Ireland tour ends with Otago defeat

Ireland lose their final tour match in New Zealand as Jesse Ryder's quickfire 136 helps earn Otago a three-wicket win.

Posted by on 23 October 2014 | 4:09 am

Durcan among four Donegal All-Stars

Paul Durcan is named best keeper of 2014 despite a mistake which gifted Kerry a crucial goal in the All-Ireland final.

Posted by on 23 October 2014 | 2:21 am

Big rise in number of NI new homes

New figures show a big increase in the number of new homes being built in Northern Ireland.

Posted by on 23 October 2014 | 12:28 am

Woman faces drugs trafficking charge

Police investigating a "sophisticated drugs network" with links to Northern Ireland charge a 24-year-old woman with drugs trafficking.

Posted by on 22 October 2014 | 4:54 pm

IRA let down abuse victims - Adams

Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams apologises to sex abuse victims "let down" by the IRA during the Troubles.

Posted by on 22 October 2014 | 4:18 pm

Man freed in missing girl inquiry

A man arrested over the disappearance of a six-year-old girl in County Donegal 37 years ago is released without charge.

Posted by on 22 October 2014 | 3:54 pm

Ó Muilleoir becomes assembly member

Sinn Féin's Máirtín Ó Muilleoir is co-opted to the assembly as a South Belfast MLA and will also contest the general election in the constituency.

Posted by on 22 October 2014 | 3:09 pm

Man charged over baby girl attack

A 24-year-old man is charged with the attempted murder of a two-year-old girl in County Armagh.

Posted by on 22 October 2014 | 2:59 pm

VIDEO: IRA let down abuse victims

Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams has apologised to sex abuse victims "let down" by the IRA during the Troubles in Northern Ireland.

Posted by on 22 October 2014 | 1:08 pm

Murder accused 'had depression'

A psychiatrist tells a court a man accused of murdering his former partner was suffering from a "major depressive disorder'' at the time of the killing.

Posted by on 22 October 2014 | 12:40 pm

Man freed in fatal crash inquiry

A 29-year-old man arrested following the death of a student in Belfast last week is freed on police bail.

Posted by on 22 October 2014 | 12:03 pm

IRA cash 'going to Sinn Féin'

Conservative MP Andrew Robathan claims in the House of Commons that money that used to go to the Provisional IRA was going "through the back door" to Sinn Féin.

Posted by on 22 October 2014 | 11:44 am

Facebook page 'incited axe attacks'

A Facebook page that claimed to monitor paedophiles in Northern Ireland encouraged axe attacks on sex offenders in their homes, a court hears.

Posted by on 22 October 2014 | 11:28 am

Powell 'advice' examined by police

Police are examining if a former No 10 chief of staff potentially perverted the course of justice by advising a republican not to return to the UK.

Posted by on 22 October 2014 | 10:45 am

Bail for drugs shipment accused

Two men who allegedly acted as couriers for a gang trying to import millions of pounds worth of drugs into Northern Ireland are given High Court bail.

Posted by on 22 October 2014 | 10:34 am

Schmidt: I don't influence provinces

Ireland coach Joe Schmidt denies suggestions that he has influenced team selection in the Irish provinces.

Posted by on 22 October 2014 | 9:35 am

Community service for Limavady nurse

A nurse has been given community service for ill-treating an elderly patient with mental health difficulties in a County Londonderry nursing home.

Posted by on 22 October 2014 | 9:17 am

Farmer admits £1m forged will role

A south Armagh farmer who tried to use a forged will to inherit most of a £1m estate from an elderly woman will find out on Friday if he will be jailed.

Posted by on 22 October 2014 | 8:13 am

Jobless rate 'needs united approach'

Politicians from two political parties in Londonderry have said they will be united in their approach in tackling unemployment in the city

Posted by on 22 October 2014 | 7:43 am

US appoints Gary Hart as NI envoy

US Secretary of State John Kerry sends former senator Gary Hart to act as his envoy at the multi-party political talks at Stormont.

Posted by on 22 October 2014 | 7:30 am

NI knowledge economy 'growing fast'

Northern Ireland has one of the fastest growing knowledge economies in the UK, according to new research, but it still lags behind nine other UK regions.

Posted by on 22 October 2014 | 7:15 am

Department in redundancies admission

The Department of Education has said it did not manage last year's teacher redundancy scheme as well as it could.

Posted by on 22 October 2014 | 6:35 am

Fermanagh firm creating 49 new jobs

An insurance company in County Fermanagh is creating nearly 50 jobs at a new call centre in Enniskillen.

Posted by on 22 October 2014 | 5:37 am

Shot fired at house in Derry

A shot is fired at a house in the Cornshell Fields area of Londonderry.

Posted by on 22 October 2014 | 4:39 am

First Trust loan bundling criticised

First Trust Bank is criticised for telling small business customers they must open a current account with them to obtain a business loan.

Posted by on 22 October 2014 | 4:39 am