Sinn Fein deputy leader Mary Lou McDonald speaks at the  party’s ardfheis at the Convention Centre in Dublin. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne

Sinn Féin deputy leader Mary Lou McDonald has described Fianna Fáil as “Sinn Féin lite” and accused the party of “borrowing our policies”. Challengin(...)

The Northern Ireland Assembly election will take place on Thursday, May 5th. Each of the 18 constituencies – including East Antrim – will elect six Members of the Legislative Assembly (MLAs).

Expect to see the presence of Nigel Farage in some of the towns of East Antrim, such as Larne and Carrickfergus, during the Northern Ireland Assembly(...)

First Minister and DUP leader Arlene Foster. Photograph: Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker Press

Regular issues such as jobs, health and education will feature in the 2016 Northern Ireland Assembly election campaign but distilled to its essentials(...)

Sammy Wilson: Genial if also mischievous incumbent is favourite to secure the seat with a healthy majority. Photograph: The Irish Times

Among the eight candidates the people of East Antrim can vote for in the Westminster general election are Sammy Wilson, Ruth Wilson and Alex Wilson. S(...)

Roger Casement leaving court in London before being returned to prison in 1916. Photograph: Hulton Archive/Getty Images

A PSNI museum in Belfast has been criticised for refusing to lend out a pistol which belonged to Roger Casement for exhibition ahead of the 1916 East(...)

Activity at the scene in Feystown Road, Glenarm, Co Antrim, where two men were found shot dead in a farmhouse. Photograph: Paul Faith/PA Wire

The two men who died in a shooting incident at a Co Antrim farm yesterday have been named as farmer Arthur Gibson (61), known as Art, and farm worker (...)

Activity at the scene in Feystown Road, Glenarm, Co Antrim, where two men were found shot dead in a farmhouse.  Photo: Paul Faith/PA Wire

Two men have been found dead after a suspected shooting incident in Glenarm, Co Antrim.A local Assembly member suggested the deaths were a “terrible t(...)

Lambs which perished during blizzard conditions earlier this week lie in the snow as farmers Donald O'Reilly and Keith McQuillan search for trapped sheep  in the Aughafatten area of Co Antrim. Photograph: Cathal McNaughton/Reuters

The Department of Agriculture in Northern Ireland has defended its decision to stand down air support providing emergency relief to strick(...)