Northern Ireland last year finished up as the fifth most prosperous part of the UK. Photograph: iStock

The number of millionaires living in Northern Ireland slumped last year to 13,000 people but overall prosperity levels jumped thanks to a big increase(...)

Lydia Reid said the news was ‘devastating’. Photograph: BBC

A mother who campaigned for more than 40 years to find out what happened to her dead baby’s remains has found out his coffin was buried without a body(...)

Ronan Hughes, a 17-year-old from Co Tyrone , who took his own life in June 2015 after he was victim of what the police call webcam blackmail.

Sitting in the flat he shared with two other men in Timisoara in western Romania, Iulian Enache tricked a teenager thousands of miles away in the rura(...)

“The rain here is absolute, magnificent, and frightening,” said Heinrich Böll. Above, 2014 flooding in Cork. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Minister for Social Protection Regina Doherty caused commotion during the week with her contention that the public services card is “mandatory but not(...)

Willie Duggan: a talisman for club, province and country. Photograph: Patrick Bolger/Inpho

William Patrick Duggan Born: March 12th, 1950 Died: August 28th, 2017 Willie Duggan, who has died aged 67, was an outstanding rugby player, among the(...)

Senior members of the Cork Irish Farmers Association are opposed to the proposed boundary extension of Cork city. Pictured are (from left to - right) Corney Buckley, West Cork IFA county chairman; Harold Kingston, Cork Central IFA county chairman; and Billy Cotter, North Cork IFA county chairman. Photograph:  Robert Bateman

The Irish Farmers Association has criticised a proposal to allow Cork city expand into the county. It says the move would have a detrimental impact o(...)

 Iain Henderson (Ulster), Dean Budd (Bennetton Treviso), Ken Owens (Scarlets), Isa Nacewa (Leinster), CJ Velleman (Southern Kings), Mark Bennett (Edinburgh) and Cory Hill (Newport Gwent Dragons) at the launch of the Guinness PRO14 season at the Aviva. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

From a Pro14 press release: “It promises to be a sensational season . . . ” Guinness and Sky Sports certainly hope so. The good folk behind Europe’s (...)

Almost three million people across the State travel for school or college. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

One in 10 commuters, almost 200,000 people, spent an hour or more commuting to work last year, an increase of almost 31 per cent, or 50,000 (...)

Ladbrokes Coral Group reported  operating profit of £158.8 million (€172.5 million) for the six months to June 30th.

British betting company Ladbrokes Coral Group reported a 7 per cent rise in first-half operating profit on Thursday driven by strong trading online. (...)

The new Oscar Wilde bar which has opened in New York, after a $4 million investment by Irish duo Frank McCole and Tommy Burke

Step inside a new literary haunt in New York and you’ll find 26 clocks that never change time. They are all set at 1.50pm, the time of death of the wr(...)