Ballymena

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Larne port. Photograph: Enda O’Dowd

Lorry driver Tony Grady has lost count of the number of times he has taken his truck on the ferry from Scotland to Northern Ireland, but he can rememb(...)

(From left) Declan Gilmour, Kristen Hynes, Bob Gilmour and Sarah Gilmour. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

A family who were separated from the ashes of their loved ones on an Aer Lingus flight to Dublin are to be reunited with the remains just three hours (...)

James Nesbitt at Portrush: “I think we’re standing at a profound moment here in the history of the islands,” he says. Photograph: Trevor McBride

At Ulster University, it is graduation time. On the steps which lead up to the main entrance of the university’s Coleraine campus, new graduates pose (...)

James Nesbitt in his ITV travelogue, ‘Jimmy Nesbitt’s Ireland’. Photograph: TwoFour/ITV

Cold Feet and Hobbit actor James Nesbitt saw assets in his company Brown Cow Films grow to £4.7 million (€5.2 m) last year. Accounts just lodged show(...)

New To The Parish author Sorcha Pollak, centre, with James and Ellen Baker; Maisa al-Hariri Azeez Yusuff;  Chandrika Narayanan Moham; and George Labbad, all of whom tell their story of moving to Ireland. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

I can’t remember the first time I heard the word “refugee”. It was a term I was always aware of growing up, a label intricately connected to my own fa(...)

George Fleming: feels nothing has changed since the referendum in June 2016  and he is strongly critical of the North’s politicians.

From his office window in Newbuildings, Co Derry, George Fleming looks out on the Republic of Ireland. His company, Fleming Agri-Products, was founde(...)

DUP leader Arlene Foster (left) and Northern Ireland Secretary Karen Bradley attend as Prince Harry and Meghan Markle visit the Eikon Centre on March 23rd, 2018 in Lisburn, Northern Ireland. Photograph: Niall Carson/WPA Pool/Getty Images

Democratic Unionist leader Arlene Foster has accused Sinn Féin of trying to render Northern Ireland dysfunctional. Addressing party faithful at the (...)

Kayden Fleck (5), a student at Harryville Primary School, died in hospital on Saturday night.

A boy who was swept more than four miles down a fast-flowing river in Northern Ireland on Saturday before being pulled out by rescue teams has died. (...)

British  transport secretary Chris Grayling with head of product development for low-emissions buses at Wrightbus, Jim Morrison, during a visit to the  Wrightbus factory in Ballymena. Photograph: Department for Transport/PA Wire

The British government wants to see business as usual in Northern Ireland once the UK leaves the EU, the transport secretary has said. On a visit to(...)

“The British and Irish governments, the politicians, and the people have said they don’t want a hard Border. So if nobody wants a hard Border, who’s going to impose it?” Photograph: Frank Miller

George Fleming’s family firm, which makes farmyard machinery, was founded in Donegal in Victorian times, but today it operates from a factory just out(...)

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