Tyrrell Hatton of England celebrates victory with his caddie during the final round of the 2017 Italian Open at Golf Club Milano - Parco Reale di Monza. Photo: Christopher Lee/Getty Images

Tyrrell Hatton reaped the rewards of his patience as he added the Italian Open title to his defence of the Dunhill Links Championship. The Englishman(...)

Jonathan Bell of Ireland in action in Stormont.  File photograph: INPHO/Presseye/Rowland White

Week three of the EY Hockey League (EYHL) and the first matches will finally be played after a sorry beginning to this year’s competition. Hockey Ir(...)

Goalscorer  Alan Sothern (centre) celebrates the win over New Zealand and World Cup qualification with his Ireland team-mates Stuart Loughrey (left) and Shane O’Donoghue in Johannesburg. Photograph:   Jan Kruger/Getty Images for FIH

Ireland 1 New Zealand 0 Alan Sothern’s 49th-minute strike saw Ireland’s men land World Cup qualification for the first time since 1990 as his solo go(...)

Emma Little Pengelly has won the Belfast South Westminster seat for the DUP, unseating SDLP stalwart Dr Alasdair McDonnell. Ms Little Pengelly paid (...)

There are more than 1.2 million eligible to vote in this week’s general election in Northern Ireland.

Northern Ireland voters will cast their ballots on Thursday for the seventh time in three years (one council, one EU referendum, one European, two Ass(...)

Rio Olympics veteran Ronan Gormley is one of the experienced hands in the Ireland squad. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho.

Irish coach Craig Fulton has announced an 18-man squad for this week’s World League 2 tournament in Belfast with five Lisnagarvey and four Banbridge p(...)

Michelle O’Neill Sinn Féin leader in Northern Ireland with party president Gerry Adams at Belfast count centre yesterday. Photograph Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

Just after 7pm, Republican veteran and former prisoner Pat Sheehan was declared elected as a member of the Stormont Assembly. He was surrounded by Si(...)

Former DUP minister Jonathan Bell  is standing for re-election as an independent unionist. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

All eyes will be on the Strangford constituency in the upcoming Assembly election to see how rebel politician Jonathan Bell does against his old part(...)

Suspended DUP member Jonathan Bell: “Political life has been corrupted by spin.” Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

Jonathan Bell whose “cash for ash” allegations helped trigger the political crisis in Northern Ireland is to face his former DUP colleagues in the As(...)

Jonathan Bell (left) is to run as an Independent in the Assembly elections, he has announced.

Jonathan Bell, whose cash for ash allegations helped trigger the political crisis in Northern Ireland, is to stand as an Independent in the Northern A(...)