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Sean McVeigh.

A “committed dissident republican terrorist” has been jailed for 25 years after he was found guilty of planting a bomb under a police officer’s car. (...)

Mother and Baby Homes Commission of Investigation chairperson  Judge Yvonne Murphy. Photograph: Eric Luke

The Mother and Baby Homes Commission of Investigation is to seek an extension of one year before publishing its final report, which was due next mont(...)

Michael, Jim and James Gallagher at home in Burtonport, Co Donegal. The Gallaghers helped to rescue 13 people, mainly young children, off Roaninish in August 1956.

No VHF radio. No mobile phones. No blue-light convoy at the head of the quay. Donegal fishermen Michael and James Gallagher remember the relative sile(...)

A clean-up operation is underway after torrential rains washed away a section of main road Derry to Moville road. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters

Authorities in the northwest are on standby in case of further flooding after the Met Office issued a yellow weather warning for rain in Northern Irel(...)

Two  cars  are towed from the River Faughan  at Drumahoe  after they were swept away by the  flooding. Photograph: Trevor McBride

Homeowners in flood-hit areas of the north-west were warned on Thursday to be on the alert for further flooding after more rain was forecast. The De(...)

Damage to the main Derry to Moville Road in Co Donegal caused by the force of a flooded river on Tuesday night. Photograph: Brian Hutton/PA

Efforts are continuing in Derry to try to establish the scale of the damage caused by Tuesday night’s “unprecedented” flooding, which damaged homes an(...)

Damage to the main Derry to Moville road in Co Donegal. Photograph: Brian Hutton/PA

The first warning was a text message. “Floods in Derry,” it read. “Be careful getting home.” I put my phone into my pocket as I got into the car at 7(...)

Quay Street was thronged with visitors during Race Week. Photograph: iStock

True to his word and right on cue JP McMahon, the chef/patron of the Michelin-star Aniar restaurant in Galway, shut it down for Galway Races Week. T(...)

Leinster Lightning’s Simi Singh: “His bowling is strong with subtle variations, mixing up his pace and he extracts good turn and bounce from the pitch,” said Ireland head coach John Bracewell. Photograph: James Crombie/INPHO

Simi Singh has been named in the Ireland squad for the Tri-Nations series against Bangladesh and New Zealand which starts on Friday at Malahide. The(...)

The Eglinton direct provision centre in Salthill: the boy was discharged late at night, meaning it was too late to catch a bus home from hospital. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

A mother in Co Galway says she had to walk two miles with her sick child on her back from hospital to the direct provision centre where she lives as (...)

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