Ireland in 2017
Arlene Foster, DUP leader, First Minister of Northern Ireland
President Donald Trump with his ambassador to Ireland, Brian Burns
President Higgins
Anthony Foley, who died in 2016
Alan Black, Kingsmill Massacre survivor, outside court
New Year's Eve in Dublin, 2017

Back to Ireland in 2016

Latest events in Ireland
Latest developments in the North

Click here to return to the History Links page
Click here to return to the main page
Latest events in Irish history on the timeline


January February March April May June
July August September October November December


 
January
  Northern Ireland Republic of Ireland
1st Gang threaten occupants of house

State papers: Flags, bombs and the noose

NI political review of the year

Man's best listener

Taoiseach intervened in strip-search row

Handful of farms now selling "raw milk"

Police probe link to three burglaries

Woman in 70s critical after Ballyfermot stabbing

Twin boys at Rotunda are first babies born in New Year

Policing Authority assumes responsibility for senior Garda appointments

McGuinness: 'Overwhelming desire' in NI for Foster to step aside

2nd Pair held over house attack released

Sinn Fein warn DUP of RHI 'tipping point'

Man in hospital after 'serious assault'

GAA will stop anthem 'when time is right'

Six crashes on 'treacherous' Ballymena roads

Zambia students graduate via Omagh online

Chip shop medicine order reaction 'crazy'

Automation could replace a sixth of NI public jobs

Firms considering moving to Dublin after Brexit

Sinn Féin issues election warning as 'cash for ash' controversy continues

Appeal to find teenage girl missing from Dublin

Woman dies in Dublin house fire

Two men die in separate workplace incidents

Commuters to face chilly conditions after Christmas break

Minister Denis Naughten hospitalised after being hit by car while cycling

3rd Airport's 2m seat sale limit to be lifted

Debt and chocolate: How 2017 is set to hit your pocket

Not just for hipsters: Why we fell back in love with vinyl

Minister says hospitals facing 'challenging time'

Call for Nama buildings to open to homeless

4th 5,000 patients 'drifting in GP crisis'

NI builders losing work over safety issue

Patients fear for future of GP surgery

Councillors vote for RHI public inquiry

Assembly recall possible over RHI scheme

RHI investigation terms insufficient - SF

RHI boiler owners opposed to being named

Disparity over arts funding criticised

Paraglider hurt after 'crashing on beach'

Sinn Fein 'told nothing' of DUP heat plan

Altnagelvin staff at 'breaking point'

Man attacked in 'hate crime'

Fault in cable led to city centre power cut

Calls to step down 'misogynistic' - Foster

Overcrowding causing ambulance delays - SIPTU

Poll: Varadkar could give Fine Gael election boost

Flanagan dismisses Farage's 'fanciful' Irexit suggestion

Man assaulted in racial hate crime in Belfast

Pedestrian killed by lorry on M50

Unique collection of 1916 autographs goes online

RSA proposes database of disqualified drivers

RSA wants database of disqualified drivers

2016 was slightly warmer and drier in Ireland

Woman stabbed in neck during Drumcondra mugging

5th DUP plan for RHI is 'sticking plaster'

Teachers to strike on 31 January

Appeal over 2015 'paramilitary' murder

Funding clarity letter for NI parties

DUP man criticises RHI 'omnishambles'

Burning question

Life-belt appeal by drowned youth's mum

Limerick leaves violent past behind and looks to future

30 dogs stopped travelling from NI ports

Shadow of the past

NI cheapest place to fill fuel tank in UK

Portadown surgery saved from closure

Appeal to find woman missing from Portlaoise

A&E waits of 12 hours over Christmas

40% rise in Irish passport applications from UK

Cancer patient's wife recalls trolley 'horror'

Sinn Féin labels RHI plan a 'sticking plaster'

Farm fatalities rise despite drop in work deaths

Teenager dies after Jobstown stabbing

Naughten discharged from hospital after collision

Elderly man dies in Cork city house fire

HSE to open 63 additional acute beds

Hospital overcrowding contributing to GP 'crisis'

Woman held over Dublin stabbing

Teenager dies after Tallaght stabbing

6th INTO teachers begin industrial action

Scolari enjoys warm welcome in NI

Shining a light on legendary women

Plan for smoking ban in cars with children

Terror accused 'not seen since November'

Your pictures of Northern Ireland

Jobs under threat at aerospace firm

Foster says no to heat scheme plans

Busman's holiday for World Cup winner

Newton to face 'no confidence' motion

'Cloud cuckoo land'

Justice minster 'cannot call RHI inquiry'

Scarlets 16-13 Ulster

NI scientists target pancreatic cancer

Foster 'comfortable' with Sinn Fein plan

Cows killed after motorway pile-up

Man airlifted from fishing vessel off Waterford

Irish athletics great Murphy dies

INMO says some 'new' beds were already pledged

Almost 8,000 disqualified drivers still on the roads - RSA

Two pharmacists facing fitness to practise inquiry

Three cows euthanised after multi-car crash on M3

Man due in court over alleged sexual assault

Teenager held over stabbing of 17-year-old

New technology to catch speeding in Port Tunnel

80 refugees to be accommodated in Roscommon hotel

Foster rejects fresh call from SF to step aside

Woman in court over Dublin stabbing

Teen arrested over fatal stabbing

7th 21-year-old shot in west Belfast

Paramilitary shooting condemned as 'cowardly'

