Under the redevelopment plan, Páirc Uí Chaoimh will see its capacity increase from 43,500 to 45,000 people, with the existing covered South Stand (with a current capacity of 9,000) being replaced by a three-tier structure with a total capacity of 13,000. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Cork GAA has expressed hope that a €70 million plan to redevelop Páirc Uí Chaoimh into a 45,000-capacity stadium will clear any planning appeals after(...)

Harris Hawk flys over the crows  at a previous Balmoral show at the Kings Hall in Belfast. Photograph: Alan Betson

Northern Ireland’s Balmoral Show - the equivalent of the Spring Show in Dublin - today finally made the transformation to the Maze/Long Kesh si(...)

First Minister Peter Robinson (right) and Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness at  the site of the former Maze prison. Photograph:   Paul Faith/PA Wire

Peter Robinson and Martin McGuinness have jointly and emphatically praised plans for the £300 million redevelopment (...)

File photo of a cell at the Maze prison site. Stormont’s Minister for Planning Alex Attwood has granted permission for the Peace Building and Conflict Resolution Centre at the Maze near Lisburn.  Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

A controversial peace centre at the site of the former Maze prison in Northern Ireland has been given the green light by planners. Storm(...)