‘One can also only imagine how much it took for Prince Charles on Tuesday to shake the hand of the Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams who was such a significant figure in the leadership of the organisation which had killed his beloved Mountbatten.’ Photograph: Adam Gerrard/ WPA Pool/Getty Images 1:38

On the night that Lord Mountbatten was killed by an IRA bomb in Mullaghmore in August 1979, Prince Charles wrote in his journal: “Life will never be t(...)

The Prince of Wales meets Northern Ireland’s Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness. Photograph: Adam Gerrard/Daily Mirror/PA wire

Prince Charles maintained the theme of healing and reconciliation when he visited Belfast yesterday, engaging in a public handshake with Martin McGui(...)

 Theresa Villiers, who met senior representatives from the DUP, Sinn Féin, the SDLP, the Ulster Unionist Party and Alliance at Stormont today. Photograph: Hannah McKay

Talks between the Northern Secretary Theresa Villiers and the North’s five main parties concluded today without agreement on how to break the deadlo(...)

Prince Charles and Enda Kenny arrive at the Marine Institute in Oranmore, Galway, west Ireland on May 19, 2015. Prince Charles became the first British royal to meet Irish republican leader Gerry Adams, on a visit that will take him to the scene of his great-uncle’s murder by the IRA. AFP PHOTO / COLM MAHADY / FENNELLS

Prince Charles’ visit to Ireland marks a continuation of the healing process following on from the “dark moments” of the Troubles, according to Minist(...)

Britain’s Prince Charles with Sinn Féin’s Gerry Adams. Photograph: Sean Curtin Fusionshooters 3:51

Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams has claimed he had a meeting of minds while talking to Prince Charles about lives lost in Northern Ireland’s 30-yea(...)

Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams and the North’s Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness will meet Prince Charles in Galway on Tuesday. Photograph: Stuart C. Wilson/Getty Images.

Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams and the North’s Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness will meet Prince Charles in Galway on Tuesday. The private(...)

Alastair Seeley leads William Dunlop during qualifying at the Northwest 200. William and his brother Michael were riding behind their father Robert when he died in a crash during practice on the circuit in 2008. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Pacemaker.

You know you are there when you arrive. You couldn’t be anywhere else but the Joey Dunlop Recreation Centre. Ballybogey, Bushmills and Armoy sweeping (...)

New Oldham Athletic manager Darren Clarke was previously a coach at the Sunderland Academy.

On Plato Street the taxi drivers were Asian. Along past the new mosque and Portuguese takeaway and up the hill towards Boundary Park, a huge flag of S(...)

Darren Kelly: “I have deleted Twitter, though not on the back of that. My account went into meltdown. At the end of the day, I am a family man and the manager of this great football club. That is what my life is about and I have no political views in that.”

Two men have been arrested after a death threat was sent to the Darren Kelly, the new manager of Oldham Athletic football club. Kelly, a former North(...)

Northern Secretary, Theresa Villiers said the Stormont House Agreement must be enforced. Photograph; Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Outgoing Northern Secretary Theresa Villiers has called on Northern politicians to press forward and implement the Stormont House Agreement. As the No(...)