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Bryan Magill was one of three victims of the Co Louth crash early on Saturday morning. Photograph: Archview United FC Facebook page

Gardaí investigating a road traffic crash in Co Louth in which three people were killed believe the driver of one of the vehicles left the scene. A (...)

A large crater caused by a bomb destroyed part of the main Belfast to Dublin railway line close to Newry on June 30, 2000. The bomb was thought to have been the work of the dissident republican terrorist group the Real IRA. Photograph: AP Photo/Peter Morrison

An IRA bomb that exploded on the tracks of the Dublin to Belfast railway could have had “disastrous” consequences if a different train had been in ser(...)

Seamus Mallon in 1998, when he was deputy first minister of Northern Ireland. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

One of Northern Ireland’s most prominent nationalist politicians, Seamus Mallon was at the heart of the Social Democratic and Labour Party for three d(...)

Church services

CATHEDRALS Armagh -St Patrick’s Church of Ireland --Sunday services at 10am (Holy Communion), 11am (Sung Eucharist) and 3:15pm (Choral Evensong). Mon(...)

The PSNI has appealed for witnesses or anyone with information to contact detectives.

Five people have been arrested on suspicion of murder following the discovery of a man’s body in Co Armagh. The body of a man in his 30s was discove(...)

Brian Phelan, who was in his early 30s and from Bessbrook, died after a stabbing in the Carrivekeeney Road area, near Newry, on Thursday.

A man has been charged with murder following the death of a father-of-two in Co Down. Brian Phelan, who was in his early 30s and from Bessbrook, died(...)

West Tyrone MP Barry McElduff leaving Sinn Féin’s headquarters on the Falls Road in Belfast following his suspension from all party activity for three months. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

The decision by Sinn Féin to impose a three-month suspension on West Tyrone MP Barry McElduff for his Kingsmill tweet has been condemned by unionist p(...)

Calls have been made for Sinn Féin MP Barry McElduff to resign after he posted a video on social media that has been interpreted as an insult to victims of the Kingsmill massacre.

The sole survivor of the Kingsmill massacre as well as relatives of the 10 Protestants killed in south Armagh 42 years ago have rejected an apology fr(...)

The bullet-riddled minibus in south Armagh where 10 protestant workmen were shot dead by IRA terrorists in 1976. Photograph: PA Wire

Those allegedly responsible for the IRA’s Kingsmill massacre four decades ago, one of the worst atrocities of the Troubles, should be named, a grievin(...)

A boy has died after being struck by a vehicle at Dobsons Way off Fearons Terrace in Bessbrook, Co Armagh. File photograph: Google Street View

A young boy has been killed after being struck by a vehicle in Co Armagh, police have said. The incident happened at Dobsons Way in Bessbrook. The (...)

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