The pit in the cave which contained human remains after the excavation. Photograph: Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht

A cave-like chamber discovered by a hill walker in north west Mayo has been confirmed as a Neolithic site used in highly complex burial practices over(...)

A Co Down bookmaker has been fined £4,500 and ordered to pay back £100,000 for illegally opening his shop for Sunday betting. Newry Crown Court heard(...)

Eileen Murdock (48), Eliza Street Close, and 29-year-old Danielle Whyte (29), Stewart Street,  both Belfast, have been charged with, and deny, intimidating Francis McPeake into leaving his home by force, threats or menaces between September 13th and 16th, 2013.

The son of traditional Irish musician Francis McPeake told a jury a crowd who gathered outside his parents’ home in the Markets area of Belfast should(...)