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Sara Canning (front centre left), partner of murdered journalist Lyra McKee, marching with protesters through Belfast city centre demanding same sex marriage in Northern Ireland. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA

A few thousand people have protested in Belfast city centre to demand the North’s LGBT community have the same-sex civil marriage provision available (...)

Protesters outside the event in Belfast. Photograph: Amanda Ferguson

LGBT campaigners have protested outside a conference on “same-sex attraction” run by a Christian group in Belfast. The conference is being run by the(...)

Paul Beatty was arrested on Saturday after a loaded revolver was seized. Photograph: Collins

A 31-year-old man charged over the seizure of a loaded revolver in Dublin has been remanded in custody. As part of investigation into organised crime(...)

Ms Arundel is charged with entering the pensioner’s home and stealing a watch, a mobile phone, a bank card, a cash box and €15 in cash on May 1st. Photograph: iStock

A total of €53.68 million was paid in criminal legal aid to lawyers in 2017 – an increase of 9 per cent on the €49 million paid out the previous year.(...)

Representatives from Amnesty International, the Rainbow Project, the Irish Congress of Trade Unions, Cara-Friend, NUS-USI and HereNI are holding a march in Belfast  on July 1st.

Campaigners are to hold a march in Belfast next month to demand civil marriage rights for LBGT couples in Northern Ireland. As the Conservative Party (...)

The action between the three partners is holding up another action by KOD Lyons against two of its former employees

A receiver may have to be appointed to a leading Dublin law firm because of a dispute between its partners the High Court has heard. Solicitor Michae(...)

Two women are to stand trial charged with the murder of a man who was found dead in his apartment in Dublin.  File photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Two women are to stand trial charged with the murder of a man who was found dead in his apartment in Dublin. Anna Marie Pezzillo (33), who is of no f(...)

Marchers take part in a Belfast Gay Pride event. File photograph: Getty Images

Gay people in Northern Ireland are being treated with a double standard, campaigners have claimed. The Rainbow Project, which advocates on behalf of (...)

 Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender supporters protest at the BBC Sports Personality of the Year awards at the SSE Arena in Belfast. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

About 40 people staged a protest outside the SSE Arena in the Titanic Quarter of Belfast on Sunday evening against the inclusion of heavyweight boxing(...)

Despite civil marriages carried out in the south only being recognised as civil partnerships in the North, gay and lesbian couples are choosing to tie the knot over the Border anyway. Photograph: Getty Images

The North is now the only region in the UK and Ireland not to extend civil marriage rights to same sex couples so many are now choosing to cross the B(...)

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