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Billy Hutchinson in December 2012:   “With nationalism, it’s a bit like St Augustine: wrap the green flag around me, but not just yet. It won’t happen in my lifetime.” Photograph: Peter Muhly/AFP/Getty Images

Brexit, demographic shifts and the dramatic outcome of the Northern Assembly elections are all fuelling talk of a united Ireland, a Border p(...)

Secretary of the Felons Club Gerry Scullion:  “My first instinct was not to vote at all, but I’ll probably be voting stay.” Photograph: Arthur Allison

Sipping an afternoon pint in the Felons Club on the Falls Road in west Belfast, Brian Gray is in no doubt about why the DUP is in favour of Brexit. (...)

Éirígí national chairman Brian Leeson said one reason Éirígí  supported Brexit because the EU was “very much anchored in neo-liberal policies such as privatisation and austerity and programmes that have been enforced on countries such as Greece and Spain”.  File photograph: Adam Berry/Getty Images

Irish republican socialist group Éirígí has started erecting Vote Leave posters in the North urging voters to support Britain and Northern Ireland exi(...)

Des Dalton at the Republican Sinn Féin shop on Dublin’s Parnell Street, surrounded by republican paraphernalia. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The rooms in Republican Sinn Féin’s offices on Parnell Street in Dublin are filled with a chaotic clutter, a mass of agitprop paraphernalia stuffed in(...)

Commemorative plaque at 16 Moore Street where republicans decided to surrender towards the end of the 1916 Rising. Photograph: Frank Miller

Had it been left entirely to property developer Joe O’Reilly, the decrepit buildings at 14-17 Moore Street, where leaders of the Rising took refuge af(...)

Cameras are brandished by both sides as water charge protesters gather outside the Labour Party conference in Killarney. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The campaign against water charges has become the first popular protest in Ireland to make widespread use of social media – especially video channe(...)

Full list of candidates The State’s largest local authority is about to get even bigger as the number of seats on Dublin City Council goes from(...)

So far Enda Kenny’s response to the referendum defeat has been well judged. On the day of the count he took it on the chin and publicly conceded that he had been given a wallop by the voters. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The most disquieting aspect of the recent Seanad referendum campaign was the manner in which Government politicians denigrated their own profession.In(...)

Minister for Communications Pat Rabbitte was beset by a group of more than 40 splinter republican and left-wing supporters tonight as he tried to enjoy a pint in Doheny and Nesbitt’s pub in Merrion Row, not far from the Dáil. 
in Dublin city centre.

Minister for Communications Pat Rabbitte has shrugged off an incident in which he was confronted by a group of more than 40 splinter republican and le(...)