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Ulster secure eighth win on spin with victory over Edinburgh at Murrayfield

Ulster made it eight wins out of eight to go top of Conference A in the Pro14 but had to survive an Edinburgh onslaught either side of half time at Murrayfield [...] Read full article: Ulster secure eighth win on spin with vi...→

Glenn Irwin pragmatic over 2021 Isle of Man TT cancellation as Ulster rider's big debut put on hold again

Glenn Irwin was putting on a brave face following Monday’s announcement that the 2021 Isle of Man TT had been cancelled, leaving the Ulster rider with a furthe [...] Read full article: Glenn Irwin pragmatic over 2021 Isle of ...→

Republican Brotherhood group ‘not people we should be celebrating’ says son of murdered prison officer

A DUP Councillor whose father was murdered by the ‘New IRA’ has hit out over Mid Ulster District Council’s support for the families of an Irish Republican Brot [...] Read full article: Republican Brotherhood group ‘not people...→

1. Which Super League team are known as the Wolves?... 2. The Derby della Madonn [...]

1. Which Super League team are known as the Wolves?... 2. The Derby della Madonnina is played between which two Serie A clubs? Read full article: 1. Which Super League team are known as ...→

Schools may close early for Christmas - these are the current plans across the four nations

With rules on socialisation set to be relaxed over Christmas, there is some discussion of schools being closed early.... Parents, teachers and unions are conce [...] Read full article: Schools may close early for Christmas - ...→

NI schools are NOT closing early for Christmas holidays - Education Minister Peter Weir

The Education Minister has cleared up any doubts in parents minds after weeks of speculation - Peter Weir has confirmed that schools are not closing early for [...] Read full article: NI schools are NOT closing early for Chr...→

These are the nation’s favourite Christmas foods ranked - do you agree?

When it comes to Christmas food, everyone has their favourites, whether it be turkey over beef or roast potatoes over mash. Read full article: These are the nation’s favourite Christm...→

Cows and calves selling to a top of £1810 at Markethill Mart

An entry of 600 cattle at Markethill on Saturday 28th November 2020 sold in one of the dearest trades seen at the mart. Read full article: Cows and calves selling to a top of £181...→

Sammy Wilson’s face mask MP’s expenses claim ‘made to keep constituency office covid secure’, say DUP

DUP MP Sammy Wilson’s decision to claim £48 worth of face masks for MP’s expenses was to provide the coverings to visitors and staff at his constituency office [...] Read full article: Sammy Wilson’s face mask MP’s expenses c...→

Beef cows selling to £1584.20 at Clogher Mart

A very sharp demand in all sections for a small entry of stock at Clogher Mart on Saturday 28th November with premium returns on offer for a lot of quality sto [...] Read full article: Beef cows selling to £1584.20 at Clogher...→

The best Christmas food hampers for 2020: Lakeland, Selfridges, Gloriously and more

We tasked our experts with the arduous task of trialling the Christmas food hampers currently available for 2020. This is their pick of the best on the market, [...] Read full article: The best Christmas food hampers for 2020...→

A new treatment is being trialled that Covid patients could take at home - here’s what you need to know

An inhaled steroid is being trialled nationally as a potential at-home treatment for coronavirus.... The University of Oxford is leading a trial into the use o [...] Read full article: A new treatment is being trialled that C...→

Trio’s lineout in Japan led to first US touchdown for small whiskey producer

Negotiations that led directly to the first US sales for small Northern Ireland producer of handcrafted Irish whiskeys began over craft beers in a bar during l [...] Read full article: Trio’s lineout in Japan led to first US ...→

Celebrate creativity with free virtual craft sessions this Christmas

Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council’s Arts Service is celebrating creativity this Christmas with free virtual festive workshops for all. Read full article: Celebrate creativity with free virtual c...→

Active Covid was found on frozen food packaging in China - but do imported products pose a risk?

NI pastor vows to keep church open despite Covid lockdown... Imports from a Chilean seafood producer have been halted in China after Covid-19 was detected on t [...] Read full article: Active Covid was found on frozen food pa...→

Randox: Behind those famous gates

The name Randox is synonymous with world class healthcare and all manner of diagnostic testing and lab work - and more latterly, Covid-19. But what really goes [...] Read full article: Randox: Behind those famous gates...→

Vaccination programme for COVID-19 could start in mid-December

The roll out of the Covid-19 vaccination programme could begin by mid-December, it has been reported. Read full article: Vaccination programme for COVID-19 could...→

DUP MP Carla Lockhart calls for sport to reopen for mental health

A DUP MP has called on the Stormont Executive and health minister to allow sport to reopen in light of mental health concerns during the pandemic. Read full article: DUP MP Carla Lockhart calls for sport to...→

Peter Campbell calm for key moment in high-tempo Glenavon display

On an afternoon defined by Glenavon’s high energy and hard pressing, Peter Campbell proved calm in the eye of the storm to give his side the lead from the hear [...] Read full article: Peter Campbell calm for key moment in hi...→

Community chemists ‘ready to play part’ in NI vaccination programme

Hundreds of community chemists in Northern Ireland are ready to play an important role in the coronavirus vaccination programme, the industry said. Read full article: Community chemists ‘ready to play part’ ...→

Executive urged to present ‘united front’ for Covid-19 vaccine rollout

The Northern Ireland Executive has been called on to present a united front to deliver a mass Covid-19 vaccination programme. Read full article: Executive urged to present ‘united front...→

Pipe bomb device is detonated in Londonderry, setting fire to a van

A transit van has been set on fire in the Waterside area of Londonderry after a pipe bomb was detonated. Read full article: Pipe bomb device is detonated in Londond...→

Nine more Covid-19 deaths in Northern Ireland in the 24 hours until Saturday

Nine more people have died after contracting coronavirus in Northern Ireland, the Department of Health has said. Read full article: Nine more Covid-19 deaths in Northern Ir...→

HOW IT HAPPENED: Glenavon 3 Crusaders 1

Glenavon’s second-half fightback secured a 3-1 success over Crusaders at Mourneview Park. Read full article: HOW IT HAPPENED: Glenavon 3 Crusaders 1...→

Jail term for Ismay killer is hardly harsh, but it is a step in right direction

The conviction of Christopher Robinson for murdering the prison officer Adrian Ismay this year was a blow against dissident terror. Read full article: Jail term for Ismay killer is hardly har...→

Family’s disbelief as killer walks free from court after dangerous driving spree

The family of a man who was bludgeoned to death by a gang has expressed disbelief after one of his killers walked free from court, despite being convicted of a [...] Read full article: Family’s disbelief as killer walks free ...→

