Staff from the Northern Ireland Road Service close the Peace Bridge in Derry, as Hurricane Ophelia hits the UK. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

Storm Ophelia caused significant disruption in Northern Ireland with some 18,500 households left without power, while schools, universities and severa(...)

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An 11-year-old boy who suffered laceration injuries in Co Antrim on Sunday has died. A spokesman for the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) sa(...)

“There appears to be a decrease in the use of traditional drugs, such as, heroin, opiates etc, and an increasing use of newer drugs of abuse, including novel psychoactive substances.” Photograph: Getty Images

Close to 11,000 seizures of illicit and prescribed drugs were made by prison authorities on both sides of the Border over the past seven years, new fi(...)

Yvonne Watterson from Co Antrim now lives in Arizona: ‘I wanted to be far away from Belfast and bombs and bullets and all that was bad back then about my Northern Ireland. I just wanted to be one of your Heartbreakers.’

Following the news of American singer Tom Petty’s death on Monday night at the age of 66, superfan Yvonne Watterson, who emigrated from Northern Irela(...)

Stephen Rochford: is expected to confirm he will remain with Mayo for a third year. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Just two counties have yet to appoint football managers for 2018. A number of appointments made this week have filled most of the remaining vacancie(...)

 Paudie O’Neill: “Change doesn’t come easily but I think it will come.” Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Some of the debate on the proposed changes to the intercounty hurling championship has been ‘very reactive,’ according to Paudie O’Neill, chair of Cro(...)

A Co Antrim man who stabbed his ex-partner 30 times in front of their three-year old daughter while he was using steroids has been jailed for 15 years(...)

The Taughey Road in Ballymoney where the fatal collision occurred.

A teenage boy has died after his scrambler bike collided with a car in Co Antrim on Saturday evening. Marcus Forsythe, who was 15 years old, died aft(...)

Managing director of Randox Laboratories Dr Peter Fitzgerald. Photograph:   Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Randox, the Antrim-headquartered healthcare diagnostics group, had a record turnover last year of £100 million (€114 million). But the group, founded (...)

The Rileys – survivors of the sinking of the Lusitania, Cobh, Co Cork. Meet Annie and Edward Riley, and their twins, Sutcliffe and Ethel. Photograph: AH Poole

The first community-sourced exhibition of photographs and stories from the collection of the National Library of Ireland was opened on Wednesday by Sa(...)