Magherafelt: Homes evacuated after hoax

Adams in warning over 'cash-for-ash' scandal

Apollo House talks end without agreement

Teen released in Tallaght stabbing investigation

Seven confirmed flu deaths in Ireland

Moral status of the unborn discussed at Citizens' Assembly

Arrest after cannabis grow house found in Leitrim

Exhibition kickstarts Swift celebrations

Woman dies in Co Monaghan road crash

8th Obama to 'visit Ireland' ambassador says

Adams hints at McGuinness resignation

Belfast International 'fifth busiest in UK'

Work tools worth £500 stolen

SDLP calls on DUP to push for Foster resignation

Citizens' Assembly given extra time to consider Eighth Amendment

Cassidy launches review into colleague's cases

9th When he goes... she goes

Election looms as McGuinness resigns from NI Deputy First Minister post

McGuinness - 'No return to status quo'

Foster brands McGuinness decision 'not principled'

Saving Stormont and missing suspect

Deputy First Minister McGuinness resigns

McGuinness resignation statement in full

What happens next in Northern Ireland?

McGuinness: From IRA commander to Stormont deputy

NI law to protect mothers who breastfeed in public

United's Belfast to New York route ends

Reaction from passengers on UA flight

Lawyer objects to abortion drug case delay

Police warn parents over text 'codes'

David Black's family 'feel betrayed'

Orange hall attacked in County Antrim

Business community's 'frustration' over RHI

Ireland-UK ties 'need Brexit review'

Drunk death driver to serve extra year

466 patients waiting for hospital bed - INMO

Flanagan 'regrets' circumstances of resignation

40 children among 80 Syrian refugees for Roscommon

€80,000 spent on security at closed Galway Airport

Private-public partnership houses get go-ahead

TDs to meet Halawa on visit to Egypt

10th Child struck by car critically injured

McGuinness has gone. Stability in Northern Ireland may go with him

MPs to be briefed on Northern Ireland crisis after McGuinness exit

Arlene Foster says she is open to Sinn Féin talks to save power sharing

Northern Ireland to face 'brutal' election

Stormont crisis - news in brief

McGuinness resignation dominates headlines

RHI boiler owners 'will be demonised'

McGuinness 'very resilient', says Adams

What next for Northern Ireland's budget?

Couple helped murderers cover up crime

UK and Irish PMs discuss Stormont crisis

Poultry firm holds RHI discussions

Police apologise to murder victim's family

School called to task on child protection

Man dies in house fire in Co Wicklow

Some Apollo House residents refusing to evacuate

Bus Éireann 'faces insolvency within 18 months'

Man sentenced over school death threat

Zappone: 40 boys to be relocated from Calais camp

Irish woman injured in Australian plane crash

Teenage girl missing from Dublin found safe

Halawa in 'good spirits' as he meets delegation

Birds at Dublin Zoo moved indoors over flu threat

506 patients on trolleys in hospitals

Dubliner held in Egypt 'in good spirts'

11th Sinn Fein 'not interested' in crisis talks

Sinn Féin and DUP 'willing to consider meeting' - Kenny

Minister outlines RHI cost reduction plan

Homes evacuated due to petrol station fire

School caretaker paedophile jailed

Plans for NI's first woodland burial site

SDLP backs British-Irish rule if Northern Ireland devolution fails

My way or no way?

'Bedroom tax' scheme 'not way forward'

Farmer paints proposal on cow's side

Stormont snippets

RHI adds fuel to NI's satire fire

Bedroom tax and boilers

Weather warnings in place as 'polar maritime airmass' heads for UK

Teachers told to consider positions

Woodchip boilers destroyed in fire

Warnings issued for wind and snow

Brexit barriers would ruin Northern Ireland dairy farms, MPs told

Call for child psychologist before refugees arrive

Minister refers INM's Celtic Media deal to BAI

FitzPatrick trial hears warrants were unlawful

Egypt will free Irish man after trial

€38bn added to economy by physics-based industry

TDs meet Egypt's president over Halawa case

Group refuses to leave Apollo House after hearing

Drivers warned as snow, ice forecast

Threat of insolvency at Bus Éireann 'very real'

Court hears stepson seeks share of €3.3m Lotto win

Workers less likely to get salary rises in 2017

12th Plan to tackle waiting lists shelved

Fake fire safety glass fraudster jailed

NI assembly election 'highly likely'

Taxing problems

Cash found for cut Irish language scheme

Investigation into suspect's monitoring

Police reassure parents after abuse case

Political heat rising

Resolution in sight after bedroom tax row

Man and woman both shot in legs

Direct rule not a good option says Corbyn

Diner leaves £1,000 tip on £79 bill

Three 24-hour bus lanes cut to 12 hours

Penny well spent?