‘Covid is causing all of us to think about purpose and meaning in our lives’

Co Antrim Americana singer/songwriter Ben Glover chats to JOANNE SAVAGE about having to cancel tour dates, surviving lockdown with the help of Zoom, music as s [...] Read full article: ‘Covid is causing all of us to think abo...→

Brandon Lewis and Edwin Poots in stand-off over £34m agriculture cuts

There was little clarity last night as to how a row between secretary of state Brandon Lewis and Agriculture Minister Edwin Poots over £34m of rural funding cu [...] Read full article: Brandon Lewis and Edwin Poots in stand-o...→

Rory McArdle hoping to evoke spirit of famous Bradford City FA Cup run

Rory McArdle will be looking to create more special FA Cup memories today when he turns out for Exeter City in their second-round clash with Gillingham. Read full article: Rory McArdle hoping to evoke spirit of f...→

Jonny Tuffey’s hope for positives over player abuse and youth support

Glenavon goalkeeper Jonny Tuffey is hoping positives from this year of turmoil may include a change in long-term thinking across certain Irish League areas. Read full article: Jonny Tuffey’s hope for positives over p...→

Former Utility Regulator to be appointed interim Civil Service boss

Former Utility Regulator Jenny Pyper is to become the interim head of the Northern Ireland Civil Service. Read full article: Former Utility Regulator to be appointed...→

Nationalist council in second NI centenary snub: DUP delegation urges Equality Commission to take action

A second snub of the Northern Ireland centenary by a majority-nationalist council has prompted the DUP to seek action from the Equality Commission. Read full article: Nationalist council in second NI centena...→

Twelve new Covid-19 related deaths recorded in NI in last 24 hours - bed capacity down to 95% across Northern Ireland

Twelve additional Covid-19 related deaths have been recorded by the Department of Health (DoH) in Northern Ireland in the last 24 hours. Read full article: Twelve new Covid-19 related deaths recor...→

Nat Richardson tribute highlights ‘devoted and selfless’ Portadown clubman

Chairman Ronnie Stinson has paid tribute to “one of the most devoted and selfless figures in Portadown Football Club history” following the passing of Nat Rich [...] Read full article: Nat Richardson tribute highlights ‘devot...→

Top officer ‘appalled’ at driving incidents during Road Safety Week

A senior PSNI officer has said he is appalled that reckless speeding and other dangerous driving offences were detected in significantly high numbers during Ro [...] Read full article: Top officer ‘appalled’ at driving incide...→

You can watch the Northern Lights from the comfort of your own home - here’s how

M&S won't be opening its stores on Boxing Day this year - here's why... If seeing the Northern Lights in all their glory is currently on your bucket list - but [...] Read full article: You can watch the Northern Lights from t...→

NI Covid-19 death-toll surges to 1,333 reports NISRA

The Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency (NISRA) has reported a surge in the number of Covid-19 related deaths - the total number of deaths accordin [...] Read full article: NI Covid-19 death-toll surges to 1,333 r...→

Springing heifers selling to £1920 at Downpatrick Mart

At the sheep sale on Saturday 21st November there was steady trade of good quality lambs. Read full article: Springing heifers selling to £1920 at Do...→

Newt population decline set to reverse under new scheme creating ponds

A scheme which financially rewards farmers and landowners for creating or restoring ponds on their land to help improve great crested newt populations is creat [...] Read full article: Newt population decline set to reverse u...→

A day of entertainment in aid of charity

IN PICTURES: Avicii wows thousands of fans at Vital... Here are the MUST see new Netflix series and films available over Christmas in NI - you will not need to [...] Read full article: A day of entertainment in aid of charity...→

Possible vaccine respite in the new year makes Covid rules somewhat easier to bear now

In mid March, after Boris Johnson announced the government was stepping up its Covid response, UK scientific advisors said the peak could be 14 weeks away. Read full article: Possible vaccine respite in the new year...→

Brandon Lewis rejects Edwin Poots’ claim that NI to lose £34m rural funds due to Brexit

The Northern Ireland Office has firmly reject claims from Agriculture Minister Edwin Poots that NI stands to lose £34m in rural funding over the next three yea [...] Read full article: Brandon Lewis rejects Edwin Poots’ claim...→

£850M City Deal investment milestone

Plans for an £850 million regional investment are nearing “an important milestone”, according to the Belfast Region City Deal (BRCD) Council Panel, which met t [...] Read full article: £850M City Deal investment milestone...→

Maureen on plays, Harold Pinter, Present Laughter and Phantom

Maureen Dunn fell in love with the theatre when, at the age of ten, she won two tickets in a schools’ art competition to the Grand Opera House Christmas Pantom [...] Read full article: Maureen on plays, Harold Pinter, Present...→

Pat Finucane: Sammy Wilson criticises SoS Brandon Lewis for not ruling out future public enquiry

DUP MP for East Antrim, Sammy Wilson, has criticised the decision taken by the Northern Ireland Secretary of State, Brandon Lewis, not to rule out a future pub [...] Read full article: Pat Finucane: Sammy Wilson criticises So...→

ALSO READ - PSNI attacked as they seize vehicles packed with ‘beer, wine, cider [...]

ALSO READ - PSNI attacked as they seize vehicles packed with ‘beer, wine, cider and vodka’ to be sold illegally - seizure came amid constant reports of noisy p [...] Read full article: ALSO READ - PSNI attacked as they seize ...→

LIVE UPDATES: Pat Finucane murder - British government rejects public enquiry into murder of Belfast solicitor Pat Finucane

The Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Brandon Lewis, has decided against ordering a public enquiry into the 1989 murder of Belfast solicitor, Pat Finuca [...] Read full article: LIVE UPDATES: Pat Finucane murder - Brit...→

Steven Gerrard admits the future looks bright after Rangers ease past Falkirk

Steven Gerrard admits he is expecting big things of youngsters Ciaran Dickson and Leon King after handing the academy pair their Rangers debuts. Read full article: Steven Gerrard admits the future looks b...→

John McGuinness left 'feeling empty' following cancellation of 2021 Isle of Man TT

Isle of Man TT great John McGuinness said official confirmation that the 2021 event had been cancelled has left him feeling ‘empty’. Read full article: John McGuinness left 'feeling empty' fol...→

‘Phone First’ service for Antrim Hospital’s emergency unit

A new ‘Phone First’ service is being rolled out for Antrim Area Hospital’s Emergency Department from Tuesday December 1, starting at 10,00 am. Read full article: ‘Phone First’ service for Antrim Hospita...→

