VETERAN sports presenter Bill O'Herlihy has been praised as a "national treasure" in the wake of his sudden death at the age of 76. The Cork native, who anchored his final World Cup for RTÉ before retiring last summer, passed away peacefully in his sleep at his Dublin home yesterday.
LOYALIST Jamie Bryson has lodged an appeal against his conviction for taking part in illegal protests during the union flag dispute.
He will ask the court of appeal to rule
FIANNA Fáil has been dealt a damaging blow after Senator Averil Power dramatically quit the party and launched a broadside at leader Micheal Martin. Ms Power, a vocal supporter of gay marriage, accused her former colleagues
THE DUP will remain in control of first minister's office should Peter Robinson stay off work during his recovery from a suspected heart attack.
The party said it was unclear whether an interim first minister would even be necessary adding that it hoped Mr Robinson would be "back soon" making a speedy recovery.
MANAGER Alex Neil refused to get carried away after guiding Norwich back into the Barclays Premier League and securing a £130million promotion jackpot with a 2-0 victory over Middlesbrough at Wembley which
PRESSURE is mounting on the north's politicians to follow the lead of the Republic in endorsing same-sex marriage.
Gay rights activists, however, have rejected calls for a same-sex marriage referendum
Pony antics, children's parties and Northern Ireland's growing intercultural community come into focus in a new children's book by Co Down author Pauline Burgess. Jenny Lee finds out more
NOBEL laureate Máiread Maguire has said there is a huge "desire for peace and reunification" after crossing the heavy militarised border between North and South Korea.
OUTSPOKEN GAA pundit Joe Brolly
faced a storm of criticism yesterday after saying Cavan football
RUSSIAN singer Polina Gagarina's
performance at the Eurovision Song Contest - an event described
PRINCE Charles has said
Northern Ireland should not be imprisoned by its history as he called for
DEFENDING champion Rory McIlroy
crashed out of the BMW PGA Championship yesterday, reverting
CELTIC have improved enough
to make it into the Champions League next season without any
A FAMILY wedding is always
a big day but for a former Ulster University student his sister's