Michelle O’Neill: says her department’s  relocation will be “a catalyst for change and regeneration stimulating much-needed job opportunities, not just in Ballykelly but across the northwest”

Belfast is scheduled to hold the “world’s biggest pie fight” later this month in an attempt to break a Guinness world record. Chances are though that (...)

A photograph issued by the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development of some of the animals found at the Porter farm in Co Down.

A father and son from Co Down were have jailed for four months for what a judge described as “one of the worst cases of cruelty” on a farm anywhere in(...)

Sheep trying to feed near Slemish mountain in Co Antrim. Photogaph: Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker Press

The body representing the North’s farmers has welcomed a relief package worth up to £5 million for the heavy (...)

Lambs which perished during blizzard conditions earlier this week lie in the snow as farmers Donald O'Reilly and Keith McQuillan search for trapped sheep  in the Aughafatten area of Co Antrim. Photograph: Cathal McNaughton/Reuters

The Department of Agriculture in Northern Ireland has defended its decision to stand down air support providing emergency relief to strick(...)