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Police have asked for witnesses to come forward. File photograph: Joe Giddens/PA Wire

A teenage girl is in critical condition in hospital after being stabbed in the neck in Co Armagh on Friday evening. The Police Service of Northern I(...)

Scene of a double ATM robbery in Kells, Co Meath: While thieves in Ireland use diggers and SUVs, gangs elsewhere use methods such as gas canisters or solid explosives. Photograph: Colin Keegan

While the recent spate of ATM thefts here is shocking, it shouldn’t be surprising. In fact the only surprise is that it has taken so long for this par(...)

Armed police at the scene of rioting Creggan, Derry. Photograph: PA

The dissident republican group the New IRA is suspected by police of being responsible for the fatal shooting of journalist Lyra McKee during rioting (...)

Traffic has backed up in Kells after gardaí closed John’s Street as part of their investigations. Photograph: Tim O’Brien

Four more ATMs have been stolen in overnight robberies, two of them in Kells, Co Meath and the others in Crumlin, Co Antrim. Seperately, raiders fai(...)

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 PSNI has called for anyone with information to contact police.

Two pipe bombs exploded outside a house in Armagh and a further two devices were discovered in Rasharkin, Co Antrim overnight. Police in the North a(...)

Jim Allister: the Traditional Unionist Voice leader could have a chance of sneaking the third seat if he decides to run. Photograph: Getty Images

The outgoing DUP MEP Diane Dodds was formally nominated on Tuesday to contest next month’s European Parliament elections, making her and Sinn Féin’s o(...)

Dessie O’Hare: sentenced to 10 years with three suspended for false imprisonment and three years for assault during an illegal violent eviction attempt in June 2015. Photograph: Collins Courts

Former INLA figure and so-called Border Fox Dessie O’Hare is likely to serve just over 4½ years in prison for his latest convictions. O’Hare (62), w(...)

Dessie O’Hare was jailed for three years for assault and 10 years with three suspended for false imprisonment. The sentences are to run concurrently. File photograph: Collins Courts

Former INLA man and kidnapper Dessie O’Hare has been sentenced to ten years in prison with three years suspended for false imprisonment and assault. (...)

“Despite two decades of horrific revelations of systematic cover-up of sexual abuse by members of the Catholic clergy, the Catholic Church remains a central part of Irish life.” File photograph: Ivan Alvarado/Reuters

Growing up in the 1970s and 1980s, like most of my peers, I had a thoroughly Catholic upbringing. From birth to death the Church was an integral part (...)

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