USPCA says circle animals are performing to a time-table of acts not natural to them

Stormont out of time over circus animal ban

02 Aug The Northern Ireland Assembly has run out of time to prevent circuses with wild animals from obtaining entertainment licences, environment minister Mark H Durkan said.

A full-scale re-enactment of O'Donovan Rossa's funeral was staged by Sinn Féin

O'Donovan Rossa commemoration events staged

01 Aug A re-enactment of the oration by Pádraig Pearse at the funeral of Fenian leader O'Donovan Rossa has been delivered at the centenary event in Glasnevin Cemetery in Dublin.

Marie and Jim Quigley were both found dead on Monday

Funeral for Louth couple takes place

01 Aug Mourners at the joint funeral mass for Louth couple Marie and Jim Quigley were told it was a celebration of all that was "good and wholesome" in their lives.