Michael D was a leading light in the Lit & Deb Society at UCG (President of Ireland website)

Michael D Higgins President of Ireland Finalist for 1966 individual award I have clear recollections of a wonderful debating year when Michael Farrell(...)

Ashers bakery on Royal Avenue in Belfast. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The Belfast bakery at the centre of the so-called “gay cake” case is to close a branch in the city. Ashers was cleared of discrimination by the UK’s (...)

Ashers bakery owners Daniel and Amy McArthur. They  won an appeal over a finding that they discriminated  by refusing to make a cake decorated with the words “Support Gay Marriage”.  Photograph: Victoria Jones/PA Wire

The Belfast bakery owners at the centre of the supreme court free speech ruling in the “gay cake” case have urged other Christians to “take their stan(...)

A handout photo issued by PSNI of the interior of a squalid shipping container where kidnapped cattle dealer Paul Gogan was held hostage. Photograph: PA

Images of a squalid shipping container where a kidnapped cattle dealer was held hostage as a criminal gang demanded a €400,000 ransom have been reveal(...)

Northern Ireland Attorney General John Larkin. Photograph: PA Wire

Northern Ireland’s top law officer has taken an unprecedented step towards having a failed legal challenge to the Brexit process referred directly to (...)