Latest Northern Ireland Stories

2008-09-16 12:00:44

By LINDA McKEE Northern Ireland will lurch from energy crisis to energy crisis unless the Executive takes immediate action to cut our reliance on imported power.

2008-09-16 12:00:00

By Kerry McKittrick Tonight at the Marketplace Theatre in Armagh is a country music spectacular featuring some of the vocalists and musicians who successfully toured with 'Country Legends'.

2008-09-12 15:00:21

By CLAIRE McNEILLY HUNDREDS of Northern Ireland holidaymakers were today dealt another blow following the collapse of a second tour operator in just two weeks.

2008-09-12 12:00:24

By CLAIRE McNEILLY HUNDREDS of Northern Ireland holidaymakers were today dealt a further blow following the collapse of another tour operator.

2008-09-12 12:00:18

By LINDA McKEE ENVIRONMENT Minister Sammy Wilson is backing a bid to recruit 50,000 people in Northern Ireland to help wildlife and wild places this year.

2008-09-11 09:00:08

By EMILY MOULTON THERE has been a call for pharmacist-led medicine reviews in all Northern Ireland nursing homes after new research revealed that over half of patients had been prescribed inappropriate drugs for sedation.

2008-09-08 12:00:35

A grey and overcast summer is set to be followed by a winter of overarching gloom. And that's not a weather forecast: the economic bad news that has been building over the holiday months is gaining momentum. Last week Northern Ireland's consumer council described it as an "economic tsunami".

2008-09-05 12:00:25

By BRENDAN MCDAID THE FIRST lady of the West End Elaine Page and I'll Do Anything finalist Niamh Perry were today preparing to stage a free masterclass for gifted young singers from the North West.

2008-09-05 12:00:20

By LINDA McKEE Convicted wildlife criminals are getting away with what amounts to a fine and a slap on the wrists, Environment Minister Sammy Wilson has been warned.

2008-09-04 15:00:36

By CLAIRE HARRISON THE Government today began offering thousands of girls across Northern Ireland the chance to be vaccinated against a sexually transmitted infection which can cause cervical cancer.

Word of the Day
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.