Northern Ireland

For Corbyn, precision and honesty are the way out of this wreath mess | Jonathan Freedland

Jeremy Corbyn did an event in Stoke last night, and a reporter interviewed some of the 400 or so supporters who had turned out to hear him. Among other things, Lewis Goodall of Sky News sought their views on “wreathgate”, the ongoing row about the ceremony Corbyn attended in Tunis in 2014. …

Opinion (UK)

American who flew into Dublin on honeymoon charged with attempting to murder three men

An American on honeymoon in Ireland has appeared in court facing attempted murder charges.<p>The 31-year-old, who together with his wife arrived in …

Crime

Northern Ireland marks 20 years since deadly Omagh blast

LONDON — Bereaved families held a solemn service Wednesday to mark the 20th anniversary of the Omagh bombing, the deadliest attack in Northern Ireland’s four decades of violence.<p>On Aug. 15, 1998, a car bomb ripped through crowds of shoppers, workers and tourists in the market town, killing 29 …

Ireland

IN PICTURES: Meet all 57 women hoping to be crowned the 2018 Rose of Tralee

The Rose of Tralee International Festival is as quintessentially Irish as the rain, Guinness and going to Mass on a Sunday and it all kicks off on …

Derry (Northern Ireland)

Man accused of having sex with 13-year-old Irish girl claimed he is in love with her, court hears

A man accused of having sex with a 13-year-old girl he contacted through Facebook claimed he is in love with her, the High Court heard …

Ireland

Three wheeler confiscated after being driven at police in Rosemount

A highly unusual vehicle which was reportedly driven at police on Sunday was confiscated in the Springtown area of Derry last night. Officers stopped …

Derry (Northern Ireland)

Omagh bomb: Bell tolls to mark 20th anniversary

<b>A memorial bell has tolled in Omagh to mark the 20th anniversary of the Real IRA car bomb that killed 29 people in the County Tyrone town.</b><p>The bell stopped ringing at 15:10 BST - the time of the explosion - and was followed by two minutes of silence.<p>A woman pregnant with twins was among the people …

Extremism

Watch: Music Yard gives tune the Larne FC treatment for charity

Young people from The Music Yard Larne are once again using their talents to raise funds for a worthy cause.<p>The group recently posted a video on …

George Ezra

Gangs of youths gather in Newtownabbey armed with sticks and Hurley bats for fight

Gangs of youths armed with sticks and hurling bats have been fighting in Newtownabbey .<p>Groups of up to 20 young people armed themselves for what …

Belfast

The hunt is on for Northern Ireland lottery winner who is a secret millionaire

The hunting is on for a Northern Ireland EuroMillions UK Millionaire Maker winner who is a secret millionaire.<p>One of the lucky winners from the …

Ireland

Priest challenges Omagh bombers to return and reflect on their actions

A priest who comforted bereaved families amid the horror of the Omagh bomb has challenged those responsible to come back to reflect on their …

County Tyrone

Jude Collins 'beneath contempt' after claiming Omagh bombing victims were not murdered on 20th anniversary of Real IRA atrocity

Unionists have slammed comments made by nationalist commentator Jude Collins which suggested the 29 people who died in the Omagh bombing "were not …

County Tyrone

Community in shock following death of woman in her 80s in Co. Armagh collision

<b>A WOMAN in her 80s has died following a single-vehicle collision in Co. Armagh last night.</b><p>The pedestrian was involved in the collision on Victoria …

County Armagh

Increase in students opting for higher level papers

Change in grading system contributes to increasing popularity of higher level subjects<p>39 minutes ago<p>Key features of the 2018 Leaving Cert<p>The results …

Ireland

'Those scars will never go away': Special ceremony to mark 20th anniversary of Omagh bombing

Memorial can be seen on Market Street, where the bomb exploded 20 years ago.<p>Image: Liam McBurney/PA Images<p>Memorial can be seen on Market Street, …

County Tyrone

Fears after huge bonfire erected overnight close to homes in the Bogside area of Derry

A huge bonfire has been erected overnight at derelict lands close to homes in the Bogside area of Derry. The bonfire has been built up at a site in …

Derry (Northern Ireland)

9 stunning UK wild swim walks

From a coastal hike with a tidal plunge pool to a country pub walk with a river swim pitstop, these wild swimming walks are the perfect …

Hiking

HOW THIS IS MONEY CAN HELP

House prices in London have fallen at their fastest rate since 2009 amid growing signs Britain's booming property market is finally cooling …

Housing

The best of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2018

Moral debate and questions of the right to offend dominate this year’s Edinburgh Fringe.<p>At the start of this year’s Edinburgh Fringe, “great acting” …

Opinion (UK)

Comhaltas branch set up in Cookstown

Comhaltas Ceoltóiri Éireann, the community organisation responsible for the promotion of traditional music, dance and language has formed a new …

County Tyrone

BETMcLEAN LEAGUE CUP: SECOND ROUND CONFIRMATION

The NI Football League can announce the finalised details of the BetMcLean League Cup second round matches.<p>Following last week's draw for the second …

Football League Cup

Bloody past collides with hope and religious change in a Belfast pub

BELFAST – For years, the New Lodge neighborhood was a Catholic enclave in Belfast, Northern Ireland, surrounded by an often hostile Protestant …

Ireland

Sex and the City star Sarah Jessica Parker declares love for spuds and turf after latest Donegal holiday

The US film and TV actress, Sarah Jessica Parker, has declared her love for such staples of a North West summer as 'spuds', 'turf', and 'fickle …

Sex and the City

Omagh bomb: The 29 victims

<b>The bomb that devastated Omagh town centre in August 1998 was the biggest single atrocity in the history of the Troubles in Northern Ireland.</b><p>Twenty-nine people were killed, including nine children, a woman pregnant with twins and three generations of one family.<p>It came less than three months after …

County Tyrone

IRFU and WRU announce the creation of The Celtic Cup

The competition which features development squads from Connacht, Leinster, Munster, Ulster, Blues, Dragons, Scarlets and the Ospreys aims to provide …

Cardiff Blues

Four arrested after several guns seized in Belfast

<b>Four people have been arrested after a number of suspected guns were seized in Belfast.</b><p>Detectives from the PSNI's Terrorism Investigation Unit seized …

Guns

Village Belfast community says residents 'priced out of new homes project'

Residents in the Village in South Belfast feel that they’re being ‘priced out’ of their community.<p>The concerns come after the cost of homes in a new …

Housing

Frank Warren: Winner of Tyson Fury vs. Deontay Wilder would be No. 1 in the world

Promoter Frank Warren has claimed the winner of the proposed fight between Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder would be the "No. 1 heavyweight in the …

Boxing

Research that predicted the 2018 heatwave says it may come back for the next four years

The UK’s heatwave has well and truly gone as rain and grey skies infiltrate the country’s summer.<p>Temperatures have dropped around ten degrees but …

Climate Change

Methody Principal to walk 150 miles to raise funds for his school by Lisburn's 98FM - Listen to music

County Antrim