NI netballers secure seventh place

Northern Ireland's netballers end their Commonwealth Games campaign on a high as they beat Wales to finish seventh.

Posted by on 1 August 2014 | 6:45 am

Boy dies after being hit by van

A two-year-old boy dies in hospital after he was hit by a van in County Tipperary.

Posted by on 1 August 2014 | 6:28 am

Jersey miss out on first medal since 1990

Jersey bowlers Lindsey Greechan and Katie Nixon miss out on the island's first Commonwealth Games medal since 1990.

Posted by on 1 August 2014 | 5:38 am

Paramilitary events 'offend victims'

A man whose wife was killed in the 1993 Shankill bomb says events commemorating paramilitaries must try to show some sensitivity to victims.

Posted by on 1 August 2014 | 5:08 am

'N' plates for Ireland's new drivers

An 'N' plate law for novice Irish drivers come into operation in a bid to cut road casualties.

Posted by on 1 August 2014 | 4:59 am

Tax workers holding one-day strike

Tax workers in Northern Ireland are staging a one-day strike on Friday in an ongoing dispute over job cuts.

Posted by on 1 August 2014 | 4:34 am

NI's nine boxers aim for final spots

Northern Ireland's nine Commonwealth Games boxing medallists all fight their semi-finals in Glasgow on Friday.

Posted by on 1 August 2014 | 4:25 am

Human leg discovered at waste plant

A human leg is found at a waste recycling plant in Dublin, Irish police confirm.

Posted by on 1 August 2014 | 3:09 am

Bank of Ireland makes £259m profit

Bank of Ireland announces it made a pre-tax profit of 327m euros (£259m) over the past six months and its Northern Ireland business is now profitable again.

Posted by on 1 August 2014 | 2:09 am

Executive backs £78m cuts to budget

Stormont departments, excluding health and education, are to have their budgets cut by £78m as the executive agrees to endorse the June monitoring round.

Posted by on 1 August 2014 | 12:42 am

Kincora abuse probe 'stopped by MI5'

A former army intelligence officer says he was ordered to stop investigating allegations of child sexual abuse at a Belfast boys' home in the 1970s.

Posted by on 1 August 2014 | 12:31 am

McIlroy five off lead at Bridgestone

Open champion Rory McIlroy is five shots off the lead after the first round at the Bridgestone Invitational in Ohio.

Posted by on 31 July 2014 | 5:42 pm

SDLP leader to be probed over files

An investigation is launched into a "serious data breach" after medical files were found by children at a former health centre owned by SDLP leader Alasdair McDonnell.

Posted by on 31 July 2014 | 1:45 pm

Kirk improves personal best in semi

Northern Ireland 800m runner Katie Kirk improves her personal best as she finishes sixth in her semi-final in Glasgow.

Posted by on 31 July 2014 | 1:19 pm

Stormont cash to save aquarium

The Northern Ireland Executive approves almost £1m in funds for the threatened Exploris aquarium in Portaferry, County Down.

Posted by on 31 July 2014 | 11:51 am

Council staff to strike in October

Council workers in England, Wales and Northern Ireland will strike on 14 October in an ongoing pay dispute.

Posted by on 31 July 2014 | 11:51 am

Man not guilty of teenager's murder

A 35-year-old Dublin man has been found not guilty of murdering Romanian teenager Mariora Rostas.

Posted by on 31 July 2014 | 10:55 am

Woman left children alone for days

A woman living in Belfast who abandoned her three children at home overnight with no food is given a suspended six-month jail sentence.

Posted by on 31 July 2014 | 9:12 am

Irish president honours WWI soldiers

The Irish president pays tribute to Irish soldiers who fought in World War One.

Posted by on 31 July 2014 | 8:43 am

WW1 commemoration is held in Dublin

Irish president Michael D Higgins, the Duke of Kent and Northern Ireland Secretary of State Theresa Villiers are attending a World War One centenary commemoration in Dublin later.

Posted by on 31 July 2014 | 7:15 am

Flip flops given out after night out

Flip flops given out after night out

Posted by on 31 July 2014 | 6:43 am

Minister meets anti-fracking group

Environment Minister Mark Durkan meets people opposed to fracking in County Fermanagh.

Posted by on 31 July 2014 | 6:14 am

VIDEO: Woman sacked after becoming pregnant

A former bakery assistant is awarded over £23,000 after a tribunal found she was subjected to sex discrimination because of pregnancy and unfairly dismissed.

Posted by on 31 July 2014 | 3:00 am

Unlikely link in Milltown Cemetery

The graves of an unlikely father and son have been discovered in a Belfast cemetery.

Posted by on 30 July 2014 | 3:48 pm

VIDEO: Star Wars comes to County Kerry

Residents and tourists in Portmagee, County Kerry, are getting a taste of Hollywood as scenes for the new Star Wars film are shot on nearby island Skellig Michael.

Posted by on 30 July 2014 | 2:59 pm