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 Cork ambulance staff James Hennessy and Olive Murphy were honoured at Farmleigh House  on Friday at the National Bravery Awards. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw / The Irish Times

Olive Murphy felt unusually nervous the morning of Monday, October 16th, 2017 as she set off for her shift as an advanced paramedic on the roads of we(...)

Victims campaigner Raymond McCord outside Belfast High Court following an application for an injunction to prevent Boris Johnson proroguing parliament. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Victims’ campaigner Raymond McCord is back in Belfast court on Tuesday to challenge the prorogation of Parliament and a potential no-deal Brexit. Mr(...)

Michael Parkinson with his friend, George Best. As a talk show host, Parkinson went on to interview Best more than a dozen times.

Michael Parkinson couldn’t wait to meet George Best. It was 1963, Manchester. Parkinson – who had just joined Granada Television – had heard about a (...)

The chairman of Northern Ireland’s historical abuse inquiry Sir Anthony Hart has died suddenly, it has been confirmed. File Photograph: Paul Faith/PA Wire

The chairman of Northern Ireland’s historical abuse inquiry Sir Anthony Hart has died suddenly, it has been confirmed. Sir Anthony chaired the Histor(...)

Daniel Stewart: ‘Sitting in wonder of my exploration, I’m still scared of Brexit, its effect on the farmers, the B&Bs, and the average man on the street. But now I’ve seen it all, I know what to reminisce.’ Photograph: Lily Duffield

In a dinky hotel, in a cosy bed, I wake up. Opposite Portaferry’s dock, joints crack and muscles sigh. Today, is the last day. The last day of mounta(...)

DUP leader Arlene Foster and deputy leader Nigel Dodds in Westminster, London. As a result of the party’s  current policies, the present DUP leadership is undermining rather than enhancing unionism. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

Being best man is always a tricky business; being best man at a North-South Co Down marriage in July 1994, came with a whole new set of challenges. T(...)

Rev Mairisíne Stanfield (53) minister of First Presbyterian Church, Bangor in Co Down since 2013.

For the first time the Presbyterian Church in Ireland may be about to elect its first female Moderator, or principal public representative. Election(...)

Windsor Davies in “It Ain’t Half Hot Mum”: his eardrum-shattering bellow never failed to amuse viewers. Photograph: Wesley/Keystone/Getty

Windsor Davies Born: August 28th, 1930 Died: January 17th, 2019 It may seem unlikely, even in the world of British TV sitcoms, that an actor could (...)

Juliane Mitchell with an Irish dancing trophy in a dress embroidered by her mother. Her medals are displayed behind her in a display made in Long Kesh by her father, a leading loyalist paramilitary who became a cross-comunity activist

“When you come to see me during the Easter break, I trust you will bring your medal with you and tell me all about the festival.” These words were wr(...)

Green Party leader in Northern Ireland Steven Agnew said: “It’s not easy being Green.”  Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The leader of the Green Party in Northern Ireland is to quit, blaming in part the powersharing impasse at Stormont for sapping his drive for the job. (...)

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