Former DUP health minister Jim  Wells, who was embroiled in a series of controversies in the last term, was re-elected in South Down.

The 2016 Stormont elections brought little change to South Down as all parties retained the same number of seats from the previous Assembly – although(...)

Conor McKee (31), was shot a number of times with a shotgun at his Glenpark Street home in Belfast  two weeks ago. File photograph: PSNI/PA Wire

Paramilitaries or organised criminals may be behind the drugs-related murder of a father-of-two in Belfast, police have said. Conor McKee (31), was s(...)

 Fianna Fáil leader Michael Martin with Carlow-Kilkenny byelection candidate Bobby Aylward at the Fianna Fáil Ardfheis in  Dublin last month. Photograph:  Stephen Collins/Collins

Fine Gael is making a late push in the upcoming byelection in Carlow-Kilkenny as it senses its candidate could beat the current favourite, Fianna Fáil(...)

The byelection on May 22nd will be the first electoral test of the new party, which is led by Lucinda Creighton. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

A comprehensive analysis of the policy positions of Renua Ireland’s candidate in the Carlow-Kilkenny byelection confirms the party is to the right ide(...)

Patrick McKee has denied a claim made by Sinn Féin that he approached Kathleen Funchion with a view to joining the party. Photograph: Youtube

The Renua Ireland candidate for next month’s byelection in Carlow-Kilkenny has denies a claim from Sinn Féin that he had approached the party with a v(...)

Ernst & Young, the receivers of five properties in Co Clare, have said the tenants will not be evicted and that they have been asked to vacate on safety grounds.

The receiver of five properties in Co Clare has said the tenants will not be evicted and that they have been asked to vacate on safety grounds. (...)