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Abduction and armed robbery linked, police believe - BBC News

Abduction and armed robbery linked, police believe  BBC News

The two incidents happened in east and south Belfast within hours overnight on Thursday.

Published on 23 March 2019 | 3:01 am


Brexit: Northern Ireland demand for Irish passports in first months of 2019 to outstrip full year totals - The Irish News

Brexit: Northern Ireland demand for Irish passports in first months of 2019 to outstrip full year totals  The Irish News

DEMAND for Irish passports in Northern Ireland during the first three months of 2019 is set to outstrip entire year totals prior to the Brexit referendum.

Published on 23 March 2019 | 1:36 am


UVF searches: Eleven arrests in 'significant' operation - BBC News

UVF searches: Eleven arrests in 'significant' operation  BBC News

Police say dawn raids targeting the Ulster Volunteer Force are linked to the murder of Ian Ogle.

Published on 22 March 2019 | 11:02 pm


Northern Ireland winger Niall McGinn says it's now or never to qualify for Euro 2020 - Daily Mail

Northern Ireland winger Niall McGinn says it's now or never to qualify for Euro 2020  Daily Mail

CHRIS WHEELER: Northern Ireland winger Niall McGinn says his side will have to win home and away against Estonia and Belarus to have a chance of ...

Published on 22 March 2019 | 10:31 pm


Suspect package 'identical' to UK devices, say Garda - BBC News

Suspect package 'identical' to UK devices, say Garda  BBC News

A suspect package found at a post depot in County Limerick appears to be identical to explosive packages found in the UK earlier this month, gardaí (Irish ...

Published on 22 March 2019 | 10:23 pm


Nicholl urges Northern Ireland to build on Estonia win - Irish Times

Nicholl urges Northern Ireland to build on Estonia win  Irish Times

Home game against Belarus is seen as a must-win in a difficult group.

Published on 22 March 2019 | 6:15 pm


The Latest: Key Northern Ireland ally still opposes May deal - The Public's Radio

The Latest: Key Northern Ireland ally still opposes May deal  The Public's Radio

5:40 p.m.. A key figure in the Democratic Unionist Party has suggested the Northern Ireland party is still opposed to Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit ...

Published on 22 March 2019 | 4:36 pm


Shayne Lavery fires Northern Ireland Under 21s to friendly win over Bulgaria - BBC Sport

Shayne Lavery fires Northern Ireland Under 21s to friendly win over Bulgaria  BBC Sport

A first-half goal from Everton striker Shayne Lavery gave Northern Ireland Under 21s a 1-0 friendly win over Bulgaria in Spain. Lavery, currently on loan to Falkirk ...

Published on 22 March 2019 | 3:51 pm


Places to stay in Northern Ireland have an unsung hero in Mid-Ulster - Belfast Live

Places to stay in Northern Ireland have an unsung hero in Mid-Ulster  Belfast Live

You have 48 hours on the clock to make a break for it. Time is ticking to squeeze in as much family fun as possible without spending precious time in the car and ...

Published on 22 March 2019 | 2:17 pm


Newry and Warrenpoint roadworks moves forward - BBC News

Newry and Warrenpoint roadworks moves forward  BBC News

Progress on one of Northern Ireland's biggest road building projects has taken a step forward. A Newry GAA club, whose pitch lies in the middle of the preferred ...

Published on 22 March 2019 | 2:11 pm


Carl Frampton and Daryl Gurney just loved Northern Ireland beating Estonia - Belfast Live

Carl Frampton and Daryl Gurney just loved Northern Ireland beating Estonia  Belfast Live

The pair joined others on Twitter to celebrate the 2-0 victory.

Published on 22 March 2019 | 2:04 pm


After 3047041 UK wide signatures, Northern Ireland seems indifferent to a new EU Referendum… - Slugger O'Toole

After 3047041 UK wide signatures, Northern Ireland seems indifferent to a new EU Referendum…  Slugger O'Toole

Grateful to Claire for flagging this up on Twitter last night. If the signatures to the petition calling for a suspension of Article 50 is anything to go by Northern ...

