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Northern Ireland First Minister Arlene Foster, Taoiseach Micheál Martin and Deputy First Minister Michelle O’Neill at the North-South Ministerial Council meeting in Dublin in July. Photograph: Julien Behal Photography

The failure to deal with the Covid-19 crisis on an all-Ireland basis is a threat to public health on the island. The problem is hardly new: from the e(...)

Richard Hennings and Micheal Curran don’t want to relive Warrenpoint’s bloody past. Photograph: George Torode

Last spring, exasperated by the inability of Westminster to address the Irish Border issue during the Brexit negotiations, I decided to take a journey(...)

Gardaí have renewed their appeal for witnesses to the fire. File image: Bryan O’Brien / THE IRISH TIMES

A man has been arrested in connection with a fire that caused serious damage to a garda station on Monday. Emyvale station in Co Monaghan was extens(...)

“There’s at least one incident where there’s a person in a wheelchair, a handbag hanging over the back of the wheelchair, and it’s approached by this applicant,” the prosecuting counsel alleged. Photograph: iStock

A woman allegedly stole from pensioners and a wheelchair user in a series of crimes across parts of Northern Ireland, the High Court heard on Monday. (...)

North’s Minister for Finance Simon Hamilton announces new £250 million children’s hospital is to be built on the site of the Royal Hospital in Belfast. Photograph: Kelvin Boyes/PA Wire

A new £250 million (€295 million) “state-of-the-art” children’s hospital is to be built on the site of the Royal Hospital in Belfast, the North’s Mini(...)