Appointment of Scotland's new forwards coach could speed up Dan McFarland's move to Ulster

Danny Wilson has been confirmed as Scotland’s new forwards coach.

Cardiff Blues

Former Ulster player Paddy Jackson is back with lawyer ex-girlfriend

Ex-Ireland and Ulster player spotted hand-in-hand with former longtime girlfriend Laura McCrea<p>Former Ulster rugby star Paddy Jackson is back with the …


Magherafelt Ulster Bank team clocks up the miles for AWARE

Staff at Ulster Bank’s Magherafelt branch have really got behind this year’s One Week in June charity campaign which aims to raise funds for …


Ulster SFC: Donegal fullback Neil McGee suspended for final

<b>Donegal's Neil McGee is out of Sunday's Ulster SFC final against Fermanagh.</b><p>The fullback was sent off 13 minutes into his side's semi-final win over Down.<p>The county appealed the red card last week but the decision has been upheld by the GAA's Central Competitions Control Committee.<p>Donegal last …

Sport (N. Ireland)

Have you got what it takes to be the new Ulster Rugby mascot?

Ulster Rugby are currently on the lookout for someone to fill the bear suit of the club's mascot Sparky.<p>The club's previous long-serving Sparky hung …

Ulster Rugby

Waterside Half Marathon confirmed as host event for NI and Ulster Championships

Mayor of Derry City and Strabane District Council, Councillor John Boyle, has officially launched the 37th edition of the Waterside Half Marathon. …

Derry (Northern Ireland)

Arlene Foster to 'wait and see' on Ulster senior football final

DUP leader Arlene Foster has moved a step closer to making a landmark appearance at Ulster Senior Football Championship final after meeting with the …

Great Britain

Ladies' Ulster SFC final: Armagh 4-8 Donegal 9-21

<b>Donegal recorded an emphatic 28-point victory over Armagh to retain the ladies' Ulster Senior Football Championship title.</b><p>The holders ran out 9-21 to 4-8 winners in the Brewster Park decider to become Ulster champions once again.<p>Yvonne Bonner, Geraldine McLaughlin and Eilish Ward were among the …

Sport (N. Ireland)

GAA: Derry U20 manager Mickey Donnelly planning for a 'very strong' Armagh side in Ulster Final

Derry U20 manager Mickey Donnelly feels his side are left in limbo ahead of the upcoming Ulster Final against Armagh. There are reports of up to ten …

Derry (Northern Ireland)

Roger Powell drummer with The Action talks to Ralph McLean on BBC Radio Ulster

The Action's drummer Roger Powell talks to Ralph McLean on BBC Radio Ulster

Northern Ireland

Top unionist says that he won’t be going to GAA final

<b>AS DUP leader Arlene Foster mulls over attending the Ulster Final between Fermanagh and Donegal on Sunday week, a former unionist MP says it’s still</b> …


10 Armagh players suspended for Ulster U-20 final against Derry following mass brawl

A total of ten Armagh players have been banned for the county's Under-20 Ulster final against Derry on Sunday week following the mass brawl that …

County Armagh

Under-20s appeal rejected

An ugly skirmish broke out during the under-20 semi-final between Tyrone and Armagh.<p>TYRONE’S objection to the outcome of their Ulster Under-20 …

County Armagh

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Oxford University Press

Ulster U20 Football Championship: Ten Armagh players suspended for final

<b>Ten Armagh players have been suspended for the Ulster Under-20 Football Championship final against Derry.</b><p>The Central Competitions Control Committee has proposed the punishments following a brawl that erupted during the semi-final win against Tyrone.<p>The Armagh County Board must now decide whether to …

Sport (N. Ireland)

Special Olympics: Team Ulster going for gold in Dublin

It was a case of Storm Hector 0, Special Olympics 1, Irish President Michael D Higgins said last night as he welcomed Team Ulster's 273 athletes to …

Special Olympics

Ulster SFC: Donegal captain Michael Murphy praises goalkeeper Shaun Patton

<b>Donegal captain Michael Murphy has hailed the influence new goalkeeper Shaun Patton has had on the team.</b><p>Patton's performances this year have helped Donegal into an Ulster final against Fermanagh on 24 June.<p>The kickouts of the former Sligo Rovers player have become a key weapon in his team's …

Sport (N. Ireland)

£379k in striking lecturers’ pay to go towards hard-up students

Hundreds of thousands of pounds worth of pay withheld from striking lecturers at Magee and other Ulster University campuses are to be used to support …

Derry (Northern Ireland)

GAA: Derry's 1993 Ulster winning team to be honoured at this year's Ulster Final at Clones

Derry's 1993 Ulster winning team will be honoured at this year's Ulster Final on Sunday, June 24 in Clones. It marks 25 years since their 0-8 to 0-6 …

Derry (Northern Ireland)

Methodist College beat RBAI to win the Ulster Schools' Cup

<b>Methodist College have won the 2018 Ulster Schools' Cup after a nine-run DLS win over defending champions RBAI.</b><p>The final at Muckamore Cricket Club appeared poised for an intriguing finish before the rain intervened.<p>Methody posted 154-8 after they had won the toss and Inst were on 67-3 after 17.3 …

Sport (N. Ireland)

'It wouldn't be appropriate' - Sinn Fein oppose Ulster Unionist councillor's appointment to local policing body due to his drink driving convictions

Sinn Fein have refused to suport the appointment of an Ulster Unionist councillor as the chairperson of a local policing body due to his previous …

Derry (Northern Ireland)

Team Ulster off to Special Olympics Ireland Games

Team Ulster are definitely feeling the excitement ahead of the Special Olympics 2018 Ireland Games, having headed to Dublin to take part.<p>The local …

Sport (N. Ireland)

La Rochelle confirm former Ulster head coach Jono Gibbes will become Director of Rugby on four-season deal

Former Ulster head coach Jono Gibbes will join La Rochelle after all, with the French side confirming that he will become their new Director of Rugby …

Top 14

Belfast primary school pupils play alongside Ulster Orchestra

<b>More than 300 Belfast primary school pupils have taken part in a school concert with a difference.</b><p>Children aged between five and 10 played alongside the full Ulster Orchestra in the Ulster Hall.<p>It was the climax of a year-long project in which pupils from four schools have been taught to play …


Homes left without power and roads blocked as Storm Hector sweeps Mid Ulster

Police are warning motorists to exercise care on the roads as Storm Hector sweeps through the Mid Ulster district.<p>The high winds have closed a number …


Ulster Bank to pay €30m compensation to thousands of customers over fee blunder

Ulster Bank will fork out close to €30m in compensation to thousands of its business customers over the next nine months as the lender grapples with …


Prince Charles celebrates 50 years of Ulster University’s Coleraine campus

Clarence House/Twitter<p>Clarence House/Twitter<p>The Prince of Wales has visited Ulster University’s Coleraine campus this week to help celebrate its 50th …

Royal Family

Fermanagh GAA denies claims that Donegal press were banned from media event ahead of Ulster final

‘At no time was anyone asked to leave the media event,’ the statement reads.

Northern Ireland

GAA: St Colm's Draperstown cap off the school year with Ulster U14 football and hurling double

Goals from Aodan McCallion and John Boyle saw St Colm's Draperstown complete an U14 football and hurling double, as they saw off Belfast's La Salle …

Derry (Northern Ireland)