Published on 22 March 2019 | 1:23 pm


Newtownabbey cash machine: Digger used in ATM theft - BBC News

Newtownabbey cash machine: Digger used in ATM theft  BBC News

Substantial damage is caused to the wall of a bank in County Antrim during the robbery.

Published on 22 March 2019 | 12:11 pm


Northern Ireland round-up: Major Derry housing scheme wins support from planners; Carrickfergus 'retirement village' approved - The Planner

Northern Ireland round-up: Major Derry housing scheme wins support from planners; Carrickfergus 'retirement village' approved  The Planner

Major Derry housing scheme wins support from planners. A major residential development of 780 homes proposed for a site at Ballyoan in Derry has been ...

Published on 22 March 2019 | 11:20 am


EURO 2020: Northern Ireland's Craig Cathcart gives his reaction to Estonia win and Sunday's qualifier against Belarus - Belfast Newsletter

EURO 2020: Northern Ireland's Craig Cathcart gives his reaction to Estonia win and Sunday's qualifier against Belarus  Belfast Newsletter

Northern Ireland's Craig Cathcart was pleased that they got off to a winning start to their qualifying campaign.

Published on 22 March 2019 | 11:16 am


Department of Health announces day surgery shake-up in Northern Ireland - National Health Executive

Department of Health announces day surgery shake-up in Northern Ireland  National Health Executive

The Department of Health (DoH) has announced “radical plans” to shake up day surgery across Northern Ireland. Thousands of routine operations will be ...

Published on 22 March 2019 | 10:38 am


Northern Ireland kick off Euro 2020 campaign with Estonia win - ITV News

Northern Ireland kick off Euro 2020 campaign with Estonia win  ITV News

Read the latest UTV stories, Northern Ireland kick off Euro 2020 campaign with Estonia win on ITV News, videos, stories and all the latest UTV news.

Published on 22 March 2019 | 7:23 am


'You're all a DISGRACE' - BBC QT audience member attacks DUP and Sinn Fein - Express.co.uk

'You're all a DISGRACE' - BBC QT audience member attacks DUP and Sinn Fein  Express.co.uk

NORTHERN Irish politicians were branded a “disgrace” by a passionate audience member during BBC Question Time last night.

Published on 22 March 2019 | 1:20 am


Michael O'Neill outlines areas of improvement after Northern Ireland beat Estonia - SkySports

Michael O'Neill outlines areas of improvement after Northern Ireland beat Estonia  SkySports

Michael O'Neill insists Northern Ireland have plenty to improve on despite kicking-off their Euro 2020 qualifying campaign with a 2-0 victory over Estonia.

Published on 21 March 2019 | 10:59 pm


Euro 2020 qualifiers: 'We can improve' says Northern Ireland boss Michael O'Neill - BBC Sport

Euro 2020 qualifiers: 'We can improve' says Northern Ireland boss Michael O'Neill  BBC Sport

Northern Ireland manager Michael O'Neill challenges his side to be "a little bit more polished" in the final third after their 2-0 win over Estonia.

Published on 21 March 2019 | 10:22 pm


Euro 2020 qualifiers RESULTS - Northern Ireland 2-0 Estonia, Holland 4-0 Belarus and more - Daily Mail

Euro 2020 qualifiers RESULTS - Northern Ireland 2-0 Estonia, Holland 4-0 Belarus and more  Daily Mail

Eden Hazard scored twice for Belgium as they saw off Russia 3-1 to begin their Euro 2020 qualifying campaign, while Virgil van Dijk was on target for Holland in ...

Published on 21 March 2019 | 5:48 pm


Britain extends Northern Ireland talks, but no resolution seen - Reuters UK

Britain extends Northern Ireland talks, but no resolution seen  Reuters UK

Britain sought to extend by five months the period for allowing a new devolved government to be formed in Northern Ireland, but parties in the province saw little ...

