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Bundoran crash a 'tragedy for the community'

The County Fermanagh victims of a crash in Donegal are named locally as Conall McAleer and Shiva Devine.

Remembering Pope John Paul II's visit to Ireland

BBC News NI's Joe Kearney takes a look back at his family's papal pilgrimage to Drogheda in 1979.

NI newspaper review: Horror crash dominates front pages

Monday's newspapers report on a history of crashes in the Bundoran area where two people died.

Sinn Féin offices targeted in arson attack

Police are appealing for witnesses after a fire at Connolly House in west Belfast.

Memorial to Ballygawley bombing victims

Thirty years after the IRA murder of eight soldiers, a new memorial is dedicated at a service

SF to open Irish presidency nominations

It is only the second time ever that a sitting Irish president will have to face a challenger.

Woman attacked with metal bar in Ballycastle

A 29-year-old man is arrested after an assault on a woman in Ballycastle, County Antrim.

Soldier killed in Ballygawley bomb had 'paid to come out of Army'

Richard Greener was one of eight soldiers killed by the IRA bomb in Ballygawley in August 1988.

Pope in Ireland: From 'lollipopes' to bunting

The practical and the bizarre - a look at the merchandise marking the papal visit to Ireland.

NI social supermarkets help 1,000 people

The scheme, aimed at combating food poverty, launched in October 2017 as an initial 12-month pilot.

NI Open: Scotland's Calum Hill claims dramatic victory at NI Open after Scott Henry collapse

Scotland's Calum Hill wins the Northern Ireland Open after a dramatic late collapse by his compatriot Scott Henry.

All-Ireland SHC Final: Limerick resist Galway fight-back to win by 3-16 to 2-18

Limerick end a 45-year wait to regain the Liam McCarthy Cup holding off a rousing Galway fight-back to score a dramatic one-point win at Croke Park.

Maghera firm makes chair for Pope Francis

A Maghera company makes the altar furniture for the Pope's visit.

Teenager charged after 'attempted robbery' in Craigavon

The 12-year old has been charged following an incident at a takeaway in Craigavon on Friday night.

Soldier killed in Ballygawley bomb was set to leave Army

21-year-old soldier Richard Greener had 'paid to come out of Army' before he was killed

PSNI constable recounts scene of Ballygawley bombing

PSNI Constable and former RUC officer Noel Barton was on duty the night of the Ballygawley bombing.

Keeping the spark alive

Dr Liz Conlon tests a physics experiment on BBC Northern Ireland's Mark Devenport.

Murdered officer bonfire signs 'absolutely sickening'

Names of murdered police and prison officers were burned on the bonfire in Londonderry.

Bell tolls to commemorate Omagh bomb anniversary

Twenty-nine people, including a woman pregnant with twins, were killed in the 1998 attack.

The 29 victims of the Omagh bombing

BBC News NI looks at the men, women and children who were killed in the 1998 Omagh bombing

Victoria Derbyshire

BBC coverage of latest developments

Legal challenge in Dublin to new Garda commissioner

A relative of a woman killed in the 1971 McGurk's Bar bombing says Drew Harris "lacks independence".

Leo Varadkar wants two more years of Fianna Fáil deal

The taoiseach also wants Fianna Fáil to agree to holding a general election in 2020.

Pope 'should meet Irish clerical sex abuse victims'

Pope Francis will express "grave sorrow" about clerical sex abuse when he visits Ireland, says Archbishop Eamon Martin.

TJ Doheny: Irish boxer wins IBF world super bantamweight title

Portlaoise native TJ Doheny beats Japan’s Ryosuke Iwasa on a unanimous points decision in Tokyo to claim the IBF world super-bantamweight title.

Exhumed body confirmed as missing Irish man

DNA testing confirms the body of a man who went missing 33 years ago is that of Joseph Dowley.

Irish bill prompts axing of ticket resale sites

Seatwave and Get Me In will be shut down in October in a bid to fight touts, Ticketmaster announces.

House of Fraser collapse leaves major brands millions out of pocket

Top fashion labels face large losses and online customers are in limbo from chain store collapse.

European law firm creates 125 new Belfast jobs

Fieldfisher say they are expanding their office network to NI because of its "graduate talent pool".

Power NI price hike to hit half a million NI households

The 14% price rise by Power NI will add £68 to the average annual electricity bill for NI customers.

Dan McFarland: IRFU and Ulster secure release of Scotland assistant coach

Dan McFarland takes over as Ulster head coach on Monday after the Irish Rugby Football Union secure his early release from Scottish Rugby.

British Superbikes: Glenn Irwin up to third in standings

Glenn Irwin moves up to third place in the British Superbike standings after two top-five finishes at Cadwell Park.

Carl Frampton: Belfast boxer keeps a 'cool head' to deliver Windsor Park victory

Interim WBO featherweight world champion Carl Frampton keeps his cool to overpower Luke Jackson at a packed Windsor Park.

Belfast flyweight Paddy Barnes fails in bid to win world title

Paddy Barnes fails in his bid to win the WBC world flyweight title as he is stopped in the fourth round by champion Cristofer Rosales.

Baad luck

A teenager was with a group in the Mournes when he was injured and had to be rescued.

Northern Ireland forecast

Clear skies for Saturday - look ahead at the weekend weather.

Bulldoze Stormont?

Former civil rights campaigner Bernadette McAliskey also said people in NI were benefiting from racism.

Keeping skies safe

Air traffic controllers are needed as flight numbers boom - have you got the right stuff?

Surviving Omagh

BBC journalist Judith Cummings says the 1998 Omagh bomb has undeniably shaped her life.

Papal visit in numbers

The Papal visit to Ireland in numbers, from sliced loaves to nurses and doctors.

Male pedestrian dies after being hit by car near Claudy

The incident happened near Claudy, County Londonderry, in the early hours of Saturday.

Witches launch Halloween party

A mass get together of witches in Londonderry marks 400 years of the city walls and helps launch the annual Halloween festival.

Bogside: Man's bail conditions relaxed over bonfire

A court is told that a defendant's bail conditions were relaxed in a bid to deal with a controversial bonfire in the Bogside area of Londonderry.

Apology over crumbling houses

A Donegal masonry supplier apologises for not speaking out sooner about houses built with defective blocks.



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