Hospitality Ulster was launched by First Minister  of Northern Peter Robinson.

The hospitality sector could create up to 5,000 additional jobs in Northern Ireland over the next 10 years if it expands its skills base and adopts a (...)

There is no better illustration of what is really going on in the local economy than the  price of an Ulster fry. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

In theory, life or at least the economy is beginning to look a little bit better in Northern Ireland than it has been for a while. There are more peop(...)

Supported by US foreign affairs expert Dr Meghan O’Sullivan (right), Dr Richard Haass (left) is attempting to find consensus on the troublesome issues in Northern Ireland of flags and emblems
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, parades
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 and dealing with the legacy of the past. Photograph: Paul Faith/PA Wire

Sectarian flashpoints where much of Northern Ireland’s violence has happened need more investment, traders have said.Rioting in Belfast following the (...)

In recent years, the Grand Orange Lodge of Ireland has been keen to promote the Twelfth as a family- and business-friendly event. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill.

There are many traditions associated with the Twelfth of July in Northern Ireland. The vibrant beat of east African music is not one of them. But this(...)

A Northern Ireland company which owns one of Belfast’s iconic pubs has been placed into administration. John Hansen and Stuart Irwin of KPMG we(...)