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 Sgt Wallace said the incident happened in Kings Lane,  Ballykelly, Co Derry on Sunday evening. File photograph: Paul McErlane/EPA

Police have appealed for information following an attempted gun attack in Ballykelly, Co Derry on Sunday night. The incident happened shortly after 7(...)

The man is the fourth person to be arrested in connection with Jonathan Cairns’s murder since police launched a fresh appeal for information on the 20th anniversary of his death earlier this year. File photograph: Paul McErlane/EPA

A man has been arrested on suspicion of the murder of a teenager whose body was found in a shallow grave in a Co Derry forest 20 years ago. Jonathan (...)

The distillery venture is being developed by a Dublin-based company called Jewelfield Ltd which lists Bono as a shareholder. Photograph: iStock

Kildare County Council has given the green light for a multimillion euro whiskey distillery and visitor centre in which U2 frontman Bono has a busines(...)

American author John Steinbeck (1902 - 1968). He won a Pulitzer Prize for his 1939 novel, ‘The Grapes of Wrath,’ and was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1962. Photograph: Hulton Archive/Getty Images

John Steinbeck, one of the greatest writers of the 20th century, died 50 years ago today. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1962. Ten y(...)

Measurement of the Lough Foyle baseline in 1828-29.

On a glorious sunny June day we reached the summit of Céidín, south of the Glen of Imall, to find a triangulation station or trig pillar. These concre(...)

Sinn Féin Senator Niall Ó Donnghaile (left) with Liam Shannon, one of the so-called “Hooded Men”, outside Leinster House, Dublin, ahead of the hearing of the Sinn Féin private members’ Bill in the Seanad calling on the  Government to appeal a European Court of Human Rights judgment that the men’s treatment by UK authorities did not amount to torture. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The Government is being called on to appeal against a European court decision that found the so-called “Hooded Men” did not suffer torture. Speaking(...)

Seven of the 14 ‘hooded men’, who were kept in hoods interned in Northern Ireland in 1971, (from left) Jim Auld, Patrick McNally, Liam Shannon, Fracncie McGuigan, Davy Rodgers, Brian Turley and Joe Clarke, following a press conference at KRW Law in Belfast on Tuesday. Photograph: PA

The European Court of Human Rights has rejected the Government’s case that fourteen men interned in Northern Ireland in the 1970s were subjected to to(...)

 Preparation before the judging of the coloured horses category at the RDS. Photograph: Alan Betson

Wexford exhibitors John and Mary Margaret Roche enjoyed another exceptional Dublin Horse Show on Friday, when winning both the young stock and breeder(...)