Taoiseach Enda Kenny, who said there was a very high level of co-operation between the Garda and the PSNI. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Any attempt to injure or to murder somebody was “an attack on the State, it is an attack on democracy, and it is an attack on humanity”, said Taoisea(...)

The office of the North’s Police Ombudsman has confirmed that a file is to be sent to the Northern Ireland director of public prosecutions to determine if two former police officers should be charged for a number of crimes including conspiracy to murder

The office of the North’s Police Ombudsman has confirmed that a file is to be sent to the Northern Ireland director of public prosecutions to determin(...)

An Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF) mural is seen on the Shankill Road in Belfast in 2005. File Photograph: Jeff J Mitchell/Reuters

A alleged former Ulster Volunteer Force commander facing 212 charges “can’t make head nor tail” of a huge body of redacted prosecution papers, a B(...)

Before the current reintroduction the last pair of white-tailed eagles were recorded breeding in the wild in Co Mayo in 1912. File image

The PSNI has identified a rare bird found near Lough Erne, Co Fermanagh, last weekend as a white-tailed eagle, or Haliaeetus albicilla. The bird known(...)

The threat from dissident republicans remains severe in Northern Ireland but moderate in Britain, the Northern Secretary Theresa Villiers has informed Westminster. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times.

The threat from dissident republicans remains severe in Northern Ireland but moderate in Britain, the Northern Secretary Theresa Villiers has informed(...)

The injured man was transferred to the Royal Victoria Hospital in Belfast for specialised face and eye treatment.

Sinn Féin has accused dissident republicans in south Armagh of “attempted murder” after the son of a party activist was injured on Wednesday in an app(...)

A body has been found by police investigating the disappearance of a woman in Co Antrim.

A body has been found by police investigating the disappearance of a woman in Co Antrim. Pauline Carmichael (61) was last seen near her home at Hillsi(...)

A diesel laundry discovered near Inniskeen last November. It has the capacity to launder 20 million litres a year. Photograph: Ciara Wilkinson.

It’s hard to get your head around how big the problem of fuel laundering and tobacco smuggling in Ireland is – much of it concentrated along the Borde(...)

Oisin McGrath, 13, a keen sportsman, was injured at St Michael’s College in Enniskillen, Co Fermanagh. He died in hospital three days later

A police file on a teenager arrested on suspicion of the manslaughter of a fellow school pupil in a playground incident is to be sent to prosecutors f(...)

 Neil and Yanan Sun McElwee: won their case over their wrongful arrest. Photograph: Trevor McBride

A Chinese woman and her Northern Irish husband who were arrested minutes before they were to be married in Derry four years ago have been awarded over(...)