Bellaghy

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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(...)

 Chrissy McKaigue lifts the cup after Slaughtneil’s win over Loughgiel in the Ulster senior club hurling  final. Photograph:  John McIlwaine/Presseye/Inpho

“It is not even a village,” clarifies Seán McGuigan, of the place that has, over the past 12 months, become the talk of the town. On Saturday last, ev(...)

 HomePlace, a new arts and literary centre which will mark the life and work of Seamus Heaney, one of Ireland’s most celebrated writers, in Bellaghy, Co Derry

On an unseasonably hot mid-September day, the small south Co Derry village of Bellaghy is unusually busy. The road past the site of the old RUC barrac(...)

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