The High Court in Belfast. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A Belfast High Court judge who quashed the granting of planning permission for a new 38,000-seat GAA stadium in the west of the city has demanded “com(...)

Casement Park in west Belfast. Photograph: Andrew Paton/INPHO

Northern Ireland’s Environment Minister acted unlawfully in approving a new 38,000-seat GAA stadium in the heart of west Belfast, a High Court judge h(...)

Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams has been criticised for comments in which he referred to unionists as ‘bastards’. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins.

Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams has been criticised for comments in which he referred to unionists as “bastards”.Amid tensions in the North between Si(...)

The East Derry DUP MP and Assembly member Gregory Campbell was today denied speaking rights in the Assembly chamber after making mocking remarks about the Irish language. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times.

The East Derry DUP MP and Assembly member Gregory Campbell was today denied speaking rights in the Assembly chamber after making mocking remarks about(...)

Gregory Campbell, a Democratic Unionist Party MP and MLA, has been accused of racism after mocking the Irish language in the Stormont Assembly. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times.

Gregory Campbell, a Democratic Unionist Party MP and MLA, has been accused of racism after mocking the Irish language in the Stormont Assembly. (...)

Former Donegal manager  Brian McEniff pictured with  Ulster and Ireland outhalf  Paddy Jackson  at Ravenhill, where an Ulster All Stars side will take on   Dublin in a game of Gaelic football  in aid of Motor Neurone Disease on November 15th. Photograph:  Darren Kidd/Inpho/Presseye

True story; up until 1924, before the inaugural Ulster versus Leinster rugby match in Belfast, Ravenhill was a GAA pitch.And it will be again come Nov(...)

Sam McAughtry was a founder member of the Peace Train Organisation. Photograph: Eric Luke.

Writer, broadcaster and former Irish Times columnist Sam McAu(...)

Actor James Ellis, who died from a stroke in Lincoln Hospital at the age of  82. Photograph: Pacemaker

Actor Kenneth Branagh has paid tribute to Z-Cars actor James “Jimmy” Ellis, who has died at(...)

The Aviva stadium which would host Rugby World Cup matches in 2023 if the Irish bid is successful. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho.

Ministers from Dublin and Belfast met in Armagh today to set up a working group to advise on the prospects of bringing the 2023 Rugby World Cup to th(...)

The growth of Irish in the North is being blocked by hostile attitudes at Stormont, the Council of Europe says. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Growth and promotion of the Irish language in Northern Ireland is being blocked by hostile attitudes in Stormont and a lack of support for its use in (...)