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The DUP’s first openly gay candidate, Alison Bennington, has been elected to Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council. Photograph: Dave Pettard/PA Wire

The DUP’s first openly gay candidate has won a seat in Northern Ireland’s local elections, as the Alliance Party and Greens made gains. Alison Bennin(...)

Joe Parker standing on his farm in Blacklion, Co Cavan.   Part of his farm is on the other side of Lough MacNean in Belcoo, Co Fermanagh. Photograph:  Andrew Paton

Farmer Joe Parker drives at quite a lick, slicing through the narrow country roads that straddle the Border between Fermanagh and Cavan. It’s a strugg(...)

Catholic Micheal Potter created quite a stir at Twelfth celebrations in Brookeborough

Dressed in a Union Jack hat and tie and carrying a shopping bag emblazoned with images of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, Catholic Micheal Potter crea(...)

Raymond Monteith and his daughter Diane from Strabane. Raymond’s brother-in-law James Fowler was shot by the IRA in Omagh.

As he peered out of the bus window at the spot where the IRA carried out much of its terror campaign in rural Fermanagh, David Temple is reminded of t(...)

Family and friends follow the coffin during the funeral of Concepta Leonard at St Mary’s Church in Brookeborough, Co Fermanagh on Friday. Her son (centre right in jacket) Conor  was treated in hospital for stab wounds.  Photograph:  Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

The son of Concepta Leonard, who was killed in a suspected murder-suicide at her Co Fermanagh home, has been praised at her funeral for his courage. (...)

DUP leader Arlene Foster arriving at Brookeborough primary school in Co Fermanagh to cast her vote. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The turnout in the Stormont elections was described as “steady” on Thursday night as voters decided the format of the next slimmed-down Northern Assem(...)