Fr John Gallagher (48), who is from Strabane, Co Tyrone,  has been ministering in Florida since 2000.

An Irish Catholic priest has been singled out for praise in a letter sent to the Vatican by US police officers who investigated a clerical child abuse(...)

PSNI superintendent David Moore said the violence was “nothing short of disgusting”. Photograph: Trevor McBride

Republican dissidents are set to launch attacks on Police Service of Northern Ireland officers to mark the Easter 1916 centenary commemorations, the N(...)

  Minister for Foreign Affairs Charlie Flanagan held his first meeting yesterday with  Arlene Foster since she was elected Northern Ireland First Minister and DUP leader. Photograph: Alan Betson

The Government is committed to making the Easter 1916 commemorations inclusive for all of the people on the island of Ireland, Minister for Foreign A(...)

Pearse McAuley leaves Cavan Courthouse following his sentencing for the Christmas 2014 attack on his wife Pauline Tully. Photograph: Lorraine Teevan.

While now beginning a long prison term for an act of extreme domestic violence that left his estranged wife lucky to survive, Pearse McAuley (50) bec(...)

‘My mother and I explored by car during my journeys home. I learned about relatives dispossessed by emigration or death who once lived in cottages now derelict along country roads in Derry and Donegal.’

I broke my mother’s heart when I emigrated to Canada in 1981. I was the only girl in the family and afterwards I atoned for leaving by frequent sum(...)

EuroMillions winner Margaret Loughrey: she admitted causing criminal damage to a taxi driver’s glasses.

A Co Tyrone woman – who won £27 million (€37.8 million) in the EuroMillions in 2013 – has been ordered to do 150 hours of unpaid community work for as(...)

Four hundred piglets and 36 sows have died in a major fire on a pig farm in Tyrone.

Animal rights campaigners have called for rescued piglets to be sent to a sanctuary and “not slaughtered for breakfast rolls”. Four hundred piglets, 3(...)

Website promoting the Apprentice Boys’ “Relief of Derry” parade and commemorations on Saturday.

Tens of thousands of people attended the annual Apprentice Boys “Relief of Derry” parade and commemorations on Saturday. Police in Limavady said a 16(...)

A gun has been recovered in Strabane by police investigating dissident republican terrorist activity

A gun has been recovered in Strabane by police investigating dissident republican terrorist activity. Detectives from the PSNI Serious Crime Branch co(...)

A group of Strabane farmers turned up at their local Asda store and cleared all the milk supply off the shelves after the supermarket advertised its own brand milk at 45 pence per pint. Photograph: Getty Images

Promotional offers designed to woo shoppers through their doors could leave supermarket groups in the North crying over spilled milk this week if a fa(...)