Tuesday Aug 26
Children enjoy Biodiversity school
Exploring in the hunt for bugs and mini beasts, building hedgehog homes and bird watching were just some of the activities enjoyed the children taking part in Antrim Borough Council's first ever Biodiversity Summer School.
Tuesday Aug 26
Parkhall GCSE results broke recent records
At the last confirmation of results, 96 pupils have achieved the target of five A*-C Grades - approximately 70% of the year group, an increase of almost 4% from 2013 and an increase of almost 15% from 2012, demonstrating the rising attainment levels within the school.
Tuesday Aug 26
Health service spends A 8000 on interpreters every day - Allister
TUV leader Jim Allister says that the 'EU's open door immigration policy' is having a massive impact on Northern Ireland.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
19 Reasons You Need To Stop Whatever You Are Doing And Go To Ireland
Ireland is world-renowned for its beauty. The rolling green hills, gorgeous cliffs and coastlines are enough of a reason for anyone to pack their bags and head to the banks of the River Shannon.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Time for uncomfortable conversations on WW1, says Sinn Fein man
A former general secretary of Sinn Fein has called for talks with unionists to agree an inclusive approach to centenary commemorations.
Irish Republican News
Parade escalates tensions, but progress seen
A loyalist parade in a County Antrim village on Friday night breached Parades Commission determinations on numerous occasions, but passed off without violence.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
St Patrick's Church of Ireland Broughshane
Many churches in Ireland claim a connection to Ireland's Patron Saint, and the Parish of Skerry, Rathcavan and Newtowncrommelin in mid Antrim has perhaps more justification for making this claim than others.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
The Benvarden Orangeman who rescued the Irish Nationalist MP
On 7 June 1917, the Battle of Messines began in Flanders, Belgium. On that day, Private John Meeke, of Benvarden, was serving as a stretcher bearer in the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
VIDEO: Grand Prix racer dies in qualifying
A former Manx Grand Prix winner killed during qualifying for this year's event has been described as a "terrific rider".
Tue Aug 19, 2014
40th anniversary reception for Ballymena Samaritans
Mayor of Ballymena, Cllr. Audrey Wales, pictured with volunteers from the Ballymena Samaritans, who are celebrating their 40th anniversary in the town.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
we're Piping hot in rain
TENS of thousands braved a showery weekend to enjoy the spectacle of the World Pipe Band Championships on Glasgow Green.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Ballymena 1914-1918: Working class hero
Given the social demarcation lines which existed during this period, it is hardly surprising that the demise of officers received more column inches and prominence in the local press than that accorded to rankers.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
'Piers the Plowman Revisited', Radio 4
The BBC's mini-poetry season presents a jeu d'esprit on, of all things, "Piers Plowman", that 14th-century visionary poem recounting how a working man falls asleep and dreams about England: the state, the people, religion and the church.
Rally driver killed and another airlifted to hospital after crash
Timothy Cathcart, 20 and from Fermanagh, was killed during a race stage yesterday afternoon while his co-driver Dai Roberts was hospitalised.
Christmas card from the trenches to East Antrim
A Carrickfergus resident has shared a fascinating insight to the thoughts of the men in the trenches as World War one raged.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
School with problems makes progress
Cambridge House grammar school was placed in formal intervention three years ago, after inspectors criticised its teaching and described its exam results as "inadequate" A school that had been the first grammar in Northern Ireland to need formal intervention has made steady progress over the last two years.
Slideshow: Ballymena 1914-2014 Memorial Park History
STANDING in a park close to the town centre, Ballymena's war memorial is a familiar object to most people passing by.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Commemorating historical battles & tolerance's test: Derry gets a pass; Antrim flunks
The weekend provided another example of how far ahead nationalists remain of political unionism in the tolerance stakes and just why it remains all too easy to drive the proverbial horse and cart through unionist politicians' pronouncements on tolerance and all things shared, space and future.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Lisburn's Dead 1914-1919
ABBOTT, Private William Robert. Born in Lisburn, he lived at 15 McKeown Street in the town, enlisted there and serving in 11 RIR along with his two brothers Sergeant James and Rifleman Thomas.
Sun Aug 10, 2014
New Mid & East Antrim 'super council' to seek Borough status?
The new Mid & East Antrim District Council should pursue borough status by retaining the charter of one of the three existing boroughs of which it is comprised, Carrick.