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Adams 'gave IRA bomb orders' - claim

Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams

A former IRA member makes new allegations about Gerry Adams, claiming the Sinn Féin leader ordered him to transport explosives to Great Britain for a bombing campaign in 1980.

  • 23 April 2014

Order and ex-prisoners back course

The Orange Order and a republican ex-prisoners' organisation lend their support to a new course at Queen's University that examines the use of public space to express identity.

  • 23 April 2014

Two tributes to NI poet Heaney

Tributes to County Londonderry poet and Nobel Laureate Seamus Heaney are to be held at Dublin's National Concert Hall and airport.

  • 23 April 2014

1,000 fish killed in Tyrone river

About 1,000 fish, mostly trout, are found dead in the Oona River in Dungannon, County Tyrone.

  • 22 April 2014

Funeral for assembly member McClarty

Independent unionist David McClarty is described as a "talented raconteur" during his funeral service in County Londonderry.

  • 22 April 2014

Cliftonville win Premiership title

Cliftonville make it back-to-back Irish Premiership titles by beating Portadown at Shamrock Park.

  • 22 April 2014
  • From the section: Football

Charges follow Twaddell camp attack

Three people are charged with offences after a number of flags and banners were damaged at the loyalist protest camp at Twaddell Avenue, north Belfast.

  • 22 April 2014

Vandals take digger and damage pitch

Sports grounds beside the Valley Leisure Centre in Newtownabbey have been damaged by vandals overnight.

  • 22 April 2014

Woman's death 'no longer suspicious'

Police say they are no longer treating the sudden death of a 30-year-old woman in west Belfast at the weekend as suspicious.

  • 22 April 2014

Scrabo Tower closed to the public

Scrabo Tower, one of Northern Ireland's most iconic landmarks, closes to the public for the "foreseeable future" due to safety fears.

  • 22 April 2014

Injured teen rescued from mountain

An injured teenager is rescued after falling at the top of Mount Errigal in County Donegal.

  • 22 April 2014
  • From the section: Foyle & West

Man arrested over shootings in city

A man is arrested in Londonderry in relation to recent paramilitary-style shootings in the city.

  • 22 April 2014
  • From the section: Foyle & West