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Ellen Keane: ‘You need to ask the question; do you love it enough to give it your all?’. Photograph:  Seb Daly/Sportsfile

Ellen Keane is an Irish Paralympian swimmer who brought home a bronze medal for her performance in the 100-metre breaststroke in Rio in 2016. Born wit(...)

 Mark English edges Cian McPhillips at the Elite Micro Meet in Abbotstown on Saturday. Photograph: Sportsfile

According to their detailed qualifying criteria, Athletics Ireland selected a 24-strong team for next month’s European Indoor Championships based chie(...)

Ambulances at the entrance to the emergency department with a number of the vehicle with patients awaiting to be admitted, at Antrim Area Hospital. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

Northern Ireland is going back into lockdown for six weeks from just after midnight on Christmas night, the Northern Executive has decided. On a day (...)

“Harry had decided that the revolver would be the weapon he would use. ‘I knew it would be less likely to jam when I came to fire it.’”

On April 28th, 1978, the IRA shot dead off-duty RUC member Millar McAllister at his home in Lisburn, in an attack typical of the violence and horror o(...)

John Creedon: Italian, French and Spanish place names were brought to Ireland as the Dublin middle classes returned from travelling, hence Sorrento Road and Vico Road in Dalkey. Photograph: Don Macmonagle

There’s an old folk tale that dates from a time when the Russian-Finnish border was being redrawn. Some rather stern officials from Moscow knocked on (...)

 First Minister Arlene Foster (left) and Deputy First Minister Michelle O’Neill during a media briefing at Parliament Buildings in Stormont,  Belfast on Thursday. Photograph: Kelvin Boyes/Press Eye/PA Wire.

Fresh restrictions to limit the spread of coronavirus are to be been imposed in Belfast and other parts of Co Antrim. The measures were announced fo(...)

Mackin Group founder Andrew Mackin: “Spend time on personal development that will instil good habits.”

The first four of eight nominees in the International category of the EY Entrepreneur of the Year competition are profiled this week. The awards are r(...)

Phil Healy winning the women’s 200m final at the national track & field championships. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The problem with being Ireland’s fastest woman is that every time you race against Irish opposition you are expected to win. It’s not easy, and Phil H(...)

Noah Donohoe (14), who was found dead in June. Photograph: PSNI/PA Wire

There is currently “no evidence” to suggest that any other person was involved in the death of Belfast teenager Noah Donohoe, a court has heard. Coro(...)

Thomas Ernest Nutt pictured talking at a family gathering at Ballymoney in 2010. Photograph: Colin Mearns

Thomas Nutt Born: April 5th, 1923 Died: June 12th, 2020 Donegal native Thomas Nutt, who has died in his 99th year, was one of few Irish survivors f(...)

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