A huge gorse fire which spread across the Mourne Mountains in Co Down. Photograph: Patrick Corrigan/PA Wire

The police in Northern Ireland have launched an investigation into the cause of a major gorse fire in the Mourne Mountains. The Northern Ireland Fire(...)

Nuclear waste is stored at about 30 sites across Britain, but predominantly at ground level at the Sellafield reprocessing plant in Cumbria. Photograph: PA

The Border town of Newry is being considered as a location to dispose of the United Kingdom’s nuclear waste, with research identifying the area as pot(...)

‘Four Birds’, Mourne Mountains, Co Down.

This is a lovely walk. It’s clean of access, has great views and is lent a funny, flighty feel by the avian titles of the mountains you will visit! It(...)

Mourne Mountain Rescue Team found the injured teenager on steep ground in Slieve Bearnagh. Photograph: Mourne Mountain Rescue Team

A hiker was injured after being hit by a falling sheep while walking on the Mourne Mountains in Co Down. The teenage boy was walking with a group ne(...)