Ballycastle

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Downpatrick Head, Co Mayo: care is needed at all times.

This wild headland on the north Mayo coast is not what one would call a “nice” place. It carries to its visitor a palpable psychic burden, seemingly b(...)

Roused by Brexit to revisit his Northern Irish Protestant roots, Anton Thompson-McCormick took his English boyfriend David Bradford on a cycle alon(...)

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 (...)

Hugh Dougal: in 1988 he escaped injury when Michael Stone attacked a funeral at Milltown Cemetery in Belfast

Hugh Dougal Born: February 6th, 1946 Died: April 13th, 2018 Hugh Dougal was one of Belfast’s leading funeral directors. He was known for the meticulo(...)

Miriam Uhlemann outside the Donegal long house she has renovated. Photograph: John McConnell

We’re selling another of our “loved back into life houses” but there’s not a lot about that that is new. As a family we have moved more than most. Fou(...)

Tremble Tremble, Jesse Jones, installation view, Project Arts Centre

Jesse Jones: Tremble Tremble ★ ★ ★ ★ Project Arts Centre, Temple Bar, Dublin The title, and to a large extent the spirit of Jesse Jones’s Trembl(...)

Fair Head, Ballycastle. Photograph: file

Two climbers have been injured following a serious fall at Fair Head near Ballycastle in Co Antrim. A coast guard helicopter from Sligo was called t(...)

Belfast vessel Mamach Mór  is just one of over 200 boats participating in this year’s Ocean to City event. Photograph: Explore Home Photography

A Belfast group is travelling from the Lagan to the Lee this weekend to participate in the Ocean to City Race from Crosshaven at the mouth of Cork Har(...)

A participant runs in fancy dress during the 2018 London Marathon. Photograph:   Niklas Halle’nniklas/AFP/Getty Images

There is nothing as inspiring as watching the London Marathon on a sunny April Sunday morning from the comfort of your own couch. It is addictive view(...)

Cardinal Keith O’Brien, pictured in 2003, who died last month. Photograph:  Alistair Linford/PA

Irish-born Cardinal Keith O’Brien, who was once the Catholic Church’s most senior cleric in Britain, asked in his will for forgiveness from those he o(...)

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