Denise Walsh won a trial to qualify for European Rowing Championships next weekend.

Ireland will send a team of just eight athletes to the European Rowing Championships next weekend. The two Olympic lightweight doubles will be joined(...)

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(...)

Conor McCann and Naoise McSherry in the Clann Eireann Youth Club in Lurgan, Co Armagh. Photograph: Arthur Allison/Pacemaker

History is not just history in a place like Lurgan. The Co Armagh town has not fully emerged from the Troubles and the vast majority of Protestants an(...)

Methodist notes

Downpatrick Methodist Congregation is hosting a St Patrick’s Day event from 10:30am to 5pm on March 17th. In addition to refreshments and an exhibitio(...)

Five people have been arrested after a man’s body was found in a stream in Northern Ireland. Three men, a woman and a 17-year-old girl are being que(...)

Jerry Maguire (above): ‘It’s not fair that the lives and actions of the older generations are having such an effect on us’ Jerry Maguire, who is fr(...)

Minister for Justice David Ford said the survey showed a “hardening of attitudes among residents living in the shadow of peace walls towards their eventual removal”. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

More people living near Northern Ireland’s so-called peace walls want them to stay than did three years ago, a new study has found. In 2012, some 22(...)

Christopher (28), a banker with Santander and Kathryn (29), a researcher and lecturer in politics at the University of Manchester, met in 2005 at a(...)

Aerial view of Manchester. A group of schoolchildren from Northern Ireland have been attacked while visiting the city. File photograph: Dave Thompson/PA Wire

A group of schoolchildren from Northern Ireland were the victims of an “unprovoked” attack while visiting Manchester, local police have said. A total (...)

Stormont culture minister Caral Ni Chuilin, Northern Ireland Deputy First Minister  Martin McGuinness and Minister for Heritage  Heather Humphreys  in Newry, Co Down at the  National Famine Commemoration ceremony. Photograph: Paul Faith.

The tragedy of a coffin ship which hit an iceberg and sank was recalled at the first National Famine Commemoration event to be held in Northern Irelan(...)