May McFettridge actor John Linehan reflects on TIA, Covid-19 and cancelled panto

Seeing May McFettridge in panto at the Grand Opera House has become something of a Christmas staple in Northern Ireland. Read full article: May McFettridge actor John Linehan refle...→

Draperstown Livestock Market (Lauri O Kane & Son): Lambs selling to £106.50

A smaller show of sheep at Draperstown Livestock Market (Lauri O Kane & Son) on Friday with top prices of £106.50 for lambs and £92.00 for fat ewes. Read full article: Draperstown Livestock Market (Lauri O Ka...→

Unionists are a laughing stock in Europe after some unionist politicians helped GB out of the EU while selling out NI as a full part of UK

Any self-respecting unionist reading the Reg Empey column in Friday’s News Letter should now realise the damage done to the Union by those unionist politicians [...] Read full article: Unionists are a laughing stock in Europe...→

LIVE UPDATES: Pat Finucane murder - British government ‘has no alternative but to direct public enquiry’ says Michelle O’Neill

Deputy First Minister, Michelle O’Neill, believes the British government “has no alternative but to direct a public enquiry” into the murder of Belfast solicit [...] Read full article: LIVE UPDATES: Pat Finucane murder - Brit...→

Fat cows selling from €500/head to €1380/head at Raphoe Mart

Sheep sale, Monday 23rd November 2020: There was a good entry of sheep at Raphoe Mart this week with a strong trade for all stock on offer resulting in a near [...] Read full article: Fat cows selling from €500/head to €1380...→

LIVE UPDATES: Pat Finucane murder - Finucane decision ‘will signal if UK Government is committed to reconciliation’

The UK Government’s decision on whether to order a public inquiry into Pat Finucane’s murder will signal if it is committed to truth and reconciliation, Irelan [...] Read full article: LIVE UPDATES: Pat Finucane murder - Finu...→

Tiernan Lynch keeping Larne grounded as they move top

Larne may be sitting proudly at the top of the Danske Bank Premiership, but boss Tiernan Lynch is not getting carried away just yet. Read full article: Tiernan Lynch keeping Larne grounded as ...→

Mayor marks success of Garvagh forest trails

The Mayor of Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council has visited Garvagh Forest where new walking and cycling trails are encouraging more people to get active [...] Read full article: Mayor marks success of Garvagh forest tr...→

Jordan gets on his bike - literally - for mental health

A young Coleraine man is ‘getting on his bike’ to raise funds for a mental health charity. Read full article: Jordan gets on his bike - literally - fo...→

Retail company Arcadia is on the brink of collapse - these are the high street chains in jeopardy

Next is recalling a kids’ duvet set over fears they could get trapped in the bedding... Your old video games could now be worth thousands - here’s how much you [...] Read full article: Retail company Arcadia is on the brink o...→

Arlene Foster to write to Dail chair over Sinn Fein TD’S ‘shameful’ tweet about IRA attacks

A Sinn Fein TD has drawn scorching criticism after reportedly tweeting praise for two IRA attacks which claimed almost 40 lives. Read full article: Arlene Foster to write to Dail chair ove...→

Two police injured in ‘disgraceful’ scenes as fans protest outside Celtic Park

Two police officers were injured in ugly scenes outside Celtic Park which Scotland’s Justice Minister condemned as “utterly disgraceful.” Read full article: Two police injured in ‘disgraceful’ scen...→

Rescue operation ongoing in north Antrim after male sustains injuries in fall

There are reports of an ongoing rescue operation this evening along the north Coast where a male has fallen. Read full article: Rescue operation ongoing in north Antrim...→

Fallen and injured walker rescued in Mournes after ‘steep and mucky climb’

Police and members of the Mourne Mountain Rescue Team yesterday eveniing rescued a woman who had fallen. Read full article: Fallen and injured walker rescued in Mou...→

Two women call at home of vulnerable man in Co Down, triggering PSNI appeal for information

Two women have called at the home of a vulnerable man in Crossnacreevy, in what police are describing as a suspicious incident. Read full article: Two women call at home of vulnerable man...→

Title charge is far from over insists Glens chief McDermott

Glentoran head coach Mick McDermott says his side’s title quest is far from over despite still searching for a first win of the season. Read full article: Title charge is far from over insists Gl...→

Tullyear Charollais break records – twice!

The highly anticipated production sale of the noted Tullyear Charollais sheep attracted huge interest with a large number of established and new breeders keen [...] Read full article: Tullyear Charollais break records – twic...→

Arlene Foster had a chance to welcome the army’s help with Covid but perhaps deferring to Sinn Fein she did not do so

The first minister was asked at a Stormont press briefing on Thursday whether military personnel had already been deployed or would have any role in Northern I [...] Read full article: Arlene Foster had a chance to welcome th...→

Jermain Defoe’s cup drive from Rangers final pain

Jermain Defoe admits Rangers will be using memories of last year’s Hampden horror show as fuel as they kick off their latest quest for silverware. Read full article: Jermain Defoe’s cup drive from Rangers f...→

Kirsty McGuinness goal keeps alive Northern Ireland play-off hopes

Kirsty McGuinness fired Northern Ireland Women to a 3-2 victory over Belarus last night in the Euro 2022 qualifiers in Belfast to keep their play-off bid on tr [...] Read full article: Kirsty McGuinness goal keeps alive North...→

Air ambulance tasked to crash on busy NI road

A man in his 30s was rushed to hospital with serius injuries following a crash on the A26 Fross Road, Cloughmills earlier this afternoon. Read full article: Air ambulance tasked to crash on busy NI...→

Know your sport? Test your sorts knowledge with our fun quiz

1. Arsenal’s ‘Invincibles’ finished their unbeaten Premier League campaign of 2003/04 with a 2-1 victory over which team?... 2. Who was the BBC Sports Personal [...] Read full article: Know your sport? Test your sorts knowled...→

Lauren Wade hoping to make Euro dreams come true

Lauren Wade says it would be a “dream come true” if Northern Ireland could qualify for the UEFA Women’s Euro play-off. Read full article: Lauren Wade hoping to make Euro dreams c...→

Children to be allowed to use swings in Belfast play parks - for the first time in NINE months

Children will be able to use swings again at council owned play parks across Belfast – nine months after the first lockdown.  Read full article: Children to be allowed to use swings in ...→

15,000 jobs at risk as Philip Green's Arcadia Group reportedly faces collapse - including TopShop and Dorothy Perkins

Nativity plays and door-to-door carol singing can go ahead post-lockdown... Around 15,000 jobs are at risk as Sir Philip Green’s Arcadia empire looks set to co [...] Read full article: 15,000 jobs at risk as Philip Green's Ar...→

