Gerry Adams: “The Irish Government has a responsibility to defend the Remain vote.”  Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty

The leaders of Sinn Féin and the SDLP have supported Taoiseach Leo Varadkar’s recent remarks that the Government is not going to “design a border for (...)

It was Winston Churchill who once spoke of the dreary steeples of Fermanagh and South Tyrone. But there was nothing dismal about the general electi(...)

Arlene Foster has urged unionists to rally behind the DUP to demonstrate to Sinn Féin that there is little or no prospect of a referendum on unity succeeding. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

More than 700,000 voters are expected to go to the polls in Northern Ireland on Thursday to decide which 18 MPs will be elected to the next Westminste(...)

There are more than 1.2 million eligible to vote in this week’s general election in Northern Ireland.

Northern Ireland voters will cast their ballots on Thursday for the seventh time in three years (one council, one EU referendum, one European, two Ass(...)

Election posters for Michelle Gildernew of Sinn Féin and Tom Elliott of the UUP. Photograph: Paul Faith/AFP/Getty Images

British prime minister Theresa May’s decision to call a snap Westminster election was not received too graciously by Tom Elliott, who lives in Ballina(...)

Alliance leader Naomi Long and DUP Deputy leader Nigel Dodds at UTV Studios on Monday for the Westminster Election Debate. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

A group which has the support of three loyalist paramilitary organisations has urged unionists not to vote for Alliance candidates in Thursday’s Westm(...)

Ulster Unionist Party leader Robin Swann.Photograph: Peter Morrison/PA Wire.

The call for special status for Northern Ireland within the European Union is an attempt to achieve a united Ireland by the “back door”, Ulster Unioni(...)

 Danny Kinahan:  his unseating of  DUP stalwart Rev William McCrea by 949 votes was one of the big stories of the 2015 general election. Photograph: Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker Press

The battle for the South Antrim Westminster seat is a two-horse race between the UUP and DUP in a constituency which voted in favour of Brexit last ye(...)

Arlene Foster’s comment about Michelle O’Neill’s hair colour was in essence all part of the interminable orange and green squabble. Photograph: Getty

As the Westminster election slips into a faster gear in Northern Ireland, there will be much discussion of Brexit, reinstating Stormont, the colour of(...)

SDLP leader Colum Eastwood: “The SDLP has no intention of facilitating abstentionist MPs who won’t take the fight to the Tories on Brexit”

The SDLP has rejected a call for the party to give Sinn Féin candidates John Finucane and Michelle Gildernew a “clear run” respectively in North Belfa(...)