PSNI chief constable George Hamilton said: ‘I think it is disgraceful that this group was able to exercise enough influence and pressure to have the event pulled.’ File image: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

The cancellation of a policing event at a Derry youth club due to republican protests is a disgrace, the PSNI chief constable has said. Officers were(...)

Catherine McKeon:  “Before the accident I wouldn’t have gone to a gym; I wouldn’t have done that much. But after it I took up rowing and Muay Thai and I started going to a gym. And I think that really helped my recovery.”

A jeep changed her life. Catherine McKeon’s motorbike came out the wrong end a crash in Thailand and she was left with a serious brain injury and “ha(...)

A photograph in a 1915 issue of National Geographic magazine of the abandoned village on Achill Island, Co Mayo. It is believed to be the only known picture of inhabitants at the village.  Photograph: Seán Molloy/What’s On In Achill

A picture paints a thousand words but some raise more questions than they answer.This photograph – depicting a family outside a house on Achill Island(...)