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The boy, who cannot be identified, is accused of a further confrontation days later which left the 13-year-old too frightened to go back to the town

A 12-year-old boy sexually assaulted a schoolgirl (13) in an underground car park, it was claimed in the High Court in Belfast today. Prosecutors all(...)

Juliane Mitchell with an Irish dancing trophy in a dress embroidered by her mother. Her medals are displayed behind her in a display made in Long Kesh by her father, a leading loyalist paramilitary who became a cross-comunity activist

“When you come to see me during the Easter break, I trust you will bring your medal with you and tell me all about the festival.” These words were wr(...)

Brian Gartland: “It was just taking that chance, taking that little chance of having any bit of success was what made my mind up to come here.” Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

In both his personal as well as his professional football life, Brian Gartland has never looked back since joining Dundalk five years ago. Having des(...)

Long Meadow apple farm

It’s the season of mellow fruitfulness, and as such it’s a great time to visit Ireland’s Orchard County, Armagh. The Bramley apple was first brought (...)

SDLP leader Colum Eastwood:  “The SDLP have been consistent in calling on the two governments to step up and step in.” Photograph: Eric Luke

A number of protests are planned for cities and towns in Northern Ireland on Tuesday evening marking the 589 days that the North has been without a fu(...)

Coastal rowing is a very popular sport in pockets around Ireland. Photograph:  Irish Coastal Rowing

Thousands of rowers will compete in national coastal rowing championships this weekend at two separate events. The new Irish Coastal Rowing Champion(...)

Nuala O’Loan,the former  police ombudsman for Northern Ireland  Photograph: Irish Times

The North’s former police ombudsman Baroness Nuala O’Loan has stated her “firm” belief that the Omagh bombing could have been prevented. Ms O’Loan on(...)

A Plymouth Brethren chapel and congregation. A sort of urban Amish, they eschewed television, radio and cinema, in addition to observing the more familiar Old Testament strictures against drinking, dancing and licentiousness.

When I lived in Portadown, my town centre neighbourhood was home to a Plymouth Brethren congregation. A sort of urban Amish, they eschewed television(...)

Best tracks of the month: John Grant, Bllood Orange, Phoebe Bridgers, Teyana Taylor and Big Red Machine featuring The National’s Aaron Dessner and Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon

Jealous of the Birds – Russian Doll Having started her musical output with lo-fi acoustic folk, the Portadown artist Naomi Hamilton has moved on to in(...)

Roosevelt: music that is refreshingly open in its synth-pop style

What: Electronic pop for the summer haze Where: Germany Why: Most of us are too busy to dig deep and discover new artists on Spotify, and still rely o(...)

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