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Billy Hutchinson  told the conference the PUP believed “a deal will be done” on Brexit. Photograph: Twitter/@OfficialPUP

An all-embracing unionist forum is urgently needed in response to calls for a Border poll on Irish unity, delegates at the Progressive Unionist Party’(...)

Jim Coney (C), whose brother was shot dead as he attempted to escape Long Kesh prison camp in 1974, at Belfast Coroner’s Court on Thursday. Photograph: Rebecca Black/PA Wire

The brother of an internee shot dead in 1974 as he attempted to escape from the Long Kesh prison camp in Co Down has welcomed the first step towards a(...)

Frankie Quinn in Lisnuhull Park in Dungannon, the estate he grew up in. Photograph:James Forde

Frankie Quinn knew it was time for the IRA to call a ceasefire. “We were saying the armed struggle’s failed, it can’t win,” Quinn explains. “The jail(...)

A PSNI inspector  commended the brave actions of the police officers involved.

Three police officers have been treated in hospital after entering a Fermanagh lake to rescue a woman from a submerged car. They were responding to a(...)

Brian Morgan(Rockie) and his pet dog Saoirse: “Our generation’s day is gone. The people are in a good place. This is the first time from 1916 the Irish people is uniting.” Photograph: Arthur Allison/Pacemaker

“See this area? It’s staunch. They wouldn’t let you say a bad word about Gerry Adams. He’s one of our own, a top-notcher. There’s ones from his family(...)

 Danny Morrison with Gerry Adams  in west Belfast canvassing for the EEC elections in June 1984. Photograph: Pacemaker

I’m sure that there is a little nervousness within Sinn Féin as Gerry Adams steps down as president of the party, having led it to great electoral suc(...)

Gerry Adams speaks to the media after being released  in 2014 following questioning in Co Antrim in relation to the murder of Jean McConville. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Pacemaker

Declaring to the BBC’s Andrew Marr that his struggle for a united Ireland was not a failure, Gerry Adams made an implausible claim: the target had not(...)

Sinn Féin: expect much talk of a united Ireland as Mary Lou McDonald looks to maintain the unity of the movement that Gerry Adams has led since 1983. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

Mary Lou McDonald has same task that all new political leaders face: how to reassure the ancien regime while emphasising the change that has taken pla(...)

Former IRA hunger-striker, Laurence McKeown, wears clothes fashioned from a former prison blanket similar to the ones used by the prisoners known as the ‘Blanketmen’ who took part in the dirty protest in the Maze prison during the 1970s and 1980s. Photograph: Stephen Davison

The market for wall calendars is pretty crowded. If your life can be edified with fresh monthly images of fluffy kittens, laughing nuns or a pouty Pol(...)

Gerry Adams personifies for many all they dislike about Sinn Féin and the Provisional IRA.

Delegates meet in the RDS this evening for the Sinn Féin ardfheis with the party at a crossroads. Several important motions, including on abortion, h(...)

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