Stefan McCusker stars as Paul Hill in a new short film, Fifteen, about the letters he sent to his family from prison, which screens at the Belfast Film Festival this weekend.

Earlier this year the British government announced that the inquest into the 1974 IRA pub bombings in Guildford is to be reopened. But why revisit a h(...)

Paul Armstrong of Diageo and  Irish Whiskey Company director John Teeling at the Great Northern Brewery in Dundalk yesterday. Photograph: Keith Arkins/NCP

John Teeling’s Irish Whiskey Company has bought Dundalk’s famed Great Northern Brewery, the home of Harp larger, from Diageo and plans to use the faci(...)

Diageo has announced that it intends to pull out of its Waterford city facility ending hundreds of years of brewing on the site. Photograph: Frank Miller /The Irish Times

Diageo has announced that it intends to pull out of its Waterford city facility ending hundreds of years of brewing on the site. Guinnes(...)