Published on 21 March 2019 | 1:13 pm


Jim Donegan: Paramilitaries blamed for school gate murder - BBC News

Jim Donegan: Paramilitaries blamed for school gate murder  BBC News

Police say republican group the INLA was behind the killing of Jim Donegan.

Published on 21 March 2019 | 10:47 am


Northern Ireland Broad Economy Sales & Exports Statistics 2017 - Goods - GOV.UK

Northern Ireland Broad Economy Sales & Exports Statistics 2017 - Goods  GOV.UK

The Broad Economy Sales and Exports Statistics (BESES) is an experimental annual measure of local businesses' sales to markets outside Northern Ireland ...

Published on 21 March 2019 | 9:32 am


Rangers Soccer Schools In Northern Ireland - Rangers Football Club

Rangers Soccer Schools In Northern Ireland  Rangers Football Club

RANGERS Soccer Schools in Northern Ireland are holding Talent Identification days for their Girls Only Advanced Centres over the coming weeks. Under the ...

Published on 21 March 2019 | 9:00 am


Stuart Dallas positive about both Northern Ireland and Leeds - The Irish News

Stuart Dallas positive about both Northern Ireland and Leeds  The Irish News

HIS initials may be 'SAD' and Stuart Alan Dallas could be forgiven for feeling a little sorry for himself at the moment but he's as positive off the pitch as he is on it.

Published on 21 March 2019 | 1:22 am


Northern Ireland stars visit Maghaberry Prison to back football programme for inmates - BBC Sport

Northern Ireland stars visit Maghaberry Prison to back football programme for inmates  BBC Sport

Northern Ireland players Josh Magennis and Niall McGinn visit Maghaberry Prison to take a look at how the Irish Football Association's 'Stay Onside' programme ...

Published on 20 March 2019 | 2:55 pm


Brexit: Dublin accused of 'racking up tensions' - BBC News

Brexit: Dublin accused of 'racking up tensions'  BBC News

Ulster Unionist assembly member Steve Aiken says comments by Irish politicians have been "unhelpful".

Published on 20 March 2019 | 1:25 pm


Michael O'Neill says Northern Ireland must capitalise on favourable fixture list - SkySports

Michael O'Neill says Northern Ireland must capitalise on favourable fixture list  SkySports

Michael O'Neill says Northern Ireland are already in must-win territory as they prepare for the start of the European Qualifiers.

Published on 19 March 2019 | 6:01 pm


First weight-loss surgery unit planned for Northern Ireland - BBC News

First weight-loss surgery unit planned for Northern Ireland  BBC News

The Department of Health is considering setting up Northern Ireland's first dedicated weight-loss surgery unit. An assessment will be carried out into whether or ...

Published on 19 March 2019 | 7:08 am


Euro 2020 qualifiers: Corry Evans injury worry for Northern Ireland - BBC Sport

Euro 2020 qualifiers: Corry Evans injury worry for Northern Ireland  BBC Sport

Blackburn Rovers midfielder Corry Evans is an injury worry for Northern Ireland's Euro 2020 qualifiers with Estonia and Belarus.

Published on 18 March 2019 | 2:33 pm


For Northern Irish farmers, no-deal Brexit would be a calamity - The Guardian

For Northern Irish farmers, no-deal Brexit would be a calamity  The Guardian

Without an exit deal with the EU, the whole NI agricultural industry will be destroyed, says president of the Ulster Farmers' Union Ivor Ferguson.

Published on 18 March 2019 | 2:02 pm


Brexit BREAKTHROUGH: ‘Frustrated’ Northern Ireland farmers demand DUP backs May’s deal - Express.co.uk

Brexit BREAKTHROUGH: ‘Frustrated’ Northern Ireland farmers demand DUP backs May’s deal  Express.co.uk

FARMERS in Northern Ireland are overwhelmingly in favour of Theresa May's Brexit deal - and are rapidly losing patience with the Democratic Unionist Party's ...

