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Sisk: the Irish construction specialist  has contracts for the overall Circle Square project in Manchester, worth a total of £236 million sterling. Photograph:  Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES

Builder Sisk has won a contract for part of a development in Manchester that brings the value of its involvement in the overall project to almost €270(...)

Private George Edwin Ellison was the last recorded British fatality of the war.  He was 40, from Leeds, and left a widow and a four-year-old son.

At 5 am on November 11th, 1918, in a railway carriage at the forest of Compiègne outside Paris, an armistice was signed between the Allied forces and (...)

A street trader at the 1916  site on Moore Street, Dublin, during the anniversary year of 2016. File photograph: Aidan Crawley/The Irish Times

The redevelopment of the Moore Street area of Dublin and the creation of a “new quarter” in the north inner city has taken a step closer with the appo(...)

Julie Britton with her daughter Connie-Rose Seabourne in Leeds. Photograph: Danny Lawson/PA

Families starring in a “carpool karaoke” video featuring children with Down syndrome say they are overjoyed by the worldwide reaction. The beautiful (...)

Electric Picnic 2018: headline acts include Kendrick Lamar, Massive attack, Dua Lipa, St Vincent and Pharrell Williams with N.E.R.D

Kendrick Lamar, St Vincent, Massive Attack, N.E.R.D, Dua Lipa and King King Krule are among the acts announced in the lineup for this year’s Electric (...)

Jenny Groves, founder of Battle Scars, a Leeds-based self-harm support group.

Jenny Groves kept her self-harming a secret for 30 years, before finally opening up to those close to her. “I started self-harming at 13 which is a c(...)

Kieran Creaven arriving at Leeds Crown Court  on Friday. Photograph: Peter Powell/PA Wire

Jailed sex offender Kieran Creaven is likely to face trial in Ireland when he has served the 18-month term imposed on him in the UK on Friday. Last N(...)

Former RTÉ producer Keiran Creaven arrives at Leeds crown court for sentencing on Friday. Photograph: SWNS

Former RTÉ producer Kieran Creaven, who pleaded guilty to sex offences after he travelled to England to meet what he thought was a 13-year-old girl, h(...)

Neil McNab in his playing days for Manchester City in 1985. He made a total of 260 appearances for the club and was one of their finest players during that decade. Photograph:  Mark Leech/Getty Images

Taking possession near the right-hand touchline, Neil McNab cut in towards the penalty box. As the Huddersfield Town defenders backed off, he switche(...)

Facebook is reportedly considering AIB’s HQ as site for office campus

Social media group Facebook is considering building more than 700,000 sq ft of offices that could house 5,000 workers at a high-profile Dublin site, t(...)

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