DUP deputy leader Nigel Dodds (centre): ‘I don’t think anyone in unionism today fails to grasp the fact that we do need to work together.’ Photograph: Getty Images

Nigel Dodds has taken his fair share of knocks in his long political career. But the DUP’s Westminster leader now looks set to be a central player in (...)

This year 2019 is the 50th anniversary of Beckett being awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature and the 30th anniversary of his death in 1989.

Samuel Beckett returns to his native Foxrock, Co Dublin, later in March to the church which he liked to attend with his mother when the Tullow Church (...)

Antony Gormley’s ‘Tree  for Waiting for Godot’ will be exhibited in the Grand Yard at Castle Coole in Enniskillen as part of the Happy Days Festival. Photograph: antonygormley.com

The porousness of the Border has been much discussed in recent times, but it will be dramatically illustrated in coming days by a production of Samuel(...)

Crowds at the Proms in Enniskillen.

Castle Coole in Enniskillen, Co Fermanagh was the perfect backdrop for a night of stunning live music on Saturday as thousands of people descended on (...)

Dr Donald Caird  was the leading spokesman for the Southern minority during the “liberal agenda” debates in the 1980s and early 1990s
Obituary: Bishop Donald Caird

Born: December 11th, 1925 Died: June 1st, 2017 Born in Dublin in the early years of the Free State, Donald Caird took pride in his ancestry in the c(...)

It should not happen in Ireland and certainly not in a year which commemorates the beginnings of the Reformation 500 years ago, when Martin Luther nai(...)

The late Fr John Sullivan: at age 35 he converted to Catholicism, and was ordained a Jesuit priest 11 years later

The late Jesuit priest Fr John Sullivan, who was raised Protestant, is to be declared “blessed” at a ceremony which will be attended by both the Churc(...)

Bishop Henry Richmond:  January 1936–March  2017

Bishop Henry Richmond, who has died in his 82nd year, was a retired Church of England bishop and Fermanagh Orangeman, an adviser to the Lesbian and Ga(...)

Gary O’Donovan (bow) and Paul O’Donovan will compete for Ireland internationally for the first time this season at the World Cup regatta in Belgrade. Photograph: Matthias Hangst/Getty Images.

Paul O’Donovan and Gary O’Donovan will compete internationally for the first time this season at the World Cup regatta in Belgrade on the first weeken(...)

The Weir by Jack B Yeats, an oil-on-panel measuring nine inches by 14 inches and dating from 1944 is estimated at £40,000-£60,000.

The personal art collection of the Dublin-born London art dealer, the late Leslie Waddington, is to be auctioned by Christie’s this autumn. Leslie W(...)

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