NI shivers in snowy, windy weather

Public anger 'did not influence' FitzPatrick probe

INMO meets with Dept and HSE over planned action

Apollo House occupation over as last resident leaves

O'Brien to appeal refusal to order disclosure

Pfizer workers in Cork vote for industrial action

Woman released in investigation into baby's death

Heroin traces in body of driver, inquest told

Harris attends talks over Cork gynaecology backlog

13th EA considers ending free school transport

Crash rescue, syringes and fruit frenzy

Husband and wife shooting condemned

Belfast couple shot in legs while protecting son from paramilitaries

Boy 'critical' after being knocked down

Minister contests 280-year-old Irish ban

Man, 18, dies after two-car crash

Waiting list plan now due later this month

Man accused of killing dog and feeding it to another animal

RHI plan to go before assembly on Monday

Snow, shooting and threats

Stormont may yet pass bedroom tax exemption

Payments suspended on 33 RHI boilers

Man charged over £300K cannabis seizure

Customer leaves £1,000 tip at restaurant

NI shivers in snowy, windy weather

Winter wonderland in Northern Ireland

Speaker denies party political motivation

NI parents shot for refusing to hand son to gunmen

St Vincent's pancreas transplant service in place

€1.3m interim settlement for brain-damaged boy

Second Irish bird flu case confirmed

Dublin Fire Brigade to consider strike action

Second case of bird flu confirmed in Co Galway

Woman assaulted during post office robbery

Dubliner scoops top prize at BT Young Scientist

Monaghan solicitor jailed over €850k client theft

Appeal made for missing teenager in Dublin

Waterford hospital to get mobile cath lab

14th Former army officer to launch legal action over MoD 'witch-hunt'

McIlroy stays in touch despite back pain

RHI cuts plan would be 'catastrophic'

NI students celebrate science success

Man remanded over £300,000 drugs haul

Givan 'must list £1.9m fund recipients'

Road closed overnight in security alert

Northern Ireland Assembly divided by Irish language

'Threats made' to relative of shot couple

Thousands attend cath lab protest in Waterford

Unions warn about cutting overtime at Bus Éireann

Protest over Limerick hospital overcrowding

15th Construction chief's assembly warning

Storm beats McIlroy to win SA Open

Man arrested after knifepoint threats

Ruane will not stand for election

Armed gang raid family home in Carrick

Givan rejects 'discrimination' claims

Crash rescue, syringes and fruit frenzy

Brexit border 'would make sitting ducks of Northern Ireland police'

Brokenshire not considering direct rule

Poleglass bomb 'designed to kill police'

Sinn Féin not putting forward deputy first minister candidate

Man critically injured in Bray assault

Former public servant Dermot Gallagher dies

Man critical after assault in Co Offaly

Irish bishops in Rome for Vatican meetings

Govt WhatsApp group on Brexit released under FOI

16th Number of subjects schools must offer reduced

GP vote to leave NHS 'inevitable'

Election looms for Northern Ireland amid Stormont deadlock

DUP 'industry interests stopped RHI scrutiny', claims Jonathan Bell

Arrests for drink driving fall

Snow hiding from the law

Northern Ireland assembly elections announced

Recipients of community hall cash published

Snap Northern Ireland elections to be called, says James Brokenshire – video

NI Assembly Election date set for March

NI retailers 'enjoyed bumper Christmas'

Q&A: Stormont crisis

Rates delay likely over political crisis

Sinn Féin's refusal to replace McGuinness set to trigger Northern Ireland elections

Election call by Sinn Fein as deadline passes

Northern Ireland power-sharing government expected to collapse

Sinn Féin has forced an election, says NI first minister – video

What happens next in Northern Ireland?

Portadown GP pulls out of new contract

NI snap election called for 2 March

Teenager charged over playground death

Stakeknife facing at least 20 lawsuits

Teenager charged with manslaughter of schoolboy

Two women killed in crash in Co Louth

Election set for March as Stormont to be dissolved

Mayo inquest returns verdict of accidental death

Number of MLAs to fall by 18 after election

Man injured in shooting in Ballymun in Dublin

Former Anglo Irish Bank director Whelan fined €3k

Reform plans for faith-school admissions

Man dies in fall on Co Kerry farm

17th Hard border for Ireland says Sinn Fein

Efforts to secure new Portadown GP continue

May and Kenny call for 'respectful' Northern Irish election campaign

Families seek justice for Scottish soldiers killed in IRA 'honey trap'

UK government committed to Good Friday agreement, says NI secretary

Thornton soldier to be named by coroner

Two children struck by car 'critical'

Over 60,000 taken off electoral register

Man jailed for strangling mother

Paramedic breaks down in baby death court

Stormont and Stakeknife

PSNI considering request for RHI fraud investigation

'Wrong scores' school tests are ended

PPS chief accused of bias in legacy cases

Government welcomes 'greater clarity' on Brexit

Ross criticised over Bus Éireann response

Warning over drug circulating in Cork

Man missing from Dublin since before Christmas

Legal challenge over case of man killed by gardaí

Public service unions back early €1k pay rise

Medical misadventure in case of baby's death

Ibrahim Halawa trial adjourned

Women killed crossing road in Louth

Unite offered temporary use of HQ to Focus Ireland

'No surprise' in ESRI report on Travellers

Fake tan dancer in social media storm

Irish ID fraud scheme used to get UK citizenship

18th Brother and sister hit by car 'critical'

Baby was 'effectively dead' at hospital

RHI business recipients to be named

Former player acquitted of harassment

West Belfast shootings 'doubled in 2016'

Job figures show slowdown in economy

Anti-abortion report challenges law reform in Northern Ireland

Rats 'drive owners round the Benz'

Foster adviser 'exerted influence on RHI'

McCoy 'put on two stone'

Post-Brexit customs plan is 'unworkable'

Viable device found in Dungannon

Who's who in RHI scandal?

