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 An overturned tractor after a road collapsed in Iskaheen, Co Donegal. Photograph:   Niall Carson/PA Wire

Around 40 people have so far received payouts under the Government’s Humanitarian Assistance Scheme following this week’s flooding in Donegal. The s(...)

Irish Army help in clean-up at Buncrana in Donegal. Photograph: Trevor McBride

As the two soldiers hoiked a sodden and mud spattered sofa up and into the skip, Ciara O’Neill shed no tears. “I always hated that,” she said ruefull(...)

A clean up operation is under way after torrential rains washed away a section of main road in Quigley’s Point, Co Donegal. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has visited Donegal to view the damage caused by extensive flash flooding in the county this week which ruptured roads, caused (...)

A collapsed road at Quigley’s Point in Co Donegal. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Darren Donaghey was watching television when he began to hear the gullies outside his home rattle. Minutes later his entire home, which he has spent t(...)

Graffiti in Derry. The PSNI recorded  23 casualties of paramilitary-style shootings in the 12 months until the end of June.

William Allen remembers July 1997 as a time of hope. Now an editor with Johnston Press in Northern Ireland, back then he was a Belfast Telegraph repor(...)

 Brendan Duddy, in whose Derry home  the IRA and British government contacts met during Troubles. Photograph: Trevor McBride

Secret back channels between enemy lines are places of mystery, intrigue and danger, but these are crucial spaces where foes come together and feel th(...)

Minister for Social Protection Leo Varadkar: detached and dismissive. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Leo Varadkar talking about poor people is never a good look, which puts him in a difficult spot considering he is Minister for Social Protection. Las(...)

In the  High Court, Mr Justice Max Barrett threw the book at Jim Ferry, who  controlled two companies, Ferry’s Refuse Collection Limited and Ferrys Refuse Recycling Limited

Jim Ferry cares about the environment. It says so on the black wheelie bins his company owns and that can be seen over much of Donegal. “Caring for t(...)

Footing turf near Seanafeistin as a gorse fire burns in Cloosh Valley, Connemara, on Tuesday. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

As gorse fires continue to rage in many areas, landowners and the public have been warned it is illegal to burn any vegetation growing on land during (...)

 Muff residents  Marie Lindsay and her son, Denis, who recently returned from Canada.

“I’m Donegal through and through, but Derry is my city.” School principal Marie Lindsay is typical of many residents in the Border village of Muff in(...)

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