Participation in the global ‘Wave of Light’ event this evening, will encourage conversations about the loss of a baby, Féileacáin, the Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Association of Ireland, said.

A number of events to mark Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness month are taking place across the country on Thursday. Monuments, landmarks and build(...)

Sign advising customers at a store in Belfast to wear masks. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

The North’s chief scientific and medical officers have warned of an increase in the number of coronavirus deaths if the public doesn’t adhere to the r(...)

Tánaiste Leo Varadkar addressed a Fine Gael parliamentary party meeting on Tuesday night. File photograph: Julien Behal Photography.

Tánaiste Leo Varadkar has warned that a short lockdown may still happen despite the Government rejecting this week the advice of the National Public H(...)

DUP MP Ian Paisley:  “We can’t close our country down because of Covid.” Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA

New restrictions aimed at limiting the spread of coronavirus in parts of Northern Ireland come into effect on Monday. Limits have been placed on the(...)

 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(...)

Democratic Unionist Party deputy leader Nigel Dodds: elevated to the House of Lords. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

The deputy leader of the Democratic Unionist Party Nigel Dodds has been elevated to the House of Lords. Mr Dodds served as MP for North Belfast for a(...)

Travellers pass Covid-19 signage at Belfast International Airport.  Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

The latest statistics show there were 885 excess deaths reported in Northern Ireland for the four-month period up to the end of June – which closely c(...)

Mourners  listening to former Sinn Fein president Gerry Adams speak during the funeral of former leading IRA figure Bobby Storey at Milltown Cemetery in west Belfast. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

Councillors in Belfast have voted in favour of carrying out an independent investigation into the handling of the funeral of senior republican Bobby S(...)

 Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald, former Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams and Deputy First Minister Michelle O’Neill at the funeral of senior Irish Republican and former leading IRA figure Bobby Storey in west Belfast on June 30th. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

The North’s Chief Constable has requested the appointment of a senior police officer from outside Northern Ireland to lead the police investigation in(...)

The warming relationship between DUP First Minister Arlene Foster and her Sinn Féin opposite number Michelle O’Neill is back to frosty formality. Photograph: Kelvin Boyes/PA

Stormont has rumbled through its crisis over last week’s IRA funeral and emerged in a more realistic condition. The warming relationship between DUP (...)

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