Gardaí knock on doors close to the scene where a 58-year-old man died following an assault on Sarto Park in Naas, Co Kildare. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

A 58-year-old man, who died after being assaulted in Kildare on Saturday night, has been named locally as Patsy Kelly. The attack happened at Sarto P(...)

On Saturday, Gerry Kelly MLA described a Sinn Féin meeting with the PSNI Chief Constable, George Hamilton, and other senior officers as “helpful” and “frank”, and called again for detectives to be allowed to carry out investigations without constant speculation from some unionist politicians and the media. File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

The Chief Constable of the PSNI is “standing over” his senior officer’s comments linking Provisional IRA members to the murder of Kevin McGuigan in ea(...)

Ahead of the Tour of North parade the Orange Order lost a High Court bid to overturn conditions imposed by the Parades Commission including not being allowed to play songs within “earshot” of St Patrick’s Church. Photograph: Reuters

The first major parade of the North’s marching season has passed off peacefully in Belfast. The bands involved in the Orange Order’s annual Tour of th(...)

An 18-year-old woman with a personality disorder has written a letter to the Minister for Health and a poignant poem to the HSE appealing for her return to Ireland

An 18-year-old woman with a personality disorder has written a letter to the Minister for Health and a poignant poem to the HSE appealing for her retu(...)

Judge Martin Nolan sentenced Jacinta Dixon to three years in prison which he suspended in full on strict conditions

SONYA McLEAN A credit controller who stole more than €20,000 from her employer because she was “overwhelmed” by her domestic financial situation has a(...)

American authorities have sought the extradition of Patrick Lee to prosecute him for 51 offences including 29 counts of wire fraud, six counts of unlawful monetary transaction and 16 counts of aggravated identity theft.

The High Court has ordered the surrender of a Co Kildare man wanted by US authorities to face fraud, money-laundering and identity-theft charges.Patri(...)

SDLP MLA Alban Maginness has branded a UUP and DUP election the pact as “predictable and narrow minded” and said his party would not enter into a similar deal with Sinn Féin, to concentrate the nationalist vote.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times.

The SDLP has ruled out an electoral pact with Sinn Féin following an agreement between the North’s two main unionist parties in four Westminster const(...)

 Sinn Féin politician Gerry Kelly has insisted he had no knowledge a republican who received an “on the run” letter from him was a murder  suspect. Photograph: Arthur Allison/Pacemaker Press

Senior Sinn Féin politician Gerry Kelly has insisted he had no knowledge that a republican who received an “on the run” letter from him was a leading (...)

Investigations which led to the controversial tax evasion dossier went on for “too long” and left a “cloud of suspicion” over those who may not hav(...)

John Downey: Emergency debate at Stormont  to discuss  fallout from court decision not to press ahead with action against Donegal man in connection with  1982 Hyde Park bombing. Picture: EPA/Facundo Arrizabalaga

The Northern Ireland Assembly has backed a DUP motion expressing outrage at secret British government deals with republican on-the-runs and calling(...)