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 (...)

Police perimeter tape at one of the scenes of the multiple shooting which took place on Thursday night in Tyrone, Missouri. Photograph: Michael Thomas/EPA

A man shot and killed seven people in a house-to-house shooting spree in a sparsely populated part of Missouri before shooting himself, the state High(...)

Tullaghoge Fort, Co Tyrone. An archaeological bid to discover more about the hilltop where Ulster chieftains were crowned 700-years ago has uncovered artefacts dating back more than 7,000 years. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

An archaeological bid to discover more about the hilltop where Ulster chieftains were crowned 700-years ago has uncovered artefacts dating back more t(...)

 Michaella McCollum  (L) has had her bid to be moved to a Northern Ireland  prison approved by Stormont. McCollum was convicted  of smuggling cocaine in Peru in 2013.  Photograph: Reuters

The repatriation of convicted drugs smuggler Michaella McCollum to Northern Ireland from Peru has been approved by Stormont’s justice minister.The ne(...)

A performance by comedian Tommy Tiernan; the First Fortnight mental health festival; and Leinster v Ulster are among the events taking place in Dublin this weekend.
What’s on this weekend?

A guide to what’s on around the country this weekend: First Fortnight An ideal tonic to the new year blues, the First Fortnight creative ar(...)

 Omagh St.Endas’ match-winner Ronan O’Neill celebrates at Healy Park. Photograph: Russell Pritchard / Inpho / Presseye

Omagh St Enda’s 1-10 Carrickmore 0-12 Omagh stunned Carrickmore with a stoppage time Ronan O’Neill goal to lift their eighth Tyrone senior club(...)

A man attempted to snatch a child from a home in Cookstown, Co Tyrone yesterday afternoon. Photograph: PA Wire

Police in Co Tyrone are hunting a man who attempted to snatch a child from outside a house in Cookstown yesterday afternoon.The child was playing outs(...)

Irish Roots

Three years ago, Ancestry. com added transcripts of almost half-a-million pre-1880 Roman Catholic parish register entries to their collection o(...)

Tyrone’s Stephen O’Neill  is sidelined until the summer. Photograph: Eric Luke/THE IRISH TIMES

Stephen O’Neill will miss the remainder of Tyrone’s league campaign after undergoing ankle surgery. Injury has already ruled the forward (...)

Tyrone’s Seán Cavanagh: some of the younger players are benefiting from a sustained run on the team. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

For all of the fireworks lit by Tyrone’s young full-forward line in Sunday’s defeat of Mayo, there was also reassurance in the appearance for the fina(...)