Former US president Bill Clinton met Sinn Féin leader Michelle O’Neill  at George Best Belfast City Airport

The Government believes that Sinn Féin’s leader in Northern Ireland, Michelle O’Neill, was ready to do a deal with the Democratic Unionist Party to re(...)

Former US president Bill Clinton  and DUP leader Arlene Foster wave as they leave after a meeting at a hotel on the outskirts of Belfast on October 17th, 2017. Photograph: Paul Faith/AFP/Getty Images

Former US president Bill Clinton, who held separate meetings on Tuesday afternoon in Belfast with DUP and Sinn Féin leaders, has predicted that Stormo(...)

Ireland  rugby player Paddy Jackson, arrives  at Belfast’s Laganside Court. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Two Irish rugby players are to stand trial charged with raping a woman in Belfast, a judge ordered on Tuesday. Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding are jo(...)

Ulster Bank will keep all of its branches in the Republic closed on Monday. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The country’s main banks decided to close their branches in the Republic closed on Monday as businesses took precautions as Hurricane Ophelia swept ac(...)

Hurricane winds collapsed a stand at Turners Cross, Cork city during Storm Ophelia. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

A storm red warning remains in operation countrywide as Hurricane Ophelia centres on the north of the country and begins to clear northeastwards. Eve(...)

The Central Bank published new figures showing 12,500 customers were identified up to the end of June as having their mortgages changed.

Financial institutions found to have wrongly removed homeowners from tracker mortgages should have restrictions placed on their banking licences, the (...)

 Padraic Kissane (left) following a Finance committee meeting.Photograph:  Gareth Chaney Collins

The possibility that financial institutions facing legal action as a result of the tracker mortgage scandal is remote, according to the financial advi(...)

Jacob Stockdale crosses for Ulster’s opening try against Wasps. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Ulster 19 Wasps 9 Hardly vintage Ulster, but good enough on the night. After an undistinguished first half of huffing and puffing, not for the first (...)

Ulster’s Marcell Coetzee is facing a further nine months out after undergoing knee surgery. Photograph: Darren Kidd/Inpho

Ulster have been handed a major blow with the news flanker Marcell Coetzee is facing a further nine months on the sidelines after undergoing knee surg(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said many families had endured enormous mental health trauma due to fears  about what would happen to their family home. Photograph: Collins

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has urged banks that wrongly took home owners off tracker mortgages to apologise to them and pay back money owed to them as a m(...)