Séamus McDermott: “I believe the ability to get along well with people comes more naturally to Irish people and is an advantage in this industry.”

There is a brand-new Ford Fiesta on the market and the man responsible for getting it there is Tyrone-born Séamus McDermott. Sales of the Fiesta exce(...)

During sentencing at Belfast Crown Court, Judge Geoffrey Miller  said the device had the potential to cause “severe physical injury or death”. Photograph: Google Street View

Two Co Meath men who planted a bomb in the car park of a hotel in Derry ahead of a PSNI recruitment event were given a ten-year sentence on Thursday.(...)

In fear of assassination: Sean O’Callaghan in London in 2013. Photograph: Andrew Testa/New York Times

Sean O’Callaghan Born: October 10th, 1954 Died: August 23rd, 2017 Sean O’Callaghan lived in fear that his former IRA colleagues or dissident republic(...)

Ex-IRA member and Garda informant Sean O’Callaghan being escorted from the High Court in 1998. Photograph: Charlie Collins

IRA informer turned author Seán O’Callaghan has died aged 63. It is understood the convicted republican killer died while swimming in a pool in Jamaic(...)

Megan Depinna as Batgirl and Karen Burke as Wonder Woman at  Dublin Comic Con 2017 in the Convention Centre. Photo: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Batman is chatting to Wonder Woman as Death walks past, delighted with herself. She is particularly pleased by the Aliens spilling out of stomachs nea(...)

Raymond Monteith and his daughter Diane from Strabane. Raymond’s brother-in-law James Fowler was shot by the IRA in Omagh.

As he peered out of the bus window at the spot where the IRA carried out much of its terror campaign in rural Fermanagh, David Temple is reminded of t(...)

Royal Ulster Constabulary police officers and firefighters inspecting the damage caused by a bomb explosion in Market Street, Omagh, Co Tyrone, on August 15th 1998. File photograph: Paul McErlane/PA

Relatives of Omagh bomb victims are to sue Northern Ireland’s police chief for investigative failings they believe let the killers escape justice. Ah(...)

 David Bolton has written a book examining the  mental health impact of the Troubles. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Traumatic experiences have afflicted the lives of more than 210,000 people in Northern Ireland, says David Bolton, a 61-year-old retired social worker(...)

The stump of the crab apple tree planted for the Omagh bomb victims in 1998, with a JCB in the background. Photograph: Macroom and District Environmental Group

A crab apple tree planted 19 years ago in memory of the victims of the Omagh bombing and a birch planted by former president Mary Robinson have been c(...)

Giles Hurley, head of Aldi Ireland, is particularly excited by Aldi’s chilled fish section. Sales of the scaly stuff are almost two and a half times what they were two years ago. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Sallynoggin, the blue-collar south Dublin suburb, isn’t overloaded with claims to fame. But it has its charms: an Aslan gig at the Noggin Inn, for ex(...)