The funeral procession of veteran Derry Republican Peggy O’Hara in Derry on Saturday. Mrs O’Hara’s son Patsy O’Hara died in the 1981 hunger strike protest.  Photograph: Margaret McLaughlin

A police investigation is under way in Derry into the large-scale paramilitary trappings at the funeral of Peggy O’Hara, a well known republican and m(...)

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(...)

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(...)

Two young men have been killed in an early morning road crash in Northern Ireland.

Two young men have been killed in an early morning road crash in Northern Ireland. The single-vehicle accident happened shortly after 3am on the Vict(...)

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(...)