Bill Clinton was due to make a surprise visit to Belfast on Monday to try to encourage the DUP and Sinn Féin to end the political deadlock. Photograph: Ludovic Marin AFP/Getty Images

Northern Ireland was battening down the hatches as it prepared for the arrival of heavy storm conditions expected in the early afternoon. Schools and(...)

President  Michael D Higgins (L) shakes hands with the Australian prime minister Malcolm Turnbull ahead of a meeting at Parliament House in Canberra. Photograph: Lukas Coch/Reuters/Pool

President Michael D Higgins shared the Government’s concerns about the impact of Brexit on Ireland during a meeting with the Australia prime minister (...)

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An 11-year-old boy who suffered laceration injuries in Co Antrim on Sunday has died. A spokesman for the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) sa(...)

 Dublin Bus buses in Broadstone Bus depot Dublin after services were cancelled as ex-hurricane Ophelia hits. Photograph: Caroline Quinn/PA Wire

Luas: There will be no Luas service on the Red or Green lines on Tuesday morning due to damage at a technical room at the Red Cow depot. It is current(...)

The Revenue has said that even in a ‘soft Border’ scenario, certain controls are unavoidable and a number of designated and resourced crossings will be required. Photograph: The Irish Times

Revenue has warned an open Border between the Republic and Northern Ireland is not possible and that eight customs checks and visible border controls (...)

Oliver Jeffers and his son Harland who has proved an inspiration to his doting dad.

Looking at Oliver Jeffers, you cannot help but think he himself would make a wonderful illustration. Wide-eyed, expressive and still boyish at 40, in (...)

Marie Conlon’s body was found by PSNI officers at her home at Larkspur Rise (general view above) in west Belfast after concerns were raised about her whereabouts. File photograph: Google Street View

A man is due to appear at a Belfast court next month after being charged in connection with the discovery of a woman’s body in an apartment in Belfast(...)

Adelaide Road synagogue in  Dublin 2. Photograph: Paddy Whelan/The Irish Times

The State’s Jewish population has risen by 28.9 per cent, or 573, since 2011, according to the 2016 census. The population of Jews in Ireland had bee(...)

The Titanic Belfast attraction in Northern Ireland. The State’s residents have taken more trips to the North this year, according to the latest statistics. File photograph: Paul Faith/PA Wire

The State’s residents have taken more trips to the North this year and spent millions more there than they did last year, according to the latest stat(...)

Marie Conlon’s body was found by PSNI officers at her home at Larkspur Rise (general view above) in west Belfast after concerns were raised about her whereabouts. File photograph: Google Street View

The PSNI has launched a murder investigation after the discovery of the body of a woman in an apartment in west Belfast who may have died more than tw(...)