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The scene at Loch Gowna, Co Cavan where a young mother lost her life in a swimming accident on Wednesday. Photograph: Lorraine Teevan

The death of a man in 60s at Dollymount strand in north Dublin on Friday brought to six the number of swimming-related fatalities in Ireland this week(...)

  Russell White   leaves the water during the Men’s Triathlon on day one of the  2018 Commonwealth Games. Photograph: Michael Dodge/Getty Images

Age: 29 Event: Men’s Individual Triathlon Club: Banbridge Growing up in Banbridge, White first dreamed of going to the Olympics as a swimmer, not a(...)

The rate of transmission of Covid-19 in the North is continuing to fall, with the average number of positive cases per 100,000 over the last seven days now at 111.3. File photograph: Danny Lawson/PA Wire

The number of coronavirus-related deaths recorded by the North’s Department of Health has reached 2,000. The deaths of four more people with Covid-1(...)

 An empty street in Belfast. In the last seven days 4,921 new cases of Covid-19 were confirmed in the North, compared with 6,633 the previous week. File photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

Northern Ireland’s Deputy First Minister has expressed confidence that difficulties over the sharing of data from passenger locator forms between the (...)

A paramedic is seen outside the Royal London Hospital in England earlier this week. The UK’s total confirmed Covid-19 cases has passed 3m. Photograph: Justin Tallis/AFP via Getty Images

Nine more people have died of coronavirus in Northern Ireland, the North’s Department of Health has confirmed. The news comes as the UK on Saturday b(...)

Near empty streets and a ‘stay safe’ sign are seen on Arthur Street in Belfast on Monday. Photograph: PA

Northern Ireland recorded its highest daily total of Covid-19 cases since the pandemic began on Tuesday, with more than 1,500 people testing positive (...)

David Cook speaks on policing policy in Northern Ireland in March 1996. File photograph: PA Archive/PA Images

Born: January 25th, 1944 Died: September 19th, 2020 David Cook, a founding member of Northern Ireland’s Alliance Party and the first non-unionist lor(...)

The message must go out loud and clear that dangerous anti-social behaviour will not be tolerated,” Robin Swann said.    Photograph: Kelvin Boyes/Press Eye/PA Wire

The Northern Ireland Executive must take “swift action” against the “deplorable” behaviour of some young people attending house parties in part of Sou(...)

 Harland and Wolff shipyard workers in the TV series Titanic - Blood and Steel.  It is  estimated that in July 1920, 7,000 workers – Catholics and socialists – were expelled from the shipyards

The traditional narrative of the War of Independence identifies the dates of the conflict as encompassing the period from January 21st, 1919, until th(...)

Of the 72 deaths with data 38 were female and 34 were male. The median age for deaths is 81. Photograph: Cyril Marcilhacy/Bloomberg

The number of people who have died from coronavirus in Northern Ireland has increased by three bringing the total number of fatalities in the North to(...)

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