County Antrim

Warrenpoint hit back to win at Ballymena

Warrenpoint Town make a winning start under their new manager Stephen McDonnell.<p>Town went behind when Johnny McMurray scored for Ballymena, but replied through a Sean Mackle penalty, Anton Reilly and Alan O'Sullivan.

Sport (N. Ireland)

St. Patrick ministered to the deplorables

The most famous archaeological finds from ancient Ireland are the “Bog People,” bodies preserved for more than 2000 years in the country’s swamps. …

Northern Ireland

A Gearhead's Guide to Ireland

Take a lap around the Emerald Isle with us to explore its rich motoring history.<p>The reason British Racing Green exists has nothing to do with Norman heraldry or oak leaves or the ivy-covered walls of some motorsports-obsessed Lord's stately mansion. When the English painted their cars shamrock …


NI weekly papers: Falling angels and being sold a pup

<b>A threat to "angels", anger over the "shuffling" of civil service jobs and a bitter row over the Irish language make headlines in this week's local papers.</b><p>County Tyrone could be about to lose a few guardian angels, as an award-winning voluntary project is on the brink of closure, according to the …

Northern Ireland

The UK's most popular visitor attractions revealed

London continues to dominate UK tourism, despite a combination of terrorist atrocities and unreliable rail links.<p>The 2017 figures from the …


Two changes for Laois hurlers ahead of relegation clash with Antrim

Laois senior hurling manager Eamonn Kelly has made two changes to his side to face Antrim in Dunloy on Sunday.<p>Eric Killeen, who was taken off early …


Belfast News Letter

Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding trial: DNA samples found on clothing of alleged rape victim, court told<p>Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding trial: Most …

Northern Ireland

Unionists pay tribute to ex-politician who survived 1977 IRA bomb attack

Tributes have been paid to a former Ulster Unionist politician who survived a 1977 IRA bomb attack.<p>Joseph Alexander (Joe) Gaston, described as "one …


Antrim team to play Laois

The Antrim selectors have named their team for Sunday’s crucial Relegation Play Off with Laois in Dunloy. Ryan Elliott is given his thord successive …


St Patrick's Day 2018: How a British slave became Ireland's patron saint

Erin go bragh! St Patrick's Day is celebrated this weekend, on March 17, in honour of the patron saint of Ireland.<p>Symbolised around the world by shamrocks, pints and bright-green parades, contemporary St Patrick's Day celebrations often hide the mysteries and meaning behind the ancient figure.<p>But …


Man suffers facial injuries during Ballymena robbery

A man has sustained facial injuries after he was attacked by three men in Ballymena.<p>The victim was approached in the Smithfield Place area ofthe town …


Laois Team To Face Antrim Announced

Written 57 mins ago by Will O'Callaghan<p>The Laois hurling team to face Antrim in the Allianz National League Division 1B is as follows:<p>1. Enda …


Trump pledges to visit border during trip to Ireland next year

US President Donald Trump has said he will visit Ireland - and would go to the border.<p>He met Irish premier Leo Varadkar at the White House and said …

Donald Trump

‘We want investors and developers to be part of our growth and share in our success’

Lisburn and Castlereagh City Council will send a delegation to London next month to undertake an ambitious programme of activities aimed at promoting …

News (Ireland)

Women's football in Northern Ireland

Our reporter from Wallace High School in Lisburn takes a look at how women's football is progressing in Northern Ireland, in the wake of the under-19 European Championships being held here.

Northern Ireland

Cliftonville Football Club » Carri on working hard, says Gray

Having faced two thorough examinations already this week, boss Barry Gray doesn’t expect Cliftonville to find the going any easier when they face …


Rose of Tralee 2018 search is underway to find this year's Antrim Rose

The search is underway to find the new 2018 Rose of Tralee and here's your chance to be part of it.<p>The current Rose of Tralee, Dr Jennifer Byrne …

Northern Ireland

Cúchulainn Cup success for Ballymoney and Belfast Cúchulainns

Ulster GAA President Michael Hasson pictured with players from Antrim, Ballymoney, Banbridge, Belfast, Enniskillen, Foyle, and Magherafelt Cúchulainn …


Northern Ireland traffic updates: St Patrick's Day road closures and delays - full list

Follow our feed for the latest traffic updates from across Northern Ireland.<p>Full list of all St Patrick's Day parades and traffic disruption is …

News (Ireland)

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with beautiful photos of Ireland

Join USA TODAY's Christine Van Blokland as she explores the beauty and culture of Dublin and breaks down how you can see it all in just two days. USA TODAY


National Trust accused of 'misleading' tourists into paying for free Giant's Causeway

The National Trust has been accused of misleading tourists, with a sign mistakenly convincing visitors they must pay to see the Giant’s Causeway.<p>The landmark, Northern Ireland’s most popular attraction, is free to visit, with more than one million people taking advantage of public access to the …


Esquire Essentials: St. Patrick's Day

Don't get pinched.<p>When it comes to not getting chastised on St. Patrick's Day, there are two studied approaches. Either, give in and wear green in some shape or form, or go with option two: Be the guy who brings the Irish whisky, earning a reprieve from the costume police. Below, see options to …


An essential pairing of Irish whiskey and Irish golf courses

Whiskey and golf. The two go together like, well, whiskey and golf, especially in Ireland and especially on the eve St. Paddy’s Day. So in honor of the holiday that drinks all others under the table, we decided to pair a few of our favorite Irish whiskies with a few of our favorite Irish golf …


This South Carolina man brought Guinness to the U.S. 200 years ago. The rest is history

This stout may drink like a meal, but it's only rich in taste—not calories Time


Major dig to begin at Carrickfergus Castle

<b>A major archaeological excavation at the front of Carrickfergus Castle, County Antrim, will begin later.</b><p>The dig will inform the next phase of conservation and presentation at the historic site.<p>Carrickfergus Castle is one of Northern Ireland's best-known historic monuments.<p>It has been in state care …


Work in progress Antrim have one game to stay alive

WHILE Antrim take on Laois on Sunday to decide who survives among the hurling elite for another year, Terence McNaughton is adamant his troops could …

Sport (N. Ireland)

Heartbroken mother of young boy who drowned targeted by online trolls

The mother of a young boy who tragically drowned last month has revealed that she was targeted by cruel trolls.<p>Kayden Fleck was out playing with twin …

News (Ireland)

McCurry latest star to choose work over intercounty

Mickey Harte has suffered a blow with the news that Darren McCurry has left the Tyrone panel due to work commitments.<p>On the Red Hand senior panel …

News (Ireland)

D Day for the Saffrons

Nigel Elliott scores Antrim’s second goal against Laois in Portlaoise three weeks ago. The Antrim fans will be hoping the Dunloy man can repeat the …


Race 4 (AOC) at PEN on 3/16/18

Order of Finish<p>1<p>6YO Gelding<p>$20,808<p><b>J:</b>Maicol J. Inirio• <b><br>T:</b>Erin C. McClellan<p><b>B:</b>Mr. & Mrs. Michael Joseph Cascio• <b><br>O:</b>Double Bogey Racing<p><b>Margin:</b>5• <b><br>TrueNicks:</b></b> …