Martin to make Isle of Man TT return

Senior civil servant names DUP special adviser

DUP SPAD to no longer advise minister on RHI

Margaret Barry: wild Irish woman of the British folk scene

Pair cautioned over abortion pills

Man killed in row after shooting at Dublin house

13 'possible missed cancers' at Wexford General Hospital

Pay increase to Bus Éireann staff if cuts accepted

Industry sought delay to cash-for-ash scheme cuts

Royal Air Force aircraft's 'unapproved' landing

Shane Geoghegan killer loses Supreme Court appeal

Man killed, daughter hurt in Dublin road incident

RAF plane made unapproved Shannon landing

17-year-old girl missing from Co Kilkenny

Woman in her 70s dies in Cork car crash

Robotic device to help treat heart failure

19th Martin McGuinness will not stand in election

SF threaten to leave council over Brexit

Viable device found in Dungannon

McGuinness bids emotional farewell to politics

Shooting victims 'named on Facebook page'

Facebook removes 'anti social behaviour' post

Who will succeed Martin McGuinness?

Martin McGuinness, the man who helped steer IRA away from terrorism

Martin McGuinness' evolving language

McGuinness on DUP and reconciliation

McGuinness stands down: Political reaction

Foster's ex-adviser resigns over RHI claims

From paramilitary to politician

Martin McGuinness – a political career in pictures

Martin McGuinness ‘not physically capable’ to run for election – video

RHI: SF minister calls for public inquiry

McGuinness 'intended to stand down in May'

From Armalite to armistice

Martin McGuinness quits politics to recover from serious illness

McGuinness 'tireless' champion of peace process

Martin McGuinness announces retirement from politics

Government loses vote on farm compensation fund

Ross criticised for handling of Bus Éireann issues

Britain faces 'momentous change' as it leaves EU

Kenny: Work under way to minimise customs checks

29 deaths due to flu this winter - HSE

Man jailed for four years for fatal stabbing

DUP adviser resigns as RHI inquiry is launched

20th Ian Paisley thanks Martin McGuinness

Bono's birthday greeting and Strabane slur

Catholic church leader says reparation and outreach needed

Dark chapter in past

Police name Lurgan murder victim

Man arrested following Facebook allegations

McGuinness, Trump and Italian super yachts

Northern Ireland child abuse inquiry singles out police and church

From Armalite to armistice

'Children raised in bleak lovelessness'

'We are believed, our day has come'

Paisley thanks ex-IRA leader McGuinness

Paisley's McGuinness warmth no one-off

Reaction to HIA Inquiry findings

NI victims recall the impact of abuse

GP practice facing closure taken over

Northern Ireland child abuse inquiry to publish report in Belfast

Election poster ban proposal in Lagan Valley

Martin McGuinness: The end of a long journey

'Widespread abuse' in children's homes

Catholic bishops meeting Pope Francis in Rome

Background: Historical Institutional Abuse inquiry

Cannabis worth estimated €37.5m seized at Dublin Port

Further strikes possible if teachers reject ballot

Report shows 'dark and disturbing chapter'

Man questioned over 2005 murder of Irene White

No customs talks ahead of Brexit - Moscovici

Murder investigation after woman's death in Armagh

Inquiry finds widespread abuse of children in care

21st 'Brexit will destroy Agreement' says Adams

Jim Wells reveals family link to RHI scheme

On-street parking charges set to rise

More time to question Lurgan murder suspect

Northern Ireland's EU exit will destroy peace deal, says Gerry Adams

Man released on bail after Facebook allegations

Belfast protesters join anti-Trump march

Northern Ireland: an uncertain peace

Varadkar allocates extra rural scheme places

Huge cannabis seizure at Dublin Port


Woman injured during robbery at Dublin jewellers

Security guard stabbed at Dublin shopping centre

Support for Fine Gael drops, opinion poll suggests

€37.5m cannabis seizure at Dublin Port displayed

Man charged with 2005 murder of Irene White

22nd Former EC official says border will return

Government rejects Adams' Brexit comments

'Substantial damage' caused in house fire

Belfast police officer injured in 'terrorist shooting'

Man charged with Lurgan murder

Minister wants 'no hiding place' inquiry

Police officer shot in north Belfast

Pedestrian dies in Laois road collision

Hundreds attend mass held by priest banned from public ministry

23rd Political parties audit MLAs for RHI links

Road reopens after man dies in crash

Man jailed for touching children in pool

Michelle O'Neill's political career

Fire-death pensioner 'smoked unsupervised'

Pellets maker shared RHI tariff details

Michelle O'Neill: new Sinn Féin leader marks republican sea change

Gun attack and Westporn

Belfast shooting was 'reckless madness'

'I was told to get on the ground'

Two more arrested over shooting

Hard Irish border 'puts police at risk'

O'Neill says SF role is 'biggest honour'

PSNI chief condemns suspected dissident republican attack in Belfast

Sinn Féin names Michelle O'Neill as new leader in Northern Ireland

Officer injured during garage gunfire

Man in court on Lurgan murder change

Sinn Féin announces new Northern leader

Airline arrests over illegal immigration

Michelle O'Neill to replace McGuinness in NI

Bus Éireann warns whole company could fail with loss of 2,600 jobs

Courier company to open expanded Athlone facility

Boy dies following road crash in Co Meath

Dublin Airport immigrant smuggling ring uncovered

Hamilton plans to publish recipients of RHI scheme

Doran: Ball in HSE's court to avert nurses strike

Irish town plagued by Babestation calls

Search for man missing in Clare to resume tomorrow

'Non-existent' control over Positive Action funds

Court awards wife of man who murdered sons €77k

McAteer sentenced to 2.5 years for loan fraud

24th Retired judge to chair RHI public inquiry

Just what is a horse solarium?