Eugene Laverty clinches 2021 World Superbike deal with new satelitte BMW team

Eugene Laverty will continue in the World Superbike Championship in 2021 after signing a deal with the Italian RC Squadra Corse satellite BMW team. Read full article: Eugene Laverty clinches 2021 World Super...→

M&S won't be opening its stores on Boxing Day this year - here's why

All Bar One and Toby Carvery owner announces 1,300 job cuts due to pandemic... Marks & Spencer has followed suit of other retail chains with its decision to cl [...] Read full article: M&S won't be opening its stores on Boxin...→

Live music returns to the Alley Theatre for streamed concerts

The Alley Theatre will welcome back live music with a series of four live-streamed concerts, the Pulse Sessions, in the run-up to Christmas, starting on Friday [...] Read full article: Live music returns to the Alley Theatre ...→

Millennium Forum announces
the reopening of its box office

Londonderry’s Millennium Forum has announced that its Box Office ticket sales will open to the general public at 10am on Friday November 27, after a forced clo [...] Read full article: Millennium Forum announces
the reopening...→

Robin Swann should resign over his handling of Cov

Once again allow the executive to dictate and deem God’s house non-essential. Whose Bible are they reading from, Foster and O’Neill’s? Read full article: Robin Swann should resign over his handl...→

Covid restrictions: NI child’s ‘right to play sport’ case moving towards judical review

The Northern Ireland Executive has confirmed it will formally respond to a legal challenge against its Covid restrictions preventing grassroots outdoor sports. Read full article: Covid restrictions: NI child’s ‘right to...→

Rangers fans’ silence far from golden for James Tavernier

James Tavernier insists Rangers’ roaring start to the season has nothing to do with the silence of the fans. Read full article: Rangers fans’ silence far from golden fo...→

Flashback: Nico Rosberg clinches first and only Formula One world title on this day in 2016

Nico Rosberg was crowned Formula One world champion on this day in 2016 following a tense Abu Dhabi Grand Prix in which Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton disob [...] Read full article: Flashback: Nico Rosberg clinches first a...→

The time is well past when the Free Presbyterians should take a stand against a Stormont that has exceeded its authority

John Greer (Nov 23) and the presbytery of the Free Presbyterian church have mastered the art of producing statements that contain words but say nothing. Read full article: The time is well past when the Free Pres...→

Black Friday 2020 toys: deals from Disney+, The Entertainer, Argos and more

Black Friday is now upon us, with retailers offering a host of extraordinary deals from now until Cyber Monday - November 30.... For those looking to shop for [...] Read full article: Black Friday 2020 toys: deals from Disne...→

New interim civil service boss to lead coronavirus vaccine taskforce in Northern Ireland, says Michelle O’Neill

A new interim head of the Civil Service will be appointed soon to lead the vaccine taskforce in Northern Ireland, Deputy First Minister Michelle O’Neill has sa [...] Read full article: New interim civil service boss to lead c...→

Relatives of terror dead must think that there is a hierarchy of victims

The announcement on Finucane yesterday is to be welcomed in so far as, for now at least, it means we will not see a public inquiry. Read full article: Relatives of terror dead must think that...→

Former Methodist minister Jim Rea surprises himself with second book

When retired Methodist minister Jim Rea found himself at a loose end during lockdown he returned to a chapter in his life he thought he’d completed. Read full article: Former Methodist minister Jim Rea surpri...→

These are the top 10 happiest places to live in the UK - according to experts

Right Move has released its 2020 Happy at Home index, which ranks locations around the UK based on happiness factors and feedback from residents, to reveal the [...] Read full article: These are the top 10 happiest places to ...→

Unionists have been made a laughing stock in Europe

Any self-respecting unionist reading the Reg Empey column in Friday’s News Letter (‘Wilson and DUP share much of blame for Irish Sea border, November 27) shoul [...] Read full article: Unionists have been made a laughing stoc...→

Alex Kane: Only the voters can sort out our Executive mess

Is it possible to remove the fallen tree that crashed across the Executive table in May 2007? Read full article: Alex Kane: Only the voters can sort out ...→

Woman jailed and banned from keeping dogs for life after Shih Tzu was abandoned in filthy locked bathroom with no food or water

A Londonderry dog owner has received a custodial sentence and has been banned from keeping animals for life following a successful prosecution by Derry City an [...] Read full article: Woman jailed and banned from keeping dog...→

Sammy Wilson face mask expenses claim ‘another calamity’ says SDLP’s Colin McGrath

An MP’s expenses claim lodged by the DUP’s Sammy Wilson for face masks worth £48.56 has been described as “another calamity” by an SDLP MLA. Read full article: Sammy Wilson face mask expenses claim ‘a...→

Appeal launched to help deprived families

A cross-community Christmas Appeal has been launched to help provide food and other essential items for disadvantaged families in West Belfast. Read full article: Appeal launched to help deprived familie...→

Senior photographers urged to get snapping for Christmas card competition

The Commissioner for Older People for Northern Ireland’s popular Christmas card competition is back and is seeking older photographers here to enter for this y [...] Read full article: Senior photographers urged to get snappi...→

Government to announce public inquiry decision on Pat Finucane murder

The UK Government will later announce whether it will hold a public inquiry into the murder of Belfast solicitor Pat Finucane Read full article: Government to announce public inquiry de...→

Transgenderism: Queen’s University equality policy is ‘open to abuse by those who want to silence others’

Queen’s University Belfast (QUB) has drawn up a code of conduct which forces people to accept the disputed ideas of transgender activists, it has been claimed. Read full article: Transgenderism: Queen’s University equal...→

Tribute to cleric who talked peace with IRA in 1974 and fled to Canada after threats from UDA

Tributes have been paid to an Anglican minister who took part in early ground breaking peace talks with the IRA has passed away in Canada. Read full article: Tribute to cleric who talked peace with ...→

Team owner Jason McCaw has high hopes for 2021 after unveiling new three-man team for Ulster short circuit assault

The Banbridge-based J McC Roofing Racing team has unveiled an exciting new line-up for 2021 with Jason Lynn and hot prospect Cameron Dawson signing up to compe [...] Read full article: Team owner Jason McCaw has high hopes fo...→

NI travel agents’ shops ‘facing extinction’ without Covid financial package

Some 100 high street travel agent shops face “extinction”, their industry body in Northern Ireland has warned. Read full article: NI travel agents’ shops ‘facing extincti...→

