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On Monday an additional 420 people tested positive for Covid-19 in Northern Ireland, according to the North’s Department of Health. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

More than 4,500 people have applied to the North’s temporary “vaccine passport” scheme in its first few days, Northern Ireland’s Minister for Health h(...)

Vicki McGrath at Harry’s Hole, Marble Hill, Co Donegal.

One thing this island does not lack is great swimming spots. Mary MCCarthy has picked some of the VERY best LOCATIONS FOR A DIP – in the sea, (...)

A plaque in the lower yard of Kilmainham Gaol listing the names of the Invincibles, the five assassins who were hanged for the murders of the chief secretary to Ireland Lord Frederick Cavendish and the permanent under-secretary Thomas Henry Burke on May 6th, 1882.  Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

In the lower yard of Kilmainham Gaol and out of bounds to its many visitors is the place where the Invincibles are buried in rough teal coffins. It i(...)

Daniel O’Doherty: killed alongside Charles Slevin and John Devine in Dromore, Co Tyrone, in April 1921

It was a pet dog “wailing piteously” that led the locals of Dromore, Co Tyrone, to the bodies of the three men left lying on a patch of ground outside(...)

Constable Ronan Kerr, a 25-year-old Catholic police officer, was killed when a bomb exploded under his car outside his apartment in Highfield Close in Omagh, Co Tyrone, on April 2nd, 2011.  File photograph:  PSNI/PA Wire

The detective leading the investigation into the murder of Constable Ronan Kerr has said he believes there are witnesses in the Omagh area who hold th(...)

The proposal to erect the commemorative stone has proved divisive at Stormont, with Sinn Féin reacting to a proposal that it believes to be ‘symbolic of past failures’. Photograph: The Irish Times

Sinn Féin has opposed a unionist proposal to erect a stone at Stormont to mark the centenary of the creation of Northern Ireland despite all four othe(...)

Liam Campbell is awaiting the outcome of an appeal over his extradition to Lithuania on terrorism charges. File photograph: Chris Maddaloni/Collins

It would be “utterly pointless” to grant an order sought by a man found civilly liable for the Omagh bombing to vindicate his rights pending the outco(...)

Liam Campbell (58), Upper Faughart, Dundalk, Co Louth, is currently awaiting the outcome of a Court of Appeal decision against a High Court order last June for his extradition. Photograph:  Courtpix

A man found civilly liable for the Omagh bombing has claimed failures relating to an EU legal framework have breached his rights as he awaits the outc(...)

The aftermath of the Omagh bombing in August 1998. Photograph: Frank Miller

The former Real IRA leader Michael McKevitt has “escaped justice” for his role in the 1998 Omagh bombing, the father of one of the victims has said. (...)

   Andrew Johnson: it has been generally accepted that he was among the worst holders of the office of US president

He had been a polarising president, cherished, as well as deplored, for his excitability, his stubbornness, and his gift for demagoguery. His hair-tri(...)

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