Judge stops naming of RHI boiler owners

Reaction to Supreme Court Brexit ruling

Men in court on immigration charges

160 new jobs as financial firm expands

Man is released after Belfast body find

Surviving a car bomb

UK postcodes with highest burglary rates revealed

Police appeal over drone found in garden

Two held over police shooting released

O'Neill aims to 'heal hurt of the past'

'Humiliated' MLA steps down over health

Dublin firearms seizure 'saved lives', say gardaí

Three remanded over illegal immigration charges

Coroner calls for ban on old-fashioned chip pans

Retired judge to chair NI's energy scheme inquiry

Beef farmers in call for increased subsidies

Proposal approved to define sexual consent

Dublin firearms seizure 'saved lives'

Labour Court will not intervene in bus pay dispute

Concerns as chat line calls connect to Mayo homes

May unlikely to address the Dáil

Man arrested in connection with Eddie Hutch murder

Irish ticket wins €88.5m Euromillions jackpot

25th 'New IRA' says it shot officer in Belfast

'Suspected firearm' found in bin

GP resignations move step closer

DUP MLA offers up her bank statements

Brexit, a £75m winner and RIP oldest cow

Foster 'will have to work with' O'Neill

Plan to boost 'economic competitiveness'

Corbyn mistakenly offers condolences to family of 'dead' Northern Irish police officer – video

Serious road crash in Cookstown

RHI 'suspected fraud' could cost £2.5m

Irish ticket scoops 88.5m euros in lottery

Jeremy Corbyn criticised for Northern Ireland 'dead' police officer gaffe

Papers reveal United rescue deal unease

Corbyn gaffe over injured police officer

Northern Ireland: dead British soldier named as man who killed van driver

HSE withdraws appeal over consultants' pay

Nearly €500k recovered after firearms seizure

€88m EuroMillions ticket holder contacts Lottery

Eamon de Valera's grave vandalised

Evidence found by Stardust relatives to be weighed

Woman guilty of man's manslaughter in Dublin

Health system not equipped for 'ageing population'

NBRU calls on Ross to engage in transport debate

Number in emergency accommodation passes 7,000

GoT actor hears of Oscar nod in school

Damage caused to de Valera grave

Dead swan confirmed as fourth case of bird flu

26th MP was 'kind of torturer' in Troubles

Man killed in Westlink crash named

Prominent Greens lend support to legal bid over option of reversing Brexit

Frampton: I have psychological edge

Talking turnout

Long 'refutes' ex-members' bias claims

Plan to bring people back to city

Man not guilty of 'DPP death threat'

NI firm creating 100 jobs in Dundalk

GPs and their uneasy relationship with NHS

Abortion pills case appeal right granted

Three face trial over directing terrorism

Corbyn gaffe over injured police officer

Woman who bought abortion pills for daughter can challenge prosecution

A&E 12-hour wait numbers 'tripled'

Motorcyclist killed in Cookstown crash

Prosecutor hits out at critics on charges

Trinity researchers make virus breakthrough

Renewed appeal for man missing for ten years

Winning EuroMillions ticket was sold in Dublin

High Court hears legal submissions in jackpot case

Government loses two votes in the Dáil

23 towns to be added to 4% rent cap list

Fianna Fáil to table motion on Bus Éireann dispute

State urged to acknowledge Traveller ethnicity

Unregistered Sligo soup kitchen ordered to close

RTÉ to sell part of Donnybrook headquarters

White House confirms Irish PM invitation

No pre-Article 50 bilateral negotiations - Noonan

27th Top judge hits back at inquest critics

Assembly election 'likely to cost £5m'

Frampton: 'I won't use the butler'

Three arrests over 'cannabis farm'

RHI firms can challenge plan to name them

Ice-cool Frampton ready for Santa Cruz

Norbrook profits rise by 65% to £35.5m

Blood, sweat and tar

PSNI investigates care home allegations

Taggart brothers owe up to £213m

Fuel concern over sunken Portaferry boat

Around the counties

Drunk driver jailed for killing teenager

New owners to invest €50m in Westport House

Ex-CICE staff protest following move to DCU

100 jobs planned for Shannon

Three in court over seizure of guns

Bus Éireann to implement cost cutting measures next month

Lotto win not mentioned in house transfer records

Chinese New Year festival launched in Dublin

May to meet NI leaders ahead of Dublin talks

Residents of 'unauthorised hostel' told to leave

Three men charged over gun seizure

28th P7 pupils find out transfer test results

Vehicles stolen from dealership

NI Secretary of State James Brokenshire attends GAA game

Fire 'may have been started deliberately'

Reaction to DUP 'boiler' exchange

Frampton vows to thrill travelling fans

From death row to a life together

Pipe bomb found in Londonderry alert

Tyrone beat Derry to seal six in a row

US Immigration in Ireland confirms '90-day ban'

