Bellaghy

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 Sean Brown, son of Sean Snr, and Chris Brown in the Bellaghy clubhouse in 2005. Photograph: Andrew Paton/Inpho

The 1971-72 season produced the greatest year in the history of Bellaghy Wolfe Tones GAC. Ignoring the brewing threat of the Troubles, they would conq(...)

Emergency workers recover a Ford Orion car from the River Bann at the New Ferry Road in Bellaghy, Co Derry. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

The sister-in-law of a man who went missing close to 29 years ago and whose body was found last month has spoken of the family’s relief that he could (...)

In May 1996 Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams said the party would sign up to the Mitchell Principles on non-violence. Photograph: Reuters/Marcel Bieri/Swiss-Images

The IRA ceasefire broke down in 1996, plunging the peace process into turmoil. The year opened with the RUC chief constable, Sir Hugh Annesley, sayin(...)

People in Tubbercurry are ‘boiling kettles dozens of times a day and buying containers of water’, according to the chamber of commerce

Householders on the east coast who have been coping with a boil water notice for a number of days have been urged to “hunker down and get ready for th(...)

Partners and sponsors at Portglenone on the Lower Bann, ahead of the European coarse fishing championships.

The National Coarse Fishing Federation of Ireland (Ncffi) is gearing up to host the 25th Fédéracion International de la Pêche Sportive European Champi(...)

The Odyssey:  Emily Wilson highlights its contemporary resonance with our pressing questions about migration, displacement of peoples after war and the treatment and welcome of refugees.  Photograph: Bardo National Museum

How to begin? How to find the words, in English, for one of the oldest and most influential texts in western literature? Generations, over centuries, (...)

Seamus Heaney’s children Catherine, Chris and Mick, and the poet’s widow, Marie Heaney at a piece by artist Maser, Don’t Be Afraid. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Nearly 15 years since they were last used, the large wooden double doors on Westmoreland Street that lead into a wing of the former Houses of Parliame(...)

Heaney Farmhouse beers

A family farm in south Derry linked with the late poet Seamus Heaney could prove to be fertile ground for members of his family who are seeking planni(...)

Slaughtneil’s Chrissy  McKaigue  in the All-Ireland  club  final against  Dr Crokes in  March  2017. Photograph:  Donall Farmer/Inpho

Derry’s Chrissy McKaigue has claimed that the success of Dublin, and their attacking philosophy, is partly why disillusioned Gaelic football fans are (...)

Prince Charles and his wife Camilla at the Seamus Heaney HomePlace in Bellaghy, Co Derry, on Tuesday. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters

Prince Charles and his wife Camilla began a four-day visit to the island of Ireland by travelling to the spiritual heartland of the late Seamus Heaney(...)

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