Ireland labour to victory over Georgia in Autumn Nations Cup

Billy Burns enjoyed a try-scoring full international debut but was forced off injured as Ireland secured second place in Group A of the Autumn Nations Cup with [...] Read full article: Ireland labour to victory over Georgia i...→

Will the 2021 Isle of Man TT be cancelled or held later in the year? Decision confirmed at 12pm on Monday

Isle of Man TT fans and riders are waiting with bated breath to discover whether or not the world-famous motorcycle race will go ahead in 2021. Read full article: Will the 2021 Isle of Man TT be cancelle...→

NI mum fearing homelessness in plea to find ‘compassionate landlord’

Many NI landlords have decided to sell their properties due to the uncertainty caused by the pandemic, but this can leave tenants with nowhere to go, as HELEN [...] Read full article: NI mum fearing homelessness in plea to f...→

Reserve champion sells for £4,800 at Hilltown Christmas show and sale

At the recent Christmas show and sale at Hilltown Mart , the overall champion and first place in the beef bullock class, which was shown by Mr Todd of Banbridg [...] Read full article: Reserve champion sells for £4,800 at Hil...→

Hannan’s Meats hampers with premium treats

Lovers of premium beef, lamb and bacon here and especially in Britain and the Republic of Ireland are now able to order doorstep delivery from Hannan Meats, a [...] Read full article: Hannan’s Meats hampers with premium trea...→

BYGONE DAYS: Tos and fros of Ulster farming memorialised by dedicated diarist Alan

Since the early 1950s, and for nearly five decades, Co Tyrone farmer Alan Kyle has written in his diary. And it was that diary keeping, memorialising the tos a [...] Read full article: BYGONE DAYS: Tos and fros of Ulster farm...→

David Healy hails Jamie Mulgrew’s appearance record

Tuesday’s Big Two draw marked David Healy’s 250th game in charge of Linfield, but today’s clash at Warrenpoint Town carries extra significance for another Blue [...] Read full article: David Healy hails Jamie Mulgrew’s appear...→

Victims press taoiseach to support inquiry into firebomb which burned 12 people alive

A victims’ group is pressing the Taoiseach Micheál Martin to support a call for a public inquiry into the La Mon atrocity 42 years ago. Read full article: Victims press taoiseach to support inqui...→

Billy Kennedy: When will Stormont explain why church services must stop as off-licences remain open?

Churches in Northern Ireland are closed for services over the next two Sundays after what many worshippers see as a “shameful” decision taken by the Stormont E [...] Read full article: Billy Kennedy: When will Stormont explai...→

Clarke turns nostalgia into success in with shoppers

Entrepreneur Clarke Millar has created a successful new soft drink based on his childhood memories in rural Co Derry of the bottles of orange once delivered da [...] Read full article: Clarke turns nostalgia into success in w...→

Garry Haylock looks back on his Irish League life

It has been a while since Garry Haylock thought about his playing days in Northern Ireland - but hearing my accent helps bring all the memories flooding back. Read full article: Garry Haylock looks back on his Irish Le...→

NI couple admit causing suffering to Boxer dog which was excessively thin, had an ingrown claw and was living in filthy conditions

Seamus and Stacey Lee, aged 36 and 34, of the Drumalla Park area, Carnlough, were sentenced at Ballymena Magistrates’ Court on 25 November, after previously pl [...] Read full article: NI couple admit causing suffering to Box...→

Greggs festive bakes return to Iceland - here's what's in store

Iceland has announced the much-anticipated return of Greggs' limited edition Festive Bakes, which are in stores and online now.... Exclusive to Iceland, the ar [...] Read full article: Greggs festive bakes return to Iceland -...→

PSNI to payout £875,000 in damages to Loughinisland massacre journalists Trevor Birney and Barry McCaffrey

Police have agreed to pay significant damages to two journalists inappropriately arrested over material that appeared in a documentary on a Troubles massacre. Read full article: PSNI to payout £875,000 in damages to Lo...→

Oxford's Covid vaccine could be rolled out 'within weeks' after firm seek approval - what we know so far

The UK government has announced it has asked the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) to assess the Oxford/AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccin [...] Read full article: Oxford's Covid vaccine could be rolled o...→

Fearn Farm set to host ‘The Luing and the Short of it’ online cattle sale

Innovative livestock farmers, the Scott family at Fearn Farm, near Easter Ross, Tain are set to hold their first online breeding cattle sale in January 2021, f [...] Read full article: Fearn Farm set to host ‘The Luing and th...→

New single from Larne songbird

Daisie Conway, a QUB Law student from Larne, is 19 and has just released her debut single ‘Tell Me I’m Not Dreaming’, a beautiful Katherine Jenkins cover. Read full article: New single from Larne songbird...→

Awards celebrate the best of local talent

Despite COVID-19, the NI Music Prize went ahead this month and while it had to be done online, it was the most incredible evening of positivity, high quality m [...] Read full article: Awards celebrate the best of local talen...→

Get into the festive spirit with the Lyric

Are you missing your traditional trip to the Lyric, but still want to get into the festive spirit? The theatre is here to share a little magic and help you re- [...] Read full article: Get into the festive spirit with the Lyr...→

Ferrari 488 GT Modificata is an ultra-exclusive 700bhp track toy

Ferrari has revealed the perfect car for your next post-lockdown track day: the new 488 GT Modificata.... A track-only version of the 488 GTB, it’s been design [...] Read full article: Ferrari 488 GT Modificata is an ultra-ex...→

‘I have to forgive his killers every day’ says cleric whose UDR father was shot by IRA 40 years ago this week

A Church of Ireland minister whose father was murdered by the IRA 40 years ago says she works at forgiving the killers daily in order to keep herself free from [...] Read full article: ‘I have to forgive his killers every day...→

Adam McLean and Darryl Tweed fired up for 2021 road racing season with McAdoo Racing

Ulster riders Adam McLean and Darryl Tweed will spearhead McAdoo Racing’s roads challenge in 2021 in an expanded line-up for the highly regarded family-run tea [...] Read full article: Adam McLean and Darryl Tweed fired up fo...→

Gang hold hammer against head of one-year-old baby in Belfast robbery - police appeal for information

Police are appealing for witnesses following an aggravated burglary at a property in Mayflower Street in East Belfast shortly before 8.30pm on Thursday. Read full article: Gang hold hammer against head of one-yea...→

Mass vaccination sites and roving teams: Arlene Foster spells out the detail behind Northern Ireland’s new coronavirus vaccine plan

First Minister Arlene Foster has outlined some of the detail contained in the Stormont plan to roll out the coronavirus vaccine to the people of Northern Irela [...] Read full article: Mass vaccination sites and roving teams:...→

