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Sensata makes parts for the automotive and aviation industries. Photograph: iStock

American electronics company Sensata Technologies is to close one of its operations in Northern Ireland early next year with the loss of 270 jobs. S(...)

PSNI has asked witnesses to come forward concerning the death of Glen Quinn.

A man whose body was found in Co Antrim at the weekend had been assaulted a week before his death, the police have said. However the Police Service (...)

Police are questioning three people over the death of Glen Quinn. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

Three people are being questioned over the murder of man in Co Antrim. Glen Quinn (47), was discovered in Ashleigh Park in the Woodburn area of Carri(...)

A 12th of July parade through Tandragee. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times.

What is “The Twelfth”? It is the annual Ulster Protestant celebration - held every year on July 12th - in religiously divided Northern Ireland that c(...)

The Marriage of Strongbow and Aoife: a detail from Daniel Maclise’s vast painting. Copyright National Gallery of Ireland

On May 1st, 1169 the deposed King of Leinster Dermot MacMurrough (Diarmait Mac Murchada) landed at Bannow Bay in Co Wexford with a group of mercena(...)

Juliane Mitchell with an Irish dancing trophy in a dress embroidered by her mother. Her medals are displayed behind her in a display made in Long Kesh by her father, a leading loyalist paramilitary who became a cross-comunity activist

“When you come to see me during the Easter break, I trust you will bring your medal with you and tell me all about the festival.” These words were wr(...)

Peter Robinson with a photograph of his son Benjamin. Photograph: Stuart Wallace

Legal fees in a case regarding Benjamin Robinson, who died from brain trauma during a schools rugby match in 2011, are threatening to drive the Robins(...)

Police in Northern Ireland are appealing for witnesses following a multiple stabbing incident in the village of Ballycarry, Co Antrim overnight. An (...)

Abbey Upholsterers  recently worked on the refurbishment of the Shelbourne Hotel in Dublin.

Abbey Upholsterers has helped to fit out some of the big names in the hotel industry, but it’s a company that was born out of necessity more than anyt(...)

A poster of Savita Halappanavar erected on O’Connell Street, Dublin, during a vigil in her memory today. Photograph: Áine McMahon/The Irish Times

“Never again” was the headline term used at vigils in Dublin and Belfast today to mark the fifth anniversary of the death of Savita Halappanavar. Ms (...)

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