A dominant presence in British politics for half a century, the Reverend Ian Paisley has died aged 88. He was a party leader, an MP and an MEP, and went on to become NI's first minister in 2007.
The Irish man who died after returning from Sierra Leone did not have Ebola, say authorities. But his family say they were not informed about a potential link, and learned about it from the media.
A suicidal rape victim forced to have a Caesarean section after 24 weeks in Ireland speaks out for the first time as campaigners say the abortion law remains "not fit for purpose" and too restrictive.
One of two women jailed for smuggling £1.5m worth of cocaine to Spain is due to be transferred to a prison in Northern Ireland.
Twin crises are playing out either side of the Irish border: one of identity the other credibility. Brian Whelan looks at how Garth Brooks and the Orange Order could bring the island to a standstill.
Gerry Conlon, who was wrongly convicted of the 1974 IRA Guildford pub bombing, dies aged 60, his family announces.
On Bloomsday, 16 June, readers celebrate Ulysses, one of the greatest - and most demanding - novels in English. How much more challenging is it to translate James Joyce's masterpiece into Arabic?
Roy Keane vows never to play for his country again under Mick McCarthy after walking out on the Irish squad before the 2002 World Cup in South Korea and Japan. Ireland made it through to the last 16.
Ireland has been rocked this week as another horrific scandal linked to the Catholic church emerges in Galway, where a mass grave with the bodies of 800 children was uncovered.