Ulster secure eighth win on spin with victory over Edinburgh at Murrayfield

Ulster made it eight wins out of eight to go top of Conference A in the Pro14 but had to survive an Edinburgh onslaught either side of half time at Murrayfield [...] Read full article: Ulster secure eighth win on spin with vi...→

Relatives of terror dead must think that there is a hierarchy of victims

The announcement on Finucane yesterday is to be welcomed in so far as, for now at least, it means we will not see a public inquiry. Read full article: Relatives of terror dead must think that...→

Pat Finucane: Sammy Wilson criticises SoS Brandon Lewis for not ruling out future public enquiry

DUP MP for East Antrim, Sammy Wilson, has criticised the decision taken by the Northern Ireland Secretary of State, Brandon Lewis, not to rule out a future pub [...] Read full article: Pat Finucane: Sammy Wilson criticises So...→

LIVE UPDATES: Pat Finucane murder - British government rejects public enquiry into murder of Belfast solicitor Pat Finucane

The Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Brandon Lewis, has decided against ordering a public enquiry into the 1989 murder of Belfast solicitor, Pat Finuca [...] Read full article: LIVE UPDATES: Pat Finucane murder - Brit...→

1. Which Super League team are known as the Wolves?... 2. The Derby della Madonn [...]

1. Which Super League team are known as the Wolves?... 2. The Derby della Madonnina is played between which two Serie A clubs? Read full article: 1. Which Super League team are known as ...→

John McGuinness left 'feeling empty' following cancellation of 2021 Isle of Man TT

Isle of Man TT great John McGuinness said official confirmation that the 2021 event had been cancelled has left him feeling ‘empty’. Read full article: John McGuinness left 'feeling empty' fol...→

Schools may close early for Christmas - these are the current plans across the four nations

With rules on socialisation set to be relaxed over Christmas, there is some discussion of schools being closed early.... Parents, teachers and unions are conce [...] Read full article: Schools may close early for Christmas - ...→

May McFettridge actor John Linehan reflects on TIA, Covid-19 and cancelled panto

Seeing May McFettridge in panto at the Grand Opera House has become something of a Christmas staple in Northern Ireland. Read full article: May McFettridge actor John Linehan refle...→

These are the nation’s favourite Christmas foods ranked - do you agree?

When it comes to Christmas food, everyone has their favourites, whether it be turkey over beef or roast potatoes over mash. Read full article: These are the nation’s favourite Christm...→

These are the top 10 happiest places to live in the UK - according to experts

Right Move has released its 2020 Happy at Home index, which ranks locations around the UK based on happiness factors and feedback from residents, to reveal the [...] Read full article: These are the top 10 happiest places to ...→

Draperstown Livestock Market (Lauri O Kane & Son): Lambs selling to £106.50

A smaller show of sheep at Draperstown Livestock Market (Lauri O Kane & Son) on Friday with top prices of £106.50 for lambs and £92.00 for fat ewes. Read full article: Draperstown Livestock Market (Lauri O Ka...→

Sammy Wilson’s face mask MP’s expenses claim ‘made to keep constituency office covid secure’, say DUP

DUP MP Sammy Wilson’s decision to claim £48 worth of face masks for MP’s expenses was to provide the coverings to visitors and staff at his constituency office [...] Read full article: Sammy Wilson’s face mask MP’s expenses c...→

Unionists have been made a laughing stock in Europe

Any self-respecting unionist reading the Reg Empey column in Friday’s News Letter (‘Wilson and DUP share much of blame for Irish Sea border, November 27) shoul [...] Read full article: Unionists have been made a laughing stoc...→

LIVE UPDATES: Pat Finucane murder - British government ‘has no alternative but to direct public enquiry’ says Michelle O’Neill

Deputy First Minister, Michelle O’Neill, believes the British government “has no alternative but to direct a public enquiry” into the murder of Belfast solicit [...] Read full article: LIVE UPDATES: Pat Finucane murder - Brit...→

The best Christmas food hampers for 2020: Lakeland, Selfridges, Gloriously and more

We tasked our experts with the arduous task of trialling the Christmas food hampers currently available for 2020. This is their pick of the best on the market, [...] Read full article: The best Christmas food hampers for 2020...→

LIVE UPDATES: Pat Finucane murder - Finucane decision ‘will signal if UK Government is committed to reconciliation’

The UK Government’s decision on whether to order a public inquiry into Pat Finucane’s murder will signal if it is committed to truth and reconciliation, Irelan [...] Read full article: LIVE UPDATES: Pat Finucane murder - Finu...→

Trio’s lineout in Japan led to first US touchdown for small whiskey producer

Negotiations that led directly to the first US sales for small Northern Ireland producer of handcrafted Irish whiskeys began over craft beers in a bar during l [...] Read full article: Trio’s lineout in Japan led to first US ...→

Woman jailed and banned from keeping dogs for life after Shih Tzu was abandoned in filthy locked bathroom with no food or water

A Londonderry dog owner has received a custodial sentence and has been banned from keeping animals for life following a successful prosecution by Derry City an [...] Read full article: Woman jailed and banned from keeping dog...→

Sammy Wilson face mask expenses claim ‘another calamity’ says SDLP’s Colin McGrath

An MP’s expenses claim lodged by the DUP’s Sammy Wilson for face masks worth £48.56 has been described as “another calamity” by an SDLP MLA. Read full article: Sammy Wilson face mask expenses claim ‘a...→

Mayor marks success of Garvagh forest trails

The Mayor of Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council has visited Garvagh Forest where new walking and cycling trails are encouraging more people to get active [...] Read full article: Mayor marks success of Garvagh forest tr...→

Senior photographers urged to get snapping for Christmas card competition

The Commissioner for Older People for Northern Ireland’s popular Christmas card competition is back and is seeking older photographers here to enter for this y [...] Read full article: Senior photographers urged to get snappi...→

Retail company Arcadia is on the brink of collapse - these are the high street chains in jeopardy

Next is recalling a kids’ duvet set over fears they could get trapped in the bedding... Your old video games could now be worth thousands - here’s how much you [...] Read full article: Retail company Arcadia is on the brink o...→

Vaccination programme for COVID-19 could start in mid-December

The roll out of the Covid-19 vaccination programme could begin by mid-December, it has been reported. Read full article: Vaccination programme for COVID-19 could...→

Government to announce public inquiry decision on Pat Finucane murder

The UK Government will later announce whether it will hold a public inquiry into the murder of Belfast solicitor Pat Finucane Read full article: Government to announce public inquiry de...→

