Latest Northern Ireland Stories

2009-04-06 12:30:00

A massive fireball that shot over the skies of Northern Ireland on Sunday may finally be explained due to some security cameras that may have captured the event.

2009-03-10 10:34:27

The U.S. morning television program Today is planning a special two-day live broadcast from Ireland in honor of St.

2008-12-16 10:50:00

Physicists at the University of Toronto have cracked the mystery behind the strange and uncannily well-ordered hexagonal columns found at such popular tourist sites as Northern Ireland's Giant's Causeway and California's Devil's Postpile, using water, corn starch, and a heat lamp.

2008-10-13 21:00:25

By KATHRYN TORNEY PUPILS at a Northern Ireland school were sent home today after it was forced to close because of strike action by teachers.

2008-10-11 09:00:17

The Belfast Telegraph has a message for its readers today - an old saying adapted for a new era. It's "Vote Early, Vote Often". You'll be relieved to know this has nothing to do with elections but instead refers to tonight's editions of X Factor and Strictly Come Dancing.

2008-10-10 09:00:34

By Grania McFadden It certainly has resonances for modern Ulster, but local playwright Owen McCafferty's new production is a reworking of an ancient, Greek classic. He tells Grania McFadden why he was very determined to resurrect it for this year's Belfast Festival at Queen's The war is over.

2008-10-09 12:00:38

By LESLEY-ANNE HENRY NORTHERN Ireland's Health Minister has threatened to pull the plug on plans for a Pounds 190m hospital in Omagh if the local council does not support him.

2008-10-06 09:00:47

RENEWABLE electricity consumption in Northern Ireland has gone up by 60% since 2005 with wind taking up the biggest share of the market, a conference in Belfast on wind energy has heard.

2008-10-06 09:00:33

By MARGARET CANNING AN OFF-site building company in Co Tyrone has won a Pounds 700,000 contract from the British Airports Authority for a new detention centre at Edinburgh International Airport.

2008-09-29 16:05:00

By CLAIRE HARRISON PRESCRIPTION charges are to be completely scrapped for all in Northern Ireland within 18 months, it was announced today.

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