Published on 18 March 2019 | 1:29 pm


Scotland National Team trolled by Northern Ireland over St Patrick's Day tweet - The Scotsman

Scotland National Team trolled by Northern Ireland over St Patrick's Day tweet  The Scotsman

Scotland were dealt a blow by their counterparts at Northern Ireland during an Twitter exchange.

Published on 18 March 2019 | 10:33 am


Jim Allister: EU backstop would be the end of Northern Ireland - Belfast Newsletter

Jim Allister: EU backstop would be the end of Northern Ireland  Belfast Newsletter

If the DUP agrees to the Brexit backstop under any circumstances, it will be setting Northern Ireland on the path to leaving the Union, Jim Allister has told his ...

Published on 18 March 2019 | 8:19 am


Three dead in St Patrick’s Day horror 'crush' in Cookstown, Northern Ireland - Express

Three dead in St Patrick’s Day horror 'crush' in Cookstown, Northern Ireland  Express

THREE teenagers have died following a crush at a St Patrick's Day party in Northern Ireland.

Published on 18 March 2019 | 6:04 am


Police investigating cause of deadly St Patrick's Day crush - The Guardian

Police investigating cause of deadly St Patrick's Day crush  The Guardian

Two boys aged 16 and 17 and girl, 17, die in incident outside hotel in Northern Ireland.

Published on 18 March 2019 | 12:20 am


Northern Ireland’s farmers urge DUP to back Brexit deal - Financial Times

Northern Ireland’s farmers urge DUP to back Brexit deal  Financial Times

Ivor Ferguson has farmed quietly in Northern Ireland's County Armagh for decades. But Brexit has thrust him into the political battle in faraway Westminster.

Published on 17 March 2019 | 7:15 pm


Game of Thrones’ Kristian Nairn slams Northern Ireland gay rights record - PinkNews

Game of Thrones’ Kristian Nairn slams Northern Ireland gay rights record  PinkNews

Game of Thrones actor Kristian Nairn, known for playing Hodor in the HBO series, has criticised Northern Ireland's gay rights record.

Published on 17 March 2019 | 12:21 pm


Jim Allister: Northern Ireland not the 'plaything' of EU - BBC News

Jim Allister: Northern Ireland not the 'plaything' of EU  BBC News

Northern Ireland will not be the "plaything" of the European Union when it comes to Brexit, Jim Allister has warned. The Traditional Unionist Voice (TUV) leader ...

Published on 16 March 2019 | 1:10 pm


The DUP's total lack of movement over Brexit leaves Northern Ireland at the crossroads - The Independent

The DUP's total lack of movement over Brexit leaves Northern Ireland at the crossroads  The Independent

In the latest in his series examining Brexit's impact around the UK, Patrick Cockburn concludes that the political landscape in Northern Ireland is painfully familiar.

Published on 16 March 2019 | 12:00 am


How a protest about internment in Northern Ireland led to Bloody Sunday - The Guardian

How a protest about internment in Northern Ireland led to Bloody Sunday  The Guardian

As a former British soldier faces charges, here is the background to one of the darkest days of the Troubles.

Published on 14 March 2019 | 7:00 am


A special relationship: the United States and Northern Ireland - Belfast Newsletter

A special relationship: the United States and Northern Ireland  Belfast Newsletter

Ulster County, New York. Londonderry, New Hampshire. Newry, South Carolina. Antrim County, Michigan. Belfast, Maine. Over a quarter of a million men and ...

Published on 14 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Northern Ireland Secretary Karen Bradley admits there are 'no excuses' for her Troubles comments - Sky News

Northern Ireland Secretary Karen Bradley admits there are 'no excuses' for her Troubles comments  Sky News

Karen Bradley is under pressure for saying killings by the military and police during the decades of violence "were not crimes".