Tánaiste requests more information over Kenneally case

Man dies following Cork road collision

Taoiseach rules out future coalition with SF

29th Rifle used to attack police 'used before'

Sir Christopher Bland obituary

NI Secretary attends GAA game

'Frampton must show champion quality'

Heed Scots' voice on Brexit, Nicola Sturgeon tells Theresa May

Troubles inquiry focusing too much on police and army, says James Brokenshire

Man dies after County Armagh crash

Guns, ammunition and drugs seized in Kinahan-linked raid in Co Kildare

'Drugs and gun' seized in County Kildare

Calls for Taoiseach to skip White House visit

O'Neill to make clear Brexit consequences to May

30th Husband and wife on Belfast murder trial

Teen charged over 'Darth Vader' tablets

O'Neill defends her role promoting RHI

Foster and O'Neill 'must work together'

Brokenshire 'snubbed anthem' at GAA game

Queen's Medal for officer stabbed in head

Theresa May to warn devolved nations: you have no veto on Brexit

Brexit: Irish taoiseach spells out fears over 'hard border' with north

May wants 'seamless' border after Brexit

Disabled man 'may have been strangled'

Dublin will not support Troubles amnesty

Brexit will have to wait

'Ex-IRA chief' loses jail appeal

North Belfast church damaged in arson

Centre residents had to shower in separate house

CUH warns of emergency department delays

Govts want 'seamless, frictionless border' after Brexit, says May

Man killed in Connemara workplace incident

Kenny orders review of US preclearance in Ireland

Three Bus Éireann restructuring plans rejected

Kildare house search uncovers more ammunition

Hoarded cash eaten by rats in elderly woman's home

Irish airports review call on US policy

Fifth case of bird flu confirmed in Ireland

FitzPatrick investigator made 'calamitous' error

Nine possible fraud cases found in RHI probe

31st 95-year-old firm goes into administration

Brussels flight ends at City Airport

Man suffers shock in explosion

Bombardier calls for political resolution

Syria terrorism accused 'fought IS'

Priest escapes arson attack on church

Woman 'prayed' over gun murder victim

Former NI footballer charged with assault

Syrian refugee 'not able to visit family'

Teachers stage one-day strike over pay

Northern Irish woman was reported to police by GP over abortion pills

RHI boiler owners cannot be named

Cause of man's neck injuries unclear

Govt committed to public transport system - Ross

Former Anglo CEO Drumm granted free legal aid

Ship leaves Dublin Bay after five-month delay

Bank of Ireland customers warned over hoax text

Employer groups criticise low-hour contracts bill

Kerins loses High Court challenge against PAC

Trump travel restrictions dominates Dáil discussions

Inquest hears man killed wife and stabbed daughter

Inquest hears man in care may have been strangled

Return to top





 
February
  Northern Ireland Republic of Ireland
1st Police chase car from Belfast to Newry

Elderly woman dies after being hit by car

Syria terror accused 'never fired shot'

Police move against badly parked cars

Diabetes is NI's silent killer, GP says

Firm quits after dispute with Invest NI

Healing the heart

Police question three over Nama hearing

Court rules against PSNI on flag protests

Warning over dangers of pavement parking

Fighting crime

Brokenshire rules out NI special status

Tributes to Disappeared campaigner

FitzPatrick trial hears more about shredded files

Captain fined over illegal fishing

John Gilligan loses appeal to hold onto assets

Ex-Celtic man sentenced for 'Elvis attack'

Disputed lotto ticket case hears about syndicates

Man posted Facebook friends' pictures on porn site

Appeal for witnesses after Killiney assault

€3m worth of cannabis seized in Meath

Stokes gets suspended sentence after assault

CAO receives more than 76,000 applications

Trial delayed as witness cites US travel ban fears

2nd 5% drop in applications by NI students

Wind turbine keels over in County Down

Danske Bank report pre-tax profits of £117m

Lord Ashdown calls for torture inquiry

Legacy cases 'bias' disputed by figures

NI construction growth 'bucks UK trend'

Syria accused 'walked freely around city'

Mixed reaction to Brexit White Paper

Henderson makes Ireland team

Jesus statue, Elvis headbutt

Radiologist voyeur spared jail

What is US-Ireland pre-clearance?

Hundreds protest at US Embassy in Dublin over Trump's ban

Galway man wins Lotto case against stepmother

Industrial action possible as ASTI votes to reject proposals

3rd Murray 'will thrive' in Scots cauldron

Drink driving death policewoman jailed

Marine pleads guilty to terror charge

Royal Marine pleads guilty to preparing for terrorist attack

Police pursuit driver remanded in custody

Driver 'lucky' after post spears windscreen

Scramblers, poachers and rubbish news

Peace and protests

Foster 'shouldn't be FM until cleared'

'Leprechaun' tag prompts gauge rethink

Judgment reserved in off-duty garda assault case

11,000 households at risk of homelessness got rent supplement increase

Galway firefighters protest over working conditions

Campaign to attract women back into IT sector

4th Adams would go to White House if invited

Marine pleads guilty to terror charge

North Belfast: Bomb found in garden of house in Kinnaird Street

Oxygen tank thrown at ambulance windscreen

New bird flu case confirmed in Republic

Sean Whelan: Leprechaun-proofing economic data

Up to 50 tenants leave Dublin house after court order

Experts discuss issue of women travelling abroad for abortions

5th Woman in critical condition after fire

Adams would go to White House if invited

Last-gasp Derry earn draw with Clare

Paraglider airlifted off mountain

Dean of St Anne's moving to England

Hundreds commemorate betting shop murders

Pair rescued from attic during house fire

Vetting changes 'will follow Marine case'