DUP MP Carla Lockhart calls for sport to reopen for mental health

A DUP MP has called on the Stormont Executive and health minister to allow sport to reopen in light of mental health concerns during the pandemic. Read full article: DUP MP Carla Lockhart calls for sport to...→

Tribute to cleric who talked peace with IRA in 1974 and fled to Canada after threats from UDA

Tributes have been paid to an Anglican minister who took part in early ground breaking peace talks with the IRA has passed away in Canada. Read full article: Tribute to cleric who talked peace with ...→

Peter Campbell calm for key moment in high-tempo Glenavon display

On an afternoon defined by Glenavon’s high energy and hard pressing, Peter Campbell proved calm in the eye of the storm to give his side the lead from the hear [...] Read full article: Peter Campbell calm for key moment in hi...→

Team owner Jason McCaw has high hopes for 2021 after unveiling new three-man team for Ulster short circuit assault

The Banbridge-based J McC Roofing Racing team has unveiled an exciting new line-up for 2021 with Jason Lynn and hot prospect Cameron Dawson signing up to compe [...] Read full article: Team owner Jason McCaw has high hopes fo...→

Rescue operation ongoing in north Antrim after male sustains injuries in fall

There are reports of an ongoing rescue operation this evening along the north Coast where a male has fallen. Read full article: Rescue operation ongoing in north Antrim...→

Executive urged to present ‘united front’ for Covid-19 vaccine rollout

The Northern Ireland Executive has been called on to present a united front to deliver a mass Covid-19 vaccination programme. Read full article: Executive urged to present ‘united front...→

Ireland labour to victory over Georgia in Autumn Nations Cup

Billy Burns enjoyed a try-scoring full international debut but was forced off injured as Ireland secured second place in Group A of the Autumn Nations Cup with [...] Read full article: Ireland labour to victory over Georgia i...→

Fallen and injured walker rescued in Mournes after ‘steep and mucky climb’

Police and members of the Mourne Mountain Rescue Team yesterday eveniing rescued a woman who had fallen. Read full article: Fallen and injured walker rescued in Mou...→

NI mum fearing homelessness in plea to find ‘compassionate landlord’

Many NI landlords have decided to sell their properties due to the uncertainty caused by the pandemic, but this can leave tenants with nowhere to go, as HELEN [...] Read full article: NI mum fearing homelessness in plea to f...→

Two women call at home of vulnerable man in Co Down, triggering PSNI appeal for information

Two women have called at the home of a vulnerable man in Crossnacreevy, in what police are describing as a suspicious incident. Read full article: Two women call at home of vulnerable man...→

Nine more Covid-19 deaths in Northern Ireland in the 24 hours until Saturday

Nine more people have died after contracting coronavirus in Northern Ireland, the Department of Health has said. Read full article: Nine more Covid-19 deaths in Northern Ir...→

BYGONE DAYS: Tos and fros of Ulster farming memorialised by dedicated diarist Alan

Since the early 1950s, and for nearly five decades, Co Tyrone farmer Alan Kyle has written in his diary. And it was that diary keeping, memorialising the tos a [...] Read full article: BYGONE DAYS: Tos and fros of Ulster farm...→

Jail term for Ismay killer is hardly harsh, but it is a step in right direction

The conviction of Christopher Robinson for murdering the prison officer Adrian Ismay this year was a blow against dissident terror. Read full article: Jail term for Ismay killer is hardly har...→

David Healy hails Jamie Mulgrew’s appearance record

Tuesday’s Big Two draw marked David Healy’s 250th game in charge of Linfield, but today’s clash at Warrenpoint Town carries extra significance for another Blue [...] Read full article: David Healy hails Jamie Mulgrew’s appear...→

Arlene Foster had a chance to welcome the army’s help with Covid but perhaps deferring to Sinn Fein she did not do so

The first minister was asked at a Stormont press briefing on Thursday whether military personnel had already been deployed or would have any role in Northern I [...] Read full article: Arlene Foster had a chance to welcome th...→

‘Covid is causing all of us to think about purpose and meaning in our lives’

Co Antrim Americana singer/songwriter Ben Glover chats to JOANNE SAVAGE about having to cancel tour dates, surviving lockdown with the help of Zoom, music as s [...] Read full article: ‘Covid is causing all of us to think abo...→

Billy Kennedy: When will Stormont explain why church services must stop as off-licences remain open?

Churches in Northern Ireland are closed for services over the next two Sundays after what many worshippers see as a “shameful” decision taken by the Stormont E [...] Read full article: Billy Kennedy: When will Stormont explai...→

Jermain Defoe’s cup drive from Rangers final pain

Jermain Defoe admits Rangers will be using memories of last year’s Hampden horror show as fuel as they kick off their latest quest for silverware. Read full article: Jermain Defoe’s cup drive from Rangers f...→

Rory McArdle hoping to evoke spirit of famous Bradford City FA Cup run

Rory McArdle will be looking to create more special FA Cup memories today when he turns out for Exeter City in their second-round clash with Gillingham. Read full article: Rory McArdle hoping to evoke spirit of f...→

Clarke turns nostalgia into success in with shoppers

Entrepreneur Clarke Millar has created a successful new soft drink based on his childhood memories in rural Co Derry of the bottles of orange once delivered da [...] Read full article: Clarke turns nostalgia into success in w...→

Kirsty McGuinness goal keeps alive Northern Ireland play-off hopes

Kirsty McGuinness fired Northern Ireland Women to a 3-2 victory over Belarus last night in the Euro 2022 qualifiers in Belfast to keep their play-off bid on tr [...] Read full article: Kirsty McGuinness goal keeps alive North...→

Former Utility Regulator to be appointed interim Civil Service boss

Former Utility Regulator Jenny Pyper is to become the interim head of the Northern Ireland Civil Service. Read full article: Former Utility Regulator to be appointed...→

Know your sport? Test your sorts knowledge with our fun quiz

1. Arsenal’s ‘Invincibles’ finished their unbeaten Premier League campaign of 2003/04 with a 2-1 victory over which team?... 2. Who was the BBC Sports Personal [...] Read full article: Know your sport? Test your sorts knowled...→

Nationalist council in second NI centenary snub: DUP delegation urges Equality Commission to take action

A second snub of the Northern Ireland centenary by a majority-nationalist council has prompted the DUP to seek action from the Equality Commission. Read full article: Nationalist council in second NI centena...→

NI couple admit causing suffering to Boxer dog which was excessively thin, had an ingrown claw and was living in filthy conditions

Seamus and Stacey Lee, aged 36 and 34, of the Drumalla Park area, Carnlough, were sentenced at Ballymena Magistrates’ Court on 25 November, after previously pl [...] Read full article: NI couple admit causing suffering to Box...→

