The Northern Ireland Assembly election will take place on Thursday, May 5th. Each of the 18 constituencies – including Upper Bann – will elect six Members of the Legislative Assembly (MLAs).

Sinn Féin is putting a huge effort into getting two MLAs elected in Upper Bann . Former SDLP deputy leader Dolores Kelly is facing a tough battle t(...)

 A women lays flowers at a mural of British singer David Bowie in Brixton, birth place of the late David Bowie in London, on Monday. Well-wishers have flocked to the  mural to pay their respects following the announcement of his death. Photograph: EPA

David Bowie is dead. The coldness of that statement, and the harshness of the reality that we will not be living in a world where somewhere his brain (...)

David Bowie has died at the age of 69. . He is pictured performing at Slane in July 1987. Photograph:  Dermot O’Shea.

Singer-songwriter David Bowie has died at the age of 69 following an 18 month battle with cancer. A statement on his Facebook page reads: “David Bowi(...)

Best Menswear entered examinership in July following the closure of Clerys.

Best Menswear is set to successfully exit examinership tomorrow, securing the jobs of 130 employees. The company entered examinership in July followin(...)

Clerys workers, members of Siptu, arriving for the creditors’ meeting at the Gresham Hotel. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The first meeting of the five-person committee of inspection that will oversee the interests of creditors in the liquidation of OCS Operations, the tr(...)

Mothercare was blunt on the issue of commercial rents. As a result of a rapid expansion during the boom years, the rents it is paying significantly exceed current market rents

When Clerys shut its doors abruptly, David Jones, the managing director of Best menswear was one of the big losers. Holder of the men’s fashion conces(...)

Best Menswear co-owner David Jones. Photograph: Inpho/Donall Farmer

An interim examiner has been appointed to Best, the company operating thirteen Best Menswear stores across Ireland and two other fashion stores employ(...)

The closed shutters of Clerys  in O’Connell Street, Dublin.  Photograph: Aidan Crawley/The Irish Times

A group of Clerys concession holders have written to the company’s liquidators, KPMG, seeking details on the whereabouts of their May takings, which t(...)

Leicester City’s Leonardo Ulloa celebrates his goal against Swansea. Photo: Ryan Browne/PA Wire

Premier League round-up: Leonardo Ulloa grabbed his first Premier League goal since St Stephen’s Day Day as Leicester climbed off the bottom of the ta(...)

Essendon’s Dustin Fletcher seen above representing Australia in the International Rules series, has along with Jobe Watson and 32 other players been cleared by an AFL anti doping tribunal. Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

An anti-doping tribunal has thrown out drugs charges against 34 professional Australian Rules footballers who were swept up in a sweeping probe that h(...)