearly 5,000 years, one of the oldest forms of roofing in the world and once a familiar feature of t(...)

 Allstate Northern Ireland, part of the Allstate Corporation, is  the largest publicly traded home, personal and vehicle insurer in the US and the largest IT company in the North, with operations in Belfast, Derry and Strabane.  Photographer: Tim Boyle/Bloomberg

A Tyrone accent is not without its charms but, on occasion, completely unfiltered and in its purest form, it may not be the easiest for unaccustomed e(...)

Andrew Balbirnie:  his unbeaten 103 helped Leinster claim the reverse fixture at Milverton at the beginning of May. Inpho/Presseye/Rowland White

After defending their three-day title with a weather-affected draw against the Northern Knights during the week, Leinster Lightning will set their si(...)