Rathfriland

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Jim Wells’s deleted tweet: “Many complaints about Sinn Féin canvassing in Rathfriland yesterday,” the DUP politician wrote. “They are not welcome in this Unionist town.” Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The Sinn Féin politician Michelle Gildernew has criticised a tweet from the DUP Northern Ireland Assembly member Jim Wells, who said her party wasn’t (...)

 President of the Ulster Farmers’ Union Barclay Bell: “If we went out with a very negative message at the moment, farmers would be in despair.” Photograph: Alan Betson

Barclay Bell, who farms 200 acres near Rathfriland in Co Down, received several telephone calls on the Friday morning after the Brexit referendum resu(...)

DUP member Jim Wells. Photograph: NI Assembly/PA

A Dungannon woman who maliciously lied to police attributing homophobic remarks to then health minister Jim Wells in order “to get” him, has been jai(...)

A Twelfth of July Orange Order parade arrives on the Crumlin Road in Belfast, Northern Ireland, July 12th, 2016. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters

A resolution to one of the longest-running conflicts around parades in Northern Ireland was close, community workers and political leaders said. Talk(...)