Pair released on bail after Dungannon robbery

The man and woman arrested after an alleged knifepoint robbery at a Dungannon newsagent's, have been released on police bail pending further inquiries.

Holywood Harmony Festival announce stellar three-day line-up

Holywood Harmony Festival announce stellar three-day line-up

The Holywood Harmony Festival has announced a three-day line-up that is set to boost the growing reputation of the volunteer-run spectacle.

Nightclub lights

Nightclub ‘appalled’ by supply of sex offender Leprechaun for teen event

A Mid Ulster club owner “feels extremely let down” after an entertainment agency supplied a man on the sex offenders register for a teen event.

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Jack Roycroft and his family receive a cheque for  �4011.95 which was raised by the Mechanics Institute Darts Team who organised a charity darts event for the youngster who is currently fighting kidney cancer

Darts team on target raising £4k for Jack

The kindness and generosity of the Lurgan community and the big hearted fundraising efforts of the Mechanics Institute darts team has seen an amazing £4011.95 raised for nine-year old Jack Roycroft.

New pound

New pound coin finally arrives

The good old 'round pound' is set to vanish from our change as the new 12-sided, criminal-unfriendly version replaces it.
The Coca-Cola plant at Knockmore Hill, Lisburn. Pic by Google

Investigation launched after discovery of contaminated cans at Coca-Cola plant

Coca-Cola and the PSNI have launched an investigation after a shipment of empty drinks cans at the company’s Lisburn plant were found to have been contaminated.

The A6 upgrade

A6 dual carriageway to go ahead

A legal challenge to the Castledawson to Toome section of the A6 Dualling Scheme has been dismissed.
Parliament Buildings, Stormont. Photo: Kelvin Boyce/Presseye

POLL: Should MLAs stop being paid?

The main political parties in Northern Ireland have failed to reach an agreement on power-sharing.

Police block in the suspect's car

Detectives swoop in on alleged 'knifepoint' robbers at Dungannon shop

A man and woman were arrested following an alleged knifepoint robbery at a Dungannon newsagents, after the PSNI swooped in on Spar, Quarry Lane last night.


Police target reckless drivers in Dungannon

PSNI Dungannon said they will continue to take robust action following further reports of anti-social driving in and around the Dungannon area.

Clanmil tea party success for residents

Clanmil tea party success for residents

People living at Brennen Court and Marriot House in Magherafelt helped celebrate Clanmil Housing’s 40th anniversary with a Clanmil themed tea party.

Stately Florence Court viewed from the Red Trail.

Walks: Ha-ha! A suprise on the Red Trail at Florence Court

Our weekly trek of Ulster’s best walks continues with a jaunt to Fermanagh and then a leisurely stroll on 5.6-mile, circular Red Trail at Florence Court Forest Park.

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Bigger dogs at risk of DCM heart condition

Dilated cardiomyopathy, or DCM, is the second-most-common type of heart disease on dogs.

How can I block my ‘ex’ if she applies for a passport for our daughter?

How can I block my ‘ex’ if she applies for a passport for our daughter?

My ex-partner has advised that she is applying for a passport for our daughter. Can I object to this?

Where the Mournes sweep down to the sea.

Genealogy: Our antecedents were not averse to poetry and song

Each summer, the Belfast branch of the North of Ireland Family History Society has an outing to several places of interest. For a number of years a guide was produced covering all sorts of things: history, notable people, customs, churchyards (the members are amateur genealogists and like nothing more than mossy old tombstones) and many other aspects of life.


Vital returns with Tiësto as headline act

Vital Festival returns to Belfast this summer with Tiësto taking to the main stage for what promises to be a phenomenal headline set.

Parliament Buildings Stormont.   Photo: Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye

BLOG: NI power sharing talks

Coverage of the collapse of power sharing talks in Northern Ireland.

A frustrated Benny Herron holds his head in his hands at the final whistle.
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DERRY GAA: Derry will have to Erne safety in Brewster Park

After one win is six league games, the biggest surprise is Derry still have a fighting chance of retaining their Division Two status.

Perfume thief was ‘in the grip’ of heroin

Perfume thief was ‘in the grip’ of heroin

A woman described by her lawyer as a heroin addict, was given a six-month suspended jail sentence when she appeared at Magherafelt Magistrates Court on a theft charge.


Committed theft when due at court

Pre-sentence reports have been ordered for an Aughnacloy man after he committed theft while supposed to be attending a court hearing.

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