Transport services for transplant patients unsustainable, warns hospital

Ian Bailey indicted for murder in France

Dermot Ahern warns hard border inevitable after Brexit

6th Injured paraglider airlifted off mountain

DUP 'will never agree to language act'

Man escapes injury in gun attack

Father 'absolutely' denies baby murder

Tayto buys stake in popcorn firm

Family search 'could have saved patient'

Woman dies following house fire

Sapphires and budgies

Man jailed for having explosives on bus

Hospital waiting list figure much higher than official number

Senior Kinahan crime figure among four held by Dutch police

Dublin councillors pass motion to give Obamas Freedom of City

7th Farmers' union wins pollution appeal

Police at school after fight breaks out

Bronze bust for FC Barcelona 'saviour'

Farmers asked for delay to RHI changes

Police warning over parking charge scam

£31m needed to tackle waiting lists

Apology over IRA 'freedom fighters' tweet

Refugee boat mystery

'It's degrading'

Presbyterian Church chooses new moderator

'Catalogue of errors' in missing man hunt

Gobbins to re-open in June after repairs

Syria terror accused 'hid under trees'

Crocodiles and flash mobs

Man sentenced over social welfare fraud

Politics, reaction to waiting list figures

Theatre for scoliosis patients to open in April

Man arrested after €500,000 heroin find

96 school entrants rejected over baptismal cert

Call for O'Sullivan to stand aside during inquiry

Two in court over forestry investment fraud

Man dies in Monaghan road crash

Dublin grants Obamas Freedom of the City

Hundreds of job losses feared at HP Inc in Kildare

Cork steelworks fined €10,000 over death

Cannabis grow houses discovered in Galway, Carlow

Cabinet approves supervised injecting facilities

8th Father caused baby death 'in a rage'

European arrest warrant for Black accused

'Daughter gave me courage' - abuse victim

Attorney general may challenge RHI

Dry-er straights

Irish language group brings court action

Star's integration message

Bombardier to get £225m Canadian loans

Stepping up

OCI to elect successor to Hickey

Report into hospital death man questioned

Irish border 'impossible to monitor'

Pension battle 'emotional journey'

Icebergs to space travel

Hutch murder accused for Special Criminal Court

President Higgins begins State visit to Peru

500 jobs to go at Irish HP site

Three Irish people die in UK house fire

Ross plans mandatory bans for drink-driving

O'Sullivan denies knowledge of Howlin Dáil claims

Govt publishes Commission terms of reference

As it happened: Dáil, Commission terms published

NBRU prepared for talks if cuts letter withdrawn

Man charged after €500,000 heroin find

Liam Neeson calls for more integrated schools

Harris to 'shine a light' on HSE management

Fall in total candidates for NI election

Hopes for new business after Leixlip job losses

9th Devolution only option, says Brokenshire

Grandfather searched area where body found

Veterans' march in Derry called off

Syria terror case research 'done on web'

Good Friday amendment to Brexit fails

Mission impossible?

Civil service using more agency workers

Who are 'the BHS Four'?

No prosecution for Kingsmills suspect

Authority 'failing' cerebral palsy pupils

Fall in total candidates for election

Keane elected new OCI president

Senior Kinahan figure charged in Holland with attempted manslaughter

Three suspect devices made safe near Naas

10th Child rapist jailed for 10 months

Fairytales, clocks and rats

Police criticised over missing man death

Eclipse of the 'Snow Moon' awaited

PSNI seize £200k of drugs and cash

Father not guilty of murdering baby girl

Dad in cystic fibrosis 'wonder drug' bid

Foster slams O'Neill's waiting list plans

Devolution only option, says Brokenshire

Mission impossible?

Brokenshire 'should chair all-party talks'

Your pictures of Northern Ireland

Man jailed for dragging puppy on ground

Officer death at station 'not suspicious'

'Untouchable' housing estate geese

Irish Travellers split in 1600s - study

Second garda whistleblower says senior officer behind another Tusla referral

11th Red Hands denied by Dubs at Croke Park

Transatlantic donor

Jackson challenging Sexton says Schmidt

Northern Ireland peace at risk because of Brexit, says Bertie Ahern

Eight deported to UK in border operation

Stander and Gilroy claim hat-tricks as nine-try Ireland demolish Italy

'Security threat' diverts flight to Abu Dhabi

12th Officer hurt by fleeing suspect in Newry

Woman dies in County Derry crash

The changing face of NI funerals

UUP leader 'will transfer vote to SDLP'

PM 'switching language' over Irish border

Appeal over large teenage crowd in Belfast

Martin challenges Fitzgerald over Tusla information

Kenny not ruling out criminal probe into McCabe affair

Ahern says Brexit border could destabilise peace process

13rd Man in critical condition after shooting

Man in court on drugs and arms charges

Santa Cruz set to reject Belfast fight

Woman killed by car in Ballycastle

UUP leader's comments spark controversy

Donegal actor savours Bafta success

Northern Ireland power sharing: Brokenshire accused of being biased

Reading, writing and relaxation

City 'united' by search for missing man

Nesbitt: 'I'll transfer vote to SDLP'

