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Executed: Thomas Harte and Patrick McGrath.

Eighty years ago this week, a barely remembered event in the history of law and order within the Irish state occurred, yet the significance of it cann(...)

 Minister for Culture Josepha Madigan:  she described Maguire as “one of our finest landscape and figure painters”.  Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Cecil Maguire, a celebrated landscape painter, has died. Maguire was born in Lurgan, Co Armagh, in 1930, and worked as an English teacher before eve(...)

The PSNI said  that police inquiries were continuing.

Police in Lurgan, Co Armagh say they are investigating the sudden death of a baby girl. The PSNI said on Wednesday that a 23-year-man was arrested in(...)

Church services

CATHEDRALS Armagh -St Patrick’s Church of Ireland --Sunday services at 10am (Holy Communion), 11am (Sung Eucharist) and 3:15pm (Choral Evensong). Mon(...)

Police have appealed for witnesses to come forward after a 15-year-old girl was stabbed in the neck in Lurgan, Co Armagh at the weekend. A 14-year-ol(...)

Residents were advised to leave a number of homes in the Rathvarna Drive  area of Lisburn (above), Co Antrim, on Wednesday afternoon following a report of a suspicious object. File photograph: Google Street View

Homes were evacuated on Wednesday in a fourth security alert in less than 24 hours in Northern Ireland. Residents were advised to leave a number of (...)

The railway line running through Lurgan, Co Armagh, at which a BBC crew was reporting on a previous incident  when a cameraman was attacked on Sunday. File photograph: Google Street View

A BBC cameraman has been attacked and injured by a man wielding a baton in Lurgan, Co Armagh, the broadcaster reported. The incident on Sunday comes (...)

Forensic officers inspect the remains of the vehicle  used as a car bomb outside Derry courthouse on January 20th, 2019. Photograph:  Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

Historian Marisa McGlinchey found herself being assailed for comment and explanation from a number of journalistic quarters following the “New IRA” ca(...)

 Black Santa Sit Out at St Ann’s Church, Dawson Street, Dublin. Lord Mayor Nial Ring with  Nikolas Thornton, proudly showing off the Lord Mayor’s chain of office during the the Choir of Kildare Place National Schooll’s performance. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The Church of Ireland will be “quite significantly caught” in the effects of any hard border, Archbishop of Dublin Michael Jackson has said. “Having (...)

Members of the Together for Yes Campaign call for abortion reform in Northern Ireland.  Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The Republic of Ireland is apparently heading for hell and Northern Protestants have no intention of being dragged down that primrose path, according (...)

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