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 Seamus Mallon giving a radio interview at  Parliament Buildings, Stormont,   Belfast, in November 1999. File photograph:  Adrian Dennis/AFP/Getty

The funeral of former Northern Ireland deputy first minister Seamus Mallon will take place on Monday. Primate of All Ireland and Archbishop of Armag(...)

Clare Guinness, chief executive of Warrenpoint Port: ‘I think Theresa May’s job is like herding cats’

“We are not out of the woods yet,” says Declan Billington, a chief executive in Belfast, reflecting the anxious view of the bulk of the Northern Irish(...)

Sinn Féin president Mary Lou McDonald (centre) with Sinn Féin TD Louise O’Reilly and Ian Marshall, a unionist farmer who has been elected to the  Seanad. Photograph: @MaryLouMcDonald/PA Wire

A newly-elected Senator backed by Taoiseach Leo Varadkar says he is willing to vote against the so-called “backstop” arrangement that would see Northe(...)

DUP Assembly member Emma Pengelly has been appointed a junior Minister in the Northern Executive. Photograph: Twitter

DUP Assembly member Emma Pengelly has been appointed a junior Minister in the Northern Executive - just four weeks after she was co-opted as the MLA f(...)

There was drama in Armagh court house on Tuesday when a man accused of attacking loyalist campaigner Willie Frazer fell down the stairs

There was drama in Armagh court house on Tuesday when a man accused of attacking loyalist campaigner Willie Frazer fell down the stairs. Having been (...)

 Willie Frazer arrives at Laganside Court dressed up as radical Muslim cleric Abu Hamza. Photograph: Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Loyalist campaigner Willie Frazer turned up at a Belfast court today dressed as radical Muslim cleric Abu Hamza in a protest at charges he faces. He a(...)