Published on 14 March 2019 | 7:00 am


PSNI used drones 372 times across Northern Ireland - BBC News

PSNI used drones 372 times across Northern Ireland  BBC News

Police in Northern Ireland have used drones more than 370 times since June 2013. Figures obtained by BBC News NI show that the Police *Service* of Northern ...

Published on 13 March 2019 | 11:54 am


Brexit: Direct rule for Northern Ireland 'real possibility' - BBC News

Brexit: Direct rule for Northern Ireland 'real possibility'  BBC News

Michael Gove has warned that Northern Ireland may need to be governed directly from London.

Published on 13 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Will Northern Ireland dissidents be able to exploit Brexit chaos? - Financial Times

Will Northern Ireland dissidents be able to exploit Brexit chaos?  Financial Times

Eamon Melaugh was at home when the bomb exploded. “I've heard many bombs over the years,” says the 85-year-old, sitting at a desk in the charity bookshop ...

Published on 13 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Karen Bradley's shameful ignorance about Northern Ireland | Letters - The Guardian

Karen Bradley's shameful ignorance about Northern Ireland | Letters  The Guardian

Letters: Karen Bradley's appointment as Northern Ireland secretary shows contempt for the Irish, say Dr Peter Neville, Sean Day-Lewis and EC MacNamara.

Published on 12 March 2019 | 6:04 pm


Euro 2020: Grigg and Washington back for opening Northern Ireland qualifiers - BBC Sport

Euro 2020: Grigg and Washington back for opening Northern Ireland qualifiers  BBC Sport

Strikers Will Grigg and Conor Washington return to the Northern Ireland squad for the opening Euro 2020 qualifiers against Estonia and Belarus. Sunderland's ...

Published on 12 March 2019 | 11:12 am


Post-primary schools in Northern Ireland get pupil boost - BBC News

Post-primary schools in Northern Ireland get pupil boost  BBC News

Twenty post-primary schools across Northern Ireland are to get extra places for new pupils in 2019. The Department of Education (DE) has made the move in ...

Published on 12 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Steve Harper: Former Newcastle man appointed Northern Ireland goalkeeping coach - BBC Sport

Steve Harper: Former Newcastle man appointed Northern Ireland goalkeeping coach  BBC Sport

Former Newcastle United keeper Steve Harper is appointed as Northern Ireland goalkeeping coach to succeed Maik Taylor.

Published on 11 March 2019 | 4:47 pm


In need of a wizard, Northern Ireland gets blundering Bradley - The Guardian

In need of a wizard, Northern Ireland gets blundering Bradley  The Guardian

The parliament building at Stormont is 365ft wide, representing one foot for each day of the year, but if she lasts in the job long enough it may also refer to the ...

Published on 11 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Northern Ireland: Allison Marimon-Herrera, 15, was strangled, police say - Sky News

Northern Ireland: Allison Marimon-Herrera, 15, was strangled, police say  Sky News

Officers say there is a "strong possibility" the teenager's mother, 37-year-old Giselle Marimon-Herrera, was also strangled.

Published on 9 March 2019 | 8:00 am


The people of Northern Ireland deserve better than this political limbo - PoliticsHome.com

The people of Northern Ireland deserve better than this political limbo  PoliticsHome.com

Many MPs have been vocal in their defence of the province's central and integral place in the United Kingdom, yet curiously uninterested in its politics or the ...

Published on 8 March 2019 | 8:00 am


The fabulous, feral Derry Girls are the new emblems of Northern Ireland - The Guardian

The fabulous, feral Derry Girls are the new emblems of Northern Ireland  The Guardian

It's the only thing we'd all be talking about now – if it weren't for letter bombs, Bloody Sunday and Brexit, says Irish writer and journalist Susan McKay.

Published on 6 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Nobody wants a return to war in Northern Ireland but events can create their own momentum - The Independent

Nobody wants a return to war in Northern Ireland but events can create their own momentum  The Independent

At the height of the Troubles in Northern Ireland in the early 1970s I used to visit Crossmaglen, a village in South Armagh close to the border with the Irish ...

