A file image showing the inside of a pipe bomb. Photograph: British Army/Reuters

A pipe bomb was discovered yesterday on a golf course in Northern Ireland. The device, found near the Border in Strabane, Co Tyrone, w(...)

Margaret Loughrey who is reported as saying  she will continue to live in Strabane. Photograph: PA

The 48-year-old unemployed Strabane woman who scooped some €32 million in last week’s Euro Millions lottery has given a short interview to her local n(...)

There is no better illustration of what is really going on in the local economy than the  price of an Ulster fry. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

In theory, life or at least the economy is beginning to look a little bit better in Northern Ireland than it has been for a while. There are more peop(...)

PSNI Chief Insp Andy Lemon, area commander for Strabane, said those behind a pipe bomb attack in the area last night had no regard for human life. Photograph: Paul Faith/PA Wire

A pipe bomb attack in Co Tyrone was a deliberate attempt to kill police officers, a police chief has warned.The device was thrown at a patrol in the B(...)

Belfast, Derry and Strabane, where large swathes of the population are in receipt of benefits, are expected to fare worst, with Belfast in particular losing more money than any other major UK city.  Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Controversial welfare reforms will hit Northern Ireland harder than anywhere else in the UK, new research has found. About £750 million (€894 m(...)

Local hero: Seán Quinn at his cement plant in Derrylin, Co Fermanagh, in 1991. Photograph: Jack McManus/The Irish Times
1987: Quinn begins
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I set off from Derrylin to walk to Ballyconnell. The rain came down in torrents. The road was narrow, and passing cars splashed water all over me. Som(...)

Claudia Seaver from Alaska chats with Karen Greene dressed as ‘The Earl of Bellamont’ from a painting by Joshua Reynolds  as ‘Paintings Come to Life’ in advance of Culture Night tonight at the National Gallery of Ireland. The Gallery will be one of many cultural institutions which will provide free access and remain open till 9:30pm  Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Culture Night moves to another plane tonight with 1,300 events across 34 regions of the country, making it the biggest to date by far. It will also be(...)

Homes have been evacuated as PSNI attend a security alert in Tyrone.

A number of homes were evacuated in Strabane, Co Tyrone, this morning following the discovery of a pipe bomb.The PSNI said bomb disposal experts exami(...)

 US president Barack Obama   in Belfast this week. Photograph:  Paul Faith/Getty Images

“Jobs and opportunity are essential to peace.” That is what Northern Ireland wants to tell the world this week.And who better to get the message out t(...)

PSNI officers are questioning a man over suspect links to dissident republican activity. Photograph: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

A 26-year-old man has been arrested as part of a police investigation into dissident republican activity in Northern Ireland. He was detained by offic(...)

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