Lauren Wade hoping to make Euro dreams come true

Lauren Wade says it would be a “dream come true” if Northern Ireland could qualify for the UEFA Women’s Euro play-off. Read full article: Lauren Wade hoping to make Euro dreams c...→

Top officer ‘appalled’ at driving incidents during Road Safety Week

A senior PSNI officer has said he is appalled that reckless speeding and other dangerous driving offences were detected in significantly high numbers during Ro [...] Read full article: Top officer ‘appalled’ at driving incide...→

15,000 jobs at risk as Philip Green's Arcadia Group reportedly faces collapse - including TopShop and Dorothy Perkins

Nativity plays and door-to-door carol singing can go ahead post-lockdown... Around 15,000 jobs are at risk as Sir Philip Green’s Arcadia empire looks set to co [...] Read full article: 15,000 jobs at risk as Philip Green's Ar...→

Oxford's Covid vaccine could be rolled out 'within weeks' after firm seek approval - what we know so far

The UK government has announced it has asked the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) to assess the Oxford/AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccin [...] Read full article: Oxford's Covid vaccine could be rolled o...→

Springing heifers selling to £1920 at Downpatrick Mart

At the sheep sale on Saturday 21st November there was steady trade of good quality lambs. Read full article: Springing heifers selling to £1920 at Do...→

New single from Larne songbird

Daisie Conway, a QUB Law student from Larne, is 19 and has just released her debut single ‘Tell Me I’m Not Dreaming’, a beautiful Katherine Jenkins cover. Read full article: New single from Larne songbird...→

Live music returns to the Alley Theatre for streamed concerts

The Alley Theatre will welcome back live music with a series of four live-streamed concerts, the Pulse Sessions, in the run-up to Christmas, starting on Friday [...] Read full article: Live music returns to the Alley Theatre ...→

A day of entertainment in aid of charity

IN PICTURES: Avicii wows thousands of fans at Vital... Here are the MUST see new Netflix series and films available over Christmas in NI - you will not need to [...] Read full article: A day of entertainment in aid of charity...→

Get into the festive spirit with the Lyric

Are you missing your traditional trip to the Lyric, but still want to get into the festive spirit? The theatre is here to share a little magic and help you re- [...] Read full article: Get into the festive spirit with the Lyr...→

Robin Swann should resign over his handling of Cov

Once again allow the executive to dictate and deem God’s house non-essential. Whose Bible are they reading from, Foster and O’Neill’s? Read full article: Robin Swann should resign over his handl...→

‘I have to forgive his killers every day’ says cleric whose UDR father was shot by IRA 40 years ago this week

A Church of Ireland minister whose father was murdered by the IRA 40 years ago says she works at forgiving the killers daily in order to keep herself free from [...] Read full article: ‘I have to forgive his killers every day...→

Rangers fans’ silence far from golden for James Tavernier

James Tavernier insists Rangers’ roaring start to the season has nothing to do with the silence of the fans. Read full article: Rangers fans’ silence far from golden fo...→

£850M City Deal investment milestone

Plans for an £850 million regional investment are nearing “an important milestone”, according to the Belfast Region City Deal (BRCD) Council Panel, which met t [...] Read full article: £850M City Deal investment milestone...→

Adam McLean and Darryl Tweed fired up for 2021 road racing season with McAdoo Racing

Ulster riders Adam McLean and Darryl Tweed will spearhead McAdoo Racing’s roads challenge in 2021 in an expanded line-up for the highly regarded family-run tea [...] Read full article: Adam McLean and Darryl Tweed fired up fo...→

The time is well past when the Free Presbyterians should take a stand against a Stormont that has exceeded its authority

John Greer (Nov 23) and the presbytery of the Free Presbyterian church have mastered the art of producing statements that contain words but say nothing. Read full article: The time is well past when the Free Pres...→

Mass vaccination sites and roving teams: Arlene Foster spells out the detail behind Northern Ireland’s new coronavirus vaccine plan

First Minister Arlene Foster has outlined some of the detail contained in the Stormont plan to roll out the coronavirus vaccine to the people of Northern Irela [...] Read full article: Mass vaccination sites and roving teams:...→

New interim civil service boss to lead coronavirus vaccine taskforce in Northern Ireland, says Michelle O’Neill

A new interim head of the Civil Service will be appointed soon to lead the vaccine taskforce in Northern Ireland, Deputy First Minister Michelle O’Neill has sa [...] Read full article: New interim civil service boss to lead c...→

Glenn Irwin pragmatic over 2021 Isle of Man TT cancellation as Ulster rider's big debut put on hold again

Glenn Irwin was putting on a brave face following Monday’s announcement that the 2021 Isle of Man TT had been cancelled, leaving the Ulster rider with a furthe [...] Read full article: Glenn Irwin pragmatic over 2021 Isle of ...→

ALSO READ - PSNI attacked as they seize vehicles packed with ‘beer, wine, cider [...]

ALSO READ - PSNI attacked as they seize vehicles packed with ‘beer, wine, cider and vodka’ to be sold illegally - seizure came amid constant reports of noisy p [...] Read full article: ALSO READ - PSNI attacked as they seize ...→

Republican Brotherhood group ‘not people we should be celebrating’ says son of murdered prison officer

A DUP Councillor whose father was murdered by the ‘New IRA’ has hit out over Mid Ulster District Council’s support for the families of an Irish Republican Brot [...] Read full article: Republican Brotherhood group ‘not people...→

Steven Gerrard admits the future looks bright after Rangers ease past Falkirk

Steven Gerrard admits he is expecting big things of youngsters Ciaran Dickson and Leon King after handing the academy pair their Rangers debuts. Read full article: Steven Gerrard admits the future looks b...→

‘Phone First’ service for Antrim Hospital’s emergency unit

A new ‘Phone First’ service is being rolled out for Antrim Area Hospital’s Emergency Department from Tuesday December 1, starting at 10,00 am. Read full article: ‘Phone First’ service for Antrim Hospita...→

NI schools are NOT closing early for Christmas holidays - Education Minister Peter Weir

The Education Minister has cleared up any doubts in parents minds after weeks of speculation - Peter Weir has confirmed that schools are not closing early for [...] Read full article: NI schools are NOT closing early for Chr...→

Former Methodist minister Jim Rea surprises himself with second book

When retired Methodist minister Jim Rea found himself at a loose end during lockdown he returned to a chapter in his life he thought he’d completed. Read full article: Former Methodist minister Jim Rea surpri...→