Northern Ireland shooting leaves man seriously injured

'Solid growth' of NI economy

Police to name and shame on Facebook

Human rights within Good Friday deal 'must get Brexit protection'

Sinn Fein 'no confidence' in coalition

Kenny may consider holding McCabe inquiry in public

Garda Supt David Taylor reinstated to position after being cleared of leaking information

14th Bridges named by public opened in Belfast

Brokenshire rejects call over talks

Heath linked to torture decision, court told

Nesbitt SDLP comments were 'no mistake'

Archive: Valentine's Day in Belfast

Deadline looms for voter registration

Headlines and hairlines

Councillor quits over Nesbitt vote pledge

Syria terror accused 'not a fantasist'

Victim of Ballycastle car collision named

House prices increased by 6% in 2016

Foster 'wants rid of petition of concern'

Reading and relaxation

Kenny 'guilty' of giving inaccurate information

Boy who sued hospital over care awarded €5.5m

Man settles court action over car crash for €1.9m

Public inquiry into McCabe smear claims

Suspended garda officer reinstated

Man gets 11 years after shooting woman in neck

Talks planned in bid to avert Bus Éireann strike

Public tribunal will be held over McCabe claims

Second garda whistleblower wants inquiry inclusion

Children's charities welcome Tusla investigation

As it happened: Ministers defend McCabe response

Auditor 'not aware' of FitzPatrick facility letter

Suspended sentence for arson attack on TD's office

Brokenshire hears of need for 'invisible' border

15th Head of Invest NI denies economic woes

Man shot in the legs on Falls Road

Irish border of 'vital national interest'

Travel agent staff 'shaken' by armed robbery

Man jailed for claw hammer attack

O'Neill 'won't scrap petition of concern'

'Two hours travelling between schools'

Northern Ireland exports fell by 5%

Mum's plea over medicinal cannabis

Alleged torture 'on scale of war crime'

'Masked man' mural

Fresh investigation into elderly care home

Inquest jury wants Lu002Ddriver legislation amended

Unions defer Bus Éireann strike action for talks

Man jailed for sexual assault on young boy

Kenny rejects suggestion Ireland should leave EU

Obstacles for returning emigrants outlined

Careers website to create 500 Dublin jobs

As it happened: Govt survives motion of confidence

IT graduates most likely to earn over €29,000

Backlash over Facebook dress-code post

Alliance secures agreement for garda review

Dáil passes motion of confidence in Government

State apologises to family after garda harassment

Irish government survives no confidence vote

16th Man acquitted over Syria hand grenades

Man shot in leg in west Belfast

Bessbrook school children's singing has papal approval

RHI dominates leaders' debate

Enda Kenny says Ireland will oppose any post-Brexit 'hard border'

DUP confirm receipt of Brexit donation

Hooded man 'bitten by a soldier's dog'

Black accused trial 'premature' says judge

County Armagh school children's singing has papal approval

Rescue request and horsing about

Sites for Irish checkpoints being examined

Dormant firms claim against RHI scheme

Policing Authority has confidence in O'Sullivan

NBRU warns Bus Éireann over cuts plan

Foster and O'Neill clash over poweru002Dsharing

Passport Office hires more staff to meet demand

Stokes ordered to pay €230k damages over attack

Garda whistleblower inquiry terms agreed

Stokes must pay Elvis impersonator 230k

Source claims paste error should have been obvious

Mandate welcomes Tesco agreement to enter talks

Kenny to remain focused on upcoming challenges

HIQA issues closure notices to Louth facility

17th NI cities in 2023 capital of culture bid

Anti-illegal scrambler ads dropped

Baa-rilliant app assists in lamb rescue

Belfast Jewish community subjected to antisemitic online abuse

Shooting of boy, 16, was 'child abuse'

O'Neill told of RHI 'hole' as scheme closed

Your pictures from around Northern Ireland

PSNI investigates training college claims

Quidditch: Swapping books for broomsticks

Undercover stings and school disco blues

Jewish group receives abuse on Facebook

Bus lane trial for taxis is announced

SDLP urges higher voter turnout

Eyewitness describes hearing shooting

Judgement reserved in 'Hooded Men' case

Attack was 'child abuse', say police

Cork man sentenced for shooting of friend

Two convicted in fatal row over chihuahua

NBRU says Bus Éireann seeking lowu002Dwage operation

Senator: Kenny should give timeline for departure

Union talks end but Tesco stores to remain open

Man in court after wife held at gunpoint

Woman critical after being struck by coach door

Kenny warns Ireland may need EU help postu002DBrexit

Cistercian College to close after 112 years

Man freed after appeal over fatal crash sentence

Microsoft announce 600 new Dublin jobs

Higgins welcomes Cuba's commitment on human rights

18th Taking back the streets

Four decades on, ‘it’s time to honour’ the punk dreamers of an Alternative Ulster

Skiing trip ends school's rugby cup hopes

Traffic halted by Brexit border protest

Heroin worth €140,000 seized in Dublin raid

30 jobs for Mayo town as service station opens

Scientists discover way to boost life of batteries

Man dies following stabbing in Tallaght

Campaigners stage go-slow amid hard border fears

Support for Fine Gael falls, opinion poll suggests

Kenny under pressure from Varadkar over leadership

Irish woman charged with Australian murder

Return to top