Northern Ireland’s Attorney General John Larkin: The “extent of the failure to understand the orthodox Christian position” was “striking”. Photograph: NewRay Pics

The North’s Attorney General John Larkin has questioned the British Supreme Court’s ruling upholding judgments against the Christian owners of a guest(...)

Republicanism has failed, nationalism is struggling to keep a united Ireland on the political agenda, and the IRA is defeated, the DUP deputy leader N(...)

DUP leader Peter Robinson: is not hyping the prospects of the Haass talks on parades, flags and the past. Photograph: Lesley-Anne McKeown/PA Wire

The North’s Attorney General John Larkin was operating within the “terms and conditions of his contract” when he called for a halt to all inquiries in(...)

The aftermath of the Omagh bombing in Co Tyrone on August 15, 1998

The North’s Attorney General John Larkin needed his thick neck and broad back for the metaphorical blows that rained down on him yesterday and that wi(...)

John Larkin: said there should be an end to prosecutions for Troubles-related killings. Photograph: NewRayPics

John Larkin, Northern Ireland’s single-minded Attorney General, is not a lawyer to avoid controversy whether that be stepping into rows over gay adopt(...)

Former DPP Eamonn Barnes

The idea that the Attorney General or her representative would “turn up in a hospital” for a routine hearing for a woman wishing to have a termination(...)

Mr Justice Gerard Hogan directed an inquiry into the validity of the orders under which a couple’s  children are in HSE care. Photograph: Bryan O'Brien

The important legal and constitutional issues involved and the urgency of dealing with the case were emphasised by lawyers in the High Court ye(...)