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Yvonne Watterson with her baby daughter Sophie in 1998.

As we mark the 20th anniversary of the Omagh bombing, I am drawn back to the summer of 1998. A new mother living in the US, I had taken my baby daught(...)

Police in Northern Ireland are appealing for witnesses following a multiple stabbing incident in the village of Ballycarry, Co Antrim overnight. An (...)

A petition has opened  in Ballymoney, Ballycastle and Ballymena calling for a byelection in North Antrim after DUP MP Ian Paisley was suspended from the Commons for 30 days following his failure to register two family holidays paid for by the Sri Lankan government.  Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The Fairhill shopping centre in Ballymena is known to a generation of TV viewers in Northern Ireland as “a big shoppin’ centre in Ballymena, hi!” For (...)

Former SDLP councillor Brian Duffin was released on bail pending an appeal of his four-month sentence for sexual assault at Antrim Court on Tuesday. Photograph:  Pacemaker Press

A former SDLP councillor convicted of sexually assaulting a teenager in her own home was sentenced to four months in jail on Tuesday. At Antrim Magis(...)

Gérard Hoarau (34) - an opponent of Seychelles president France-Albert René, whose regime was installed after a coup in 1977 - was shot dead in  London on November 29th, 1985.

A 77-year-old man arrested in Co Antrim on Thursday is being questioned by detectives in London in connection with the 1985 assassination of an exiled(...)

Computer keyboard with red scam button

Police in Northern Ireland have warned of several scams in which people have been tricked or blackmailed into handing over money. It follows 24 such(...)

The five  barn owl chicks  were found on the outskirts of Crumlin, Co Antrim in Northern Ireland. Photograph: @Antrimlens/PA Wire

The largest recorded brood of barn owls in Northern Ireland was born in Co Antrim early this month, conservationists have said. The birth of the five(...)

Ian Paisley apologising to the House of Commons in London. Photograph: PA

Ian Paisley has declared that he “will not go quietly into the night” and will recontest his North Antrim Westminster seat if he is forced to stand do(...)

A Dublin Fairytale: “Look, there’s Trinity College of Sorcery”

In Sarah Bowie’s charming picture book Let’s See Ireland, the protagonist, Molly, embarks upon a national tour with her parents and a stowaway cat. As(...)

DUP MP Ian Paisley apologises to the House of Commons in London for failing to register two family holidays funded by the Sri Lankan government. Photograph:  PA Wire

Ian Paisley, who boasts that Donald Trump is a friend, has had a career littered with controversy. In 2008 he resigned as a junior minister in the Sto(...)

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