Published on 6 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Northern Ireland civil servants fear targeting by paramilitaries - The Guardian

Northern Ireland civil servants fear targeting by paramilitaries  The Guardian

Civil servants in Northern Ireland are increasingly concerned that a no-deal Brexit could push them towards taking policy decisions that make public servants the ...

Published on 6 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Maik Taylor: Former Fulham keeper quits as Northern Ireland goalkeeping coach - BBC Sport

Maik Taylor: Former Fulham keeper quits as Northern Ireland goalkeeping coach  BBC Sport

Northern Ireland goalkeeping coach Maik Taylor has stepped down from his role with the international team. The former Northern Ireland keeper has quit to ...

Published on 4 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Male drug-related deaths up 98% in Northern Ireland - BBC News

Male drug-related deaths up 98% in Northern Ireland  BBC News

Drug-related deaths among males in Northern Ireland have almost doubled in the last 10 years, according to new government figures. The number of males ...

Published on 4 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Crossing Divides: Keeping the peace in Northern Ireland - BBC News

Crossing Divides: Keeping the peace in Northern Ireland  BBC News

Why, 21 years after the Good Friday Agreement, does religion still divide the people of Northern Ireland? The peace walls of West Belfast snake through the city, ...

Published on 3 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Industrial action backed by head teachers in Northern Ireland - BBC News

Industrial action backed by head teachers in Northern Ireland  BBC News

A union representing many school leaders in Northern Ireland has received an "unprecedented" mandate for industrial action. The National Association of Head ...

Published on 1 March 2019 | 8:00 am


The English are blindly driving Northern Ireland to conflict – the fear is that they are too stupid to care - The Independent

The English are blindly driving Northern Ireland to conflict – the fear is that they are too stupid to care  The Independent

I was sitting in a cafe on the Falls Road in heavily nationalist West Belfast when a local radio reporter came in looking for residents to interview about the effect of ...

Published on 1 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Northern Ireland fishing boats impounded by Irish Navy - BBC News

Northern Ireland fishing boats impounded by Irish Navy  BBC News

Two Northern Ireland fishing boats have been impounded by the Irish Navy. They were detained in Dundalk Bay on Tuesday for alleged breaches of fishing ...

Published on 28 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Secretary of State sets out draft budget for Northern Ireland - GOV.UK

Secretary of State sets out draft budget for Northern Ireland  GOV.UK

The Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, the Rt Hon Karen Bradley MP, has set out a draft budget for Northern Ireland for the financial year 2019-20.

Published on 28 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Prince William and Kate visit Empire bar during NI trip - BBC News

Prince William and Kate visit Empire bar during NI trip  BBC News

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have closed the first day of their visit to Northern Ireland at a party in a Belfast bar. The couple mingled with young people ...

Published on 27 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Brexit: No-deal will 'affect viability of NI businesses' - BBC News

Brexit: No-deal will 'affect viability of NI businesses'  BBC News

The UK government report warns the 'viability of many businesses' in NI will be affected by no-deal.

Published on 26 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Derry Girls join Northern Ireland abortion protest | World news - The Guardian

Derry Girls join Northern Ireland abortion protest | World news  The Guardian

Cast members march on Westminster to lobby secretary of state for change in law.

Published on 26 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Automation 'a threat to 60,000 Northern Ireland jobs' - BBC News

Automation 'a threat to 60,000 Northern Ireland jobs'  BBC News

Up to 60,000 jobs in Northern Ireland are at high risk due to the impacts of automation, a new study has suggested. The work from the Nevin Economic Research ...

Published on 26 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Brexit and identity in NI: A delicate issue - BBC News

Brexit and identity in NI: A delicate issue  BBC News

How might Brexit affect identity in NI, where citizens are entitled to be British, Irish or both?

Published on 23 February 2019 | 8:00 am








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