Portavogie

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Hannah Craig  during a morning training session close to her home in Portavogie, Co Down. “I’ll keep training but, to be honest with you, every article I read I don’t think the Olympics are going to go ahead.” Photograph: Liam McBurney

In life, not just sport, Hannah Craig embraces a Japanese philosophy that seems particularly apposite for these chaotic times. She often murmurs ‘wab(...)

Chef Danni Barry with Ronan Sweeney of Balloo Inns in the gastro-pub group’s new restaurant, Overwood, in Killinchy

Chef Danni Barry, formerly of Clenaghan’s in Craigavon and Eipic in Belfast, where she earned a Michelin star, joined the gastro-pub group, Balloo Inn(...)

Dominic O’Connor bought the dog on the Gumtree website from someone “misled” into expecting that the animal would be well-nurtured and looked after, the judge said. File photograph: iStock

A “psychopath” former mental health nurse who killed, butchered and cooked a dog has been jailed for two years. Dominic O’Connor (28) used a lead to (...)

Solis Lough Eske Castle in Co Donegal welcomes dogs, who are allowed anywhere on the grounds – which provide ample opportunity for walks and runs.

From pointy-eared handbag dogs to doe-eyes spaniels, you’ll see canines great and small in hotels and restaurants around Europe, most notably in Franc(...)

Fish producers’ representative Dick James at Portavogie harbour, Co Down. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Dick James, who leads the 170-plus fishermen plying their trade every day from the ports of Ardglass, Kilkeel and Portavogie into the waters around No(...)

 Chief executive of the Northern Ireland Fish Producers’ Organisation Dick James: “Unless our politicians are extremely weak in their negotiating, then we have got a hell of a strong hand to play here.” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

In Portavogie on the Ards peninsula a new flag is flying proudly among the British union and Red Hand of Ulster flags fluttering from the lamp posts (...)