A memorial to Irish soldiers who died during the Battle of Passchendaele being unveiled near the village of Zonnebeke outside Ypres in Belgium. Photograph: Daphne Vangheluwe

A memorial to Irish soldiers who died during the Battle of Passchendaele has been unveiled on the spot in Belgium where hundreds were killed in 1(...)

Sinn Fein's Michelle O'Neill holds a press conference at Parliament Buildings, Stormont. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday August 16, 2017. See PA story POLITICS . Photo credit should read: David Young/PA Wire

The DUP has described the British government’s proposals to manage the North-South border after Brexit as “constructive”. It has also welcomed its co(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar  and Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald  at the Dublin Pride Parade. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

“It’s wild how queer Ireland has become,” said Panti Bliss when she delivered the central welcome address at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival last week. (...)

Sinn Féin MLA Gerry Kelly has called on all nationalist parties to work together to deliver a united Ireland. File photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

A senior Sinn Féin MLA has called on all nationalist parties to work together to deliver a united Ireland. During a speech in Co Mayo on Sunday to c(...)

Raymond Monteith and his daughter Diane from Strabane. Raymond’s brother-in-law James Fowler was shot by the IRA in Omagh.

As he peered out of the bus window at the spot where the IRA carried out much of its terror campaign in rural Fermanagh, David Temple is reminded of t(...)

A former Border post between the Republic and Northern Ireland, in Carrickarnon. Photograph: Paulo Nunes dos Santos/The New York Times

If the UK leaves the EU a “hard” Border is inevitable. The key question is where? The Democratic Unionist Party objects to it being “in the Irish Sea”(...)

Leo Varadkar: “If they can’t come up with solutions, well then maybe they might talk about mine”

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has sought to advance the political debate on Brexit in Northern Ireland after he proposed a number of “practical solutions” to(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar at Queen’s University in Belfast. Photograph: Paul Faith/AFP

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said he is not attempting to “unsettle anyone” by attending the Pride breakfast in Belfast on Saturday. Speaking to the me(...)

Brexit: “Every single aspect of life in Northern Ireland could be affected by the outcome”, Leo Varadkar will say. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar will tell an audience in Northern Ireland on Friday that the “challenge of our generation” is Brexit. In his first visit to N(...)

The Irish Border is one of three issues on which progress is meant to be made before talks start on a new UK/EU trade deal. Photograph: Getty Images

Leo Varadkar is right to refuse to offer possible solutions on the shape of the Border after Brexit even if this causes irritation in London and Belfa(...)